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Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

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Kayaking race (Picture BC photo)

Kayaking race (Picture BC photo)

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12th Annual Barkerville Rush Relay - Quesnel

Quesnel Recreation Centre
Quesnel, British Columbia
V2J 2M5
Toll-free
Phone250-992-6164

Sunday, May 17, 2015

This 8-stage running relay follows the gradient-rich Highway 26 from the busy resource town of Quesnel to the Cariboo Gold Rush mountain valleys of Barkerville. You will grind up hills steep and long, and stride past colourful and historic sites such as Cottonwood House, Lightning Creek, Robber's Roost and Blessing's Grave. The slopes are gentle past Jack of Clubs Lake and Barkerville, but then the route turns into a trail to Richfield which then climbs steeply to Summit Rock. Snow is certain to be encountered before retracing the path to finish up in the quaint but welcoming town of Wells. Participants rave about the course and the high standard of race organization, the enthusiasm of the volunteers, the great scenery and the amazing wildlife!

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Annual Williams Lake Stampede - Williams Lake

Williams Lake Stampede Grounds
Williams Lake, British Columbia
V2G 2V2
Toll-free800-71-RODEO (BC only)
Phone250-398-8388

Daily from June 26, 2015 to June 29, 2015

Every year BC's Lake City rolls out the welcome mat for people to enjoy several days of action-packed rodeo excitement and a weekend filled with adrenalin.

Come out and see some of the best cowboys perform. Events include bull riding, ladies barrel racing, bareback and saddle bronco riding, steer wrestling and tie down roping.

These events and many more all come together to create a great family fun-filled rodeo and community-wide event - the world famous 88th annual Williams Lake Stampede in British Columbia's cowboy country - the Cariboo!

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Bralorne Ball Tournament - Gold Bridge

100 Lorne St. (Ball Diamond)
Gold Bridge, British Columbia
V0K 2P0
Toll-free
Phone250-238-2534

Daily from June 26, 2015 to June 28, 2015

A long running, great 'go and camp' ball tournament. Two full days of great ball, a fun times dance, home cooked concession food and many other recreational activities for the family right at hand.

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Bella Coola Valley Rodeo - Bella Coola

Rodeo Grounds
Bella Coola, British Columbia
V0T 1C0

Daily from June 27, 2015 to June 28, 2015

The Bella Coola Rodeo, one of the largest amateur rodeos in Western Canada, takes place on the Canada Day weekend. A rodeo in this small community is a wild event, as cowhands show their skills kicking off with a gymkhana, and competing in bronco riding, barrel racing, calf tie-down, team roping, bull riding and the infamous cow patty bingo. A broad range of food and refreshments are offered, including the famous 'Rodeo Burger'. The weekend winds up with the popular Bullarama, where contestants have an opportunity to bid on their own cowboy and win a share of the substantial purse.

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Anahim Lake Stampede - Anahim Lake

Anahim Lake Stampede Grounds
Anahim Lake, British Columbia
V0L 1C0

Daily from July 3, 2015 to July 5, 2015

Anahim Lake Stampede: Usually starts Friday night with a gymkhana. Saturday - Parade, rodeo, beer gardens, dances and barbecue. Riders from all over BC and Alberta attend this event.

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7 Summit Bike/Hike Challenge - Wells

Wells
Wells, British Columbia
V0K 2R0
Toll-free866-994-2345
Phone866-994-2345

Saturday, September 19, 2015

7 Summits Bike & Hike Challenge in Wells. 7 mountains, 7 stages & 2134 m (7000 ft) of vertical; one day.

We wanted a race that was challenging to do, but still accessible to most people. I think this fits the bill. Our Alpine environment is fragile & irreplaceable. Our intention with this event is to raise awareness about the beautiful Alpine resource that we have in this area. These days, this environment is under a lot of pressure from a variety of recreational & industrial sources. We wanted an event to raise awareness about how to treat it right.

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