Race Day Schedule

Payak Loppet

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Note, all times are subject to change.

7:30 am – Gates open at Whistler Olympic Park
For a map of the venue in relation to the loppet events, click here

BIB PICK UP
Pick up your race bib in the Cross Country Technical Building. It is on the left side of the upper parking lot if you are looking at the Olympic Rings. Follow the signs!

  • Opens 8:00 am – 50K
  • Opens 8:15 am – 25K
  • Opens 8:30 am – 15K and Para 10K
  • Opens 11:00 am – 5K Mini

9:55 am – National Anthem

LOPPET STARTS

  • 10:00 am – 50K
  • 10:20 am – 25K
  • 10:40 am – 15K & Youth 15K
  • 10:45 am – Para 10K Sit Ski
  • 1:20 pm – Payak Mini (please note changed start time from last season)
  • There will be self seeding within each group above. See the Seeding page for more info.

11:30 am – Lunch begins for Athletes and Vollies

12:30 pm – 50K cutoff (stadium)

1:30 pm – Awards Ceremonies

15K, PARA 15K & PARA 10K SIT SKI AWARDS

      • Presentation to top 6 finishers M/F
      • Big ticket item to draw at the end

25K AWARDS

      • Presentation to top 6 finishers M/F
      • Big ticket item to draw at the end

50K AWARDS

      • Presentation to top 6 finishers M/F
      • Big ticket item to draw at the end

Payak Virtual Challenge

Sunday, February 27 to Sunday, March 6, 2022

For the 2022 Virtual Challenge, ski the distance for which you registered any time during the date of the challenge. Total distance skied over the week, not the fastest time, is the focus.