Who is this for?


We encourage families to have some healthy competition between each other! Although you’ll have to register each individual for the competitive stream, there’s no reason why you and your kids can’t go head to head in a battle for bragging rights with these runs and rides. 


Although families can participate, this stream is up to the individual at the end of the day. You don’t need to race side by side, but with all races being logged in Strava you’ll get to see the performance and splits of others and compare them to yourself. 

Weekend Warriors

Do you live for the challenge? Want to see if you can push yourself and others around you? If you have the competitive bug, then this stream is the right one for you. 

How to take part:

1. Register

Register for the competitive stream online by clicking the button below!

You’ll be directed to the registration page, be sure to select the competitive stream ($35)

2. Pick a Challenge

You’ll receive an email which will direct you to our challenge pages where you will join your preferred challenge/s and sync your account to Strava. Once you submit your activity on Strava, our leaderboard automatically picks it up and updates the leaderboard with your result! 

3. complete your challenge

You can complete your challenge(s) any day during May. 

Once completed you’ll need to submit your results on Strava to be listed on the leaderboard. 

4. Share your victory!

All that’s left to do once you’re done is to take a photo and share it online.

Use the hashtag #envisionupstream to keep the clean water flowing. 

Challenge Options

Yarrow 33km Ride

Abbotsford 40km ride

Tamihi 27.3km ride

Do the ride trifecta!

Feeling up to the challenge? Complete all three rides and be entered to win a special prize!

McKee Peak Climb 5Km

This climb consists of 275m of elevation gain with a classic mountain profile. Up, then down. Best to do this one with fresh knees. 

Chadsey Lake 9KM

This 9km run has 440m of elevation gain and is a challenging climb with technical trails that require attention. A solid up-down effort in the middle of this run, you are spoiled with a flat beginning and ending.

We are only timing the climb up, so take your time enjoying the view up top.

Vedder River 5km

This flat trail boats beautiful scenic views, a nice decline and incline, and is gravel. Your turn-around spot is the steel bridge; touch the bridge and turn around! A must-consider for a quality experience and a potential 5km PR. 

Sumas River 5km

A wonderful flat course with some river views and an easy out and back. The turn-around spot is the 2.5km post on the side of the trail. Sprint ending to set a course record? We would recommend it! 

Fraser river 10km

A gravel path 10km that is relatively flat, with the exemption of one spot at the end! You will see a post with some red flags on it. That is your turn-around. Think you got what it takes to take on the 10km challenge? 


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