Race for your country at Sun Peaks!

Race for your country at Sun Peaks!

Sun Peaks Family Cup: January 5-9, 2011

Jan. 3/10

SUN PEAKS, BC – Guests from around the globe will be waxing their skis and getting ready to represent their country in the 5th Annual Sun Peaks Family Cup, taking place January 5-9, 2011.

This five-day event at the BC Interior resort of Sun Peaks is all about celebrating your nationality as a family.

The marquee event of the festival is the recreational races on Saturday, Jan. 8, where families will don their national colours and race for their home nation. Countries will be going head to head in this fun, recreational race for the Family Cup…not to mention bragging rights!

In addition to the main Race Day, there are a ton of other events, including a High Roller Mountain Marathon, Children’s Obstacle Course, and a cross-country ski race.

See below for the event schedule and head to www.sunpeaksresort.com for all of the details on how you can compete for the coveted Family Cup!

Event Schedule

Wednesday, January 5

11:00 am – High Roller Mountain Marathon

6:00 pm – Cocktail Welcome Party

Thursday, January 6

11:00 am – Gates Training Course

2:00 pm – Tourism Sun Peaks Ice Skating Party

Friday, January 7

11:00 am – Gates Training Course

1:00 pm – Children’s Obstacle Course

Saturday, January 8

11:00 am – Family Cup GS Race

Sunday, January 9

11:00 am – 2nd Annual Kookaburra Lodge Cross Country Ski Race

4:00 pm – Sun Peaks Tubing Party

About Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Resort is a four season destination resort located in the interior of British Columbia near Kamloops. Recently declared the 2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada and 10th Best in North America by Condé Nast Traveller Magazine readers, Sun Peaks has three mountains which surround an intimate ski-in, ski-out village. In other seasons, Sun Peaks offers a diverse range of leisure activities including 18 holes of golf as well as numerous events and festivals. Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America and is the only resort in Canada to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing the resorts environmental policies and practices. Sun Peaks can be accessed by two airport gateways - Kamloops (45 minutes) and Kelowna (2 1/2 hours) and by car, only a 4 ¼ hour drive separates Sun Peaks and Vancouver, B.C.

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