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The Freak'n Farmer 2017
Sat, 23 September 2017, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM PDT
For over 50 years the Covert Farmily has been farming the 650 acres of Covert Farms in the rugged mountains north of Oliver BC. Inspired by history, an adventure obstacle race was born that speaks to the many arduous tasks that farm hands had to perform in the dry blistering heat of Canada's only desert.
Considered by many as the most grueling of Adventure races around, athletes race through lush fields and vineyards, wild grasslands of the neighbouring mountains and down to the Okanagan River on the valley floor below. Throughout the race course obstacles abound that re-create the tough jobs that are required on a working farm.
Are YOU a Freak'n Farmer? ...
Come join us for a day of fun, adventure, a farm to table organic feast and Okanagan wine and beer. There is a Freak'n Farmer in all of us .... 20 & 10 km Freak'n Farmers, 5 km Half Plowed Farmer, 3 km Little Freak'n Farmer, Mini Freak'n Farmer, or just come out and join in the fun as a spectator!
At the Freak'n After Party we have wine & beer tasting, BBQ lunch and Live music with the Super Cooligans and others.
This is a LEAVE NO TRACE event!
- Wine/Beer Glass
- Wine/Beer coupon (additional coupons avail for purchase)
- Clean Shirt
- Water on course
- A ton of FUN
Are there any limits on team size?
No. You may have a team of any size.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
The race is open to participants 3 yrs and up. The wine/beer tasting at the finish line is for those 19 years or older. ID is required.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We have ample parking for vehicles of all sizes.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You are going to get freak'n dirty so dress appropriate. Gloves and good shoes are recommended.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Your registration is NOT refundable, but it is transferable. Please contact the organizers to request a transfer.
Can I update my registration information?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes. And if you remember to bring your signed waiver it helps to speed up registration.
What is the refund policy?
There are NO refunds. Only transfers.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
This may happen if you transfered a registration. Ensure the organizers are notified prior to the race of any transfers. A properly signed waiver is mandatory.