The Fernie 3 Mountain Bike Stage Race is the popular event that ran from June 27 to 29 in and around Fernie. It was a fundraising opportunity for the Nordic Society by taking care of the timing of each race. Several volunteers were on hand each day at the start, mid-point and finish of each course. Fernie TransRockies Society, the local organizer of the event, chose to use a local group for this task rather than an outside contractor.
The event attracted about 160 riders from the region and also from as far as Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatchewan and Idaho. Racers participated in the 1-day event, the 3-day stage event or the U13-U16 event. An awards ceremony and banquet event was held at the Castle on Monday night with Fernie mayor Mary Giuliano in attendance.
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