Singletrack 6 event rolls into Penticton

Singletrack 6 has a six-stage series that ends in Penticton on Campbell Mountain and Three Blind Mice

Steven Williams of Seattle

Singletrack 6 came to the Thompson Okanagan with its six stage race. The event is a mountain bike adventure aimed at showcasing the best riding in Salmon Arm, Silver Star, Vernon, Kelowna and two days in Penticton.

The first day in Penticton was the Smith Optics stage 5 on July 30 for a 35.3 kilometre ride that started and ended on Okanagan Lake Park and went onto Campbell Mountain.

The men’s open solo winner was Cory Wallace of Jasper, Alta., finishing in two hours, 16 minutes and 55 seconds. In second was Tristan Uhl of Austin, Tex., in 2:21:05 and in third was Severin Nowak of St. Ursen, SUI. The women’s open solo winner was Calgary’s Kate Aardal in 2:44:07. In second was Montreal’s Carmen Labbe in 3:15:51 and in third was Calgary’s Nicole Muzechka in 3:17:31.

The Bike Barn stage 6 on Friday is a 40.4-km distance along Three Blind Mice.

Awards are given to riders in XC categories team including: open Men, open women, open mixed, 80 and over men (combined age), 80 and over mixed (combined age) and 100 over open (combined age).

XC categories solo include: open men, open women, 40 and over men, 50 and over men, 40 and over women.

Awards are also given to teams for first to third place and solo as well as timed descent awards for first to third.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Okanagan School of the Arts launching first exhibit of 2020

“The work we’ve received is incredibly colourful and vibrant…” - OSA executive director, Kim Palmer.

South Okanagan mountain bore racist name for a half century

Nkawala Mountain was initially named in connection with the deaths of two black men.

The tragic tale of two Summerland men who perished on Christmas Day 1908

More than a century later, the events surrounding the men’s deaths are still somewhat of a mystery.

‘God is a Scottish Drag Queen’ coming to the South Okanagan

Comedian Mike Delamont’s show opens on March 14 at Venables Theatre in Oliver.

Fire consumes unit at Osoyoos hotel

Fire chief proud of crew’s quick response, says result could have been a lot worse.

VIDEO: Ottawa wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests, Trudeau says

The protests have manifested themselves as blockades on different rail lines across the country

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

Finance minister said ICBC costs have affected budget

Kelowna RCMP arrest alleged impaired driver

The driver is facing potential charges after power pole collision

Monday marks one-year anniversary of man missing from Langley

42-year-old B.C. man, Searl Smith, was last seen leaving Langley Memorial Hospital on Feb. 17, 2019

BC Ferries sailings filling up Family Day Monday

More than 20 sailings added between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen for long weekend

UBCO announces new top boss for Okanagan campus

Lesley Cormack will start in the position this summer

Nine West Kelowna athletes to go to B.C. Winter Games

The athletes will compete in biathlon and cross country ski

Amtrak warns of delays as railways from Seattle to B.C. blocked by Wet’suwet’en supporters

Coastal GasLink said it’s signed benefits agreements with all 20 elected band councils along pipeline route

Federal emergency group meets on pipeline protests as rail blockades continue

There’s mounting political pressure for Trudeau to put an end to the blockades

Most Read