We are into our second year of the Blackstrap 55 mountain bike marathon. We taking BS up to a whole new level by adding a new category - 'Total BS'. It joins the popular 'Full BS', 'Some BS', and 'A Little BS'.

The Blackstrap 55 is held on the beautiful flowing trails found in Blackstrap Provincial Park. The course offers a mix of open prairie trail, double track, and single track. Each lap offers some spectacular views of the lake and surrounding area. This event is open to all riders looking for a personal challenge and good times.

August 9th, 2020

2020 T-Shirt Design
2020 T-shirt design

Course: The marathon course is 11km long and encompasses the best of the single and doubletrack trails at Blackstrap and passes by the start/finish area twice per lap. Visit Trail Forks to see the provisional course map.

Registration (Events.com): Click Here

Location: Blackstrap Provincial Park - 45 km south of Saskatoon. The course starts at the Trailhead Parking Lot.

Cost: $75.00 until midnight July 26th (plus online fees), $100.00 after July 26th. Deadline to get a BS 55 t-shirt is July 26th. Registration closes Thursday, August 5th at midnight!

Package Pick-up: Saturday, Aug 8th - 10AM - 5PM at Bruce's Cycle Works

Event Schedule:

    7:45-8:30 AM Check In
    8:45 AM Rider staging
    9:00 AM Event start
    1:00 PM Celebration lunch begins
    1:48 PM Cut-off time (lap start)
    2:20 PM Cut-off time (half lap point)
    3:00 PM Awards ceremony & prize draws
    3:30 PM Celebration lunch ends
*An SCA membership, or one event insurance ($20) is required. Visit www.saskcycling.ca to join one of Saskatchewan's awesome bike clubs.

Event Rules

  • There are two feedzones for participants personal food/water
  • There are two neutral feedzones with food and water for everyone
  • Be kind to your fellow participants and volunteers
  • No alcohol (provincial park regulations)
  • E-bikes are not allowed

Tech Guide

Check out the tech guide for complete event information - 2020 BS55 Tech Guide