It was such a great day to run the McConkey Cup hosted by the Epic Promise Foundation. With 119 employee taking on the Snow Cross in some amazing costumes it was a great way to start any day! The clouds had cleared, there were candies and worms at the registration table and there were zero crashes! Fun was to be had as we passed the McConkey Cup from Patrol to “Kenny White’s Moustache”. The cup is being cleaned up and will be starting this season in the Events Office if you would like to have a peek. The silent auction was a huge hit and offered some good buys for our staff.


Here are a few snaps from the day and evening


A few stats:

Overall Fastest Female:

Eloise Julliand with a time of 45.10 seconds

Fastest Male:

Fancrede Cantayre with a time of 43.18 seconds

Winning Team:

“Kenny White’s Moustache”

Best Costume:

“PSS Pirates”

Best Team Name:

“Captains of Underpants”

Best Team Spirit:

“Pint Sinking Society”


Geoff Buchheister raced in a Sully Onesie (from Monster’s Inc),  had the 3rd fastest time of 44.71 seconds and donated $200.00 to Epic Promise


You can find all the results here


HUGE Thank You to the Steve and the Events Team – they were awesome and did a fantastic job managing all aspects of the race.


This race raised $1,475. All the money raised will go directly to the Epic Promise Employee Foundation. The EpicPromise Employee Foundation supports Vail Resorts employees and their dependents in times of need through emergency financial assistance and educational grants. To date this season we covered 19 WB employees with financial support totaling $39,597. You race fee, individual donation and silent auction dollars raised will all go back to the Foundation. Your support is very much appreciated and it all goes to a great cause – the employees that make Whistler Blackcomb a great place to work!


Thanks again for everyone’s participation and donations. We look forward to seeing you in the summer for the Bike Race!