Ready, set, go! Immerse in new, unique twists on a classic Saskatoon event that you won't want to miss! 

Choose from competitive, recreational or kids adventure relays,

which include canoeing, horseback riding, pack running, biking and running. 

Costumes are welcome! 

Register your relay team now!



Send your completed registration and waiver forms tolouisrielrelay@gmail.com 


Returning by popular demand is The Recreational Relay! Have fun and dress up in costumes as you navigate and outlast your competition in this fun race. You must be at least 16 years of age, and all abilities are welcome.

The Recreational Relay is free to enter and an excellent choice if you want to test yourself and are thinking of running a more competitive relay.

The race in in relay format and requires six team members. You will need an archer, backpacker, two canoeists, a cyclist, and a runner.

The Recreational Relay will begin at 11:00AM, and the award ceremony at 4:30PM.


For a complete list of Distances and Descriptions of each leg of the Recreational Relay, click the big green button!






Congratulations to the 2016 Louis Riel Relay champions:

 The Stanley Mission Braves

The Competitive Relay is a tough, rigorous, and challenging adventure race for the glory and prize of being the Louis Riel Relay Champions. Winners receive a portion of the total team entrance fees and are invited back to defend their title the following year!


The race is in relay format, and requires six team members: an archer, backpacker, two canoeists, a cyclist, and a runner. Together, they will work with a horse and rider provided by our team in order to race to the finish line!


The Competitive Relay will begin at 3:00PM, and the award ceremony will be at 4:30PM. 


For a complete list of Distances and Descriptions of each leg of the Competitive Relay, click the big red button!




Competitive Louis Riel Relay

We are proud this year to offer the YOUTH RELAY! Specifically designed with ages 8-15 in mind, this event will be the highlight of your summer vacation. Enter with your friends and see if you can be the best as you compete against others for cool prizes!

The race is in relay format and requires 6 team members, one of whom must be an adult for safety reasons. You will need an archer, backpacker, two canoeists (one adult), a cyclist, and a runner.  

The Youth Relay will begin at 1:00PM, and the award ceremony at 4:30PM.


For a complete list of Distances and Descriptions of each leg of the Youth Relay, click the big blue button!






The Youth Relay

​​Louis Riel Relay

The Recreational Relay

Watch highlights from the 1986 Louis Riel Relay

Louis Riel Relay & Kidfest

July 8, 2017