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Pembroke Area Forest Lea Freestyle Race
By:  Alicia Berthiaume   (2009/02/03)


The annual Forest Lea freestyle race will be held this coming Sunday, Feb. 8th at the Forest Leas ski trails in Pembroke, ON. With a civilized start time of 11am, there is plenty of time to make the 1h45min trip from Ottawa to the Forest Lea trails.

Distances (skate):

  • For ages 19 & over, the race distance is 10km, on rolling trails.
  • For high school aged skiers, the race distances reflect the OFSAA qualification race distances (8km, 6km, 4km), so this is a great way to prepare for the high school racing circuit. See paxc.blogspot.com for more info on age categories and race distances
  • For ages 10-12 yrs, there is a 2.5 km course
  • For ages 7-9 there is an 800m course

Registration: (pre-registration only!)

  • 10$ entry fee
  • Entries will be collected at Gearheads (Petawawa), by phone (613-687-4624), or in person, until closing Saturday Feb. 7th
  • For phone entries, payment and waiver can be completed race morning at the clubhouse.
  • Bib pick-up (Forest Lea Ski Club) closes at 10:30am, race day.
  • Race start: 11am

Useful Information:


Take hwy 17 west to Forest Lea road (about 5 minutes, hwy driving, past the 'IRVING Truck Stop'), turn Left onto Forest Lea road and go to the end (about 2km).


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