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2009 Boxing Day Burnoff
By:  Tom McCarthy   (2009/12/24)


2009 Boxing Day Burnoff – NEW COURSE! (we think)

Once again, join families, fast folks, and little ski fiends at the 2009 Boxing Day Burnoff at Nakkertok Nordic.  Come on out to this fun-first race and put up your dukes against all challengers.  The plan is to run an entirely different course this year – we’re still sorting it out, but it should be a good one.  Better show up to find out!!

Race Format: Team Sprint. A team sprint is two people, each of whom do multiple laps. Length and number of laps will be slightly related to a) age and directly related to b) the number of servings of turkey n’ stuffing you had the night before.

Teams: You can either show up with a team (two people), or show up on your own, and we will put you on a team.

Categories:  We will likely have TWO categories: Funderful and Funtastic.  You can choose which category you’d like to be in, based in part on your shrewd judgment of the speed of your team-mate.  The Funderful category will be shorter than the other two.  The Funtastic category will be a full course.  They’ll both have some interesting and fun terrain to manage, snow permitting.

Technique: ******CLASSIC*********

Who: Everyone and anyone is welcome to participate, whether you’ve raced before or watched your kids race. Some people may be going fast, but others will be staggering under the weight of prodigious turkey consumption the previous night.

When: 10:00 start on December 26th – but please be there by at least 9:30 to register

Where: Nakkertok Nordic Centre 

Registration: Register on the day-of, at the Nordic Centre Cabin. Please try and be registered between 8:00 and 9:30 so we can madly figure out start brackets.

Cost: $5 per person or $10 per team.

Costumes: Please. Outrageous preferred. 

Prizes: The most awesome thing in our basements (or anyone else’s basement? Pretty awesome is our criteria.  Used is not generally cool, unless it was used at an Olympics, World Cup or World Champs!)

Volunteering: Really? THAT would be awesome.  Track Tom or Ed down when you get there and we’ll find a job for you.

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