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Upcoming Local Races (Updated!)
By:  Team XC Ottawa   (2010/01/25)

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With only a few weeks left before the Gatineau Loppet, now's the time to do a tune-up race and this weekend has three to offer! You can find a full schedule of local events for the entire winter here.

Eastern Canadian Championships

The Eastern Championships are part of the Haywood NorAm Canada Cup Series, Quebec Cup, Ontario Cup, and National Capital District Series and are an Ontario University Athletics Qualifier. In total over 600 young atheletes will take part.

The event takes place Saturday, January 30 and Sunday January 31, 2010 at the Nakkertok Nordic Centre, in Cantley Quebec.

Nakketok requesting volunteers to help shovel snow onto the trails

Tay Valley Loppet

New date: Feb. 14thThe Loppet will be held on Sunday January 31st. So far, its still a go. The event will take place in Murphy's Point Provincial Park near Perth Ontario. There will be events for all ages at 2.5, 5.0, 10.0, and 20km. This year, the 20km event will be part of the Ontario Masters Loppet Points Series.

For more information and entry forms please visit the Tay Valley Cross Country Ski Club web-site at http://tayvalleyskiclub.wordpress.com

Pembroke Area XC Race

The annual PAXC race will be held on Jan 31st 2010 - 10 am start time.

Distances:
19 and over 10km (white) 1 minute interval starts
male16-18 8km (red) 2 skiers per start
female16-18 6km (orange) Timed results
male13-15 6km
female13-15 4km (blue)
10-12 2.5km (green)
7-9 800m
*distances reflect EOSSA High School qualifying event

Advance Registration only:

$10; pre-register at GEARHEADS (Petawawa) in person or over phone
(613) 687-4624, payment can be made day of event

*pre-registration allows start sheets to be prepared in advance; waiver must be signed on day of event

Sign in closes 9:30 am
Racing starts at 10 am
More information will be posted at http://www.paxc.blogspot.com/as it becomes available.
 
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