2011 Kanata Nordic Sprint Race, Sun. Feb. 6th
By: Kanata Nordic (2011/02/03)
There’s a new venue for the 2011 Kanata Nordic Sprint Race: all the fun and excitement takes place Sunday Feb. 6th in the heart of Kanata at the Village Green Memorial Park in Beaverbrook located between Campeau Drive and the Parkway. The event will be part of the community’s Winter West Festival. We’ll have a sprint race or activity for everyone from Bunnyrabbits to Masters! Check the Race Notice for more details. Anyone interested in volunteering with event organization or a duty on race day, please contact Shelagh at event at kanatanordic.ca. Ample parking is available at the John Mlacak Community Centre, 2500 Campeau Drive and at the Earl of March High School at 4 The Parkway.
K.N.S.R. “The Pretzel Race”
Kanata Nordic is pleased to offer the cross country ski community and the general public a day’s event that includes a sprint race for ages Atom through to Masters, a bunny rabbit activity course, a fun team relay, a “weather permitting” skijoring exhibition, and a mini ski orienteering course to try.
6.30 am- 8.30: Set up inside and outside
8.30 – 9.30: Courses open to ski registration and bib collection coffee and muffins available
9.30: Courses closed
10 am: First round of sprint race begins
10 am – 11 am: Bunny rabbit activity course available
11 am: First round of sprint complete pretzels given to each skier as they cross finish line.
11am to 12.15: Lunch Hot menu inside
11.15 to 12 pm: Fun Relay on Football Track
12.15 – 1.15: Second round of sprints
1 pm – 2 pm: Skijoring exhibition on football field track
1.15 – 3 pm: Semi and finals of sprint race
2 pm – 3 pm: Ski orienteering trial
3.30 pm: Awards for sprints
3.30- 7.30 pm: Take down, clean up and return of borrowed equipment
All the details and description of the events are posted at the Kanata Nordic Sprint Race Website.