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Nakkertok Tuesday Night Race Series
By:  Nakkertok   (2008/01/14)

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2008/01/14 - Updates

Despite recent warm weather, Nakkertok's trails are in shape to run the first race of our weeknight series as planned! This "Birkebeiner" event will take place Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Jan 15 – Mass-start “Birkebeiner”

A classic race in which each skier carries a loaded pack. (Bring your own pack and weights—sorry, no bonus points for skiing with a real baby!)

Category Distance Weight
Group 3 3 lit loops (4.5 km) 10-pound pack
Group 2 2 lit loops (3km) 10-pound pack
Group 1 1 lit loop (1.5 km) 5-pound pack

Packs can be backpacks or waist packs, but you must bring your own weight!

Registration is on-site before 6:30 pm and the first start is at 7. Full details are available at www.nakkertok.ca/en/WeeknightRaceSeries.html.




2008/01/02 - Can’t wait for weekend races? Don’t!

Nakkertok is holding a Tuesday night race series in January and February. Skiers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join in the fun!

When: Four Tuesdays in alternating weeks: January 15 and 29, February 12 and 26. Come for one, two, three or all four! Races start at 7 pm—please register on-site by 6:30 pm.

Where: Nakkertok South in Cantley, Que. (link to map)

Cost: $5 per race for Nakkertok members, $10 for non-members.

What: All kinds of fun formats! This is the schedule:


Jan 15 – Mass-start “Birkebeiner”

A classic race in which each skier carries a loaded pack. (Bring your own pack and weights—sorry, no bonus points for skiing with a real baby!)


Jan 29 – Mass-start team pursuit

Register in teams of two—one person does classic and the other skate. If you register alone, organizers can pair you with another single skier.


Feb 12 – “Biathlon”

Sprint loops (skating), with Nakkertok’s own mystery target practice in between; penalty laps of stadium given for missed shots!


Feb 26 – Tag-team sprint relay

Teams of two, alternating 2-4 sprint loops each (skating). If you register alone, organizers can pair you with another single skier.


There will be draw prizes as sponsors donate. Check race distances and Birkebeiner pack weights at www.nakkertok.ca!

 
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