Canmore Nordic Centre #2 - Race 4

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Canmore Nordic Centre #2 - Race 4

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Saturday, September 16, 2016.

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WE ARE PROUDLY A CUP-FREE EVENT!

For all races and events, please bring your own reusable cup/container. Thank-you for being a part of our commitment to the environment! 



Description:

The Canmore Nordic Centre is Canada's premier cross country skiing and biathlon venue. Having hosted the nordic and biathlon events of the '88 Winter Olympics the Centre is host to regional, national and international events every winter.

*Please remember that the Nordic Centre requires that all racers carry bear spray during their run. This is a rule that applies to all events held at the Canmore Nordic Centre. If you have any questions about this, please call the Canmore Nordic Centre directly at 403-678-2400. Children are not required to carry bear spray. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation!

 

DON'T FORGET:
At this race, you'll score a custom 5 Peaks' Swell-style bottle as your swag. A $40 value!

5 Peaks' Swell-Style Bottle


Directions:

Follow Highway 1 West from Calgary for approximately 1 hour, it's located just five minutes from the amenities of the Town of Canmore. 

 

Where:

Canmore Nordic Center
1988 Olympic Way Suite 100 - Canmore

Canmore Nordic Centre, Start Finish area is staged in the Stadium near main day lodge.

Make sure you book your accommodations early as Canmore sells out months in advance.  Call Basecamp resorts to book your 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suites with kitchen and laundry and ask for the 5 Peaks discount.  1-855-219-4707.

Make sure you book your accommodations early as Canmore sells out months in advance.  Call Basecamp resorts to book your 1, 2 or 3 bedroom suites with kitchen and laundry and ask for the 5 Peaks discount.  1-855-219-4707.

 

Category, Fees, & Distances:

Sports Course: 
6.8 km

$47 plus fees until April 1 then goes up to $55.
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

 

Enduro Course:
13.4 km

$47 plus fees until April 1 then goes up to $55.
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

 

Half Marathon Course:
20.2 km

$65 plus fees until April 1 then goes up to $75.
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Timed Kids' Race: 
3 km

$15 plus fees until April 1 then goes up to $20.
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Children's Challenge:
1 km

FREE
RACE DAY REGISTRATION ONLY

NOTE: A NEW $5 CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE TRAIL FEE WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR RUN REGISTRATION AT CHECK-OUT.
 


Packet Pickup:

Packet Pickup is race day only.  Please see schedule below and arrive with plenty of time and patience.

Event Schedule:

Packet Pick Up will start at 8:30am
9:15am - Start of the 3K
9:30am - Start of the Children Challenge
9:45am - Packet Pick Up Closes
10:00 AM - Start of the Half Marathon
10:15 AM - Start of the Enduro Event
10:30 AM - Start for the Sport
11:00 AM -Post race food & beverage available in race compound
12:00 PM -Awards Ceremony: time is approximate


Terrain:

Combination of groomed double-track & single track mountain bike & x-country ski trails.


Elevation Gain:

Half Marathon Course: 775m
Enduro Course: 600m
Sport Course: 175m

 

First Aid & Water Stations:

2 Water/Aid Stations(1 at start / finish area, and 1 mid way through course). First Aid attendants at the Start/Finish area, at aid station and throughout course with radio communication. Course sweep will travel behind last racer.

 

Washrooms:

In Day Lodge.

 

Parking:

Park in main or overflow parking areas near main day lodge.

Important Notes:

In the interest of racer safety and because of the size of our attendance and the technicality of our course, it’s dangerous! 

NONE OF THESE THINGS BELONG ON THE TRAIL DURING THE RACE:

  • No dogs
  • No headphones
  • No strollers or baby joggers
  • No nordic walking poles

     

Important Notice: The Canmore Nordic Centre requires all event participants to carry bear spray. Children participants in the 1 km and 3 km events are not required to carry bear spray but we will be providing additional volunteers (who will carry bear spray) to assist on these courses.

 

Spectators:

Spectators Welcome!

 

Awards & Prizes:

Awards ceremony will be held following completion of all competitors. (Approximately 11:00 am). Medals are given to the top three male and female finishers in each age category in all distances, as well as top three male and female finishers overall. 

All awards must be picked up at the race and will not be mailed.


Registration Deadline and Fee:

Individual registration for this race is $47** and available until April 1st, 2017 -or- until sold out. Click the REGISTER NOW button to purchase and guarantee your spot.

 

**Registration fees, park fees (where applicable) & GST not included.

 

BEST DEAL: Purchase a 5 Peaks Season Pass.

Sorry, 2017 Season Passes are sold out.

Season Passes are available for purchase until January 2nd, 2017. With a season pass, you are automatically registered for the entire race series in one region (at the very best price of the season) and you'll also receive a BONUS custom 5 Peaks T-shirt for FREE!