Fish Creek Park - Race 4

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Fish Creek Park - Race 4

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Saturday, August 6, 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:

Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban parks in Canada. It protects much of the Fish Creek valley. The park extends from the Tsuu Tina Nation reserve in the west more than 20 kilometres to the Bow River in the east. You will be amazed by how much single track Fish Creek has to offer. Come prepared to climb!
 


Directions:

- From Southbound Macleod trail, exit on Bannister Rd. Turn Rt on Shawnee Dr SW. Glennfield is first Left after driving under Macleod Trail.

- From Northbound Macleod trail, exit on 149 Ave SE towards Bannister. Turn Left on Bannister. Glennfield is last Right before driving under Macleod Tr.

- From LRT Station: Walk North along Shawnee Dr SW. Turn Rt on Bannister Rd and walk to Glennfield Day Use entrance. ~ 700 meters.

 

 

Where:

Fish Creek
Glennfield - Area A, Southeast Calgary - Calgary

Glennfield Day use area.  Calgary Parks location information.

 

Category, Fees, & Distances:

Sports Course: 
6 km

Early Bird Fee: $45
Regular Fee: $55
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Enduro Course:
11 km

Early Bird Fee: $45
Regular Fee: $55
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Timed Kids' Race: 
3 km

Early Bird Fee: $15
Regular Fee: $20
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Children's Challenge:
1 km

FREE
RACE DAY REGISTRATION ONLY


Event Schedule:

7:30am - Packet Pick Up for all events (NO race day registration)
8:15am - Start of the 3km Kids Timed Event
8:30am - Start of the 1km Children’s Challenge
8:45am - Packet Pick Up Closes
9:00am - Start of the Enduro Event (self seeded mass start)
9:15am - Start of the Sport Event (self seeded mast start)
9:30am - 3km Kids Awards

9:30am - Post Race food & beverage available in the Expo
10:30am - Verify Results for Podium winners (Top 3 in each category)
10:30am - Awards Start
 


Terrain:

Plenty of rooty, steep single track, rolling hills through fields of long grass, and some gravely trail. Also some sections close to riverbank. Please watch your footing!

Moves Count Enduro Course: http://www.movescount.com/routes/route626916-2014_5_Peaks_Fish_Creek_Enduro


Elevation Gain:

Enduro Course: 1600ft
Sport Course: 800ft 

 

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:

On site.

 

Parking:

Please note, the LRT station is about 500m from the start/finish area. We strongly encourage you to take transit to this race! :)

Parking is in the Glennfield Day Use area.

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

 

Spectators:

Spectators are welcome. Spectators who cheer will be rewarded with smiles.

 

Awards & Prizes:

Awards ceremony will be held following completion of all competitors. (Approximately 11:45 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:

Aug 4, 2016 at midnight.

Early Bird Deadline and Fees: March 31, 2016 at midnight.