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Blue Mountain ~ SNOWSHOE RAID ADVENTURE RUN

Blue Mountain ~ SNOWSHOE RAID ADVENTURE RUN

SATURDAY JANUARY 17, 2015 (BLUE MOUNTAIN, ON)

 Great Fun at Blue Mountain Resort


DESCRIPTION
A team based snowshoe race combined with navigation by map and compass. Competitors travel on and off-trail to checkpoints located throughout The Blue Mountains stunning forests and parklands. Go as hard, or as easy as you like, however the more checkpoints you collect the higher you’ll rank. Teams of two have up to 3-hours to collect as many checkpoints as possible.
TRAINING
The official training event for this year’s Snowshoe Raid Adventure Run is the Icebreaker Adventure Run. The Icebreaker event includes many of the same adventure running navigation and running skills that will be tested in the Snowshoe Raid. Train as a team or train on your own. Sign up for the free pre-event navigation clinic.  DontGetLost Adventure Running also offers advanced navigation clinics.
SNOWSHOE RAID LOCATION
Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, Ontario
Directions:  Registration and Race Kit Pick-Up will take place in the main “Village” at Blue Mountain Resort at Grand Central Lodge.
Click on this map for more details.
*no pets permitted at race headquarters or on course.
CATEGORIES
Teams of 2 (Coed, Male, Female, Masters Coed, Masters Male, Masters Female, Family, Juniors).
Masters teams must have a combined age of 90 or over. Family teams consist of one parent and one child (<= 13). Junior teams have both team members between the ages of 14 and 18. Ages as of Dec. 31, 2015.
RULES & REQUIRED GEAR
All participants are required to review the DontGetLost Adventure Running Series rules and carry the required gear during the race.
RACE-DAY SCHEDULE
Race Kit Pick-up: 8:30 – 10:00am (Pre-marked maps distributed with race kits)
Race Briefing: 10:00am
Walk to Start: 10:15am
Race Start: 10:45am
Course Cut-Off: 1:45pm (3 hours after the race begins)
Awards & Post Race Meal: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
REGISTRATION & ENTRY FEE
EARLY
(by 12/5/14)
REGULAR
(by 1/8/15)
 LATE
(by 1/15/15)
ADULT
$130
$140
$150
FAMILY
$65
$70
$75
JUNIORS
$65
$70
$75