July 28th will be our first trail race of the year.
The Birchwood Bender will take place in the Birchwood Trails in Thickwood, starting adjacent to the Doug Barnes Cabin (190 Tamarack Way).
THREE RACE DISTANCES
Toddler Dash (0-5 years old) –> 50-100m OR Kids Run – (6-12 years old) –> total of 1-2km
SPORT (one loop) total of 6.4km
ENDURO (two loops) total of 12.8km
Course map to be released shortly.
There will be prizes for the adult races for top 3 male and top 3 female finishers in each distance.
The kids will all receive finisher ribbons
For racer safety there will be no dogs, strollers or baby joggers, iPods or headphones or Nordic walking poles allowed. As this is an off road race the terrain will be uneven – please wear appropriate footwear.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
9 – 10:30am – Race Check in
9:45am – Group Warm Up
9:50am – Toddler Dash
10:00am – Kids Race
10:15am – ENDURO (two loops)
10:45am – SPORT (one loop)
11:45am (ish) – Awards & Prizes
Thank you to all the volunteers as these events could not take place without you.