Bring it on! It’s the 2015 Fast Trax "Beat the Blues Boogie Loppet" and Demo Day on Sunday March 8, hosted by the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.
The tradition continues with this edition of the "Beat The Blues Boogie" to raise funds for cancer research in the name of Roger Tetrault, and a fun event to end off a great season of skiing! This is a free technique event; with a classic track for the sit skis and striders.
BEAT THE BLUES BOOGIE
- 1 km Skate or classic: Bunnies
- 2 km Skate or classic, 1 x 2 km loop: Jackrabbit Boys & Girls
- 4 km Para: Sit Ski Open
- 8 km Para: Sit Ski Open
- 5 km Skate 1 x 5 km loop: Youth Boys & Girls, Para Standing
- 10 km Skate 2 x 5 km loop: Junior & Open Men & Women, Para Standing
- 20 km Skate 4 x 5 km loop: Open Men & Women
- 30 km Skate 6 x 5 km loop: Open Men & Women
- Open Men - 20 and over
- Open Women - 20 and over
- Sit Ski Open - any age, LW 10-12 class
- Para Standing – any age, LW2-9 and B1-3 class
- Junior Men - 16 to 19
- Junior Women - 16 to 19
- Youth Boys - 15 and under
- Youth Girls - 15 and under
- Jackrabbits - 11 and under
- Bunnies – 6 and under
*Youth, Junior and older Jackrabbits may register up categories
- 9 a.m. bib pick up @ Skiers Lounge
- 9:55 a.m. race briefing at start line
- 10 a.m. race start; Wave start by distance
- Smokies will be available after the event out front of the SWC Information Centre - Skiers Lounge side, starting at 12 noon
- One free smokie and coke with race number
- Additional smokies $3, additional cokes $1
- Additional food tickets can be purchased from SWC Ski Services - (Proceeds donated to Cancer Research)
- Note: there will be a veggie hot dog and fruit juice option
- Awards will commence at the completion of the 30km event, at approximately 1pm
- $18 for Junior and Open
- $8 for Youth and Jackrabbits
- All proceeds donated to cancer research
Register on-line at www.zone4.ca
- Registration ends at midnight on Saturday March 7th.
- On-line entries only please, no race day entries.
- Type Beat into the Zone 4 search bar to find event faster.
FAST TRAX DEMO DAY
The following suppliers will be on hand to demo some of their products from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. out front of the SWC Information Centre - Skiers Lounge side.
*Salomon - Salomon demo skis, boots and poles including;
*Fischer ~ Fischer ski and boot samples
*Rossignol ~ TBA
*OneWay ~ OneWay demo poles
*Swix ~ Swix pole samples and waxing demos ~ under Fischer / Swix tent!
*Exel ~ Exel demo Curve poles
*Vauhti Wax ~ free top coats from 9:00-9:45am ~ Top coat TBA ~ under OneWay tent!
*Start Wax ~ free top coats from 9:00-9:45am ~ SFR99 block ~ under Salomon tent!
If you are not doing the event you can still come out and take part in the demos and the BarBQ.
- Smokies will be available out front of the SWC-Skiers Lounge side, starting at 12pm
- Smokies and Vege Burgers $3, juice or cokes $1
- Food tickets can be purchased from SWC Ski Services
- Proceeds donated to Cancer Research