Race for a Reason
The Canuck Place Adventure Race is set and ready to go on Saturday September 7th! Starting at 8am sharp, participants will paddle out to sea from Jericho Beach before taking to the trails of the UBC Pacific Spirit Park for the mountain bike and trail running segments of the race
It will be a test of endurance, skill and technical savviness as they navigate the courses set out along the most beautiful and scenic routes in Vancouver. And there will be a kid’s course too!
Whether you sign up as an individual or compete as a team, the Canuck Place Adventure Race will provide you with a thrilling challenge and a great way to give back to your community. Your participation ensures BC’s children with life-threatening illnesses and their families get the care they need.
The Canuck Place Adventure Race s a fun, family-friendly multi-sport event held to raise critical funds for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice support programs for BC children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
When: September 7, 2014
Where: Jericho Beach, Vancouver
Who: Both youth and adult participants encourage and there are 3 course options to suit all abilities:
Long Course: 6km Kayak, 30km mountain bike, 8km trail run
Short Course: 3km Kayak, 15km mountain bike, 6km trail run
Kids Course: 500m assisted sail, 2km bike, 1km run
Race participants can sign up as individuals or as a team to a max of 4 people.
Registration cost: Adults $50 // Youth (17 and under) $25
Fundraising goal: Adults $1000 // Youth $150
You can sign up to join the fun either as a team or individual to test your mettle and raise funds for this worthy cause.
Not sure what sort of gear you’ll need? Check that out HERE.
Registration begins at 8:00am and the event concludes at 3:00pm
Event includes a community BBQ, beginning at 11:30am
A note on fundraising:
The Canuck Place Adventure Race is a fundraising event. Funds raised support Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in providing critical clinical care and programs for BC’s children with life-threatening illnesses and their families who love them. Therefore Canuck Place asks all participants to do their best in reaching the fundraising goal, and Canuck Place supports all participants in doing so through tips and tricks, and helpful newsletters (examples here). However, if the goal is not met, no penalty applies.
More details and answers to FAQs can be found HERE.
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For more information go to www.canuckplace.org.