Kootenay Cup this Weekend- Trails Still Open for Skiing - Updated Race Notice


Kimberley Nordic's biggest event of the year is this weekend, January 13-15th, the Kootenay Cup. Hundreds of ski racers from all over from British Columbia and Alberta gather at KNC this weekend to show their best in both skate and classic techniques. Lots of our KNC Racers will be racing this weekend starting all the way at Bunny and Jackrabbitsages all the way up to Masters. This is becoming a bigger event every year and KNC has ambitions of hosting even bigger events in the future.

Volunteers are always needed forevents like this. If you have any spare time on your hands this weekend we are still looking for volunteers. Please contact Jeannie MacDonald, our Volunteer Coordinator, via email at jeanmacd439@gmail.com.

All the trail are OPEN during the races. Check with the Kiosk to check out the race courses and also to check out the trails that will have less traffic. Skate races start at 11:00am on Saturday and Classic starts at 9:00am on Sunday. Ski racers always appreciate cheering along the course too, ski racing is hard.

Along with all the younger racers , our Kimberley Nordic Race Team will be racing this weekend too so give them a little extra cheer.

For more detailed info the updated Race Notice is available below.

To register for the race visit Zone4 at :

https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=14388&lan=1&cartlevel=1

Have a great skiing weekend !!

Race Notice

TECK KOOTENAY CUP #1 & 2

January 14th – 15th, 2017

RACE EVENTS: Teck Kootenay Cup #1:

Saturday, Jan. 14th, 11:00 AM

Mass start (by age groups)

Skate technique race, distances to 10 km

Teck Kootenay Cup #2:

Sunday, Jan. 15th, 9:00 AM

Individual start (by age groups)

Classic technique event, distances to 20 km

Competitors can participate in one or both events.

RACE LOCATION: KIMBERLEY NORDIC CLUB

840 North Star Drive, Kimberley BC

4.5 km from downtown Kimberley

Parking is limited at the trails, so please restrict the number of vehicles your team brings to the main parking lot, and park any extra vehicles on the road just below the Nordic Hut, on Deer Run Drive.

HOST CLUB: KIMBERLEY NORDIC CLUB

www.kimberleynordic.org

REGISTERED BY: CROSS COUNTRY BC (CCBC)

RULES: CCC RULES AND REGULATIONS

RACE ORGANIZING Race committee chairs:

COMMITTEE: Chiefs of Competition Keith King and Frank Ackermann

Chiefs of Course Wayne Gilbert

Chief of Timing Corrinne DeZoete Chiefs of Stadium Chris Bullock and Keith King Competition Secretary Jeannie MacDonald (jeanmacd439@gmail.com) Chiefs of Promotion Christine Chatten and Dan Clark

Chiefs of Start/Finish Chris Bullock and Malcolm Sargent

Chief of Athlete Services Kim Miller

Chief of Computer Ops Heather Lamson

Chief of Marshalls Bill Green

Chief of Volunteers Jeannie MacDonald

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

DAY 1 COMPETITION: Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2017