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East Grand Adventure Race

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East Grand Adventure Race (grades 9-12)

Kids Race
: Off trail Hike, Off road Biking, Climbing Wall Challenge, Canoeing
Race Date: Saturday, May 17, 2008
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Entry Fee: $30.00 per pair Includes lunch and T-shirt! Pre Registration required
Location: East Grand Lake Area
Address: 588 US Rt. 1
City/State/Zip: Weston, Maine 04424
Country: USA
Phone: 207-448-2743
E-Mail: 588 Us Rt. 1, Weston, ME 04424
USAT: Not Sanctioned
Registration: www.teenstotrails.org
Race Website: www.teenstotrails.org
Printable Entry: www.teenstotrails.org
Description: Sponsored by the East Grand High School Outdoor Education class, This is our third adventure race for all interested high school students from Maine and beyond, grades 9-12 consisting of two persons per team. Pairs can be guys, girls or mixed.
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[br]Prizes: $700.00 in prizes in the form of gift certificates to sporting good stores to the top three finishing pairs! Over $1,000.00 in door prizes will be given out after the race!
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[br]A traveling trophy will be presented to the winning team to keep at their school for the year.
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Course Info: The race will consist of four parts, a climbing wall challenge, bush whack on Peakaboo Mountain (approx. 1 mile off trail compass trek), mountain biking for approx. seven miles on woods roads and trails, and canoeing for approx. 7 miles on the Baskahegan River which is mostly flat water with a couple of easy quick water sections.
Directions: Directions To East Grand High School when coming from central and southern Maine, take 95 north to exit 227. In Lincoln, take a left onto Rt. 6. Follow Rt. 6 through town and east to Springfield. In Springfield, take a left onto Rt. 169, bear right twice over the next 20+ miles for Danforth. In Danforth, cross over the train tracks go up over the hill and take a left onto Rt. 1 north, the school is on the right. From the Houlton area and points north, take Rt. 1 South to Danforth, the school is on the left. From Down East Maine, take Rt. 1 north, Rt. 1 makes a right turn in Danforth, turn right and the school is on the right.
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Other Info: Level of difficulty: While the race will be physically challenging. It is not beyond the reach of young people who are in reasonably good physical condition. We highly recommend a routine of training, well before the race that includes biking, jogging/running and canoeing. There will be a five minute break between each element for students to take a short break, eat a snack, and take a drink before heading out on the next leg of the race.
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[br]Meeting Place: Meet on Saturday at the East Grand High School Cafeteria 8:30 – 9AM to check in & register. We meet back at the cafeteria for lunch after the race approx. 2:00PM.We are aiming to do the awards presentations at 3:00PM or sooner if all the race participants are in.
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[br]Schedule
[br]Eat a good breakfast prior to arriving at East Grand by 8:30-9AM for orientation.
[br]Each team will be issued a number to place on the right front of your canoe and to wear over clothing.
[br]Racing Order: One mile bushwhack, seven mile biking and seven miles of canoeing (Distances are approximate)
[br]Adult Supervision: If one or more teens are under the age of 18, an adult sponsor will need to bring you to this event. To print off full details and registration form on line, go to www.teenstotrails.org Click on 2008 conference, click on Exhibitors. Scroll down to East Grand Outdoor Education class and open up printable word document or I can email infomation or via US Post Office Contact me at 207-448-2743, Email:dconley61@yahoo.com
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Previous Results: www.trifind.net/adventure_race/maine/EastGrand/results/2005
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