Hosted by the East Grand High School Outdoor Education Program and in memory of Phillip Morse. All new race course for 2010, last year we had 50 race participants! Enter as pairs. High school students boys division, girls division, Adults-men, women or mixed (all one category) until the numbers warrant splitting into separate adult divisions). Check in time is Saturday morning, 8:00AM at East Grand High School, Danforth, Maine. Entry Fee: $40.00 per team which includes lunch, adventure race t-shirt, and attractive trophies to the top three finishing pairs. Prizes: A traveling trophy will be presented to the winning high school boys and girls team to keep at their school for the year.
$900.00 in Prizes with $300.00 to the top three finishing pairs in each division!
1st Two $75.00 gift Certificates to Ski Rack Sports, Bangor, 2nd Two $50.00 gift Certificates to Ski Rack Sports, Bangor, 3rd Two $25.00 gift Certificates to Ski Rack Sports, Bangor
Race Details Level of difficulty: While the race will be physically challenging. It is not beyond the reach of those 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 minutes between each element to take a short break, eat a snack, and take a drink before heading out on the next leg of the race.
Meeting Place:Meet on Saturday at the East Grand Cafeteria 8:30AM 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.
ScheduleEat a good breakfast prior to arriving at East Grand by 8:00-8:30AM for orientation. Each team will be issued a number to place on the right front of your canoe and to wear over clothing. Racing Order: 1.5 mile *bushwhack, ten miles off road (woods roads and trails) mountain biking and seven miles of flat water canoeing (Distances are approximate).
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