Summer Trail Race Series

2018 Trail Race Series

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The Details

When: Tuesday nights (weekly), 18:15 race time. Course overview and instructions at 18:10. Series will begin August 14 and end October 2.
Course: A moderate course will be set at each location. Courses will be marked in 2018. Maps will be made available electronically (see below) when possible.
Timing: Self timed. In order to be eligible for the evening, be signed in by 18:15. Timing is on the honour system. Any deviation from the course should be addressed by the runner as a self-assessed penalty.
Aid Stations: None
Course Marshall: Member in charge for the evening. This person will be participating as well.
Who: RRRC members. Guests are welcome to come for an evening race, but the series is planned for members. Please buy your membership online.
Cost: Free for RRRC members
Registration: None required. Just arrive in time to get your name recorded and sign the waiver.
Results: Will be posted online weekly here:

The Trails

Schedule is tentative. Please check again close to each week to confirm location. The current week will be at the top of the list.

  • Wascana Trails – August 14
    • Meet at the big map near the entrance to the parking lot. Directions to Wascana Trails.
    • Sections will be slippery when wet. An alternate course or location may be devised in the event of rain.
    • The Regina Bypass construction has reached Hwy 11, so please allow some extra time for travel.
  • Buffalo Pound Trails – August 21
    • Details to come
  • Lumsden Trans Canada Trail – August 28
    • Start at parking area off Grid #641 West of Lumsden. Turn right off James street, just south of the tracks in Lumsden, then follow #641 until the pavement ends, after about 300m of gravel, there is a trail map on the north side of the road. The Regina Bypass construction has reached Hwy 11, so please allow some extra time for travel.
    • This will be run as one way course. We will meet and then carpool to the starting location.
    • Distance is 6 km.
    • Trail is mostly grass covered. The mowing schedule is not known.
    • An overview of the Lumsden area TCT is available along with a detailed map.
    • The Trans Canada Trail was completed on August 26, 2017. This week will celebrate the anniversary of the achievement of a national trail.

White Butte trail 2015

  • Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Club – September 11
    • Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Club offered to let us use their new facility with a few kilometres of freshly cut grass trail. Check out the progress on this new club on their Facebook page.
    • Meet at the top of the hill, just past the sign (picture below) Directions to Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Club. The Regina Bypass construction has reached Hwy 11, so please allow some extra time for travel.
    • 5 km. Course will be the same as used in the QVN Family Fun Run September 1 2018.
    • QVN puts a lot of work into their trails. Donations are welcome.

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  • Living Skies Retreat and Conference Centre – September 18
    • Meet in the parking lot at the north end of the retreat centre. Thanks to Living Skies Retreat and Conference Centre for allowing us access to their trails.
    • Directions to Living Skies. The Regina Bypass construction has reached Hwy 11, so please allow some extra time for travel.
    • Grass may be long. Watch your step!
    • Distance will be 5-6 km.
  • Douglas Park Hill – September 25
    • Same course as Offroad Syndicate (they race on the trail during the summer)
    • Meet at the near the bottom of the hill – off the road.
    • Likely impassable when wet, so an alternative course may be used. Meeting location will be the same.
    • Distance is 4.3 km. Long option is 2x around if day length allows.
    • Follow the course on the RunGo App – labelled Douglas Park Hill loop reverse. Or view a GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.
  • Valeport area trail – October 2
    • Different start location than past years!
      • To get to start location, travel north on Hwy 20 from Craven. Turn right on Valley View Estates road. Pull in at the playground.
      • The Regina Bypass construction has reached Hwy 11, so please allow some extra time for travel.
    • Trail is in good condition.
    • Distance is 6 km.

Rankings

  • Moderately styled after Nascar and tennis rankings
    • points awarded to those in attendance
    • top score goes to the first person across
    • point value based on total number registered
  • Rankings will be implemented if participation is sufficient.
  • Prizes subject to participation and availability.
  • Eligibility for prizes has not yet been fully developed, but will change depending on the number of runners attending.

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