2015 Trail Race Series

The Details

When: Thursday nights (weekly), 18:15 race time. Course overview and instructions at 18:10. Series will begin September 3 and end October 1.
Course: Short and long course at each location. Long course will be 2 loops of the course. Courses will be marked in 2015. Maps will be made available electronically.
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. Buy your membership here
Cost: Free for RRRC members
Registration: None required. Just arrive in time to get your name recorded
Results: Will be posted online weekly here

Event 3-Sep-2015 10-Sep-2015 17-Sep-2015 24-Sep-2015 1-Oct-2015
Short course  
Dan Bihun 45.32 32.39 2.21 41.53 27.17
Aaron Popp 42.15 29.48 2.21 25.13
Leah Fichter 45.29 29.28 1.57 25.58
Dave Wild 41.15 27.19 1.57 35.15 24.17
Pauline Beaulieu 45.35 31.05 39.15 28.20
Mitchell Japp 32.33 1.53 43.25 26.48
Dennis Dreher 1.57
Lane Rathgeber 3.00 32.36 27.19
Jason Hubick 32.28 not timed, but 1st
Mark Newton 32.27
Alma Tholl 28.20
Long Course
Jason Hubick 70.05 56.25 1.39
Lane Rathgeber 56.25
Mark Newton 1.39

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
  • Most improved (based on pace)
  • Fastest overall
  • Steadiest

The Trails

  • Wascana Trails I – September 3
    • 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 may be devised in the event of rain.
    • 6 km. Long course option is 2x around. A detailed Wascana Trails 2015 course 1 (PDF) with directions is available for download
    • There is no GPX file available of the course.

Wascana Trails 2015 course 1

  • Qu’Appelle Valley Nordic Club – September 10
    • 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.
    • 4.9 km. Long course option is 2x around.
    • Follow the course on the RunGo App – labelled quappelle valley nordic. Or view a GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS

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qu'appelle valley nordic

  • Wascana Trails II – September 17
    • 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 may be devised in the event of rain.
    • Choose your own course! Just like July’s Wascana Wander, visit as many trail marker signs as you can in the allotted time. Time limit will be 45 minutes. Plan your route to get back on time! Sunset is 7:08.
      • Long course – do the signs in order.
    • bring a digital camera (or smart phone)
    • a Wascana Trails map (PDF) might help you plan but there is a map on each marker too
  • White Butte – September 24
    • Meet at the maps by the primary trailhead. Click for directions to White Butte.
    • Potentially wet and muddy – be prepared.
    • Distance will be 6-6.5 km.
    • The course will be similar, but slightly different than last year’s White Butte course. It will follow Marsh instead of North Willow to checkpoint 2, and will be the most direct route between checkpoints 9 and 10.
    • There is no GPX file available of the course, but map is: White Butte trail 2015 (PDF)

White Butte trail 2015

  • Douglas Park Hill – October 1
    • 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.

Douglas park hill course 2015

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