2014 Trail Race Series sponsored by The North Face Regina

The Details

When: Thursday nights (weekly), 18:15 race time. Course overview and instructions at 18:10. Series will begin August 21 and end October 2.
Course: Short and long course at each location. Long course will be 2 loops of the course. Courses will NOT be marked. 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 21-Aug-2014 28-Aug-2014 4-Sep-2014 11-Sep-2014 18-Sep-2014 25-Sep-2014 2-Oct-2014
Short course
Mitchell Japp 33.17 25.48 28.10 43.06 24.50 30.24
Forrest Scharf not timed
Dawn Sanders not timed
Tyler Thurmeier 28.08 31.48
Dennis Dreher 31.54 19.38
Mark Newton 30.35 29.47
Darren Peters 31.12
Jenna Bedel 38.20 24.50
Jan Steenkamp 21.42
Jon Paradowski 19.32
Mitch not timed
Jason Hubick 29.52
Long Course
Jason Hubick 60.41
Dennis Dreher 52.34 43.26 50.58
Tyler Thurmeier 52.37 44.48
Mark Newton 46.45 40.28 40.41
Darren Peters 42.06
Mitchell Japp 50.58
Chris 44.48

 

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

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  • The North Face Regina is sponsoring prizes.
  • Prizes subject to participation and availability.
  • Eligibility for prizes has not yet been fully developed. More details will be made available as the season progresses.

The Trails

  • Valeport area trail – August 21
    • Start from private residence, then head up the hill and hit the trail.
      • To get to start location, travel north on Hwy 20 from Craven. Across from the Valeport Dam, turn right into the driveway.
    • Trail is in good condition.
    • Some nettles alongside the trail, but are avoidable.
    • Distance is 5 km. Long optionis 2x around
    • GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.

Craven trail

  • Wascana Trails – August 28
    • 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.
    • 4 km. Long course option is 2x around. A detailed Wascana Trails course map (PDF) with directions is available for download
    • GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS

elevation and map Wascana Trails

 

  • Lumsden Trans Canada Trail – September 4
    • 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.
    • Distance is 4.2 km, 8.4 km for long course.
    • Trail is mostly grass covered and has been mowed. The mowing schedule is not known.
    • Course map shows only one direction, but will be run in both directions. An overview of the Lumsden area TCT is available along with a detailed map.
    • GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.

Lumsden TCT

 

  • Valeport area trail II – September 11 (repeat August 21)
    • Start from private residence, then head up the hill and hit the trail.
      • To get to start location, travel north on Hwy 20 from Craven. Across from the Valeport Dam, turn right into the driveway.
    • Trail is in good condition.
    • Some nettles alongside the trail, but are avoidable.
    • Distance is 5 km. Long option will complete the nature trail 2x, then return to start.
    • GPX file of the long course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.Craven trail II
  • Wascana Trails II – September 18
    • 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.
    • Exact course undetermined, but guaranteed we will run some trails. A trail map for Wascana Trails can be found here, from Tourism Saskatchewan.

 

  • Douglas Park Hill – September 25
    • Same course as Offroad Syndicate (they race on a different day)
    • Meet at the observation deck (start/finish location)
    • Likely impassable when wet, so an alternative course may be used. Be sure to be subscribed to the blog or Facebook for last minute updates.
    • Distance is 4 km. Long option is 2x around.
    • GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.

elevation and map Douglas Park hill

  • White Butte trail – October 2
    • Meet at the maps by the primary trailhead. Click for directions to White Butte.
    • Potentially wet and muddy – be prepared
    • Distance is 5.44 km. Only one loop due to early sunset.
    • The course will be similar, but slightly different than last year’s White Butte course.
    • This will be the last week for the 2014 series.
    • GPX file of the course. You can use this in Google Earth or on a GPS.

White Butte trail

 

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