Strap on your skis and support youth programs
The Rotary Club of Parry Sound and Georgian Nordic Ski and Canoe Club are organganizing their 2nd annual Ski-a-Thon on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 to raise money for the Ski Club's youth programs.
The Rotary Club will organize and prepare for the event while the Ski Club will provide the venue which is on Nine Mile Lake Road in McDougall.
The different levels are as follows:
(i) Ski Courses
- Whistler 5K - skate or classic
- Silver Star 11K - skate or classic
- Mt. Tremblant 17K - skate or classic
- Grouse Grind 25K - classic (pre-qualifier- able to ski 5K @ 35 minutes
(ii) Snowshoe courses
- Fisher Trail 4K
- Lookout Trail 2K
Participants are free to choose any style and level of difficulty. The more challenging Grouse Grind may take as long as three hours to complete.
Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.. Start time is 10:00a.m. Refreshments and snacks are provided.
Registration/Waiver and Pledge Forms are available at the Ski Club. You may also download the forms from the website of the Ski Club.(www.geogiannordic.com) or Rotary Club of Parry Sound. Please Register early.
Pledge forms may be handed in at Registration. There is a minimum pledge/entry fee of $20 for individuals and $30 for a family. If you qualify, you pay no trail fees for the event. Participants with pledges of $100 or more are eligible to win draw prizes. Participants with the top two pledges will win either a pair of Fischer skis or a pair of Fischer boots.
A limited supply of ski rentals are available. To reserve equipment, contact the Ski Club at 705-746-5067 or 1-888-866-4447.
We are very fortunate to receive generous sponsorship from local businesses: ScotiaBank, Trysport and Sobeys are our Gold Sponsors; Richard's Coffee Shop and White Squall are our Silver Sponsors; Black Feather Wilderness Tours, Drs. Bishop, Marshall & Associates Optometrists, New Horizon Montessori Early Learning Centre, Wellington's Restaurant, Home Hardware, and Parry Sound Furniture and Parry Sound Bikes are our Bronze Sponsors.
Other donations are welcome. Cheques may be made payable to Georgian Nordic Ski and Canoe Club and may be dropped off there. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 or more.
For further information contact Agnes Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark February 15, 2014 on you calendar as a day ro have fun and support Rotary and the Georgian Nordic Ski and Canoe Club!
Thanks to our sponsors
Drs. Bishop, Marshall & Associates Optometrists
Black Feather Wilderness Tour
New Horizons Montessori School
Parry Sound Bikes
Parry Sound Furniture
Please go to www.georgiannordic.com to download registration form.