Minden Fall Event Weekend 2016

Minden Fall Event Weekend 2016 – Including a Fun Race Day!

The address for the training run weekend is 1423/1425 Francis Rd. Minden, ON K0M 2K0. It’s a shared driveway for the 2 houses on top of the hill, on the right, at the end of Francis Rd (the families that own the property). Follow the OFSS signs to the left. Parking is in the first field which is a bit hidden.


The event will be held only one weekend, but we do have a rain date weekend planned. The event will be October 1st and 2nd 2016, with the Fun Race to be held on Saturday 1st. The Fun Race will have Canicross, Scooter, Bike and Cart. On Sunday there will be games (finding things on the trail for prizes, and gee haw practice on the field).

If the event is cancelled due to rain, it will take place on the following weekend, October 8th and 9th with the Fun Race on Saturday 8th.

Members $20 per person or $30 per couple per day
Non-members $30 per person per day (no couple rate)
There will be prizes too!


Friday September 30th (or rain date Friday October 7th)
  People arrive to camp in evening
Saturday October 1st (or rain date Saturday October 8th) 
  7:00  Breakfast (scrambled egg and sausage or Continental)
  8:00  Drivers meeting
  8:45  Carts 4-dog followed directly by 6-dog (1km course in field)
  9:45  Bikejor followed directly by Scooter 2-dog and then 1-dog 
        (4-5km depending on weather predicted)
  11:15 Canicross (2km)
  12:00 Lunch (pot luck or pizza for those who wish to buy and organize 
        a pizza order and pick up)
  1:00  Relay (Canicross 2km, Scooter 4km, Cart 1.5km)
  2:00  Awards
Sunday October 2nd (or rain date Sunday October 9th)
  7:00  Trail map overview and walk to see parts of trail close to main field.
  7:30-9:00  Continental Breakfast (hot water, quick oatmeal, bagels, 
        cream cheese, jam, butter, yogurt, cereal, milk, fruit, muffins)
  8:00-9:00  Registration
  9:00  Another trail map overview for late arrivals
  7:30-12:00 Morning training (including finding things along the trail 
        for prizes)
  12:00 Lunch – pot luck
  1:00-2:00  Canicross start practice and gee/haw games in the field
  2:00  Training as people wish
  3:00  Clean up

Hope to see you there!

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