Friday, January 06, 2006

Upcoming Canadian Ultras

From UR Calendar, UltraRunning Magazine, December 2005 issue:

Yukon Arctic Ultra Races
Whitehorse, Yukon
Saturday, February 11, 2006
6 a.m.
Follows the Yukon Quest trail in Canada's Yukon Territory. Considered one of the coldest and most difficult winter ultra events; competitors have a choice of covering the 100, 320 or 470-mile distances on foot, mountain bike or X-C skis. Three-day limit for 100 miles; eight day time limit for 320 miles; 13-day time limit for 470 miles. Expect arctic temperatures and strong winds. Mandatory gear is best transported in Pulk Sleds. Food and hot drinks provided at checkpoints. 100 miles: $800; 320 miles: $1,350; 470 miles: $2,150 before September 30, 2005.

Jay and Lisa Batchen, RDs
PO Box 921
Victor, ID 83455
(218) 787-2077

Brooks in Like a Lion 24/12 Hour Races
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Saturday, March 11, 2006
11:00 a.m.

Newly built, indoor, 400-meter Mondo track. 1st annual. Fee-pre $145 to 155; Fee-post $170 after February 16. Brooks long-sleeve technical shirt, overall and age-group awards, draw prizes, post-race dinner, two aid stations, shower/change facilities, free parking.

Paula Burchat, RD
1334 Larose Ave.
Ottawa, ON Canada K 1Z 7X5
(613) 301-3131

--Constance Karras

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