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YKMC/YK True North Rotary Club – Fun Run/Walk Challenge – Event 3/6

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Fun Times on the Yellowknife Ski Club Trails 2019

 
July 28, 2019 – Join the Yellowknife Multisport Club and Yellowknife True North Rotary Club at the Yellowknife Ski Club for the 3rd of 6 organized 5-6km fun runs/walks this season.

 
Complete 3 or more of these fun run/walks and you will complete the challenge thereby receiving a Glorious Medal and the adoration of all your friends and family who lack this experience and medal!

 
This run/walk is approximately 5k. We cannot guarantee that there will be no mud in the course. The route is designed to minimize mud exposure time. So…be prepared for a bit of mud.

 
This is a fun run/walk. It is not a race. This may be your first time on the Ski Club trails so feel free to walk the trail with no pressure to be fast.

 
There are no gender categories or prizes for first place, the only requirement is that you come out and have a good time. Race hard and get your best 5K time if you want, walk with your friends or family and have a nice day out celebrating our city and being active.

Register at:  www.zone4.ca 

Date: July 28, 2019
Cost: Age 16 and under is free! 17 and above is $10.
Online Registration closes July 27, 2019 at 6pm. LATE REGISTRATIONS at the Ski Club will be $20
Starting line: Ski Club Chalet
Check in (at Ski Club Chalet): is 9:30am – Runs/walks start at 10:00am

Post Race there will be a presentation of awards for participants completing their 3rd of 6 Races. Please stick around to help celebrate the achievement of the people completing the challenge.

 
Regrettably timing chips are limited for these events. late registrations are not guaranteed a timing chip. If there are not enough timing chips we will manually time your results if you wish.

**Course will be marked with flagging. Timing chips will be provided if you want one. **

**There are no water stations on this course, bring your own water and food if required.**

Yellowknife Pride Rainbow Run/Walk – 4/6 for Fun Run/Walk Challenge

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Run and/or walk the 3K or 5K route and raise money for charity while you do it! The Rainbow Run kicks off the final day of the Yellowknife Pride Festival. Wear your rainbow gear and lets sprinkle the city with all of the colours of the rainbow.  

This is the 4th of 6 runs in the 2019 YKMC/Rotary 5k challenge!

Race day is Saturday August 10th. Check for the event will begin at 10am, with the run beginning at 10:30am.

This event’s proceeds will go to the Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife, a local outreach organization to support LGBTQ2S+ youth and their allies in the Northwest Territories. As an organization, they strive to make the Northwest Territories a safer, more open, more knowledgeable place for all LGBTQ2S+ and allied youth.

Register at: www.zone4.ca Please consider making a donation to the Rainbow Coalition when you register as well to be paid for with your fees for the event.

This event is open to all run/walk levels. Strollers, wheelchairs and handcycles welcome.

Stick around after the race for a free community BBQ starting at noon and join in other Yellowknife Pride activists.

Cost to participate is $15 with an option to contribute more if your heart desires. If you would like to participate but are experiencing a financial barrier in doing so please send a Facebook message to Yellowknife Pride or email astdenis@gmail.com.

2019 NWT SPCA Fetch 5K Run & Pup Crawl

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

2019 NWT SPCA Fetch 5K Run & Pup Crawl
11 August 2019
Sombe K’e Park

The NWT SPCA is excited to announce the Dog Days of Summer Family Fest & Fun Run!

This event will take place on Sunday, August 11 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Somba K’e Park. Join us for The 5K Fetch and Pup Crawl. Registration is $50 which includes SPCA 1 year membership, tshirt and water/ nutrition bar.

Fetch 5K run starts at 10:00am and the Pup crawl at 10:15am. All dogs welcome!

Find Pledge sheets on our website at: www.nwtspca.com

Register for the Event at: www.zone4.ca

Be sure to stick around for the Family Festival afterward and enjoy exciting activities including:

– Family Picnic and BBQ
– Puppy Yoga
– Teddy Bear Clinic
– Dunk Tank and Games
– Bouncy Castle
– Face Painting and Balloons
– Popcorn, Cotton Candy and Snow Cones
– And Much More!

 

2019 Just Du it! – Duathlon

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

The Yellowknife Multisport Club and The NT/NU branch of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Present:

Just Du it! – Duathlon

When: Sunday July 21st, 2019

Where: Start, Finish & Registration will take place at the Legislative Building parking lot. (NOT the Old visitors center)

Register ONLINE: www.zone4.ca

 

Event categories:

Men and women open division solo: 5km run/10km bike/ 5km run

Men and women rec division solo: 2.7km run / 5km “use your wheels” / 2.7km run

Kids mini: 250m run / 500m “use your wheels” / 250m run

“use your wheels” portion could include bike, scooter, walker, wheelchair, roller blades etc.

 

Fees: Cost is $20 per participant (includes a donation to the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada for research)

Kids 11 and under race free!

 

Race Start Times:

8:30am – 9:00am – Registration

9:15am – Kids Mini – Parent assisted event

9:30am – Kids Mini – Unassisted event

9:45am – Open and rec events

Yellowknife Overlander Sports Marathon

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

August 18, 2019

 

The Overlander Sports Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10km run will be held on Sunday , August 18, 2019.  The marathon was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek messenger Pheidippides, sent to relay the news of the victory at the Battle of Marathon. We do our best to honour his memory.

Registration is now open at zone4.ca (search for Yellowknife).  

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2019 Calendar of Events

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Thanks to everyone who came out to the AGM to help us build a calendar of events for 2019. The list below is what we have planned for this year. Additional events will be added as dates are confirmed so watch this space for updates!

12 May, Mothers’ Day Run
19 May, 5k Fun Run EVENT #1
31 May to 2 June, YK2HR
8 June, 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon RC Charity run for the Rainbow Coalition
30 June, Fun Run EVENT #2
6 July, Midnight Sun Triathlon 
21 July, Just du it! – Duathlon
28 July, Ski Club fun Run #3
10 August, Rainbow Run Frame Lake Trail #4
11 August, Pedal Paddle Pound
11 August, SPCA Fun Run
17 August, Latham Island Paddle Race
18 August, Overlander Sports Marathon, Half-marathon and 10 k
5 September, Bristol Monument to City Hall Trail Fun Run #5
22 September, Dirt Digger Duathlon and MTB Race
29 September, Cross Country Run
13 October, Turkey Trot 5km Run/Walk  #6
March 2020, Frostbite 50