Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Week of 10/15 Update

Roller-Ski Race-10/21 Practice
This Sunday is the annual CNSC roller-ski race at Val Halla. It’s a 15k classical. The proceeds from the race go to Maine Coast Nordic. The race this Sunday will serve as our practice. It’s important that there is a good MCN skier turnout.

Please let me know who is interested in racing on Sunday. If you’re not racing Sunday, like several cross country runners, I still want you to attend. The club can still use your support with assisting on the course. Bring your classical roller-skis even if not racing.

The rumor on the street is that Andrew Johnson is racing. In addition, there will be a college team competition. Meghan Burns informed me that the UNH team will be attending as well as skiers from Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin. For those of you looking to ski at the next level, this is a great networking opportunity so be there!

The event starts at 8am, at Val Halla. Try to arrive at 7:30am for registration and a warm-up. For more race details, go to www.coastalnordic.org.

Practice Schedule
Some of the Fall sports schedules are starting to wind down. We’ll hold three practices next week. Here is the schedule for the week:

Wednesday 10/24 3:30-5:00 Twin Brook (dryland / general strength) bring running sneakers and water.
Thursday 10/25 3:30-5:00 Twin Brook (dryland / specific strength –bring your poles)

(Important: Email me by Monday at 5:00pm if your attending the Wed 10/24 or Thurs 10/25 practice. If I don’t hear from anyone I won’t hold practice.)

Sunday 10/28 8:30-10:00 Pineland Visitors Center Freestyle Roller-ski

For the week starting 10/29 we’ll have five practices.

Canada-Thanksgiving

Things are coming together for the Thanksgiving week trip to Canada. We have a need for drivers for the following days. Please let me know if you’d like to assist with driving:

Saturday 11/17 –From Twin Brook to Canada
Wednesday 11/21 – From Twin Brook to Canada & From Canada to Twin Brook
Sunday 11/25 – From Canada to Twin Brook

Have a great rest of the week and email me with questions!

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