ICEBREAKER ADVENTURE RUN & FALL ARK FEST

SUNDAY DECEMBER 3, 2017 (HAMILTON, ON)

2017 RESULTS

Icebreaker/Fall Arkfest 2017 Official Results

Icebreaker/Fall Arkfest 2017 Splits by Class (CPs 101, 102, 103 are the completed dogbone bonuses)

Icebreaker/Fall Arkfest 2017 Splits by Course

RACE DESCRIPTION 
The mercury may be dropping, but that's no excuse not to race! The Icebreaker Adventure Run and ARK Fest is a run through varied terrain with rock, open woods, thicker woods, steep hills, gentle hills and some speedy golf course sections, all (maybe) tinted with ice or snow - hinting at the winter to come.
Run the Icebreaker Adventure Run on your own or as a group or family.
 
RACE FORMAT
Participants have up to two hours to get as many of the 15-30 checkpoints that are scattered throughout the terrain.  Each checkpoint will be rated as green, blue, black diamond and double black diamond difficulty depending on the running and navigation challenges and skills needed to find the checkpoint. So just like a day at the ski hill or mountain biking park you can start with some green checkpoints, maybe shred some blues and then perhaps try a black diamond checkpoint.  Because you 'Choose your adventure run', the order and difficulty of the checkpoints you visit is completely up to you. And that's not all! We now have several age group categories for you to choose from.

RACE LOCATION
100 Greenhill Ave, Hamilton, ON L8K 6M4
 
COURSES & CATEGORIES
ADVENTURE RUN
All participants run the same course. Participants have up to two hours to get as many checkpoints in the scramble as possible.
Categories: Junior Men, Junior Women, Open Men, Open Women, Masters Men (45+), Masters Women (45+)
**ages as of December 31, 2017
 
ARK FEST
Participants have up to one hour to get as many checkpoints in the scramble as possible.
Categories: U14, U12, U10 and U8.
 
Participants in the U8 are required to take part with an adult. It is suggested that U10 participants take part with an adult as well, but it is not mandatory. Parents do not need to separately register for the race.
 
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:30-10:00: Race-kit pick-up and registration
10:00: Race briefing
10:15: Adventure Run start
10:20: ARK Fest Briefing
10:30-11:30: ARK Fest
12:15: Race time limit
13:00: Race course closes. All participants should return to the finish at this time.
 
REGISTRATION & ENTRY FEES
We offer early-bird, regular and late online registration fees (midnight on the dates listed). We also offer limited race day registration but please arrive early, as there will only be 10 extra maps available on a first-come, first-served basis.  
 
 
EARLY-BIRD
(by Oct 5)
REGULAR
(by Nov 16)
 LATE 
(by Nov 30)  
RACE DAY
(Dec 3)  
ADULT (20 and older)
$20
$25
$30
$35
JUNIOR (19 and under)
$10
$15
$20
$25
SPORTIDENT CARD RENTAL $3/person $3/person $3/person $3/person
 
* Sport Ident timing cards are required for this race. The rental rate is free for  ARK participants and coaches signed up for our Fall 2017 season.
 
Entry fees include 13% HST and a 2017 membership in DontGetLost Adventure Running to cover race insurance. Price does not include parking (please car pool). Refund policy.
 
RULES & REQUIRED GEAR
Required gear for the Icebreaker:  whistle, compass, Sport Ident timing chip (available for rent)
ARK Fest: dress for the weather!
 
AWARDS & PRIZES
All kids participants recieve a race finishers certificate.
 
VOLUNTEERS
We are looking for race day volunteers to help manage registration and to collect checkpoints at the conclusion of the race - extra nav training! Please contact Meghan (address below) to talk all things volunteering.
 
DONTGETLOST CLOTHING
DONTGETLOST has great buffs, t-shirts and hoodies for sale. 
 
CONTACT
General Info: Cassie Collins (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
 
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