We are super duper disappointed to announce we have postponed the Victoria Park Pool Splash and Dash that was slated for saturday July 5th. We are looking at rehosting a weeknight event starting at 730pm. Stay tuned
Where: Upper Wood St, Victoria Park, Truro, Nova Scotia
Drive all the way to the top of Wood st in Truro
When: Saturday, June 7th 2014 (rain or shine)
9:30 AM – race day registration begins
10:00 AM – first heat begins for youth
11:00 AM – adult race begins
Cost: individuals $5 per child, $10 per adult (cash or cheque),
Teams where one person does either the first run, bike or the 2nd run:
$20 max per team of adults or $15 if the team has one or more children
Families (team or non team) $15 max per youth family participating (that could be 4 or more kids)
$20 max for a mixed family – children and adults competing but not on a team
Free if you use active transportation to arrive at the event.
Free if you bring a friend who was has been there before, they pay but it is free for you.
Duathlon is a multisports event which involves in order a run, bike, run
our Offroad Duathlon is a chance to get out as an indivdual, group or a family to try something new away from the pavement.
As for equipment, you need a working bike, Training wheels are welcome for the kids. A helmet is required as well. It will be a very flat course with some single track trails. For parents you can help your kids on all aspects of the course if required. We encourage it.
Heat Time Ages Run (meters) Bike (meters) Run (meters)
Heat 1 10:00 2-4 200 400 100
Heat 2 10:00 5-6 800 1200 200
Heat 3 10:15 7-8 1000 1500 500
Heat 4 10:15 9-11 1000 3000 500
Heat 5 10:30 12-14 2000 3000 1000
Heat 6 10:30 15-18 2km 5km 2km
Heat 7 11:00 19 and up 4km 15km 2km
Try a Du 11:00 19 and up 2km 5km 2km
Details:Individuals, Families and teams are welcome, for example your son can do the first run and you can do the bike and your daughter can do the run. For example in a team of two, one person could do both runs and the other, the bike.
questions on race day call 9029572663
here is a picture of our athletes who braved the cold on a sunday April 27th morning.
gotruro accepted the 2014 Community Group Volunteer Award on April 15th from Left to right, Town of Truro Mayor Bill Mills, Larry Anthony, Teri-Lynn Perkins Masters, Jody Mattie, Troy Bond, Farida Gabbani, Municipality of Colchester Mayor Bob Taylor. Thank you to those who nominated us. We aren’t here for awards but we will use the exposure to help further our cause, which is providing, local, low cost, family fitness opportunities for our community. Now back to work on providing a busy summer schedule with a variety of running and multisport events.
Halloween Fun Run participants in the open category. missing from the photo Lavinia Carreau, Tim Boutilier, Tawyna Boutlilier.