Race Classes (TBC)
4 dog rig, 5.1 km (Open and Nordic ACK/CKC)
1 or 2 dog Bikejoring, 5.1 km
1 or 2 dog scooter, 5.1 km (Open and Nordic AKC/CKC)
1 or 2 dog scooter, 3.1 km
1 or 2 dog Canicross, 3.1 km
Note that course lengths may be changed depending on trail availability on the day of the event.
New race fee this year: There will be a $10 all day event fee in addition to club membership. Proceeds go to fund ongoing Mush Larose expenses.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Timers, Team Fetchers, Trail Help, Bib Collector, Kitchen Help, Registration Help, Set-up, Take Down (see end of email for full descriptions). Email our club volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what volunteer role you can help out with by Friday of the week before the race, so we can have a schedule e-mailed out by Wednesday the following week.
Racers must be 2017-18 season Mush Larose members [renewal/registration 40$ per individual].There will be a $10 additional all day event fee this year. Membership includes participation in other club events and use of the groomed sledding/skijor trails throughout the season. Day membership is $15 per person. Club will require Rabies and Parvo/Distemper vaccine – must present paperwork.
Registration will be held from 8:30-9:00 am on race day, but do us all a favour and if you didn’t already renew your membership fill out your membership renewal-registration form in advance (see attached) and bring it with you to speed things up! Don’t forget to bring your Membership Card with season sticker! Race meeting starts at 9:30 am.
There will be badges and ribbons for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category.
Any changes or cancellation notice will be posted online at www.mushlarose.ca.
Drinks will be available to purchase on site. Order your Boboul’s pizza before 10 am for noon delivery. There is no water on site. Please bring your own.
This race is dedicated to recreational mushers and dog-powered sports enthusiasts and is open to all breeds. It also serves as an opportunity for experienced dog mushers to enjoy the trail and share their knowledge. Most importantly it is a chance to get working dogs off unemployment and have a great time socializing with other dog lovers.
Dogs are required to be in harness for scooter and carting classes; canicross participants must have their dog(s) securely attached to them with a belt, dogs may wear a harness or run with a non-choke collar (canicross only). Racers under age 18 must wear a helmet. Racers in the 4 dog cart class must be a minimum of 16 years of age, or proven to handle 4 dogs – subject to race marshal approval. No loose dogs on site. Please clean up after your dogs. Any participant may be disqualified if their equipment or their treatment of the dogs is deemed unsafe or unacceptable by the race marshal. Carts – drivers must have a tie out line with them, so they can stop and anchor the dogs to a tree should they need to (in case of injury or serious tangle).