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Mush Larose Race for Rescue

January 14, 2018


Larose Forest, Indian Creek Parking Lot (P1), Limoges, Ontario

Join us on January 14, 2017 for our annual

Larose Forest, Indian Creek Parking Lot (P1), Limoges, Ontario
This year we’ll be raising money for : TBD
Race registration is at 8:30 am, race meeting at 9:30, races begin at 10 am
1 or 2 dog Skijor – 6.4 km
4 dog sled – 6.4 km (Open, Nordic Open, Nordic AKC/CKC)
2 dog sled – 2.4 km
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! – Timers, Team Fetchers, Registration Help, Set-up, Take Down, Kitchen Help, Trail Help and Bib Collector. Races can’t happen without volunteers, so please volunteer to help when you are not racing, or bring someone with you who can. Please let us know what position you’d prefer by Monday January 9. As much as volunteering on the day is appreciated, we really need to plan in advance to be able to guarantee a quality event that we can all enjoy.Volunteer Coordinator Jeff Black: jeff@the-blacks.ca
REGISTRATION – There will be a charge of $5.00per run. All funds raised will benefit a dog charity TBA.

Club will require Rabies and Parvo/Distemper vaccine – you must present paperwork if you have not already done so at a previous race, or training day this season. Feel free to send this in to Cindy Merkley <kmerkley@xplornet.com> in advance to avoid hassle and potential disappointment on the day. We will be more firm about it this year since people should now be getting used to it. 

PRIZES – There will be ribbons for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category. 
RACE INFORMATION – Any changes or cancellation notice will be posted online at MUSHLAROSE.CA on the appropriate event page.
Pizza and pop and hot chocolate 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 our dog sledding friends.
Please be aware that these dogs are not all house pets. Ask the owner before you approach any dog, be respectful of the proper way to approach a dog.
No loose dogs on site. Racers under age 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection. Racers in the 4 dog class must be 16 years or older, exemptions may be made for 14 and older who have proven their ability to handle their team – subject to race marshal approval. Please clean up after your dogs. All sleds must have a snow hook sufficient to hold the team and a leash or snub-line. Dogs are required to be in harness. Any participant may be disqualified if their equipment or their treatment of the dogs is deemed unsafe or unacceptable by the Race Marshall.
For more information contact:
Sherry Borgia at  sherakan@rogers.com
Greg Martin at w.gregory.martin@outlook.com


January 14, 2018
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Sherry Borgia


Larose Forest
Indian Creek Rd
Limoges, Ontario Canada
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