Archive for May, 2009

Perogy Results

May 24, 2009

We’ve got the results: head over to BikeAlberta.com to check them out.

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Perogy XC Live Updates!

May 24, 2009

Check out BikeAlberta.com for the scoop!

United Cycle Edmonton Canada Cup presented by Intact Insurance

May 22, 2009
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Perogy XC Volunteers Needed – All the Perogies You Can Eat

May 21, 2009

We are looking for volunteers to help us with the 2009 edition of the Perogy XC in Terwillegar Park, Edmonton, AB.

Help us out with the running of our event. If you racing, perhaps your friends or significant other are coming as well. We want their help!

We especially need volunteer(s) to be dedicated to first aid. If you have first aid training, please let up know!

Volunteers are required for :

• Course marshals

• Set Up and Take down of Event

• Parking Attendants

• Registration

• Miscellaneous Duties as required

• All positions required RAIN or SHINE!!!

In general, volunteers will be asked to be available on Saturday and/or Sunday. Every volunteer will get a T-shirt from the event and lunch during the event.

The following positions are required:

Course Marshals

Course Marshals are required for the following reasons:

1) To help to ensure spectators/bystanders do not wander onto the course during the race.

2) To radio in any requests for medical assistance due to injury and to radio in any DNF’s if someone happens to report to you they won’t be finishing the race.

3) Help provide encouragement to athletes as they race by!

Course marshals are stationed in groups of 2 at various locations around the course. Lunch will be provided. Course marshals will be required between 8am and 4pm. It is recommended you bring a lawn chair so you don’t have to stand the whole time. Any noise makers/cheering is appreciated!!

Set up/Take Down (if you are not able to volunteer for an entire day, help setting up on Friday May 15 and/or take down 4-6pm on Sunday May 17 would be appreciated!)

Set up (or take down) of the event includes setting up the tents and tables at various locations – sign in, feed station, finish line/timing, post race food tables. After the event, all tables require a wipe down before putting away.

Take down will also include removing course markings along the course (wooden stakes, taping and signs). It will also be necessary to make sure the area is clean of garbage from the event. Garbage cans and bags will be provided.

Parking Attendants

There are two parking lots near the start of the race course that we require people to be stationed at to help keep the parking organized. Basically, you will be asked to direct people to open parking spots or to kindly refuse entry if the parking area is full. This position will likely only require help until noon.

To volunteer your time, please email Tara-Lee Sherman at taralee.sherman@gmail.com

Where to Stay for the Edmonton Canada Cup – Days Inn Edmonton South

May 21, 2009

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We are very excited to announce that the Days Inn Edmonton South will be part of the 2009 Edmonton Mountain Bike Canada Cup.  A special group rate of $99.99 plus taxes per night includes all the amenities featured below. Best of all, the Days Inn Edmonton South is within walking distance to United Cycle (site of registration and our Title Sponsor) and within walking distance to the Iron Horse (site of the after party).  Also, the hotel is only a 5 minute bike ride to the Edmonton Canada Cup race course.

Days Inn Edmonton South

780-430-0011

10333 University Avenue NW

Edmonton, AB T6E 6N3

Hotel Amenities:

· 100% non-smoking environment

· Day break Cafe featuring a hot breakfast sandwich

· Fitness centre with whirlpool

· Business Centre

· Free parking

Classic Guest room amenities:

· 2 Queen beds

· Mini-fridges, microwaves & Coffee Makers

· High-speed internet access

· Free local calls

Group Name: Edmonton Mountain Bike Canada Cup

Perogy XC Schedule Changes

May 21, 2009

We’ve condensed the Perogy XC down from 3 start waves to 2.  Please download the new version of the technical guide for all the details: 2009 Perogy XC Tech Guide REVISED

Bacon Buffet Photos

May 18, 2009

Photos from the Bacon Buffet can be viewed [here]

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Trans Stony Results

May 18, 2009

You can find the Trans Stony Results [here] and check out the lap split times [here]

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2009 Bacon Buffet Results

May 18, 2009

You can find the full Bacon Buffet Results [here]

Trans Stony Update #1

May 17, 2009

Craig Stappler (Deadgoat) and Jeff Neilson (Terrascape) are in this lead In the Superman Solo category after finishing 4 laps in the first 1.5 hrs. Erik Bakke is in third approximately 7 minutes behind. Then it’s a lot of Deadgoat guys chasing the top 3 positions.

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Leading the way for the women solo category is Kate Aardal (Hardcore Racing) completing 3.5 laps at the 1.5 hr mark. Kate is followed by Alana Heise who is 4 minutes back.