FULL DAY TRAINING – A must do course!
“It’s crazy – we are not a fast team – but after taking the training course we would go by teams that should have been way ahead of us – we learned how to work as a team and use the tips we learned in the course – it was awesome!” (Full training course attendee)
Want to learn how to use your map and compass? Tired of getting lost? Want to do better as a team on race day? Well then maybe it’s time to take some adventure racing training. Trainers Mark and Heather are experienced adventure racers and have raced in short and long races around the world with top finishes. Learn the tips and tricks that will help you get the results that you desire! Come take the 4 hour navigation course, or the full day crash course that will get you through your first adventure race.
If you have 5 or more people that would like a course, you can select your own date and time and we will do our best to accommodate you. Call Mark or Heather @ 705.888.2375 Sunday April 29th, 2012
- Sunday May 27th, 2012
Crash Course! – Navigation 101 / Paddling 101 / Mountain Biking for AR 101
START of NAV section: 8am START of Paddling / mountain biking 1pm
Where: The starting point for the full day courses will be Reebok CrossFit Firepower in Milton
The full day crash courses starts at 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. This session is a full day crash course in adventure racing that is meant to teach you how to finish your first adventure race. Save time, money and effort by doing this course!
Cost: If you would like to do the full day crash course then the cost is $110. If you have already taken the Navigation 101 class this year, then the cost of joining in for the mountain biking and paddling is an extra $50.
How do I sign up? Click here to register. Call us and book your time as spots are limited. We try to keep the instructor to racer ratio small so that you gain the maximum benefit of the course and time.
705.888.2375 Heather or Mark or via email
See description of training below.
Using an orienteering map
Using your compass
Taking a bearing
Teamwork on your feet
Eating and Drinking on the go!
Trekking transition areas
Towlines, weight sharing
Getting to the finish line!
Three people in a canoe
Middle seat designs
Using your compass and map on the water
Portaging and water reentry
Eating while paddling
Hydration on the water
Canoe paddles versus kayak paddles
Some much needed paddling practice!
AR / Mountain biking 101
Reading your map while biking
Actually using your odometer!
Eating and drinking on your bike
Bike shoes vs cages vs flat pedals
Time in the saddle!
If you have 5 or more people that would like a course you can select your own date and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please let us know if you are interested in a certain date and we will send out the info to see if it works with others schedules.