Highlands Trailblazers proudly hosts the 2009 Haywood Canadian Cross Country Ski Championships from March 8-15 at Highlands Nordic Ski Resort, Duntroon, Ontario. Over 500 athletes representing Clubs and Teams across Canada and Northern United States will descend upon Highlands Nordic for a week of racing on the new trails designed to challenge the best.
With coaches, support crews and spectators there are expected to be 800+ visitors spending 9 days in the Collingwood area.
Many of these skiers ranging from Juvenile to Masters, and including Para-Nordic, will be competing for valuable CCC points which, in the Open and Para-Nordic divisions are used as part of the 2010 Olympic Nordic Ski Team selection process.
Awards: Will be held on Mon, Mar 9 and Fri, Mar 13 in front of the Federal Building on the Main Street in Collingwood at 8:00 p.m. On other Race days Awards will be held at Highlands Nordic.
Athlete’s Banquet: Fri, March 13 6:00 p.m. at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, Collingwood.
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Spectators are welcome. See our website for directions.
Races and Training Schedule:
Day One: Saturday March 7 - Official training day
Day Two: Sunday March 8 – Team Sprints - Start time: 9:00 – Free technique
Day Three: Monday March 9 - Start time: 10:00 - Free technique
Awards presented at 8:00 p.m. in front of Federal Building in Downtown Collingwood
Day Four: Tuesday March 10 – Official training
Day Five: Wednesday March 11 - Start time: 10:00 - Classic Technique
Day Six: Thursday March 12 - Start time: 10:00 -: Classic Sprint (Qualification & Heats) for Juvenile, Jr. Boys/Girls and Para-Nordic
Day Seven: Friday March 13 - Start time: 10:00 - Classic Sprint
Day Eight: Saturday March 14 - Official Training Day
Day Nine: Sunday March 15 - Start time: 9:00 Free technique mass start 7.5 km – 50 km. .
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