Organizers: David Campden (Event Director), Teresa (Event Director)

Map: Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek

Middle Club Championships

Come and enjoy a run around Fish Creek Park near Bow Valley Ranche. There are 5 courses from which to choose. Parking will be in Hullswood Day Use area (see map). Courses open at 10.00 am. Registration is next to the parking lot. There is a 400 m walk from the parking to the start, where you will get your map. The finish is about 200 m from the parking and registration. Both the start and the finish require crossing the main access road to Fish Creek Park, which has a 30 km/h speed limit.

If you or your child want to enter with a chance of winning a medal, you need to register for the right course for your age, shown below.

If you or your child would like to enter an easier course, register for your course of choice and you will be in the “open” category for that course.

Beginner course

·Under 9 male and female (born 2010 or later)

·9 – 10 male and female (born 2008 or 2009)

·Open Beginner

Novice course

·11 – 12 male and female (born 2006 or 2007)

·Open Novice

Intermediate course

·13 – 14 male and female (born 2004 or 2005)

·Open Intermediate

Short advanced course

·15 – 16 male and female (born 2002 or 2003)

·65+ male and female

·Open Short Advanced

Long advanced course

·17 – 21 male and female

·21+ male and female

·35+ male and female

·45+ male and female

·55+ male and female

Fall Series Sunday

This year's fall series will consist of 7 races locally in Calgary. In addition we also be hosting an 8th race a Forest event At Rumsey in honor of Adrian Zissos.

This year’s fall series will track race results for all Fall Season pass holders For all events. The top 4 race events for each Participant will be used to determine overall results. Results will be handicapped so everyone has an opportunity to win.

  • Schedule Sunday morning 10:00AM-12:00PM
  • Fall Series consists of 8 events. 5 sprints and 3 forests(Proposed).
  • Middle event for Club championship at the Ranch at Fish Creek.
  • Sprint event for Club championship to be held at SAIT and Riley Park.
  • Rumsey Event in honor of Adrian Zissos
  • All participants must be members of the association for 2018.

Proposed Dates and Maps(Subject to Change)

  • October 28 Middle Championship Ranch-Fish Creek
  • November 11 Sprint Championship SAIT-Riley Park
  • November 18 Mount Royal / UofC
  • November 25 Carburn Park

Fees for the 7 event are as follows. Rumsey event will have its own fee structure.

A) For people who opt into the combined race competition( All races are tracked, and there best 4 handicap races will be used to determine their overall result)

•$20.00/family for the fall series + $5.00/map. 4 events are needed for the series. $40.00 will be charged to these participants up front , which includes 4 races, any additional races would be $5.00 each.

B) Not participating in overall series Races( will not be handicapped and you are not eligible for the overall series)

•$10.00 / map for each event. For new people this will also include a membership which will expire at the end of 2018.

C)SOGO Level 3- No charge ( included in their registration fees)

D)All other SOGO Participants -$5.00 / map with no commitment to enter series.


Course Registration


8 controls, all on trails. Cross Fish Creek via a bridge

Distance: 1300m
Climb: 10m


8 controls, all on or very near trails. Cross Fish Creek via a bridge

Distance: 1500m
Climb: 10m


11 controls, some off trail (less than 50 m) requiring navigation by compass. Strong catching features. Suggest crossing Fish Creek via a bridge.

Distance: 2000m
Climb: 45m

Kath McLaren

Short Advanced

11 controls, mostly off trail requiring navigation by compass. Suggest crossing Fish Creek via a bridge.

Distance: 2200m
Climb: 30m

Andrew McLaren

Long Advanced

16 controls, mostly off trail requiring navigation by compass. There are three crossongs of Fish Creek, two of which are definitely faster if you get your feet wet!

Distance: 3800m
Climb: 65m

Tim McLaren

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