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EVENT CALENDAR

August – November 2018

Aug
25
Sat
PARTY! @ 6 MILE PUB IN COLWOOD
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

WIND-UP PARTY for Sea to Sea Summer Pole walk Challenge

If you participated in the Sea to Sea Summer pole walk Challenge, email Jennifer to reserve a seat in the official party group.

 

Special invitation for YOU!

IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND, AND BE A FLY ON THE WALL

to SEE WHAT THOSE POLE WALKERS DO

take yourself to 6-Mile pub for lunch.  

YOU’LL BE GLAD YOU DID, to enjoy the wonderful food at 6-mile pub

and to PARTICIPATE IN A STELLAR SILENT ACTION!

 

Here is a partial list of some of the SILENT AUCTION ITEMS:

Auction Items
Miranda Mermaid – value $1,500. Minimum bid – $200.
Original Framed Acrylic 20”X10” Painting,  “Moody Sky” – by Bonita Myers – Value $200. Minimum bid $75.00
Original 9”X12” Sea Scape Painting – by Vivienne Siddall –Value $75.00. Minimum Bid $25.00
Signed Copy of “I Went Down to St. James Infirmary” by Robert Harwood 
Coffee Table Illustrated Book “Jan Johnson Irony in Steel Sculpture”
Gift Basket – Donated by RoundHouse Cafe
Lavender Pack – Donated by Lavender and Black Aromatic Fields, Salt Spring Island – Value $80.00. Minimum bid $15.00
Gift Certificate for a Full Body Aromatherapy Massage – Donated by Arôme Aromatherapy Studio, Victoria – Value $99.00. Minimum Bid $15.00
Certificate for Nordic Pole Walking Lessons for four – Donated by Linda Schaumleffel – Value $80.; Minimum bid $15.00
Pashmina Shawl – donated by Ovarian Cancer Canada – Value $50.00. Minimum bid $15.00
Gift Certificate from Fig Deli – Value $50.00 – Minimum Bid $15.00
Three Cook Books in Munro’s Canvas Bag (“Oh How She Glows” by Angela Liddon; A History of Food in 100 Recipes by William Sitwell; 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels by Lawrence E Sherk – Donated by Munro’s Books – Value $100.00 – Minimum Bid $20.00
Gift Certificate for Macaron Cooking Class – Donated by Bon Macaron Patisserie – Value $90.00 – Minimum bid $15.00
Pet Gift Basket – Donated by Cadboro Bay Veterinary Clinic
Italian Gourmet Basket – Donated by Tuscan Kitchen
I am still waiting to hear from Front Runners, Murchie’s, Bliss Day Spa, Sidney Pier Hotel Spa.
I thought I’d also make up a gift basket – “Date Night” with movie tickets, popcorn etc. or a “Romantic night” with Prosecco, Champagne glasses, chocolates and other goodies.

Sep
9
Sun
OVARIAN WALK: Royal Roads @ Royal Roads, bottom parking lot
Sep 9 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

There are many benefits to you to join in with this WALK  (in addition to saving women’s lives through research)

  1.  Get back into fitness gear after a summer break.
  2.  Walk with the Pole Walk Clubs…there is a group with a speed and distance just right for you.
  3. (Borrow poles for free from Linda if you have not pole walked before.)
  4. Discover the amazing public trails at Royal Roads
  5. Fun! Free food.
  6. Meet a new friend.

There could be up to 60 pole walkers attending this event!

Here is the link again to join this walk:

http://noca.convio.net/site/TR/2018WalkofHope/General?px=1016320&pg=personal&fr_id=1436

 

WHEN YOU CLICK ON JOIN A TEAM, you can either

  1. Join the team and walk at Royal Roads
  2. Donate to help the PoleWalkers for a Cure exceed their goal, and not walk at the event.

If you have questions, contact TEAM LEADER, Jennifer Smyth at smythj@telus.net


Nov
3
Sat
EVENT:AUTUMNclassic @ Westshore Rec Center bottom field past Q-Arena
Nov 3 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

This is the official annual final event of the year, on the day that darkness returns.  Receive your registration package when you arrive….it contains some surprises for you, and after-party prize draw ticket.  After party at 6-mile pub.

YOU CAN REGISTER & PAY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OR REGISTER & PAY WITH YOUR CLUB LEADER.

This fun event has FOUR COURSES to choose from on the day of the event:

  1.  1km easy-squeezy course
  2. 2.5km mostly level course, with just one hill.  (approx  30 minutes)
  3. 5.0km mostly level course, but climb the one hill two times. (approx 60-70 minutes)
  4. 7km CHALLENGE COURSE which includes two loops of the 1km HILL.  (approx 60-70 minutes)

 

TWO TROPHIES UP FOR GRABS!

BEST TEAM will be the most fit team (combined in all the courses).  Total number of participants really gives your team an edge!  (We will be using an easy traditional cross-country meet scoring method which rewards both fastest person and biggest team.)

BEST QUAD will be the fastest QUAD TEAM around the 7km challenge course.

 

ON SITE SURPRISES….TBA

 

YEAR END PARTY AT 6-MILE HOUSE

We’ve booked the big room again!  Choose and pay for whatever delicious lunch you desire

  • LOTS OF SPECIAL DOOR PRIZES
  • AWARDING OF BEST TEAM and BEST QUAD trophies.
  • sharing the best things about Nordic pole walking in 2018.
  • a sneak peak at exciting agenda for winter training and the Spring 2019 season.