Gander Invitational 2017
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s events. For those from out of town, we look forward to seeing you again next year! You can check out the results online at zone4 here:
An NL Cup event
The 13th annual Gander Invitational Ski Meet is on for March 25-26. Please note the new date. This year the GI is part of the Newfoundland & Labrador Cup Series and has become a 2 day event. Saturday will be sprints. A seeding time trial will take place first, followed by 3 rounds of “King’s court” format races. Sunday‘s event will follow the traditional Gander Invitational format. Classic (diagonal stride) and freestyle (skating) categories for the 5k, 10k and 15k distances with shorter 200m, 400m, 800m and 1.5k events for children.
The distances for Paranordic and Special Olympics will be determined in consultation with the coaches of the athletes involved.
For more information check out www.airportnordic.ca.
March 25, Saturday
- 1:00 pm Seeding Time trial for skating style sprints
- 2:00 pm King’s court skating style sprints beginMarch 26, Sunday Mass starts
- 10:30 am Start for children’s distances
11:00 am Start for 5km, 10km, 15km
Entries will be accepted as on-line registration through the Zone 4 website at www.zone4.ca
The Zone 4 website provides the opportunity for participants to confirm that their entry has been received. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Zone 4 only supports VISA and MasterCard.
Race Entry Fees
Junior Boys/Girls and Younger $5.00/per race Junior Men/Women and Older $10.00/per race
RACE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is March 24th, 2017 10:00 pm
Registration at Zone 4 can be found >>HERE<<
10 rooms booked under Airport Nordic Ski Club for March 24 for 2 nights. These rooms have 2 beds in each room. The rate is $135.00 plus taxes per room per night and includes Morning Breakfast. Will hold these rooms until February 24. Comfort Inn also has available rooms with kings.
- Hotel Gander 256-3931 Rooms blocked for Saturday night only
12 rooms blocked under Airport Nordic Ski Club for the above date. $129.00 for single occupancy and $139.00 for double occupancy. An extra $10.00 fee for each additional adult per room. A complimentary, hot breakfast available for each person in the rooms served from 7am to 11am in the dining room. The room rates are plus tax. The rooms will be held until February 27.