Squirrel Hill Loopy Loppet – 6K or 18K & Beat the Bunny 2K Kids Race this Saturday – March 4th, 2017
NEW REVISED RACE FORMAT
“Frill-less Fun – Let’s Race!!”
Single Format: You pick skate or classic
6K Loop: You pick 1 loop or 3 loops (6K & 18K awards)
Loop Details: Base Loop to Tornado Alley to Survivor to Nose Dive to Base Loop.
Register online at: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/23775
Squirrel Hill Loopy Loppet: Through March 3rd $25. Race day $35.
Beat the Bunny: $10 through race day.
Schedule Saturday, March 4th
8:00 AM – Chalet Opens for Late Registration & Bib Pick-up
8:45 AM – Registration & Bib Pick-up Ends
9:00 AM – Wave Starts
9:00 am – 18K Classic
9:05 am – 18K Skate
9:10 am – 6K Mixed
11:00/11:30am – Awards for overall top three finishers (men & women)
11:00 AM – Registration & Bib pick-up for 2K Beat the Bunny (All Wolves & Pups participants are pre-registered).
11:45AM – Beat the Bunny Registration Ends
12:00 PM – Mass Start for 2K “Beat the Bunny” Kids Race
Aid Station/Racer Food/Waxing Station
An aid station will be positioned near the chalet for finishers as well as loopers. Loopy Loppet entry includes a “Build your own oatmeal bar”. A wax station will be available near the chalet/race loop. Wax and assistance will be available to all racers.
Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division. Age-class winners will be posted.
Park Info for Non-Racers
Many cross-country ski trails will be open during the race, with tracking rules in effect until about noon. If you see a racer, please yield to them. The Loppet race course will only effect the following runs: Base Loop/Tornado/Survivor/Nose Dive.
Race activity will be limited to the Base Loop for the Beat the Bunny Kids Race, using the trail until about 1:30 PM.
Family members of racers may purchase Daily Passes for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, half-price all race weekend!
To avoid racers almost entirely, we encourage skiers to try the old-school single track on our 6′-wide Wilderness trails. Other options include Nutcracker, River Run, Wolf Tracks, Silver Strider, Nepco’s Cruise, Sleigh Ride, Red Pine, Creek Trail, XC Express, Vo2 Max, Island Hop, Mellow Meadow, and Steeple Chase.