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2nd Annual Harvest Hustle & Post Run Feast · Sunday, October 2nd

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Organized by: Hannah Jensen.

Start: Sunday, Oct. 2nd, 2:00 pm

Description:

TL;DR - this event features a hilly-as-heck North Shore trail run, followed by a potluck chez moi. This event is NOT beginner-friendly, and experience running on technical, steep trails would be preferable!


Part 1: Run

- runners will meet at Old Buck Trailhead, near the base of Seymour in North Vancouver

 - we will split into 2 pace groups. I will lead a fast-ish group, and my super cool mom (a seasoned ultrarunner) will take a slightly slower group.

- we will follow the same route as last year. It is about 20 km, and can be seen here: https://www.strava.com/activities/410425264 (this was the "fast" group - the slow group took at least an hour longer)

For anyone who knows the North Shore trails well, the route is as follows:

Old Buck --> Bridle Path --> Sticks & Stones --> Bridle Path --> Baden Powell (Seymour Grind) --> Good Sir Martin --> Penny Lane, Rapid Transit, etc. --> Baden Powell (down through Hyannis) --> Fisherman's Trail --> Mystery Creek Climb --> Ridgerunner --> Greenland --> NS High School League Trail --> Forever After --> Dale's Trail --> through Mushroom Parking Lot to Incline Trail (then cross Mt Seymour Rd) --> Old Buck Connector --> Old Buck to parking lot

Don't worry, you don't have to memorize this because you will have a leader.

 

Part 2: Feast

Michael and I are going to host a potluck feast at my house after the race! Sadly, I can only have a max of 10 runners over because our house is pretty small. Bring something to share, and I'll pop it in a cooler in my car while we run. There are showers at Parkgate Rec Centre (right near Old Buck Trailhead) if you feel like washing up after the run. We're going to make pulled pork for y'all this year - prepare yourselves :)

NOTE: there will be NO pretrip meeting for this event. The cutoff for entry is Sept. 25 (one week in advance). After that date, all details will be provided in emails and such.

Email me if you have any questions!

Happy Trails!

Posted: 2016-09-07 21:03:17
Last modified: 2016-09-24 08:11:01