Wostawea News - February 24, 2017

Wostawea Loppet is this Sunday. Make sure you participate, cheer or volunteer. We need everyone out for this great event.  Here are this week’s updates.

Wostawea Loppet: Wostawea will be hosting our annual Loppet at the Killarney Lake Trails on Sunday February 26, 2017. The loppet will include distances for everyone (2.5, 5, 9, 14, 19 and 28 km) - trail maps are on the website. Registration will be in advance on Zone 4, or in person on the morning of the event between 9:00-9:45am. Entry fee with meal included: Adults – $20 ($25 day of), Students (13+) – $15 ($20), Children (Under 13) – $10 ($15). See the Wostawea website for more details. http://www.wostawea.ca/welcome/  

NOTE: We are keeping an eye on the forecasted weather for Sunday morning. If there is any change in plans, we will send out an email notice, and post on our Facebook site.

Wostawea Programs (Jackrabbit, Track Attack and Adult):  Regular classes this Saturday, February 23 at 10 am for all groups.  

Seniors’ Ski: Our next seniors ski will be Wednesday March 1 at Killarney Lake. Meet downstairs in the lodge at 1:30, we will decide which trails to take, and everyone can ski at their own pace and distance.  Please bring a mug for tea or hot chocolate, and also bring a friend or two.  Questions?  Contact Margaret Wicken (mwicken@rogers.com) or call her at 474-1608.

Sunday Ski Tour:   Thank you to David and Doris for hosting a great tour on the banks of the Saint John River. Great trail, great wildlife, and wonderful apres skis. 

Trail conditions at Killarney Lake and Wostawea Trails: With the warmer weather this week, trails will soften up. Check the Trail Conditions section of the website to find out trail conditions.  http://www.wostawea.ca/conditions/

Congratulations to Mattea McNair, Mikaya Hoyt and Jack Toner along with three other NB athletes in winning gold in the Mixed Relay Race at Joliette last weekend. Great experience for our young racing team athletes.