As spring arrives down the events just keep coming in the exciting town of Canmore. In addition to some great fundraisers this month, we highlight some of Canmore’s signature events!
March 10 – Grizzly Ultra Ski Marathon & Relay
Participants will test their endurance during this 50km cross-country skiing challenge. The race will encompass five different legs, which can be completed as a team or individually. Each leg is graded for level of difficulty and categories include: all male, all female and mixed. The relay event will take place at the world-class Canmore Nordic Centre; one of the top cross country ski destinations in the world and originally developed for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. Registration and event details can be found at www.grizzlyultra.ca/Canmore_Ultra_XC_Ski.html.
March 17 – Rocky Mountain Ski Challenge
Hosted by Canmore Nordic Ski Club, skiers are invited to take part in this cross-country ski race. Participants have the choice of entering a team for the Rocky Mountain Relay (3 x 10km) or the individual races, which include a 10km open category, a 30km open category, and a 10 km for ages 16-18 category. A separate Youth Challenge will also be held for those between 6 and 15 years of age. For more information on this cross-country ski challenge, visit www.canmorenordic.com.
March 21-22 – Harry Manx at Communitea Cafe
Enjoy a night of music at Communitea Café, provided by “Mysticssippi” blues man Harry Manx. Known for his unique sound that combines different genres, he is sure to create an unforgettable performance. Tickets are $55 in advance and $60 at the door. For more information, visit the Communitea Café website www.thecommunitea.com.
March 23 – Canmore Winter Meltdown Triathlon
The 2013 Alberta Winter Triathlon Provincials are coming to Canmore this March. The province’s best winter tri-athletes will compete at the Canmore Nordic Center in a 10km cross- country ski, 10 km mountain bike and a 5 km run. There will also be a novice distance race and a duathlon for these top competitors. Visit www.canmorewintermeltdown.com.
March 30 – 31 – Canmore Ski Fest 2013
It’s cross-country ski season in Canmore and if you think you have what it takes to ski for 24 hours straight, you can put yourself to the test on March 30th, 2013. The 24hr solo race will be the Canadian National Championship. Teams of 2 will also be able to compete and there will be 4 different races: a 24hr, 12hr, 6hr and a kid race. Visit www.canmoreskifest.com.
UFC Fight Nights
The Windtower is still the place to watch UFC Fright Nights- come out for wings and beer for a great deal. As always, there will be plenty of exiting bouts before the main event, and all of it will be up on the big HD screens! Contact us for an event schedule and times.