20th Annual Loop The Lake

Saturday August 8th, 2015

The Loop the Lake race event is located in the Columbia Valley, and the unparalleled scenery makes this event something special. We offer participants) a course through some of the most beautiful country in BC. The magnificent Purcell and Rocky mountain ranges flank the valley, and  good weather and sunshine are the norm. You will fall in love with this event because of its fresh, peaceful, and rejuvenating surroundings.

Bring your family and make the ‘Loop’ weekend into a short summer trip.  There is something for everyone before and after the event!

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Join us for the 2015 Loop the Lake Event

10km Race Event

Loop the Lake 10km Race Event

The 10 km event starts near the Community Hall in Windermere. The course winds its way up and down scenic roads in the Lakeview area. Reflections of the Purcells in Lake Windermere are spectacular on quiet days. Continue down the hill and across the bridge into Athalmer and on through Invermere to the finish at Pynelogs Cultural Centre (near Kinsmen Beach).

You now have the rest of the day to rest, relax and have fun with friends and family.

Fees: $45 and includes a 20th Annual Souvenir Shirt

Registration: $45 deadline July 31st. Thereafter add $10.00.

Check-In: Friday August 7th, Invermere Community Hall (downtown Invermere) 11 AM to 8 PM. You will receive your race kits.

StartTime: 8:00 AM Saturday August 8th at Windermere Community Hall

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1/2 Marathon Race Event

Loop the Lake 10km Marathon Event

Skandia Concrete, on Highway 93 is the starting point for the 1/2 Marathon Event.  You will ten go east on Windermere Loop Road, which gradually turns north at the Windermere Golf Course. Continue past the Golf Course to a water station  turn around point, about 4 Km from the start.
Enjoy the views and the downhill back to the start, where you will cross the Highway #95. This crossing will be controlled by licensed flag persons. The route descends to the base of Coldstream Hill by following Windermere Rd.   You will meet up with the 10km Event route (see 10Km Tab), and make your way to the finish at Pynlogs Cultural center, Invermere, near Kinsmen Beach.


 

Fee:                        $55 and includes a 20th Annual Souvenir Event Shirt

Registration:   $55 deadline July 31st. Thereafter add $10.00.

Check-In:          Friday August 7th, Invermere Community Hall (downtown Invermere)   11 AM to 8 PM. You will receive your race kits.

StartTime:        7:30 at the intersection of Highway 93/95 and Kootenay Road #3, starting at Skandia Concrete Ltd. office.  Please make your own way to the start, as we will NOT be providing bus service from Invermere to the start.  There is unorganized parking near the start, and there will be bus service provided from the finish back to your vehicles after the awards.

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The Octogenarian Event

Loop the Lake Octogenarian Race Event

The Octogenarian and Senior Event\;   Un-officially, this event is from Windermere Community Hall to Pynelogs cultural Centre (Kinsmen Beach) in Invermere (10 Km total).  This means you can pick where you’d like to start, and travel at any pace you choose. Walk only as far as you want. It’s your day, so begin wherever you like! This is not a race, it’s a fundraiser, and an excuse to get some sunshine and fresh air. This event gives those of you still young at heart the opportunity to socialize, exercise, and support a worthy cause. So grab you friends, your kids, your grandkids, your great-grand kids and make this Loop the Lake event a fun-filled, healthy outing.

Fees:                      $25 and includes a 20th Annual Souvenir Shirt

Registration:   $25 deadline July 31st. Thereafter add $10.00.

Check-In:           Friday August 7th, Invermere Community Hall (downtown Invermere) 11 AM to 8 PM. You will receive your race kits.

Start Time:         8:00 AM Saturday August 8th at Windermere Community Hall – but you may start wherever you like.

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Race Schedule

Check-In:

Friday August 7th, Invermere Community Hall (downtown Invermere) 11 AM to 8 PM. You will receive your race kits.
StartTime: 8:00 AM Saturday August 8th at Windermere Community Hall

Support:

Water stations are located at regular intervals throughout entire course. Water, replacement drink, toilet facilities and limited first aid will be available at several locations. Emergency first aid arrangements will be in place.

Awards:

10:15 AM – You now have the rest of the weekend to rest, relax and have fun with friends and family.

Transportation:

There is no bus to Windermere Community Hall, but after the race we will take you back to the 10 Km start area for your vehicle.

Pancake Breakfast:

After you finish at Pynlogs Cultural Center – Kinsmen Beach, a breakfast of hot and hearty pancakes awaits for all participants. Non-participants are welcome to join you for breakfast at $5.00/ person.

Things to Do:

Spas, massages (aching feet and muscles), soak in hot tubs or in one of the two natural hot springs close by. Stop at a neighborhood pub, hop, hike, bike, swim, kayak, canoe, or just lay on the beach. The possibilities are endless.

Course Layout

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Start

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Finish

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