Saturday, March 03, 2012

Miquelon 25K June 23

The annual Miquelon 25K is now confirmed for Saturday June 23. Their website is in French however here is a rough translation (Thanks Google!) of some info:

"The 25 km Miquelon 'is as its name suggests, a race event at the feet of 25 kilometers. Like any test running, it is subject to the conditions of registration as follows: 
Two types of entries are possible, namely the competition mode and the mode leisure .
The competition mode is offered to participants who wish to be classified, in time. These participants will compete with a bib and time will be recorded to determine the classification of the race.
The way leisure is, himself, offered to participants who wish to do for fun, running, walking or cycling, although not necessarily a ranking or a time. These participants will receive a bib blocked and will not be registered for the classification. 
Participants in competition mode will necessarily provide a medical certificate to the foot race in competition and a discharge. Participants in leisure mode shall not be subject to medical certificate, but will still provide a discharge. 
The minimum age to participate in the requested 25 km of Miquelon is 16 years. For participants with less than 18 years on race day, permission of parents or legal guardian is required.
The registration fee, which includes participation in the race, the reward, access to the barbecue, at meals and various musical entertainment planned for the evening is set at 35 euros. The organization and cost of transportation of Langlade or Miquelon remains the responsibility of participants."
This is an exceptional event although transportation to and from the island can get tangly and arrangements change from year to year. Best to inquire with the organizers to confirm logistics and get yourself booked on the ferry out of Fortune. Once you get there you'll be treated like kings and queens so if you're up for an adventure put this one in your calendar!