The Snow to Surf format will see the same intense competition as ever.

Changes coming to annual Royal LePage Snow to Surf classic

Canada’s oldest and best multi-sport relay, the Royal LePage Snow to Surf has changes coming that’ll add to the lustre of the event and it’s reputation as the first, fastest and funnest event of it’s kind in Canada.

First is the elimination of the Snowshoe Leg. For four years team captains had to scramble to find 10 members at a time when even rounding up nine racers could be tough. One positive “knock-on’ is a reduction to the overall entry fee. A great pastime, you bet! A competitive addition to RLPS2S – not so much. So look for a return to the earlier format with a splashing finish at Comox Marina.

Change happens. Two Race Bosses that were responsible for course safety and race have packed it in, leaving the Mountain Bike and Road Bike legs looking for new leadership. Both the retirees have left strong systems in place and both have volunteered to lend their expertise to incoming Race Bosses. The longevity of members of the Royal LePage Snow to Surf team points to the satisfaction that comes from a front row seat at the race and the pleasure of working with a highly coordinated committee. Drop an email to info@snowtosurf.com if you’d like more details.

Royal LePage Snow to Surf participants are not shrinking violets when it comes to making their needs known. A cry for return to some of the feature of past years has reverberated in the ears of the race committee.

Better late than never the organizers calling for local artists and would be graphic designers to submit their designs for Race Shirts. Designs can be be emailed to info@snowtosurf.com or dropped off at the office of Royal LePage Comox Valley.

And, locally crafted prizes return to Comox Marina Park in 2017 as well. Submissions for these can be presented as noted above along with the cost of the prize and delivery times. Six hundred individual prizes are needed. To get a sense of the event check the website at snowtosurf.com or follow on Facebook or Twitter.

Just Posted

Restoration work on destroyed Campbell River wetland expected to be complete next year

Remediation work on sensitive wetlands south of Jubilee Parkway is expected to… Continue reading

Campbell River neighbours spar over shipping container

The owner of a shipping container that has become the subject of… Continue reading

Volunteers needed to keep St. John Ambulance Brigade alive in Campbell River

The St. John Ambulance adult brigade in Campbell River needs at least… Continue reading

Curiosity is Celia Haig-Brown’s saving grace

While completing her undergraduate degree and even before that, Celia Haig-Brown said… Continue reading

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

Berry disappointed: Bear tries to eat fake fruit on woman’s door wreath

A Winnipeg woman has taken her berry-embellished wreath down, after a hungry bear visited her porch

Man in custody linked police search near Salmon Arm

Police have not connected arrest to search at Salmon River Road property

Rogue masseur arrested for sexual assault in Victoria

John Heintzelman, 65, is accused of assaulting a person at his former business, James Bay Massage

Most Read