Worldloppet races

Gatineau Loppet 2017 in Canada

The Schedule

The Itinerary for Your Trip:

Wednesday, February 15th:  This is a flying/drive day
You fly in from the airport of your choice to Ottawa.  You will be transferred from that airport to your hotel.  Dinner together this night.

Thursday, February 16th:
Get ready for a copious breakfast at your hotel, plus a short bus transfer to the departure stadium where you will be able to undertake a reconnaissance of a part of the race course.  Your afternoon is free, so plan on visiting the center of Ottawa.

Friday, February 17th:
First breakfast and then a second training session and reconnaissance of part of the race course.  Of course you will be trying out your skis and wax for the race.  Today, you will collect your race numbers and packages and everything else necessary for your race.

Saturday, February 18th:
Today, you will want a big breakfast.  It is classic ski racing for either 27 or 51 kilometers.  For those who are going to skate ski the next day, it is a free day and you can be preparing for your race on Sunday.

Sunday, February 19th:
A big breakfast for those who will be skate skiing today.  For those who have classic skied on Saturday, you can rest.  Or, if you are brave enough, do both races—Saturday and Sunday.

Monday, February 20th:
The last breakfast at your hotel and then your trip home.

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