Whistler Literary Race & Fundraiser

Date:    Saturday, February 15, 2014
Time:    10:00 AM
Where:  Blackcomb Mountain GMC

Hosted by Whistler Reads & Whistler Writers Group

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Presented by theWhistler Reads and Whistler Writers Group, come out for the Whistler Literary Ski Race and FUNdraiser, February 15th, 2014. Join in and race or just to be social. The race starts at 10:00 at the GMC Racecourse on Blackcomb.

Emphasis on FUN for this fundraiser, come on out whether or not you are a pro ski racer. You don't need any prior ski racing experience, just a good attitude. And feel free to come out and support the racers as well. There are two tickets available: Race tickets for $55 and "Social" tickets for $35. The race is scheduled to start at 10:00 and finish at 11:30, but the fun isn't over then. Continue on to Whistler's gorgeous Library Lounge for the Apres Social from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. 

Find a partner if you'd like to be registered as a team and get your assigned bib & race times.

The three race categories include:

  • Match Your Time: Closest Combined Team Time between the 1st and 2nd heat
  • Fastest Team
  • and because it's Valentine's weekend we'll be giving it up for "Best Odd-Couple Costume".

Prizes will be awarded at the aprés social from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Whistler Public Library lounge, also known as "Whistler's Living Room". Register Here or  head over to ArmChair Books for tickets and event details.

Host Paula Shackleton says, "This will be a highlight of the Whistler literary calendar year. When we get to blend our passion for gravity fuelled sport with our love of books"

  • Race registration includes entry to the social + 1 beverage ticket $55.
  • Social Ticket encourages you to cheer slopeside and join in the aprés social. tickets: $35ea.

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