Skate The Lake, Portland’s Ninth Annual International Speed Skating Event, will be held this January 26, 2013, Saturday. The popular race will take place on a 1k oval at the Big Rideau Lake and is open to all skaters in every skill level using every kind of skates.
The Registration for the event will start 2:00 to 6:00 PM on Jan. 25th and must be completed at the day of the event. Below is the opening schedule for the race this weekend. Please check regularly for updates:
Jan. 25, 2013 (Friday)
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Ice Prep
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
Race Kits Pick-Up
Jan. 26, 2013 (Saturday)
7:30 AM Registration Trailer open for Registration
8:40 AM National Anthem
End of Registration Pre-Registration Race Start of Race
8:30 AM $ 15.00 5K 9:00 AM
9:15 AM $ 20.00 10K 9:45 AM
10:30 AM $ 45.00 25 & 50K 11:00 AM
1:00 PM $ 35.00/team 5 x 1k Relay 1:30 PM
2:00 PM Free Special Olympics 2:30 PM
3:00 PM Free Kids 5K 3:30 PM
For skaters not belonging to a registered skating club, an amount of $ 5.00 will be charged to cover insurance. To complete the registration, participants should check Hanna Park, the registration trailer, to pick up the race package.
Presentation of Awards
11:00 AM 5k & 10k Winners
2:00 PM 25k & 50K Winners
4:30 PM Relay Race, Special Olympics & Kids Race Winners
If you want to see great fireworks, a firework display is scheduled at dusk.