West Mountain's Countryman Challenge

Event Date

Sat, Apr 2, 2016


Queensbury, NY

About This Activity

West Mountain’s Countryman Challenge (open to all ages) is a 5K race with obstacles that will leave from the courtyard near the Main Lodge at 4 pm on April 2nd. Registration, on Saturday, April 2nd, will take place in the Main Lodge from 12-3 pm. Online registration is available at Finishright.com. Race fees include a ringer T-shirt (for the first 350 registrants) and BBQ Dinner in the East Slope Bar & Eatery with Live Music from Audio Stars' J Yager and Bobbie van Detta and a Bon Fire! We will have a bounce house and a MINI course with obstacles available to our littlest participants following the race. The cost for the MINI Challenge is free for children to participate. The event is sponsored by Keeler MINI and organized by West Mountain Racing and West Mountain School, West Mountain's non profit organization.

Awards: The awards will follow the race near the fire pit area.
We will award the top 3 men and women.
1st place wins two full privilege season passes,
2nd place wins one full privilege season pass
3rd place wins an adult midweek pass.

Award categories for children are 7-12 and 13-18.

For 7-12 year olds (boys/girls)
1st place winner wins a full privilege youth pass
2nd place wins 15 tubing tickets
3rd place wins 10 tubing tickets.

For 13-18 year olds (boys/girls)
1st place wins a full privilege teen pass
2nd place wins 15 tubing tickets
3rd place wins 10 tubing tickets

Obstacles include: the b-net crawl, SL pole distance throw, ski rack limbo, inter tube carry, GS Gate course with water carry, SL pole Forrest, hay bail hurdles, balance of tower, fire wood stacking, and the slush pond foot freeze.
West Mountain will be auctioning (silent auction) off two Summit Chairs (from the old lift) during the event and raffling off a full privilege season pass. The winners will be announced following the race. Proceeds will benefit West Mountain School, West Mountain's non-profit organization.

Discounted Lodging is available for race participants at the Sagamore Resort for $109/night. Simply select the April date range (April 1-2) on the Sagamore resort booking engine, use PROMO CODE SKIWEST and the rates will appear. Additional race details and additional WM lodging partners can be found at westmtn.net.

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