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On the run: SD59 students prep for adventure race

Three stage, 20km race.
"Have you seen 'Deliverance'? Old movie."

Students will get a chance to ‘take back the Outdoors’ while competing in an Adventure Race being held at Gwillim Lake come end of the month.

This year, students will compete in a race spanning over 20km, in three stages that vary from biking, paddling, and trekking through the great outdoors.

This event will be held at the Pat O’Reilly Outdoor Environmental Studies Centre, Gwillim Lake, BC and goes May 26-27.

Grade 6 to 12 students will compete in teams of three, and will be showing their school spirit as they race against teams, and mother nature from across the district.

Adventure Racing is most often a combination of two or more endurance disciplines and is a growing interest in Canada according to

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