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Red Tail Adventure Race UPDATE

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  • Lissa Streegan
    For Immediate Release: The entry deadline for the Red Tail Adventure Race, taking place in San Francisco s East Bay at Briones Park, has been extended!
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 1, 2003
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      For Immediate Release:


      The entry deadline for the Red Tail Adventure Race, taking place in San Francisco's East Bay at Briones Park, has been extended!  Pre-registration is required and all entries and fees must be received by Thursday, July 17.  Late fees will apply after July 13.


      Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in the 3 and 4 person co-ed divisions.  Teams racing in three or more competitions, including the Tahoe Big Blue on Saturday, September 13, will be in the running for the title of Champion of the Big Blue Adventure Series, which is determined on an overall point basis. 


      The race will comprise of four to six miles of kayaking on the San Pablo Reservoir, 20+ miles of mountain biking with a challenging 3,000-foot altitude gain on a variety of terrain, four to six miles of trail running, and a dedicated orienteering course with map and compass navigation throughout.  The one-day format will have avid adventure racers and first-time competitors completing the race with times ranging from 5 to 11 hours.


      To Register:


      1.  REI Northern California Stores, sign up at customer service. The first fifty teams to register for any Big Blue Adventure Series race will receive a FREE Adventure Medical Kit UltraLight .9 when checking in at the race!


      2.  Online at www.bigblueadventure.com


      3.  Mail in, go to www.bigblueadventure.com, print the offline registration form and mail it to Seventh Wave Productions, 2126 Blake St., Berkeley, CA 94704


      Registration Fees:


      $125 Solo

      $320 2 Person

      $480 3 Person

      $640 4 Person


      Registration discounts are given to teams supplying their own kayaks as well as those participants entering in multiple Big Blue Adventure Series races. 


      Fees include welcome party, clinics, t-shirt, racing bib, water bottle, CLIF Bars and Shot, Aloksak, prize giveaway and the Big Blue Barbecue featuring Red Tail Ale.  All racers will have the opportunity to win two-round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines, an Ocean Kayak, and other great gear from REI, Sportif, and Salomon!  For more information or to register for any of the competitions, please log onto www.bigblueadventure.com.


      Upcoming Big Blue Adventure Series Events:


      July 8, 2003                  Adventure Racing Clinic, REI San Jose, with Terri Schneider

      July 10, 2003                Adventure Racing Clinic, REI Berkeley, with Terri Schneider

      July 19, 2003                RED TAIL ADVENTURE RACE

      July 23, 2003                Adventure Racing Clinic, REI Sacramento, with Michael Tobin

      July 25-27                    BIG BLUE ADVENTURE RACING CAMP

      August 23, 2003           OCEAN BLUE ADVENTURE RACE

      September 13, 2003      TAHOE BIG BLUE ADVENTURE RACE

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