SEPTEMBER 2 | STAGE 2 | KANANASKIS TO OLDS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY
00:00 - 22:00
- Event category
- 2016 Stage
SEPTEMBER 2 | POMEROY INN & SUITES STAGE 2 | KANANASKIS TO OLDS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY | RACE: 12:30 PM – 4:56 PM
STAGE 2: START COMMUNITY: KANANASKIS
A vast playground of over 50 interconnected provincial parks and recreation areas, Kananaskis Country covers 4,257 sq km (1,643 sq mi) of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Just an hour west of Calgary and a stone’s throw to Banff National Park, K-Country, as it is known by the locals, offers some of the best hiking and whitewater rafting in summer and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Excellent trails radiate from the alpine town of Canmore which has all the amenities. Hire a guide and climb to the top of a mountain or go deep beneath on a cave and cavern tour.
STAGE 2: FINISH COMMUNITY: OLDS
Olds Festival: 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: 5116 54 St., Olds
- Interactive Zones: Arts area, Gate to Plate area, Active area
- Christmas Village
- On-stage entertainment including a spin class, performers Alvin & Simon and singer Hannah Jade and an art battle
- Mascot race
- Bike parade
The Town of Olds, population 8,617 is a town of opportunity with a lifestyle to match. Centrally located along the busy QEII corridor, Olds is a major service centre and regional market for over 40,000 people in Mountain View County. The proximity to Red Deer and Calgary contribute to our continued growth and economic stability.
The quality lifestyle in Olds reflects the values and interests of our residents, which translates into a strong sense of community pride. Olds has safe and friendly neighbourhoods, beautiful parks, a fabulous path and trail system, and all the amenities associated with a big city.
Olds is home to both Public and Separate Schools ranging from pre-school to Olds College and shared access and use of the award winning Community Learning Campus & Bell e-Learning Centre.
Explore historic Uptowne Olds with great shopping and restaurants, and modern Olds with its Aquatic Centre, Sportsplex, state of the art TransCanada Theatre, new Skateboard Park and Ralph Klein Health & Wellness Centre.
The citizens of Olds work together to give back to their community – building the place we call home.
STAGE 2: FINISH COMMUNITY: MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY
ABOUT MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY:
Mountain View County is strategically located within the thriving Queen Elizabeth II Highway (QEII) corridor, 57 km north of the City of Calgary.
Nestled against the picturesque foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Mountain View County is a mix of magnificent vistas, and some of the finest agricultural land in all of Canada.
In Mountain View County, we strive to maintain our rural lifestyle and heritage, while finding innovative ways to build sustainable communities for the future.
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Kananaskis to Olds in partnership with Mountain View County