The annual North of the 49th Marathon will take place on August 28th at Birds Hill Park, near Winnipeg. This is the site where the 1999 Pan American Games Roller Speed Skating marathon was held.
The 2011 RSC Outdoor Speed Championships will be at the CITC in Harriston.
Details and updates will be included here.
- DATES: July 1-4
- SCHEDULE: Practice: July 1, Racing July 2-3, Rain Date: July 4 [Click here for schedule of events]
- VENUE: The Canadian Inline Training Centre in Harriston- 6572 10th Line RR1, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0 [Directions]
- FORMS: [Entry form] [Entry PDF version] [World team trial] [World team trial PDF] [Pan Am Games trial] [Pan Am Games trial PDF]
- Hotel & Accommodation Information: [Information document] [PDF Version]
- Host Club: Northern Roller Sports
- Contact: Alex Perrie- 519 338-3182, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Speed Technical Meeting: Friday July 1st at 5:15 p.m. in the CITC’s pavilion (R.S.C. President, R.S.C. V.P. of Speed, R.S.C. Athlete’s Rep., and R.S.C. Club representatives may attend)
Please note the following date changes for the 2011 RSO Series. Awards for the previous two outdoor series will be presented on June 11th in Harriston.
- June 11- RSO #1- Harriston
- June 25- RSO #2- Toronto
- July 30- RSO #3- Toronto
- August 13- RSO #4- Harriston
This video features Belgium’s Bart Swings taking control and winning a points race in the Netherlands.
In a points race, leading skaters are awarded points during the race as the cross the start-finish line. In a points race, the skaters who accumulate the most points while not getting eliminated earn the highest placements.
The 2011 RSO Series dates have been decided. The series’ events will take place on the following dates at the following venues;
- May 21– Toronto (Etobicoke)- Father John Redmond Secondary School, 400-meter track
- June 11– Harriston- Canadian Inline Training Center, 200-meter banked track
- July 30– Toronto (Etobicoke)- Father John Redmond Secondary School, 400-meter track
- August 13– TBA (possibly Peterborough)