COMPILED BY DANIELLE DOIRON
Camps for kids
RRC is bringing back Rebels Inservice Sports Camps for the fall and winter semesters.
On school inservice days, kids of RRC students, faculty and staff can play sports and be active while their parents study and work. This year, camps are offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 23, Feb. 5 and March 18.
Kids can try curling, basketball, ultimate and a session with Jordan Goetting, the head coach for the Rebels men’s soccer team. Each camp costs $35 per child. Campers must be between six and 11-years-old as of Dec. 31, 2015 and should bring their own peanut-free lunches and snacks. Registration forms are available online at blogs.rrc.ca.
Racing by the Red
Cyclocross is circling its way to Winnipeg.
From Oct. 23 to 25, competitors will scale hills, push through sand and brave tough grass stretches in the 2015 Canadian Cyclocross Championships. The three-day event is held at The Forks and will include cyclocross clinics, equipment displays and question sessions with experienced racers, as well as a public after party.
Spectators can watch the races for free, and fans are encouraged to come cheer on experienced and amateur racers as they compete for the chance to represent Canada at the 2016 World Championships in Belgium.
Sprinting out of summer
Winter is coming and Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) wants to send the summer out in style.
MEC will host their last race of the season on Sunday, Oct. 25 at Assiniboine Park. Races begin at 9 a.m., and runners can take part in either a 5 km or 10 km event. The top runner at each distance and the top runners under 18 years old will receive custom medals.
Registration is online at mec.ca until Oct. 22 or in-store until Oct. 24 for $15. Same-day registration is $20. Race bibs will be available at MEC Winnipeg on Oct. 23 and 24. Runners with bibs can receive 10 per cent of their purchases at MEC over the race weekend.