The Mitsubishi City Chase Presented By BlackBerry will turn Kelowna INTO AN ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND ON Saturday - June 26th.
KELOWNA, BC, June 15 /CNW/ -
What: City Chase is an urban adventure that requires teams of two to
exhibit teamwork, resourcefulness, determination and the ability
to make decisions on the fly as they search for physical,
intellectual, adventurous and humorous ChasePoint challenges
scattered in unknown locations throughout the city. Focusing more
on the journey than the destination, participants will learn about
their city, their teammate, and themselves as they enjoy a full
day of Laughter, Adventure and Discovery through an original urban
Highlights from the 2009 Series include:
Strip bowling in Vancouver, navigating mini bikes in Edmonton,
climbing the 802 stairs of the Calgary Tower, touring with
rickshaws in Toronto, white water rafting in downtown Ottawa,
rappelling 31 stories from The Omni Hotel in Montreal, aerial ski
jumping at the North American Championships in Quebec City, and a
thrilling ride on the highest zip-line in the Western Hemisphere
during the World Championships in Salta, Argentina.
Where: Rotary Centre for the Arts (start/finish)
When: Saturday, June 26th, 2010
Time: 7:45am - 9:15am - Participant check-in
9:15am - 9:30am - Participant Warm-up
9:30am - 10:00am - Welcome Speech
10:00am - Official Start - The Chase Is ON!!
1:00 - 1:30pm - Lead Teams Arrive at the Finish Line
4:00pm - Course and Finish Line Close
5:00pm - After Party/Awards Ceremony
Following Kelowna's event, the Canadian City Chase Series will continue across the country heading to Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver throughout the summer months. The winner of the Kelowna City Chase event will advance to the Vancouver race on August 28th. There they will have a shot at qualifying for the Canadian Championships, where teams will face 48 hours of intense urban challenges. The winning team of the Championships will drive away in a pair of 2011 Mitsubishi Outlanders!
The Mitsubishi City Chase Powered by BlackBerry is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Right to Play for the upcoming 2010 Season. As the official charitable partner of The Canadian City Chase Series, Right to Play will benefit both from proceeds generated throughout the Series. After generating more than $175,000 in 2009, our goal is to push through the $225,000 level in 2010.
City Chase World Wide
Building on the continued successes of the Canadian Series, City Chase expanded to a total of 13 countries in 2009, culminating with an epic World Championships in Salta, Argentina. For more information about international locations please visit the website at www.citychase.com
International - This summer, National Geographic Channel International will broadcast The 2009 City Chase World Championships in Salta, Argentina to 105 countries reaching more than 200 million viewers.
For event information and team registration visit www.citychase.ca
SOURCE 2010 MITSUBISHI CITY CHASE
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