The Mitsubishi City Chase Powered By BlackBerry in partnership with Urban Recreation will conclude with the 8th and final regional event of The 2010 Series, on Saturday August 28th when Vancouver is turned into an adventure playground for nearly 1000 Chasers.
VANCOUVER, Aug. 24 /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
Past highlights include:
Pulling a carriage through Vancouver's Stanley Park, Climbing the
802 steps of The Calgary Tower, playing under water hockey in
Edmonton, rappelling 28-floors down Toronto City Hall, completing
a thrilling zip line across Hog's Back Falls in Ottawa, boxing
against the Mayor of Regina, and learning to do aerial ski jumping
in Quebec City.
Where: Granville Square, 200 Granville Street (start/finish)
When: Saturday, August 28th, 2010
Time: 7:45am - 9:15am - Participant check-in
9:15am - 9:30am - Official Warm-up provided by GoodLife Fitness
9:30am - 10:00am - Welcome Speech
10:00am - Official Start - The Chase Is ON!!
12:30 - 1:00pm - Lead Teams Arrive at the Finish Line
4:00pm - Course and Finish Line Close
5:00pm - After Party/Awards Ceremony
Following Vancouver's event, The Canadian City Chase Series will host The 2010 Canadian Championships in October where the winning teams of all 7 qualifying events across Canada will face 48 hours of intense urban challenges in an unfamiliar setting. 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 support Right to Play. As the official charitable partner of The Canadian City Chase Series, Right to Play will benefit both from awareness and proceeds generated throughout the 2010 Series. After generating more than $175,000 in 2009, sights are fixed on a 2010 target of no less than $225,000 ... And we are almost there!
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 is broadcasting 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
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