Organizers: Melissa Howe (Host), Daniel Holmes (Course Planner)

Map: Lois Creek Winter Trails

Hoping to reduce the effects of all that holiday feasting or just want to celebrate winter, then the Turkey Run-Off Snowshoe Race is for you. All the action starts at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 31st, 2016. On site- check-in and late registration opens at 10:00 am.

This event is a fund raiser for the Kootenay Orienteering Junior Team.


Lois Creek Trail network, Kimberley, BC. Enter from Trail Street.


Participants will receive a map of the Lois Creek Trail System. On the map will be marked 14 - 16 control points (easily located along the trail system). The goal is locate as many control points, as you can, in 90 minutes.


Lois Creek Trails 1:12,500 20 m contours


  • Male - Solo
  • Female - Solo
  • Team - 2 to 4 people on the same team
  • Family - All members of the same family (Recreational)
    • * Junior participants 14 and under must enter as a team or family

Fees (include post event Weiner roast & KOC membership) :

  • 17 & older - $15 
  • 16 & under - $10 
  • Pre-register by midnight Dec. 29th.  Late fee of $5.00 applies after this date.
  • All participants must be a 2017 Kootenay Orienteering Club member (included with entry)

Your entry fee includes:

  1. Turkey Run-off entry
  2. Map
  3. Wiener Roast
  4. Refreshments
  5. Awards
  6. Use of SI Timing stick
  7. 2017 Kootenay Orienteering Club membership: $5.00 value

* existing 2017 KOC members will be emailed a discount code


  • Pre-registration is prefered. It speeds things up on the day and ensures we have enough food for everyone.
  • Registration check-in and late registration opens at 10:00 am at the Trail Street entrance to Lois Creek

On the Day:

  • 10:00 am Registration check-in opens
  • 10:30 am Clinic for newbies and first time participants - check-in early
  • 10:50 am Registration closes
  • 11:00 am Mass start
  • 12:30 pm Course Closes - Everyone must be back at the finish.  Late penalty applies.
  • 12:45 pm Awards

Host: Kootenay Orienteering Club
Registration sign-in at the Trail Street entrance to Lois Creek
Start: Lois Creek - use Trail Street entrance and follow the trail for 300 metres.

We encourage participants to carry a cell phone. 



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