From 31/08/12 09:00 to 03/09/12 18:00
For its ninth year, this supercharged relay race will be taking over the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on September 2 and 3, 2012! Montreal, May 1, 2012 – A prestigious track, a 24-hour race, an entire weekend of activities and more than 1,000 skaters teaming up for a wild ride! The only event of its kind in North America, 24hrs Inline Montreal will be held this year on September 2 and 3 at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. This year's event has received a reboot, with new sub-categories to let everyone shine!
24hrs Inline Montreal is an inline skating race that has teams of up to 10 skaters competing over a 24-hour period. The challenge: in 24 hours, the teams must complete as many laps as possible (in a relay format) of the approximately 4.3-km track. Each lap is automatically counted with a chip-timing system.
But 24hrs Inline Montreal is more than just a relay race, it is also two days of activities that let participants test their limits in a friendly, festive atmosphere. Amateurs, speed demons, undiscovered champions, or people with a passion for anything new: everyone can find some fun in the many activities on tap.
This year, the three main categories are back: Solo, Duo and Team (10 skaters maximum); however, to get as many people involved as possible, new sub-categories have been added to the Team category.
You will be skating on the famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, a track known for its safety and one of only two Formula 1 tracks in North America. It is located at Parc Jean-Drapeau, a true jewel of Île Notre-Dame nestled in the Saint-Lawrence River.
From Friday, August 31 to Monday, September 3, 2012.
Note that the event proceeds will be donated to a good cause!
For more information or to register: www.24roller.com
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/24hrollermontreal
Photo : Yan Allard
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