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First Annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Race Showed SCDSB High School Students Made of the "Right Stuff"

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SCDSB high school students and staff had an absolute blast at the first annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Race on Friday, March 5, 2010 in Killarney!

March 7, 2010 - It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day on Friday, March 5, 2010 when the high school students from the Sudbury Catholic Board arrived in Killarney for the first annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Race. Nine teams from St. Benedict, St. Charles College and Bishop Alexander Carter showed up at the Killarney Shebanoning Outdoor Environmental Education Centre (K.S.O.E.E.C.) ready to participate in the three part race consisting of a two kilometre run along a trail with a target shooting event (with hoops and snowballs), an orienteering exercise in the bush, as well as a controlled fire-burning activity in which the students had to bring a can of water to a full boil over their self-made fire. The teams were mostly in co-ed groups of three and had to stay together for all three legs of the race. In the end, when all of the points and penalties were tallied, a team from St. Benedict consisting of – Alex Catalano, Sebastian Diebel, Andrew Kendall, with a time of one hour, thirteen minutes and twenty-four seconds was the race champion. It was an absolutely amazing day for all of the students and staff who participated and because the day was such a huge success, the buzz for the next race, which is the Second Annual Spring Adventure Race, has already begun. This next race will be held on June 4, 2010 and will be open to teams from all four boards. Space is limited and teams will be registered on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information on the upcoming race, please contact Clara Steele at 673-5620 ext. 245.

Results, Times and Prizes
1st Place – Dog sledding with Chocpaw Expeditions – Alex Catalano, Sebastian Diebel, Andrew Kendall (1:13:24) – St. Benedict
2nd Place – ski passes/rentals to Horseshoe Resort – Erica Hallock, Scott Barbe, Nick Micelotta (1:15:52) – St. Charles College
3rd Place – T-Shirts from Friends of Killarney Park – Tyler Timony, Nathan Shawana, Brent Toulouse (1:16:30) – St. Charles College
4th Place – Michelle Bishop, Conner Hill, Kyle Donnelly (1:23:04) – Bishop Alexander Carter
5th Place – Jamie Hancock, Alina Tassone, Simon Diebel (1:25:06) – St. Benedict
6th Place – Drake Boivin, Pelype Sauve, Colin Grant, Brady Loche (1:29:43) – St. Charles College
7th Place – Chris Duke, James Howard, Brittany Zauzon (1:36:05) – St. Charles College
8th Place – Yvette Walpert, Zak Szdziak, Andrew St. Amore (1:58:09) – St. Charles College
9th Place – Jason Boudreau, Kyle Hughson, Thomas Lambert (2:07:31) – Bishop Alexander Carter

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