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Fredericton, N.B.

Mactaquac Provincial Park
Canada Day Weekend

Kids Adventure Race: Saturday, June 29

All teams will compete on Saturday, June 29.  Race waves start between 8 am and Noon.

Open to teams of 2 racers, ages 6 – 15 years.

Early Bird: $90/racer. Save $20/racer. 

Regular Price $110/racer

Age 6 – 7 Mini Course: $40/racer. Save $20 off regular price.

  • The Kids Adventure Race is held on Saturday, July 29 (while space is available). Times will be tracked and all teams will receive a participation medal.
  • Kids Adventure Games participants have the add-on options of: Training Friday, a Family Fun Run Sunday or a competitive Kids Champions race on Sunday. See below for more details. 
  • Course description and route will be printed on a ‘kid friendly’ map.
  • Younger racers challenge a shorter course with age-appropriate obstacles. Racers in 6-7 age category will run on the Mini course. 
  • Kids will travel the course by mountain bike, on foot, on land or on water (swimming is not necessary).
  • If there is a water element at the race, personal flotation devices are supplied by race organizers.
  • Transition Areas are where kids will change disciplines and pick up or drop gear.
  • The course is approximately 3 km (ages 6 – 11) or 5 km (ages 12+) long. Estimate 40 minutes and 90 minutes to finish.
  • Mini course for ages 6 -7 is 1 – 2 km long.
  • All kids will wear a helmet, backpack, (bike) gloves and at specific times a climbing harness. The climbing harness will be supplied by race organizers.
  • Spectators are welcome to watch along the course.
  • We ask that parents allow their children to work together to problem solve all obstacles without assistance.

Three Age Appropriate Course Lengths

TEEN COURSE

Ages 12 - 15
Approx. 5 km (40 - 90 min)

YOUTH COURSE

Ages 8 - 11
Approx. 3 km (40 - 90 min)

MINI COURSE

Ages 6 - 7
Approx. 1 - 2 km (30 - 40 min)

Make the Most of Your Kids Adventure!

Choose from instructive, challenging and fun add-ons to give your team an edge, go for the honours or to share the Adventure with Mom or Dad. 

Add-on Available:

Skills Training

Friday, June 28

GET READY! Build confidence before your big adventure Training Day

Racers are invited to participate in an optional 2 hour session on Friday 4pm-6 pm that will help you and your team prepare and offer training tips and plans.  

$70 per racer.

Add-on Available:

Parent + Child Fun Race

Sunday, June 30

Why Should Kids Have All the Fun? Race with your Child

Let Mom, Dad or other adult race the course with your Kids Adventure Games racer on Sunday. Race starts at 11 am. This is a fun run, times will be recorded but no awards will be given. 

$50/participant. 

2 participants required (1 x Kids Adventure Racer + 1 x Adult.  Restricted to Saturday Kids Adventure Games partipcants and their + 1 adult only). Only the adult participant receives a Kids Adventure Games T-shirt. 

Add-on Available:

Kids Adventure Champions' Race

Sunday, June 30

Got what it Takes to Challenge the Course Again and Compete Against your Peers?

Kids Adventure Games Teams who complete Saturday’s race are qualified to compete in the Adventure Champions’ race. Race is held Sunday, June 30. Medals will be awarded to the top teams in each category.  This is an additional option for race teams who complete Saturday’s race.  

$50/participant (Team of 2 required. Limited to Saturday registered participants only). New t-shrits are not provided. 

Mactaquac Provincial Park

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Were: 1265 NB-105, Mactaquac, NB

 $110 per person ($220 team of 2 racers)

Limited Time Early Bird: $90/racer.
Save $20/racer ($40 per team) 

Age 6 – 7 Mini Course: $40/racer. Save $20 off regular price.

Register for Kids Adventure Games Fredericton

Limited Time Early Bird. Save $20 per racer.

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We Need Volunteers!

There are a variety of positions available to volunteer for during this event. We encourage parents, and older racers to volunteer for obstacle help, course marshals, transition areas, and start/finish. Contact us to learn more.

 

The Race: What to Expect

All Saturday Race Entries Include

Participants learn the values of teamwork, problem solving and finish the race with a sense of accomplishment and pride.
Registration also gets you…

  • Entry for 1 participant (2 participants in a team is required)
  • Custom finishing medal for each participant. 
  • Official athlete t-shirt for each participant (Saturday only).

Racer Gear

Mandatory Gear

Each team member must have the following:

  • (Mountain) Bike that fits and is in good working condition
  • Bicycle Helmet 
  • Bicycle Gloves (to protect hands on ropes and cables) 
  • Small Backpack
  • Water Bottle or Water Bladder (Minimum of 10 oz.)
  • First Aid Kit*: Small Ziploc Bag with Wet Wipes, Sunscreen, Band-Aids, White Tape, and Neosporin.
    *Please Note: Race organization has a full standby medical team onsite at all times

Race organizers will provide a climbing harness and life jacket. 

Recommended Gear

Kids Adventure Games™ teach lifelong values of teamwork, sportsmanship, problem-solving, and being prepared. In this spirit, it is recommended each racer also have the following gear for the race:

  • Shorts & T-shirt (no bathing suits)
  • Rain/Wind Jacket
  • Socks, Sturdy Athletic Shoes (no open toes or sandals)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can kids compete with a teammate that is a different age?
A: Yes. The age group will be determined by the age of the oldest teammate. 

Q: Can teams be co‐ed?
A: Yes.

Q: How many teams are on course?
A: Races are limited to 500 teams per race day, spread across 3 waves. Teams will be released 2 to 3 teams at a time every 2 minutes to manage course flow.

Q: If my child does not have a partner can I sign my child up to save a spot and then find a partner?
A: Yes. Make a team name for your team when you register your child. The parent of the teammate will have to choose your child’s team name and join it. You can create a password to ensure the correct parent joins your team. YOU are responsible for ensuring your team is set before race day. 

Q: What is included in the entry fee?
A: Your child’s Kids Adventure Games entry fee includes an Athlete shirt and  a medal of completion upon finishing the race.

Q: We’ve signed up for the Champions’ Race. What is included in that entry fee?

Teams will race the same course. Medals will be awarded to the top teams in each category. New t-shirts are NOT included.

Q: We signed up for the Parent-Child Fun Race. What is included in this entry fee?

Teams of one adult and one Kids Adventure Games child participant (Saturday racer) run the same course. One new t-shirt is provided.  This is intended as a fun run. No awards will be provided. 

Q: What happens if there is bad weather on race day?
A: The race will take place rain or shine. In the event there is lightning in the area, the Race Director will make the appropriate call to delay or cancel the race. No refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather.

Q: I signed up in March but something has come up and I need to cancel. Can I receive a refund?
A:CANCELLATION POLICY A team can withdraw from the Event up to and until 11:59pm 60 days prior to the running of the Event they are registered in. Please do not ask as we do not enjoy saying no. Note: A $25.00 per team cancellation fee will apply. Within 60 Days prior to the registered Event onwards for any reason (including, but not limited to, medical reasons), there is no refund of any portion of the entry fee. Teams must formally cancel and request a refund via email support@kidsadventuregames.ca

Q: May I transfer my registration to a different team?
A: Yes. Registrations can be transferred to a new and different team up to 10 days prior to your event date. A $15 transfer fee will be applied on all transfers. Transfers can be requested a refund via email support@kidsadventuregames.ca

Q: My child’s partner cannot compete anymore. Can they race with a different partner?
A: Yes, send your request, at least 10 days before the race to support@kidsadventuregames.ca.

Q: Can I accompany my child during the race?
A: Yes, you can accompany your child throughout the race to watch them at the different challenges; however we ask that you refrain from helping/interfering with your child during the race. Course marshals will be on hand to assist if children have difficulty. The satisfaction your child will feel when finishing the race is in large part determined by the knowledge that they did it themselves.

Q: Does my child need any special clothing or footwear for this event?
A: We recommend kids wear moisture‐wicking clothing as they will get wet & running shoes for footwear. They will be required to wear a helmet and bike gloves throughout the entire competition. Please NO JEANS. Bring a change of clothes for after the race as they will get wet.

Q: What special equipment does my child need?

A: Mandatory PERSONAL equipment: Each child is responsible for bringing a sturdy (mountain) bike, a helmet, bike gloves and backpack with water bottle or water bladder. 

Additionally, we recommend each child carry the following items with them during the event:

  • First Aid Kit: small Ziploc bag with some wet wipes, sunscreen band-aids, white tape, Neosporin.

  • Light snack

  • Small back pack

  • Light wind/rain jacket

  • The race organization will provide a climbing harness and a life jacket if/when needed.

RACE DAY INFO

Please read all email communications that are sent out, which will contain registration and wave start times, important updates and last minute changes/reminders. 

  • All participants will need to sign a waiver prior to arriving.
  • Spectators may not be permitted or may be limited based on capacity restrictions.
  • Race bibs, provided at check in, should be pinned to the front of athlete’s shirt.
  • We ask that parents allow their children to work together to problem solve all obstacles without assistance. Feel free to cheer and encourage, but refrain from physically helping
 

CANCELLATION Policy

Transfer and Cancellation Policies

A:CANCELLATION POLICY A team can withdraw from the Event up to and until 11:59pm 60 days prior to the running of the Event they are registered in. Please do not ask as we do not enjoy saying no. Note: A $25.00 per team cancellation fee will apply. Within 60 Days prior to the registered Event onwards for any reason (including, but not limited to, medical reasons), there is no refund of any portion of the entry fee. Teams must formally cancel and request a refund via email support@kidsadventuregames.ca

 

WEATHER POLICY

The race will take place rain or shine. In the event there is dangerous inclement weather or lightning in the area, the Race Director will make the appropriate call to delay or cancel the race. No refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather or wildfires or smoke because of wildfires and there is dangerous air pollution