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Firecracker 5k Virtual in June – in person July 4

Firecracker 5k Virtual in June – in person July 4

Dear Participant: Thank you for your continuing support of the, three, Rotary Club of Brevard 5K and Fun runs in 2020. We are fortunate to have three great sponsors, in the Pisgah Health Foundation, Pardee and Mountain Outdoor Products. Gordon has laid out a great new course starting and finishing at the new Depot. The City has helped us immensely. As you know all of the race net proceeds are used in the community, by Rotary, in one way or another. See details below. None of the volunteers are paid. Our Conundrum for the Firecracker on July 4: Our goal is to keep everyone safe (runners/walkers and volunteers) while at the same time bringing back some community and competitive exercise opportunities. Yes, we are “open”, but in a controlled way. Presently we have to keep groups to a maximum of 25 people, and we cannot wait until June 26th , for details of the next phase, to make a change for July 4. So we run under the rules we have in front of us today. We are offering you three choices to run the Firecracker in 2020 Everyone will sign-up at Runsignup https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Brevard/Firecracker5kandFunRun It is first come first served Through June 14, 2020 the price to participate will be $30; $35 after that date or up to a maximum of 200 runners – we currently have 40 slots allocated, so 160 more participants can register. You will be able to register online up until July 2, 2020 or until we reach 200 runners. Note -this is far short of the 600 we ran last year, but is about... Read More
Pura Vida 3 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

Pura Vida 3 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Big Bradley and other canyoneering Trips. In addition it includes an additional day of practicing canyoneering skills along cliffsides at a dry... Read More
Pura Vida 2 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

Pura Vida 2 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Cove Creek and another canyoneering... Read More
Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

This is an introduction to the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Even if you have a basic understanding of the concept of Leave No Trace, this workshop will provide a deeper understanding of recreational-related impacts and how Leave No Trace skills and ethics can help protect the outdoor places we love. This workshop will be experiential, fast-paced and have tips for a variety of outdoor users: hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers, backpackers,... Read More
Pura Vida Advanced 3 day rescue course

Pura Vida Advanced 3 day rescue course

This course is for participants with some level of canyoneering knowledge. Participants should be competent in canyon anchor building, canyon rigging, and self rescue skills on vertical rope. This program includes haul systems, conversion of static block system to releasable system and haul systems, vertical rescue techniques, knot passing on lowers and hauls, advanced anchor building, and other advanced anchor building skills. Includes both Big Bradley and another canyoneering Trips. In addition it includes an additional day of practicing canyoneering skills along cliff sides at a dry... Read More