Welcome speed skating retirees!
It's time again to dust off those old blades, squeeze into your spandex, and see if you've still got it for the 3rd Annual Rust Busta 500m alumni race!
Speed skating Alumni members and the Olympic Oval are hosting the 3rd annual Rust Buster 500m race at this years Olympic Oval Finale competition. All proceeds going to the Branch Out Neurological Foundation, founded by fellow former skater Crystal Phillips. The Branch Out Foundation accelerates innovative tech solutions and non pharmaceutical approaches to neurological disorders such as epilepsy, ALS, concussion, multiple slcerosis, autism, dementia etc.
-Retired skaters only
-20 pairs (max)
-Competitors will be able to request “pump up songs”
-Old rivalries will be brought back
-Former starter, Mike Phillips, starting you (no false starts!)
-Commentators will announce “career highlights” and “where are they now” segments before and during the racing
-High energy, fun atmosphere
-Prizes and Swag giveaways, including Top Fundraiser for those of you who would like to up your philanthropic game!
-Categorized by date of retirement (calculated from last competitive race)
Thank goodness spandex is stretchy....
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N
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