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Calder Trophy Men’s Bonspiel

The Calder Trophy Men’s Bonspiel will be held November 29th through December 2nd, 2018 at the Norfolk Curling Club, 70 Golf Drive, Norfolk, CT 06058.

The Bonspiel is comprised of four events, spanning four days and including up to 20 teams.

The entry fee for the four day event is $320 per team. Registration is in advance only and must be received by November 17th. To get a printable entry form go to norfolkcurlingclub.org. Send entry forms and check payable to Norfolk Curling Club to:

Jonathan Zwick

39 Andtre Drive

Northfield, CT 06778

Spectators are welcome to all events. Admission is free, and there is a bar and limited luncheon menu available.

The schedule is as follows, note that starting times are approximate:

Thursday , 6:30 pm

Friday and Saturday, 7:30-8:00 am

Sunday 8:30 am

Participants will compete for various trophies and prizes among four different events.

Proceeds from the bonspiel will help fund operations for the Norfolk Curling Club, an all volunteer, member and donation supported non-profit.

For more information about the event email Bonspiel Chairman Jonathan Zwick at jonathan_zwick@sbcglobal.net.

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Norfolk’s First Annual Tour De Forest

The Norfolk’s First Annual Tour De Forest will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Norfolk Curling Club, 10 Golf Drive, Norfolk, CT 06058.

This is a slow-paced, 13 mile bike ride over both dirt and paved roads. Hybrid and mountain -style bikes are recommended over bikes with skinny racing-style tires.

Register online at bikereg.com before Sept. 30th at 5:00 pm.

The Tour is limited to the first 100 registered riders.

Entry fees:

Adult (20 years and older) $40

Teen ( 13- 19) $20

Children (under 13) free

$5 discount if registered before Oct. 1st.

Tour day schedule:

8:30 – 9:45 am Registration

10:00 am Ride begins

Refreshments at Norfolk Curling Club after the ride.

Proceeds from the Tour will support Norfolk Rails to Trails and Great Mountain Forest.

For more information visit facebook.com/norfolkrailstotrails or norfolkrailtrail.org.

Thanks to the these generous sponsors:

Sponsors

National Iron Bank

Norbrook Farm Brewery

Partners

Mountain Express

Great Mountain Forest

Norfolk Curling Club

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Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races

The Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races will be held Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Barbour Woods, 31 Lovers Lane, Norfolk, CT.

The event, which is USATF- sanctioned, hosts both a 5K and 10K race. The 10K , which courses up Haystack Mountain, is an extended loop of the 5K.

The entry fee for both 5K and 10K races is $20 if registered by 11:59 pm, Sept. 21st. Or mail in registration, must be postmarked by 9/16/18.

Mail with check to: Norfolk Land Trust- Trail Race

P.O. Box 363

Norfolk, CT 06058

Race day entry fee is $25 which includes awards, post-race party at Infinity Hall and a Big Elm pint glass.

Note: Registration is limited to 100 for each race. Register at ultrasignup.com.

Race day schedule is as follows:

10:30 am Registration and bib pick up

12 noon 10K race begins

12:15 pm 5K race begins

Post-race party and awards. Free chili for entrants at Infinity Hall and receive free pint glass from Big Elm Brewing.

Prizes awarded to top three overall winners, male and female, and first male and female in each of seven age categories. Winners must be present to receive awards.

Race proceeds benefit the Norfolk Land Trust, which is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation of natural heritage and open space in Norfolk, CT.

For more information including course description or to register go to ultrasignup.com and enter Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races in search, or visit norfolklandtrust.org.

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Norfolk Volunteer Fire Dept. 40th Annual Memorial Day 5 Mile Road Race

The Norfolk Volunteer Fire Dept. 40th Annual Memorial Day 5 Mile Road Race will be held Monday, May 28, 2018 at Ball Field, Westside Road, Norfolk, CT 06058.

The 5 mile race will begin at the ball fields and end at the Town Green and will run on all secondary roads. Chip timing by Greystone Racing.

Register at norfolkfire.org, click on “2018 Road Race” and scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. Or go to greystoneracing.net.

Entry fee schedule:

Pre-registration $14 – Day of Race $19

Entry fee plus T shirt $30 – Day of Race $35

T shirt only $16

Race day Schedule:

10:00 – 11:30 am Registration

Noon Race begins

Awards on The Town Green after race.

From noon – 2:00 pm Firemen will offer burgers, hot dogs and beverages for sale at the finish line. Patio BBQ at Infinity Bistro Music Hall 11:30 am – 3:00 pm- 50% off for all servicemen.

54 prizes will be awarded to: Male and female winners, 1st through 3rd place finishers, male and female in eight age categories, as well as “special prizes”.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the William F. Kelley memorial Scholarship Fund.

For more information email norfolkfirect@gmail.com.

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