On the weekend of Feb.25 & 26th Menihek Nordic Ski club hosted KidsFest , a Canada 150 Event as part of the Great Canadian Life Project through Gateway Labrador.
This was a super event,superbly organized and run by folks at Menihek Nordic.
32 kids enjoyed a classic xc ski race, a free technique race and fun and games over two days.
Kids from Labrador West, Fermont,Que. and Happy Valley/Goosebay participated and had a great time with healthy competition and fun.
The Town of Wabush donated and set up the big tent at the stadium and a fine feast took place for lunch, moose soup, corn chowder,pizzas donated by Danielle King at Pizza Delight and chocolate milk donated by Dion Temple at Twin City Dairies.
Saturday night saw a banquet with kids and parents and medal presentations , really nice Canada 150 edible medals and participation medals. Great job by guest speaker Allan Bock of Grenfell Health.
Sunday saw lots of snow but still good races,a great lunch at Menihek Nordic Chalet, we had the medal presentations and the fun was over and all hit the road for home.