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Postby Jason Hammond » Jan 24, 2013 3:13 pm

I just wanted to give everyone a heads up. This years Coasting for Kids event at all the Cedar Fair parks will be on Sunday June 9th, 2013. I will let you know when more details become available.

When each park updates their details, they will be posted here:

http://www.coastingforkids.org
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Postby kunpc1 » Jan 25, 2013 2:32 pm

Hopefully we can get more CWMania members out this year! It's a great time for a great cause.
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Postby chadta » Jan 25, 2013 5:44 pm

hopefully my son is tall enough and i can bring the whole family instead of just my daughter, not that there was anything wrong with hanging with her all day last year.
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Postby MagicMountainFan » Jan 26, 2013 12:12 pm

Definitely will be able to come out this year.
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Postby TimgHill » Jan 28, 2013 1:57 pm

I should be able to come out again this year, hopefully with Greg this time too.
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Postby kunpc1 » Feb 11, 2013 3:30 pm

Registration has opened!

http://www.firstgiving.com/gktw/CanadasWonderland2013

There is a $25.00 registration fee and you must raise a minimum of $75.00 to participate in the event. Event details are still being finalized but should be available soon.
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Postby Steel_giants » Feb 13, 2013 4:09 pm

If I have to work that day at 5pm, would I be missing out on any activities if I left the park around 3pm? or is the event pretty much over by that point?? thanks
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Postby TimgHill » Feb 15, 2013 10:00 pm

Usually there's breakfast at 10am, lunch around 12 or 1, then just riding after that if I remember right. So you probably wouldn't miss too much leaving at 3.
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Postby kunpc1 » Feb 19, 2013 12:49 pm

Registration time and location: 8:15 a.m. at the Front Gate Exterior Kiosk

Complimentary parking available to participants from 8 - 8:45 a.m. Please print a copy of your fundraising page to show parking booth attendant.

Event time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Marathon will take place on:
Vortex: 9 – 10 a.m.
Behemoth: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Meal time and location:
Breakfast at 10 a.m. at Marketplace International Buffet
Lunch from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Marketplace International Buffet

Awards ceremony time and location: 2 p.m. at Marketplace International Buffet

Regular park operating hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Prizes: 1st place: 2013 Canada’s Wonderland VIP Tour for four ($1469 CDN Value)

2nd place: Four 2013 Canada’s Wonderland Halloween Haunt general admission tickets plus dinner at the Marketplace International Buffet ($220 CDN Value(

3rd place: Give Kids The World gift basket
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Postby cheese » Feb 20, 2013 6:23 pm

I assume admission is not complimentary for those who dont have season passes?
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Postby chadta » Feb 20, 2013 9:14 pm

who wants to skip meals and try for 100 laps with me ?

with the extra hour now until 6 pm, im not sure if its possible, got 67 laps last year, didnt start till almost 11, and left for an hour or so at lunch time, any takers ?

Also, since my sons not going to be tall enough ( i dont think anyhow) im going to bring him and my wife to just hang out at the park and do other things, will they be able to come into the park with us early ? We all have passes.
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Postby cheese » Feb 21, 2013 11:59 pm

cheese wrote:I assume admission is not complimentary for those who dont have season passes?


Never mind, it says registration includes park admission. Apparently I can't read real good.
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Postby Mom2PandD » Mar 11, 2013 12:43 pm

We will be registering ASAP. We haven't participated before but my daughter was really excited when she read about this event.
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Postby chadta » Mar 20, 2013 8:31 pm

its full

with a few extras

and I didnt see many names I recognized :(
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Postby kunpc1 » Mar 20, 2013 9:58 pm

Wow, I'm surprised it filled up! Unfortunately I'm not able to attend this year. May be in Texas riding the two Rocky Mountain update coasters down there ;)
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