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9th annual DION Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. This race is part of the
Dion Canadian Snowshoe Series. 

This race is sanctioned by Snowshoe Canada. For more information on

Snowshoe Canada, we encourage you to visit their website at SnowshoeCanada.ca 

This event will comply with any  Covid-19 restriction guidelines.

 

DATE:

February 11, 2023

TIME:
10:00am  (NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION)

 

LOCATION:
FOTST trails in the Summerstown Forest (10 minutes from Cornwall, ON). The trailhead and parking lot are in the Township of South Glengarry at 6150 County Road 27 (Summerstown Road) on the west side, 1. 6 kilometers north of Exit 804 of Highway 401

 

DISTANCE:
7.5 km – Dion Points Series Race (medals and prizes to the top 3 overall and top master for both Male and Female)
4 km – Summerstown Forest Challenge (No Dion series points awarded. Prizes to top overall male and female only)

* Awards and Random prizes will be handed out and drawn immediately once racers complete their race.

 

COURSE:
Mostly single track with lots of possible passing areas, Packed rolling terrain making this a fast beautiful tree covered course.

 

FACILITIES:
There will be a small change area and 2 porta potty on site along with a school portable to pick up your race bib, swag and refreshments after the race

PARKING:
Free limited parking at race start for the early birds and the rest will be road side parking. 

 

SNOWSHOE RENTAL:
If you don’t own a pair of snowshoes, we have a limited number of Dion Snowshoes for rent, and are available on a first come, first serve basis when you register online, so register early! Rental fee is $10/race . Other snowshoes may be available for rental at various outdoor clubs and or stores.

 

WEATHER:
In the unlikely event of no snow, the race will still take place as a trail run (without snowshoes). Since the race will take place with or without snow, we cannot offer refunds or race transfers. 

 

ENTRY FEES:
EARLY ENTRY FEE (before Jan 14th): 7.5 km & 4 km race – $35.00
REGULAR ENTRY FEE (Until Feb 9th @ 5:30pm) : 7.5 km & 4 km race – $45.00

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!
** Race is capped at a maximum of 80 competitors. 

 

RACE SOUVENIR:
Sign up early to guarantee your customized race souvenir. Available while supplies last to those who preregister.

 

REGISTRATION:

Register now at RunningRoom.com

POST RUN AWARDS:
• Merchandise awards from our sponsors.
• All participants are eligible for numerous draw prizes.
• Post race hot and cold snacks will be provided after the race.

• Random prizes will be drawn immediately after you complete your race.

RESULTS:

Check our results page for all race results

FUNDRAISER: 
A donation will be made to Beyond 21 for each runner who completes the race. Beyond 21 provides support in the community for adults with developmental disabilities. To make an additional donation to Beyond 21, please visit the Beyond 21 donation page

CONTACT:

Gilles Parisien - snowshoer118@gmail.com 

DION CANADIAN SNOWSHOE SERIES:


The first place male and female winner of the Dion Canadian Snowshoe Series will each win a pair of top-of-the-line Dion running snowshoes at the conclusion of the series. We will also be randomly drawing for a free pair of Dion Snowshoes and additional prizes at each race in the Dion Canadian Snowshoe Series. You must be at awards ceremony to win! For more information on the Dion Series, please click here.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS:

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SNOWSHOE CANADA:

Snowshoe Canada and Spafford Health and Adventure with Dion Snowshoes are proud to form a partnership for the 2023 snowshoe season. 



 

Snowshoe Canada is the governing body in Canada for snowshoe running, racing and as a recreational activity. 

 

Snowshoe Canada has sanctioned races in the 2023 Dion Canadian Snowshoe Series, along with providing financial assistance, prizing, insurance, marketing and other support.



For more information on Snowshoe Canada, please visit SnowshoeCanada.ca

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