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Yarker, Ontario, Canada

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Because.... Life is an Adventure

© 2019 Spafford Health and Adventure

7th annual DION Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. This is the 4th race in the Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series. 

 

DATE:
Saturday, February 8, 2020 

TIME:
10:00am  (Race day registration on-site from 8:30am till 9:45am)

 

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)
4.4 km – Summerstown Forest Challenge (No Dion series points awarded. Prizes to top overall male and female only)

* Awards will begin at 11:30am. Random prizes will be drawn immediately after overall awards.

 

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 heated shelter on site (limited space) to change and warm up along with a port-o potty.. Please bring warm clothes to change into following the race. Petro-Canada @ the 401 0ff ramp 1.7km from race site has offered their showers and change facilities before and after the race. Opening hours are from 9:30am till 2:00pm

 

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 22, 2020): 7.5 km race – $25.00 | 4.4 km race – $20.00
REGULAR ENTRY FEE (Jan 23 – Feb 5, 2020): 7.5 km race – $35.00 | 4.4 km race – $25.00

LATE ENTRY FEE (Race day): 7.5 km race – $45.00 | 4.4 km race – $35.00
** Race is capped at a maximum of 150 competitors. Race day registration only available if we haven’t reached 150 by race day. Please register early! **

 

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

 

REGISTRATION:

Online registration now available at RunningRoom.com 

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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.

Awards will begin at 11:30am. Random prizes will be drawn immediately after overall awards.

TIMING COMPANY:
Running by DesignRunCanada@gmail.com 

RESULTS:

2019 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 ONTARIO SNOWSHOE RUNNING SERIES:
Each racers top three finishes will count towards the series with the lowest point total being declared the winner. The first place male and female winner of the Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running 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 Ontario Snowshoe Running Series. You must be at awards ceremony to win!

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS:

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