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Dion Howlin' Husky Snowshoe Race

The Dion Howlin' Husky Snowshoe Race is the second race of the 2023 Dion

Snowshoe Running Series.  

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

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

Please check our Facebook Page for race, weather and course condition updates!

DATE:

January 21, 2023

TIME:
10:00am (race day registration from 8:30 – 9:45am at MTB Kingston, 1255 Unity Road, Glenburnie, ON K0H 1S0)

 

DISTANCE:
6.5km

 

COURSE:

A beautiful course on the mountain bike trails at MTB Kingston featuring a combination of groomed single track, sections of off trail deep snow, a few challenging hills and spectacular forest. 

 

LOCATION:

MTB Kingston, 1255 Unity Road, Glenburnie, ON K0H 1S0 

 

FACILITIES:
The race venue will be mostly outside, though there will be shelter from the elements and limited warming areas. Be sure to dress warm and bring dry clothes for after the race. We will have a campfire to cozy up to as well (please bring your own camp chair). There will be portable toilets on site. 

 

PARKING:
Free parking is available at the race site, but space is limited. Please car pool if possible. 

 

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 Kingston and area outdoor stores.

WEATHER:
In the unlikely event of no snow, the race will still take place as a trail run (without snowshoes). If held as a trail run, it is YOUR responsibility to make sure that you have suitable traction devices that are safe for you to run in, especially if there is ice on the course. Recommended traction devices include Kahtoola MicroSpikes, ExoSpikes or NanoSpikes, or you can make your own pair of screw shoes very inexpensively. 

 

ENTRY FEES:
EARLY ENTRY FEE: $40.00 
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $50.00
LATE ENTRY FEE: $60.00 (Race day available ONLY if maximum participants not reached)

 

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

 

REGISTRATION:

Register now at RaceRoster.com

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POST RUN AWARDS:
• Top male and female and overall Masters (40+) male and female will win merchandise awards from our sponsors.
• All participants eligible for numerous draw prizes.
• Post race munchies and hot chocolate! (Please bring your own mug/cup/water bottle to cut down on waste. Thank you)

 

RACE RESULTS:
Check our results page for all race results

CONTACT:

Lisa Leskien, Race Director - leskienlisa@gmail.com

 

DION SNOWSHOE RUNNING SERIES:
The first place male and female winner of the Dion 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 Snowshoe Running 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 Snowshoe Running Series, along with providing financial assistance, prizing, insurance, marketing and other support.



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

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