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Because.... Life is an Adventure

© 2019 Spafford Health and Adventure

Dion Howlin' Husky Snowshoe Race

 

The Dion Howlin' Husky Snowshoe Race is the final race of the 2020 Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series.  

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

DATE:
Saturday, February 22, 2020 

 

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 or NanoSpikes, or you can make your own pair of screw shoes very inexpensively. 

 

ENTRY FEES:
EARLY ENTRY FEE: $35.00 (Before Jan 11, 2020)
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $45.00 (Jan 12 – Feb 20, 2020)
LATE ENTRY FEE: $55.00 (Race day)

 

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

 

REGISTRATION:

- Online registration at RunningRoom.com

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POST RUN AWARDS:
• Top 3 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, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS:
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:

Derrick Spafford, Race Director - info@HealthandAdventure.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: