Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race

 

20140110-20140110-IMG_6283The start of the Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race

3rd annual DION Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race

5th race of The Spafford Health and Adventure 2015 Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

Date:
Saturday, February 14, 2015

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

Distance:
7.55km

Course:
FOTST trails in the Summerstown Forest (10 minutes from Cornwall, ON) Mostly single track with lots of possible passing areas, Packed rolling terrain making this a fast beautiful tree covered course.

Where to find the trails:
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

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.
 


Snowshoes:
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. Please contact us if you would like a pair reserved. Rental fee is $5/race and payable on race day at pickup. Email parisiengl@sympatico.ca to reserve

Unlikely Weather:
In the event of no snow the race will be a trail race.
 



EARLY ENTRY FEE: $20.00 (before Jan. 31st 2015)
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $25.00 (Feb, 1st –Feb. 13th 2015)
LATE ENTRY FEE: $30.00 (Race day)

REGISTRATION:
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POST RUN AWARDS:

• First place male and female overall will win merchandise awards from our sponsors.
• All participants are eligible for numerous draw prizes. (Everyone went home with something last year):)
• Post race hot and cold snacks will be provided after the race.



Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series:
Each racers top three finishers will count towards the series with the lowest point total being declared the winner. The first place male and female winner of the Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series will each win a pair of top-of-the-line Dion running snowshoes at the conclusion of the series. 

2014 Race Results

2013 Race Results

SERIES SPONSORS:

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