Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race

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This is the final race in the 2015 Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

DATE:
Saturday, February 21, 2015

TIME:
10:00am (race day registration from 8:30 – 9:45am at the race site)

DISTANCE:
6.2 km

COURSE:
Featuring a variety of terrain including farmland, meadow, forest, single track and hills. Course Map.

LOCATION:
1594 Switzerville Road, Odessa, ON – MAPQUEST Directions | Take highway 401 to Camden East Road (County Rd #4/Exit 593). Turn north and follow 2.7km to Switzerville Road. Turn left on Switzerville Road and go 2km to Red Barn. Park in plowed driveway or along north side of road. (Please use MapQuest directions only, as Google directions are incorrect…don’t trust your car GPS either). 

FACILITIES:
There will be NO INDOOR FACILITIES. Please bring warm clothes to change into following the race.

WASHROOMS:
There will be a portolet on site.

PARKING:
Free parking at the barn and on Switzerville Road.

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. Please contact us if you would like a pair reserved. Rental fee is $5/race and payable on race day at pickup. Other snowshoes may be available for rental at various Kingston and area outdoor stores.

DION SNOWSHOE DISCOUNT AND DEMO:
All race participants are eligible for a 10% discount on Dion Running Snowshoes from Spafford Health and Adventure upon registration. We will also have some Dion demo snowshoes for you to try out after the race.

WEATHER:
In the unlikely event of no snow, the race will still take place as a trail run (without snowshoes).

EARLY ENTRY FEE: $25.00 (Before February 10, 2014)
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $30.00 (February 10 – February 20, 2014)
LATE ENTRY FEE: $35.00 (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 eligible for numerous draw prizes.
• Homemade African Chickpea Soup, Smores and Munchies around the Bonfire! (Please bring your own mug/cup/spoon to cut down on waste. Thank you)
• Please bring your own camp chair for around the Bonfire after the race.

RESULTS:
2014 results and photos
2013 results and photos
2011 results, video and photos

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact info@healthandadventure.com

DION EASTERN 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 Eastern 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 doing random draws for snowshoes and other prizes.

SERIES SPONSORS:

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