Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race (Feb 11/17)

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5th annual DION Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. This is the 4th race of the 2017 Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

DATE:
Saturday, February 11, 2017

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:
7.35km – Dion Points Series Race (medals and prizes to the top 3 overall and top master for both Male and Female)
3.5km – Summerstown Forest Challenge (No Dion series points awarded. Prizes to top overall male and female only)

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. 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

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



ENTRY FEES:
EARLY ENTRY FEE (before Jan 31, 2017): 7.55km race – $25.00 | 3.5km race – $15.00
REGULAR ENTRY FEE (Feb 1 – Feb 10, 2017): 7.55km race – $35.00 | 3.5km race – $20.00
LATE ENTRY FEE (Race day): 7.35km race – $45.00 | 3.5km race – $30.00
** 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:
Register now

 

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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.



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!

Timing Company: Running by Design (RunCanada@gmail.com)

RESULTS:
2015 Race Results | 2014 Race Results | 2013 Race Results

SPONSORS:


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