Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race (Feb 13/16)


DION SUMMERSTOWN FOREST SNOWSHOE RACE UPDATE: FEB 13TH RACE CANCELLED – Due to lack of snow and icy/unsafe trail conditions the Summerstown Forest race has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but hope to see you at the other races in the Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series. 

4th annual DION Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race

5th race of The Spafford Health and Adventure 2015/16 Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

Saturday, February 13, 2016

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

7.55km – 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)

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

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

Free limited parking at race start for the early birds and the rest will be road side parking.

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 (before Feb 5, 2016): 7.55km race – $25.00 | 3.5km race – $15.00
REGULAR ENTRY FEE (Feb, 6 – Feb 12, 2016): 7.55km race – $35.00 | 3.5km race – $20.00
LATE ENTRY FEE (Race day): 7.55km 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.




• 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. 

2015 Race Results

2014 Race Results

2013 Race Results



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