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Snow Shoe Run

DION IGNITE THE NIGHT SNOWSHOE RACE 2018

 a fundraiser for Beyond 21

dionThe 4th annual DION Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race is the only night time race in the Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series and will be held at Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, ON.

DATE:
Saturday, January 13, 2018

TIME:
6:00 pm (race day registration from 4:30 – 5:45pm at the Harvest Barn at Upper Canada Village)

DISTANCE:
– 10km Dion Points Series Race.  (Medals to the top 3 overall and the top master for both Male and Female)
– 5km Challenge (no series points awarded) (medals to the top 3 overall and the top master for both Male and Female) ***Walkers are encouraged to sign up for the 5km Challenge***
Timing by: Running By Design | runcanada@gmail.com

COURSE:
Features a 5km loop (2 loops for 10km) snowshoe run Touring Upper Canada Village and its Magical lights, this will be an experience that transports you back in time to the 1860s. A key part of the experience is the authentic buildings and a picture-perfect postcard setting! Having close to one million lights adorning the heritage buildings, trees and fences creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for this 4th annual snowshoe race and its annual Alight at Night Festival (Dec. 1 to Jan 6) …a true winter wonderland! But wait! Yes the lights will still be on for this race!. Once you leave the outside area of the village you best be wearing a headlamp to locate the single track open field flagged course. This 5km loop is rather flat with the exception of one hill that will be climbed 2 times for 5km runners and 4 times for the Dion points series 10km race.

HEADLAMP:
Headlamp required. Please be sure to wear a reliable headlamp with fresh batteries for the race. Headlamps not provided, so please bring your own.

 For more information please see:  Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race 2018

 

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