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Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race
The Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race is the first race of the 2017 Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series.
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Saturday, January 14, 2017
10:00am (race day registration from 8:30 – 9:45am at the Park Office, Frontenac Provincial Park, Sydenham, ON)
Featuring a rugged wide and single track trail that includes rolling terrain on a combination of potentially deep snow and packed trail sections. A little bit of everything on a beautiful backcountry course.
Frontenac Provincial Park, Sydenham, ON (directions)
The Park Office at Frontenac Provincial Park will be open for registration, washrooms, awards ceremony and to stay warm when not racing.
Daily park car pass is included with your race entry. Each car must display a pass while at Frontenac Provincial Park. Passes will be given out at race day registration. If you already have an annual/seasonal pass, please use that. Please car pool when possible as it’s the responsible thing to do, allows more room in the parking lot and the race is charged on a per car/permit basis.
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.
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 January 1, 2017)
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $35.00 (January 2 – January 13)
LATE ENTRY FEE: $45.00 (Race day)
Sign up early to guarantee your customized race souvenir. Available while supplies last to those who preregister.
POST RUN AWARDS:
• First place male and female overall will win merchandise awards from our sponsors.
• All participants eligible for numerous draw prizes.
• Post race munchies and hot chocolate! (Please bring your own mug/cup/water bottle to cut down on waste. Thank you)
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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 the awards ceremony to win!