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Annual Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race

FOTST is pleased to announce that the third annual Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race will be the 5th race of The Spafford Health and Adventure 2015 Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series.  

Race Date:  Saturday, February 14, 2015

Time:  10:00 am (Race-day registration on-site from 8:30 AM until 9:45 PM)
Distance:  7.55 km

Course:  The FOTST trails in the Summerstown Forest (10 minutes from Cornwall, ON).  Mostly single track with lots of possible passing areas. Packed rolling terrain makes this a fast, beautiful, tree-covered course.

Facilities:  Please bring warm clothes to change into following the race.  There will be a porta-potty on site as well as a heated shipping container to change and warm up in (space limited).  Petro-Canada at the 804 0ff ramp from the 401 (1.7 km from the site) has offered their showers and change facilities before and after the race (from 9:30 AM until 2:00 PM).
Parking:  Free limited parking at race start for the early birds; otherwise, road-side parking is available.
Snowshoes:  Dion Snowshoes has provided 15 pairs to rent ($5.00 a pair/race) on a first-come, first-served basis.The fee is payable on race day at pickup.  To reserve a pair, email .
Unlikely Weather:  In the event of no snow the race will be a trail race.

EARLY ENTRY FEE: $20.00 (before January 31, 2015)
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $25.00 (February 1st – February 13, 2015)


• First place female and male 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 snacks will be provided.

Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series: Each racer's top three finishes will count towards the series with the lowest point total being declared the winner.  The first place female and male 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.


Earlier Event: February 7
Weekend lessons program
Later Event: February 16
Family Day activities