The Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run is back for its 9th year on Sunday, February 24th! This fun, social event is a great opportunity for snowshoers of all abilities and fitness levels to get outside and enjoy the trail, while supporting jack.org
. From the seasoned veteran to the first time snowshoer, all are welcome to participate. If you're looking to test your skills against other active snowshoers, this is a timed race, so come on out to challenge your personal best!
The Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run is now sanctioned by Snowshoe Canada
! Snowshoe Canada is a sports association set up to govern the growing sport of snowshoeing in Canada.
Jack.org is a charity that trains and empowers young leaders who are revolutionizing mental health. Jack.org is working towards a Canada where all young people understand how to take care of their own mental health and look out for each other. A Canada without shame, and where all those that need support, get the help they deserve
HOW TO SIGN UP:
Create your fundraising page here
prizes will be awarded to top fundraisers and to each individual to raise $100 or more for Jack.org
Step 3: Well, that's it. Time to start your training and fundraising!
Course: The famous Snowshoe Grind (5km, 240m elevation)
Snowshoes: Snowshoes are required and are available for rent for $10 (including GST) per participant. Reserve yours online at time of registration, and pick them up at the Start Line on event day.
8:00am–9:00am: Registration & check-in at the base plaza at Grouse Mountain
9:00am: Registration closes
9:55am: Pre-race briefing at the Snowshoe Grind Timer - must be on the Tram at 9:45am at the latest in order to make it
10:00am: Race starts
11:00am - 1:00pm: After Party & Awards
Award Categories: Prizing will be awarded to the top overall Male and Female, as well as the to first place winners of each age category below:
-12 and under
-13 – 18 years
-19 - 29 years
-30 - 39 years
-40 - 49 years
-50 - 59 years
-60 - 69 years
-70 - 74 years
-75+ years and up
Included with registration: Skyride admission (race bib may be used for access to the mountaintop) Souvenir race bib Finish Line aid station (hydration & nutrition) Live DJ music to help you across the finish line Sponsor giveaway