The Albion Grind

July 23, 2017  

We know that Albion will sell out.  So for those of you that can handle two days of pain, this completes the weekend for you!

Albion Hills Conservation area boasts some of the most spectacular trails in Southern Ontario.  With over 50km of double-track and technical single track trail, Albion is well known for it’s great multi-use trails in both summer and winter, splash pool, and camping.  Want to camp for the weekend?  

This is a looped course.  Complete as many laps of the course as you can in the allotted time.  The loop will be approximately 6.5 km, with one aid station part way through.  

Date: July 23, 2017

Trail maps: Coming soon!

Directions to Start: From Toronto: 401 to 427. Head north to Highway 7. Go west to Highway 50 and go straight north to Albion Conservation – approximately 20-25 minutes north.

Distances and Fees:         

All races are per person.  3 hour, 6 hour and 2 person relay are all the same prices as follows:

  • Door Crasher, first 50 registrants only:  $75.00 +hst and online fees
  • Early bird until March 15:                          $85.00 +hst and online fees
  • March 16 - April 30:                                   $95.00 +hst and online fees
  • May 1 onwards:                                          $125.00 + hst and online fees

*A $5.75 park entry fee will be added to your total at checkout.

Your race entry includes:

• Post race food

• Official race shirt 

• Fully stocked food and refreshment table in the finish line area and at checkpoints

• Well marked routes and did we mention HILLS!!

 

Schedule of Events

Sunday, July 23

6:00am    Packet Pick Up opens

7:00am    Packet Pick Up Ends for 6-hour

7:15am     Pre-race check-in (6-hour) at start chute

7:30am    6-hour start

10:00am  Packet Pick Up ends for 3-hour

10:15am    Pre-race check-in (3-hour) at start chute

10:30am  3-hour Start

1:30pm    Course closed

2:00pm    Awards Start

 


WE ARE PROUDLY A CUP-FREE EVENT!

For all races and events, please bring your own reusable cup/container/ water belt or hydration pack for both on and off course. Thank-you for being a part of our commitment to the environment! 


 

Spectators: There is plenty of parking, so come out and cheer your favourite racers.  Just a reminder that there are a fair number of single-track trails, so be careful of the participants racing if you are spectating along the course.

 

Categories:

3 hour – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male/Female

6 hour – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male/Female

2 person Relay, 3 and 6 hour events (regardless of gender) - 1st, 2nd and 3rd