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The 5th Annual Wakefield Covered Bridge Run May 2nd, 2015

The Wakefield Covered Bridge Run will take you through some of Wakefield’s most beautiful and picturesque landscapes. Whether you’re running up “Quad Buster Hill” in the half marathon trail run through Gatineau Park, or crossing the historical covered bridge in any one of our four running events, we promise a safe, challenging and unique running experience.

Your participation in the Wakefield Covered Bridge Run will help raise funds for the Wakefield Recreation Association (municipality of La Pêche). Over the past 4 years this run has raised $38,500 for their association and a portion net proceeds from this years event will go to them. They encourage a healthy community, fitness and well-being through the outdoor sports facilities and activities at the new Wakefield Community Center.


Event Partners:

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Location / Start times:

  • All 5 events on Saturday start at the Vorlage Ski Hill at 65 ch. Burnside.

3km: 8:50 am
5km: 9:20 am
10km: 10:30 am
10km Trail Run: 8:55 am
21.1km Trail Run: 9:25 am


Events:

1. 3km Aubin et Lacasse Pharmaciens Family walk/run:

  • This fun event for children and parents starts from Vorlage and goes to the other side of the Wakefield Covered Bridge and back. Click here to view map

2. 5 km Run/Walk:

  • This event takes you through part of Wakefield, across the Covered Bridge then runs along the beautiful Gatineau River for 1km and back on the same route. Click here to view map

3. 10km Famille Charles IGA Run/Walk:

  • This fun and picturesque 10km event takes you through a residential area of Wakefield, along the main strip of town for 800meters, across the Covered Bridge then along the beautiful Gatineau River for most of your mileage and back. Click here to view map

4. 10km TRAIL RUN

  • This exhilarating trail run takes you over rolling hills, flat sections, forests and open fields. It starts a little challenging  in the first 100 meters straight up a section of the Vorlage Ski Hill (Quad Buster Hill), then passes the Wakefield Mill and joins part of the Trans-Canada Trail through the beautiful Gatineau Park and back. Please NOTE:  No dogs, no baby joggers/strollers, Nordic walking poles and no walkers for this Trail Run.

5. Half Marathon TRAIL RUN:

Limited to 250 people, must be 10 years of age or older.

    • This exhilarating trail run takes you over rolling hills, flat sections, forests and open fields. It starts a little challenging  in the first 100 meters straight up a section of the Vorlage Ski Hill (Quad Buster Hill), then passes the Wakefield Mill and joins part of the Trans-Canada Trail through the beautiful Gatineau Park to near Lac Philippe and back. There will be a water station at 2.5km that you will also hit at 17.5km on the way back, and one around km 8km. Those water tables will also have first aid. You are out on the trails so if you need food we suggest you bring a little bar or something as you need, water and first aid we provide. Please NOTE:  No dogs, no baby joggers/strollers, Nordic walking poles and no walkers for this Trail Run.  

Race Kit Pick-up:

  • Friday May 1st: Vorlage Ski Hill at 65 ch. Burnside, Wakefield Qc.  

                    – From 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm, for May 3rd events and May 4th Duathlon.

  • Saturday May 2nd: Vorlage Ski Hill at 65 ch. Burnside, Wakefield Qc. 

                  – From 7:30 am to 8:20 am for 3km. 
                  – From 7:30 am to 9:00 am for 5km and 21.1km Trail Run. 
                  – From 7:30 am to 10:00 am for 10km. 
                  – From 7:30 am to 12:00 pm for Duathlon kits. 

Please NOTE:  No dogs at all events, Thank you.         


Included in your registration:

  • A Wakefield Covered Bridge Run dry fit Technical Race t-shirt, (male or female).
  • A portion is donated to the Wakefield Recreation Association. 
  • Recovery snacks provided by Famille Charles IGA

Race Day Exhibitors:

On race day during the event, there will be Food, Music, a massage therapist and more!

  • Famille Charles IGA Chelsea
  • Municipalité de La Pêche

Awards:

    • 3km Family walk/run: Participation medals for youth 19 and under! 
    • Top 3 male and female in each: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Plus medals for top 3 male and female overall.  

Medals for top 3 male and female in each category: 

  • 5 km event:  1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Plus, Top 3 male and female overall.
  • 10 km event: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Plus, Top 3 male and female overall.
  • Half Marathon Trail Run: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Plus, Top 3 male and female overall

Teams: Medals for top 3 teams in each event based on the fastest 3 times combined in each team. 


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Details

Date:
May 2, 2015
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Organizer

Aegle Events
Website:
http://aegleevents.com

Venue

Vorlage Ski Hill
65 ch. Burnside, Wakefield, QC Canada
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Volunteers

The Wakefield Covered Bridge Run recruits an average of 50-60 volunteers every year to help coordinate activities associated with the run. This event could not take place without these dedicated people who love to contribute and make a difference. All volunteers receive:

-a Wakefield Covered Bridge Run Volunteer race t-shirt
-ticket for a free lunch

More about volunteering.


Donations

The Wakefield Moonlight River Run is committed to raising funds for local charities like the Wakefield Emergency Fund, Wakefield Grannies and SportJuenesse Quebec, whose mandates support the health and well-being of youth in our community.

Shelley Crabtree
Director of Public Relations
819-923-9069
shelley@aegleevents.com
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About Us

 
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Contact Info

 

Dayna Chicoine
819-360-2529
Registration Manager and Race Coordinator
dayna@aegleevents.com

Shelley Crabtree
819-923-9069
Public Relations, Sponsorships and Volunteer Coordinator
shelley@aegleevents.com

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Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0

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The Wakefield Covered Bridge Run will take you through some of Wakefield’s most beautiful and picturesque landscapes. Whether you’re running up "Quad Buster Hill" in the half marathon trail run through Gatineau Park, or crossing the historical covered bridge in any one of our four running events, we promise a safe, challenging and unique running experience.
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