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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.

Your participation in the Wakefield Covered Bridge Run will help raise funds for the Wakefield Recreation Association in the Municipality of La Pêche. Over the past 5 years this run has raised $38,055 which goes to the ongoing commitment of the Recreation Association supporting a healthy community through the outdoor sports facilities and activities at the Wakefield Centre La Pêche.


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Location and Start Times:

All 5 events 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:

3 KM Family walk/run: This family 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

5 KM Aubin et Lacasse Pharmaciens  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, half paved road, half hard gravel road. Click here to view map

10 KM Famille Charles IGA Run/Walk: This fun and picturesque 10km event takes you through a residential area of Wakefield, across the Covered Bridge, then along the beautiful Gatineau River for most of your kms and back, one 3rd paved road, two 3rd’s hard gravel road. Click here to view map

10 KM Trail Run: This 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, Nordic walking poles and no walkers for this Trail Run. Click here to view map

21.l KM Half Marathon 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 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 something as you need, water and first aid we provide. Please Note: Limited to 250 people, must be 10 years of age or older. No dogs, Nordic walking poles and no walkers for this Trail Run.  Click here to view map of route  

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


Race Kit Pick-Up

  • Friday May 6th: Vorlage Ski Hill at 65 ch. Burnside, Wakefield Qc.  

                    – From 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm, for ALL events.

  • Saturday May 7th: Vorlage Ski Hill at 65 ch. Burnside, Wakefield Qc. 

                  – From 7:30 am to 8:20 am for 3km and 10 km Trail Race. 
                  – 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. 


Donations and Pledges:

The Wakefield Covered Bridge Run is committed to raising funds for local charities like the Wakefield Recreation Association and Wakefield Trails, whose mandates support the health and well-being of youth in our community. The Association is responsible for the management and maintenance of the outdoor sportspad at the Wakefield Community Centre where people gather to practice their favourite sports activities and stay active. We are also responsible for the different festivals and the Wakefield Trails supports the maintenance and creation of recreational trails throughout the community.


Registration Includes:

  • A Wakefield Covered Bridge Run Race t-shirt, (male or female).
  • A portion of each fee is donated to the Wakefield Recreation Association.
  • Recovery snacks provided by Famille Charles IGA
  • Medals for everyone
BY March 31, 2016  By May 4, 2016 Race Day
3 km  $ 30
Youth/Senior: $20
$ 40
Youth/Senior: $30
$ 45
Youth/Senior: $35
Register Here!
3 km Team  $ 65 * $ 95 * Register Here!
5 km Aubin et Lacasse
Pharmaciens Run/Walk
$ 45
Youth/Senior : $35
$ 55
Youth/Senior : $45
$ 60
Youth/Senior : $50
Register Here!
5 km Team Aubin et Lacasse
Pharmaciens Run/Walk
$ 100 * $ 130 * Register Here!
10 km Famille Charles
IGA Run/Walk
$ 50
Youth/Senior : $40
$ 60
Youth/Senior : $50
$ 65
Youth/Senior : $55
Register Here!
10 km Team Famille Charles
IGA Run/Walk 
$ 130 * $ 160 * Register Here!
10 km Trail Run $ 55
Youth/Senior : $45
$ 65
Youth/Senior : $55
$ 70
Youth/Senior : $60
Register Here!
10 km Team Trail Run  $ 140 * $ 170 * Register Here!
21.1 km Trail Run $ 60
Youth/Senior : $50
$ 70
Youth/Senior : $60
$ 75
Youth/Senior : $65
Register Here!

Teams:

Teams start a minimum of 3 people at the price in the chart above, to a max of 10 members. After 3 members, each person will be charged an additional fee see addition team rates here. The team captain must sign the whole team up at the same time.

Race day registration available:

Prices are increased and cash or check only, must show up 45 minutes in advance before your race start and shirt sizes for race day registration are first come first serve.

Register by Mail or in Person:

Individual FormTeam Form

Race Day Exhibitors:

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

  • Famille Charles IGA Chelsea
  • Municipalité de La Pêche
  • BUSHTUKAH

Awards: by 12:30 pm or ealier

Participation Medals for everyone

3km Family walk/run: Category Results posted for top 3 male and female: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Prizes for top 3 male and female overall.

5 km:  Category Results posted for top 3 male and female: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Prizes for top 3 male and female overall.

10 km: Category Results posted for top 3 male and female: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Prizes for top 3 male and female overall.

10 km Trail Run: Category Results posted for top 3 male and female: 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Prizes for top 3 male and female overall.

Half Marathon Trail Run: Category Results posted for top 3 male and female: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-100. Prizes for top 3 male and female overall.

Teams: Top 3 teams in each event announced at awards ceremony. 

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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 Covered Bridge Run is committed to raising funds for local charities like the Wakefield Recreation Association and Wakefield Trails, whose mandates support the health and well-being of youth in our community.

About Us

 
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Contact Info

 

Dayna Chicoine
819-360-2529
Race Director
dayna@aegleevents.com

12 Vorlage Heights
Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0

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