REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
THIS RACE TAKING PLACE WILL BE DETERMINED AS PER ONTARIO AND ALGOMA PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES RE: COVID 19 LEADING UP TO AND INCLUSIVE OF RACE DAY.
AS WE WORK HAND IN HAND WITH PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICIALS THINGS ARE LOOKING VERY PROMISING FOR RACE WEEKEND THIS YEAR!
PLEASE NOTE: IF RACE IS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19 CONCERNS ALL RUNNERS ARE WELCOME TO DEFER TO THE 2022 EDITION. UNFORTUNATELY THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS IN 2021. PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN SIGNING UP.
Currently we have a large number of deferrals from 2020 and our goal is to be able to execute a very responsibly organized version of the 2021 race.
Bear In Mind, as we expect very strong numbers in each of the 6 distances, we have capped the first wave of potential registrations to abide by projected Ontario and Algoma Public Health Guidelines regarding COVID 19. Once all distances have filled, the standard waitlist will go into effect unles restrictions lift and we are able to increase registration numbers.
If your race distance is sold out, please feel free to LEVEL UP and try the 170km race. Plenty of space there! Or get on the waitlist for your distance of choice by emailing email@example.com
A CUSTOM RACE BEANIE / FINISHERS MEDAL INCLUDED!
Terrain-Soft wide Double track, root laden single track, long grass, serious puddles, there might be one river crossing depending on weather. Back country service road, loose rock and the red carpet rollout with many stretches of maple leaves lining your run. It's mid September, so we wish you luck keeping your feet dry. Serious climbs await all distances.
Weather-Welcome to Northern Ontario in the Fall. Expect the unexpected. Beautiful sunny skies or a possible snowstorm and every other weather scenario sandwiched in! Bring everything you got for all seasons and be sure to check the forecast!
Critters-During your run you could encounter any of the following
Most will move on long before we see them but just in case, we are outfitting everyone with a critter deterrent bell to attache to yourself for extra safety precautions. This way they know we are coming well in advance. In the SWAG BAG and please, use it.
Gear–Poles are permissible if not recommended at UTSC for all distances. Hydration pack or belt with a minimum of 1 ltr of water available for carry is mandatory for 34, 56, 85, 170 km distances
Pacer Info - Unfortunately, no pacers for the 2021 edition of the UTSC
Crew - 34k Runners are accessible via CLIFFS CREW aid station only. 56 , 85, 170k runners are accessible at the following aid stations CLIFFS CREW, BUTTERMILKERS and McGUFFIN MANOR which are all gravel road aid stations.
Check Points-You are required to check in with a UTSC Volunteer at ALL staffed aid stations.
Robertson Cliffs - For 56/85/ 170k runners you must check in with CLIFFS CREW aid station on each pass. One clockwise pass, one counter clockwise pass. Be on the lookout for hikers as this is a heavily trafficked route mid September.
Aid Stations – Our aid stations play a critical role in getting you across the finish line! We have a basic set of foods available at each aid station including things like:
Aid stations may also have real food that may include:
Drop Bags allowed for ...
34K - You can leave one drop for Robertson Cliffs.
56K / 85K - You can leave one drop bag for Hakon & Robertson Cliffs.
170K – You can leave one drop bag at Day skier Cabin (Start / Finish Line), Hakon and one at Robertson Cliffs.
170K DROP BAGS MUST BE DROPPED AT HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS PACKET PICKUP THURSDAY NIGHT BY SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 BETWEEN 12PM and 7PM. Additionally, 85, 56 and 34K bags can be dropped off as well.
IF YOU HAVET DROPPED ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT HOLIDAY INN - The 34, 56, 85 k races MUST BE DROPPED AT THE OUTSPOKEN BREWERY PACKET PICKUP ON FRIDAY NIGHT BETWEEN 12PM and 7PM.
NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
CREW IS ALLOWED TO ASSIST WITH BAGS AT CLIFFS CREW, BUTTERMILKERS AND McGUFFIN MANOR AID STATIONS IF YOU MISS BAG DROPOFF.
Please follow these guidelines:
Getting your drop bag back: Generally all bags come back about 1 hour after the aid station closes. Because of the long distances between aid stations and the finish line please allow additional time.
Bags will be returned to the Start / Finish line once all runners have passed the CLIFFS CREW aid station on Saturday, Septmeber 18, 2021.
If you do not pick up your drop bag on Saturday, they will be available for pick up (near the finish line area) until 9am Sunday morning. If you are not there by 9 you will have one week to request your drop bag be mailed to your the address if your choosing. Charges will be incurred by runners own method of payment. After one week, all contents of drop bags will be donated.