NOT YOUR AVERAGE VIRTUAL EVENT! Trails of 'Toba is stoked to bring you the fourth edition of the Manitoba Segment Series! The goal? Explore as many of the trails as possible, Run, Hike, Race! Run, challenge yourself to a run at your own pace. Hike, with friends/family planning adventures for the summer. Race, virtually race other participants throughout the summer on Strava segments.
So here are the brief details: Between May 1 and Sept. 30/24 get ready to pack in as many Manitoba adventures as you can! Your goal is to complete suggested trails and earn enough points to score yourself a finishers patch to sport on your adventure gear. Each registered participant will get sweet custom DeFeet Trails of 'Toba hike/run socks (new design for 2024!) We have also updated our Manitoba Segment Series Guidebook for 2024 giving you information about the trails, new ways to earn points and to help you plan your adventures!
We also have set up a checklist with a few extra "objectives" for you to explore and collect, unique to each trail/location to make things even more interactive! Registration will open Jan. 11/2024 at 0800, which includes: the Segment Series Guidebook, our sweet Trails of 'Toba logo socks, a Trails of 'Toba decal, a chance to score a finishers patch for finishers , and if you're feeling competitive plenty of Strava crowns for you to work for! Event package pickup will be available in Dauphin, Brandon and Winnipeg just prior to start date.
Also for those interested in capturing Manitoba's trails on camera, feel free to tag us on Instagram: @trailsoftoba and hashtag #manitobasegmentseries so other participants can follow along in YOUR adventures!
PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING
1) All participants must follow the most current guidelines put in place by local authorities, and must stay up to date on the rules and regulations regarding Covid-19.
Event's current local time: 1:41 PM CT
2)All participants must practice appropriate trail etiquette, including leaving no trace. Here is a good list to follow: https://trailrunner.com/trail-news/trail-running-rules-run/
3)Each segment must be completed on foot and recorded using Strava/GPS recording. https://www.strava.com/ We are not sponsored by or directly affiliated with Strava.
4)Participants MUST have the appropriate pass to enter either Provincial/National Parks Provincial: https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/park-fees/index.html National: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/mb/riding/visit/pass
5)You must already be registered for the event prior to completing segments. All segments finished prior to registration will not be counted.
6)Your times must be submitted by midnight Sept. 30/2024 at the latest.
8)The 20 trails listed are only recommendations. You can complete ANY 10 trails in Manitoba (must be at least 5km per trail) and submit your GPS data to receive a finishers patch.
9)Each entrant must be 18 years of age or older, have read, signed and electronically submitted their waiver forms in order to be eligible for the virtual event.
10)You are responsible for yourself on the trails. Make sure you are appropriately prepared for the trail you are attempting along with checking trail conditions and weather. Pack appropriate amount of water, nutrition and safety gear based on your experience and fitness level. here are some guidelines to follow:
11) *There will be NO refunds or registration transfers due to the associated costs of buying promotional items etc. for the event, please take this into consideration prior to registering *
12) Event swag for Winnipeg area will be curbside pickup to minimize cost (and keep entry fees down). We will also set up pickup in Brandon and Dauphin area. Finisher patches will be mailed out after the event closes!