Join us for the inaugural High Noon 24 Hour Trail Race & Relay Event at Kamview Nordic Centre.
Choose between the Solo category, 4-person or 8-person relay.
The goal is simple: Challenge yourself to cover as much distance as you can in 24 hours. Your final distance is all up to you. Run, walk or crawl.
This is YOUR race, and a chance to test your true grit in a welcoming and fun place.
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 16YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
Register by June 2nd for a chance to win prizes! On June 3rd, we will draw 2 prize package winners, each containing: $250 Best Western hotel vouchers, $50 El Tres voucher, $50 Tomlinson Shores (race day catered meals) voucher, and 1 UpRiver Running Speed Hat
Starting May 13th, we will host weekly draw prizes for registered runners.
Draw prizes provided by Gear Up For Outdoors and include Camping gear prizes which are collectively valued at over $1000! (see details on our website: https://www.upriverrunning.com/highnoon)
No RV's or unauthorized vehicles / trailers will be allowed at the race site. The upper parking lot will also not be able to accommodate large trailers.
- A High Noon event t-shirt (MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 2nd)
- Complimentary Sunday morning Hoito Pancake Breakfast
- Designated area for your tent/home base in the High Noon Corral, with option to setup personal small propane burning camp stove
- Access to a High Noon Canteen to purchase snacks and drinks
- Access to on-site food trucks caterer for delicious meals (vegan options will be available)
- Portable washrooms
- Area to refill water
- Access to an aid station area with snacks and beverages, including Muir Energy Gels and pre-mixed Tailwind Nutrition drink
- Great tunes, bonfires and games to keep you rolling through day and night
The event is taking place at Kamview Nordic Centre. Runners will follow a 3.38km loop on cross country trails with rewarding views. Portions of the course will be unlit, so when the sun sets, have your headlamp ready to keep the fun going.
Draw prizes provided by Gear Up For Outdoors:
(4 weekly draws starting May 13th for registered runners) - Camping gear prizes valued at over $1000! (see details on our website)
Thunder Bay CEDC Tourism Development Fund and Visit Thunder Bay:
2 prize packages, each valued at $390 (see details on our website)
9:30am - Check-in
11:00am - Food Trucks opens
11:20am - Mandatory meeting for all team captains
11:35am - Mandatory meeting for all solo runners
12:00pm - Race Start
10:00pm - Food Trucks close
7:00am - Complimentary Pancake Breakfast
9:30am - Food Trucks open
12:00pm - Race ends
12:30pm - Awards Ceremony
1:00pm - Food Trucks close
**Changes to this agenda will be communicated ASAP to participants**
RACE FORMAT & CATEGORIES
Solo category: Test your true grit by challenging yourself to complete as many laps as possible over 24 hours. Set your distance goals and aim for the finisher medals below:
13 laps = Marathon | 15 laps = 50Km | 24 laps = 50 miles 30 laps = 100Km | 48 laps = 160Km/100 miles*
Runners completing 48 laps will earn one sweet 100-mile belt buckle.
Relay Teams: Round up your friends and take on the 24 hours as a team. Sign up as a Team of 4 or Team of 8.
***Each relay team will need a captain who will register the team and be the primary point of contact.***
Team options will have 3 categories to compete in: Men's Team, Women's Team and a Mixed Team.
The top team in each category will win a trophy and bragging rights.
Special discounted overnight stays are available at the following hotels:
*If booking over the phone, please reference the name of the event.
Best Western Plus: Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre - 2080 Highway #61, Thunder Bay, ON (discount available until May 16th)
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Thunder Bay - 645 Sibley Drive, Thunder Bay, ON (discount available until May 31st)
Best Western Thunder Bay Crossroads - 655 Arthur St W, Thunder Bay, ON (discount available until June 1st)
Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel and Suites - 17 North Cumberland St., Thunder Bay, ON (room blocks available until June 2nd)
Travelodge Suites Thunder Bay - 450 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, ON (call to received group discount 807-345-2343)
THERE ARE NO RULES!!!... just kidding
Local time: 12:44 PM
Participants cannot change categories once registration has closed.
Only 1 team member on the course at all times.
Team members can sub-in for an injured or resting team member throughout the race. If your whole team wishes to take a break, you may do so.
Team members not on the course have the flexibility of leaving the race site throughout the event.
This is a licensed event, drinking will only be allowed in designated areas.
No smoking of any kind is allowed at the event. Participants caught violating these rules will be asked to leave and no refunds will be issued.
*Participants may invite family and friends to cheer on and support runners
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER