DION Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race


Jan 13, 2024 at 6:00 PM

DION Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race

13740 County Road 2



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Entry Fee $40
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $50
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 10K
  • 5K

Type: Snowshoe

Participant Limit: 160

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2018


The DION Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race is the only night time race in the Dion Snowshoe Running Series. This race will be held at Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, On. This is the first race of the 2019 Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series.

Features a 5km loop (2 loops for 10km) snowshoe run Touring Upper Canada Village and its Magical lights, this will be an experience that transports you back in time to the 1860s. A key part of the experience is the authentic buildings and a picture-perfect postcard setting! Having over million lights adorning the heritage buildings, trees and fences creating a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop for this 5th annual snowshoe race and its annual Alight at Night Festival. (Nov.30th 2018 to Jan.6th 2019…a true winter wonderland! But wait! the lights will be switched on one last time for this Magical race! Once you leave the outside area of the village you best be wearing a headlamp to locate the single track open field flagged course. This 5km loop is rather flat with the exception of one hill that will be climbed 2 times for 5km runners and 4 times for the Dion points series 10km race.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Jan 13, 2024

Held on Jan 14, 2023

Held on Jan 08, 2022

Held on Jan 09, 2021

Held on Jan 11, 2020

Held on Jan 12, 2019

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