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TheBluMoose Alvar - Orillia

September 07 - September 07 2022
Orillia, Ontario
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Distances: 85, 140km
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Limited to: 300 or less Participants

Starting and finishing at Tail Winds Bar & Grill, Orillia, riders can choose from the 85km or the 140km routes, which travel along the beautiful, quiet, tarmac and dirt roads of this area. Both rides will encompass the extraordinary Carden Alvar Provincial Park. The Carden Alvar is a rare and unique ecosystem, its grassland, wetlands and woodlands hosting over 230 bird species, 140 butterfly/dragonfly species and 450 plants. The Carden Alvar gained Provincial Park status in 2014 to protect and preserve its spectacular environment. 

100% of the Ride Registration Fees will be donated directly to charity.  The Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario.  All registered riders with receive a charitable tax receipt.

The Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario, is a non-profit, non-government land trust that protects more than 15,000 acres of ecologically significant land in the Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching regions ensuring the conservation of wetlands, forests and grass lands and their diverse wildlife. 

TheBluMoose Alvar

 
Start Located At: 3449 Airport Rd, Orillia, ON L3V 6H6
 
 
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Start Time: 9am.  Both Distances

Registration Fees

$200 Ride Registration Fee.  100% of the Ride Registration Fees will be donated directly to charity.  The Couchiching Conservancy, Ontario.  All registered riders with receive a charitable tax receipt.

Included

Aid Stations: TheBluMoose Food & Drink Station will be set up at the 45km & 90km mark. A variety of fruits, snacks, soft drinks and water will be provided.

In addition to the official TheBluMoose Food & Drink Station there are two locations where riders can independently purchase food & drinks. Peggy's Produce Food Truck is located at the 23km and 114km, offering burgers, hot dogs, fries as well as ice cream and drinks.  The Lake Dalrymple Resort General Store is located at the 42km and 95km mark. The owner Chris, sells a wide variety of snacks, drinks and ice cream.   

Toilet & Change Facilities: Public bathrooms & change facilities are located at the start and finish of the ride at Couchiching Beach Park.  A second public bathroom is located at the Carden Recreation Centre at the 42km & 95km mark.

 
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Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Aid Stations: 2
 
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