Celebrate Winter and Participate in the Hiawatha Snowfest

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HIAWATHA SNOWFEST is being hosted by the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club in collaboration
with the Sault Cycling Club. This event-filled weekend, January 28-29, 2017, welcomes public
participation in lots of entertaining and snow-filled activities at Hiawatha Highlands, in
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

HIAWATHA SNOWFEST participants can get involved in both competitive and fun events for
all ages and abilities in cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking. Saturday’s events
include snowshoe and fat bikes races where participants try to finish as many laps as possible
in a given time, cross country ski races of varying distances, and a fun orienteering event
which can be done on skis, snowshoes or fat bikes. Vélorution will be onsite with fat bike
demos to try. There will be an Outspoken Beer tent and a BBQ sponsored by Algoma Bicycle
Company. There will be awards and prizes for all participants.

dscn0631Sunday’s events include a ski, snowshoe and fat bike loppet with distances for all ages and
abilities, and cookie stops along the way. This will be followed by a brunch at the Conservation

Authority Sugar Shack, home cooked by Café Natüra, and open to the public. All participants
will receive a special Snowfest medal.

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“The event is open to the public and we encourage everyone to come out and participate in
some fun winter activities” says Joanna MacDougall, President of the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski
Club.

Details including pricing and registration can be found on our website:
www.soofinnishnordic.com