The Limberlost Challenge Virtual 2021

July 1-31 2021. 7km to 100km.


The Limberlost Challenge

Run Somewhere Extraordinary!


Spectactular 14km Loop

July 1 – July 31, 2021
We are excited to be planning for the 2021 trail running season! While there
is definitely light at the end of the long tunnel we have all been immersed in
over the past year, there is still a need to proceed with caution and great care.

Recognizing the continued uncertainty surrounding allowable numbers for
sporting events and gatherings, The Limberlost Challenge 2021 will
go VIRTUAL for July 2021. We sincerely appreciate your ongoing support,
patience and understanding through this ever changing and unusual time.

Virtual events offered this year will include: 7 kms, 14 kms, 28 kms, 42
kms, 56 kms and introducing our 100 kms event! We encourage all
participants to run safely on well-loved trails in your local area.

Online Registration is now open for The Limberlost
Challenge 2021. We eagerly look forward to racing with you again!


Hello Limberlost Challenge participants,

We are writing to announce the unfortunate cancellation for this year’s 2020 Limberlost Challenge. This has been a very difficult decision, however, we feel it is the only decision we can make that keeps our runners, their families and our volunteers safe. We want to assure you that this is just a blip on our running event radar and that we will come back stronger than ever in 2021.  The 2021 Limberlost Challenge is planned for Saturday July 3rd.

If you have registered for this event, you now have the following two options:

1) Free deferral of your registration to The Limberlost Challenge event in 2021; OR

2) A 75% refund of the registration fee already paid.

Our goal is to provide you with as much refund as possible while still addressing the commitments already made over this year. We hope that you will find one of the above options that best suits your needs. Below outlines what you do next to make your choice:

Once you have decided on the right option for you, please follow these steps before September 4th, 2020: 

  • Sign into your Race Roster account here
  • Click “Edit registration” in the right corner of the screen 
  • Choose from the options under the question “How would you like to convert your registration?”
  • Click ‘save & exit’

From our race crew to you and your families – please stay safe, keep active and enjoying safe solo trail running experiences throughout the summer.  We can’t wait to get back together again soon!  

We sincerely Thank You all for your wonderful support during this trying time.

You will run through technical areas that will require the nimblest of footwork and on trails that allow you to open up to your best speed, plus everything in between. You will marvel at the extraordinary beauty of this privately owned Reserve that we are so privileged to enjoy. It will leave you breathless in more ways than one!

We promise you a well marked course, enthusiastic volunteers and a post-race meal that you will write home about.

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The custodians, staff and volunteers at the Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve have spent countless hours restoring these historic wilderness trails and are pleased to be able to welcome local residents and visitors to experience them.

The date: Saturday, July 4th, 2020 (Cancelled). New Date: Saturday July 3rd, 2021.
The location: The Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve, South Limberlost Road,
Township of Lake of Bays . It is halfway between Huntsville and Dwight. Google Map
Race distances: 7km (new!)14km, 28km, 42km and 56km.

The Limberlost Challenge supports the excellent work of Trails Youth Initiative, and will be making a donation to them following the race.

TLC 2020 ….Run Somewhere Extraordinary!

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