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The Great Lakes Challenge is back!
The fourth-largest and shallowest of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie was named for its shape. “Erie” is shortened from the Iroquoian word erielhonan, meaning long tail!
Have you ever heard of Nessie the Loch Ness Monster? But have you heard of Bessie, the 40-foot monster, who is rumoured to make her home in Lake Erie? Race Bessie 388 km (241 miles) across Lake Erie in this unique, monster of a challenge. Log your mileage by running, walking, rolling, hiking, cycling, swimming, paddling...the choice is yours!
What do I get with my order? This package includes a Lake Erie Challenge entry, premium medal, and downloadable bib.
How does the challenge work? To complete this challenge, you will record 388 km (241 miles) of activity. Our results platform will keep track of your total distance logged from the activities you submit until you reach the finish line!
When can I submit results? April 5 - December 31, 2021
How do I submit results? After you register, you will receive an activation email. Think of this as your check-in at the Registration Tent before you head to the Start Line. You can use any app or device to track your run. You can submit results by entering your activities manually or connecting directly to one of these apps: Strava, Garmin, fitbit, Polar, Suunto, or Coros.
Do I have to run? Absolutely not! This is your race and you get to complete it at your pace. When you submit results, you will be able to select what type of activity you used to complete the distance.
Is there a Great Lakes Challenge shirt? Yes! You can add the Great Lakes Challenge shirt to your order here.
When will my order ship? Orders that include this package are expected to begin shipping April 16, 2021. You will receive an email confirmation when your order has shipped so that you know to keep your eyes peeled.
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