Fire up your hiking boots and your daypacks, cottagers! In an effort to safely reconnect fellow Canadians, the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) has invited all 13 provinces and territories to take part in their second annual Great Canadian Hike. From September 15 to October 31, the non-profit organization that promotes and maintains the 28,000 km … Continued
The Terry Fox Run will be on September 19. Once again it will be a virtual run, using the slogan “One day. Your way.” On September 19, people all over Ontario and Canada will be running, walking or cycling to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Each participant decides their own route, the time […]
Dozens of cyclists are making their way along the shorelines of Grey and Bruce counties this weekend to mark the expansion of a provincewide cycling route. About 70 cyclists are taking part in the six-day Great Waterfront Trail Adventure along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail. The ride is being held by the Waterfront Regeneration Trust, […]
Perth County Tourism is hosting a Tastings on the Trail event on the Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Rail Trail on Saturday.
A plan to turn the picturesque but storm-damaged Cabot Head Road into solely a walking and cycling trail has the money and stakeholder support to complete the job this year, says a coalition of Bruce Peninsula charitable organizations proposing it. The compacted gravel road leads to the popular Cabot Head lighthouse at the end of […]
Municipalities in Bruce and Grey will split $1,913,042 in federal and provincial infrastructure funds.
Jeff Burnett isn’t training for his nearly 200-kilometre single-day bike ride for ALS. And there’s a reason. The Burlington resident, whose father Frank died from the fatal nervous system disease on July 1, 2020, in Owen Sound, said people never expect an ALS diagnosis or are prepared for the brutality of the disease and what […]
Demand for mountain bikes has skyrocketed.
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The 101… Bikepacking mixes everything a proper outdoorsy person loves: camping and cycling and a chance to see the surroundings at a slower pace, alone or with a group. As the name suggests, it’s like backpacking, but on a bike rather than by foot. Types of bikes The best kind is the one you already … Continued
A new partnership could attract more cyclists to the county in the future.
City hall urged pandemic-weary Londoners on Thursday to not forget the restrictions in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19. “With the stay-at-home order in effect for a number weeks now, our officers will not refrain from issuing fines where violations are observed,” the city’s bylaw boss, Orest Katolyk, said in a statement.
Olivia Duwyn reached her goals on the weekend, completing a marathon and blowing past her target of raising $10,000 for child and youth mental health. “It went really well and I am happy with it,” Duwyn said Monday. “It was really cool just to finish it and realize I had ran that far.” Duwyn, 20,…
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