Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge
18 TRAILS, 61km.
EXPLORE YOUR BACKYARD. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL HEALTHCARE CENTRES.
This spring and summer, we challenge you to explore your own backyard and support your local healthcare centres right here at home on the Burin Peninsula.
From April 1 to September 30, join the Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge and walk, hike, run or stroll 18 municipal trails right here at home on the Burin Peninsula: a grand total of 61km!
Registration is $40 per participant, per challenge, or you can collect a minimum of $40 in sponsorships from your friends and family to support you on your journey.
All funds raised during this year's Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge will stay right here at home on the Burin Peninsula, and will support purchase of a Cuddle Bed for the Palliative Care Unit at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. A Cuddle Bed is a larger hospital bed that can comfortably fit two people. When used in Palliative Care, the Cuddle Bed will give family members and care takers additional space to lay with their loved ones at end-of-life.
The Challenge: 18 trails. 61km.
Click on the image of each trail for directions and additional information through AllTrails.com.
Great Paradise Trail, South East Bight. 14km.
This optional, bonus trail is for those looking for an adventurous day excursion. Board the ferry in Petite Forte and visit beautiful South East Bight. Whether you complete the entire 14km, or simply go sightseeing for a portion, you're sure to enjoy this hidden gem.
Click HERE or on the image for directions and additional information through AllTrails.com.
Donate & Win.
Our 2022 Grand Prize!
Participants that raise more than $200 in sponsorships will be entered for a chance to WIN our GRAND PRIZE!
A two night stay in beautiful Swift Current at Kilmory Resort's Deluxe 2 Bedroom A-frame Chalet, featuring a double whirlpool tub and fireplace. **Presented as a $500 gift card.**The perfect weekend escape.
Click HERE for our Rules and Regulations.
Our Accessibility Promise.
Let's ALL Get Moving.
We recognize that hiking trails are not accessible to everyone, and we want everyone who's interested in joining us to be able to do so. Therefore, this is our Accessibility Promise to you.
Accessibility Accommodation 1:
Scenario: You want to join the Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge, but are not able to hike trails that are uphill.
You can modify this challenge by hiking trails that are mostly level numerous times until you reach your 61km goal. For example: You could hike the Salt Pond Walking Trail (2.1km) 10 times, Logging Canal Heritage Trail (1.8km) 10 times, the Corey Kenway Memorial Trail (1.8km) 10 times, and Rattle Brook Falls (2.0km) 2 times for a grant total of 61km.
Accessibility Accommodation 2:
Scenario: You want to join the Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge, but are not able to hike the trails.
Here, you have two options. 1) You can choose to participate in our 319km Hike Da Boot Challenge, and bike, swim, walk, or wheel the required 319 kilometers, or, 2) You can join the 61km Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge and bike, swim, walk or wheel the required 61 kilometers. Whatever works best for you! As long as your moving and completing the kilometers in a way that best suits you and your needs, we're happy to have you join us on your journey!
If there is a scenario that we haven't identified in our Accessibility Promise that limits you from joining us, please reach out to us at (709) 891-3456 or [email protected]
2022 Finisher's Medal.
Let us know once you've successfully completed all 18 trails in the Burin Peninsula Trails Challenge, and receive this year's uniquely designed finisher's medal to celebrate your accomplishment.
Contact us at (709) 891-3456 or [email protected]