The Hamilton Beach Monthly Marathon is set for this Saturday, August 15th. This is the final fun, self-supported monthly marathon at Hamilton Beach Trail for this year.
About the Trail: The trail is smooth, straight, flat and wide. Arguably, the best trail in the GTA for inline skating. Two shorter distances are also offered. Those skaters not wishing to participate in a distance event are encouraged to come out and do a regular skate on the trail.
Entry Fees: TISC Members skate free. Skaters who do not belong to either TBN or TISC pay a $5 guest fee.
Distance/Class: 12 km/27 km/42 km.
Meeting & start time: 8:45am, depart 9:00 am
Directions: To get to the start point from the QEW, exit at Eastport Drive (the service road under the Skyway), drive across the lift bridge and park in the lot on the left, at the far end near the washrooms.
Carpool: If you are able to give a ride, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know. If you are looking for a ride, email prior to Wednesday before the skate to request. We cannot guarantee carpooling will always be available, it depends on availability of club members that are driving. Passengers are expected to share driving expenses. Confirm amount with your driver.
Après Event: Emma’s Back Yard. 2084 Old Lakeshore Rd, Burlington. Directions will be provided.
Weather: Skate is postponed one day to Sun. if rain or wet pavement. If the weather is iffy, call the TBN hotline 416-760-4191, line 4, after 8:00am to confirm whether the skate will take place.
Safety: Helmet and wrist guards are mandatory, knee and elbow pads strongly recommended. Bring water and a snack.