May 3, 2013 – Collingwood, ON –
Met Con Blue is elated to announce they will be bringing Stratusfacton back to the hills of Blue Mountain Resort. On Saturday June 15th, 2013, thousands of the country’s toughest will tackle the most insane 5 & 10 km mountain obstacle adventure race on the planet and it’s only fitting that one of the country’s toughest competitors will be on hand to lead the charge. Trish Stratus, 7-time WWE Women’s Champion, Hall of Fame Inductee and fitness icon, continues to rally the charge of Met Con Blue, deemed Canada’s most insane 5 & 10km obstacle adventure race.
Recently announced mother-to-be, Stratus says, "This race has everything I loved about competing with WWE – participants of the race will be challenged to their physical limits with the obstacle course and even better will be the sense of accomplishment they will get once they complete it."
Met Con Blue offers a gruelling 5 kilometres with 15 hardcore obstacles, along with the impossible 10km Full Metal Jacket showcasing over 20 obstacles, all strategically placed throughout the course which takes place at Ontario’s largest mountain resort. Participants starting and finishing from the Blue Mountain Village Plaza, can choose to take part in the regular timed race with age brackets, or Met Con Blue’s Heroes Race which features a chance to run the race alongside real war heroes - 50% of the proceeds from this race will go to a Canadian Forces Solider on Fund. Teens aged 12-17 can take part in the Teen Core Challenge, and for children under the age of 12, there will be a free children’s obstacle course set up in the Blue Mountain Village. The event is being is operated in conjunction with The Blue Mountain BBQ Championship. A Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS), sanctioned event. Participants and attendees will be able to sample some of the country's best BBQ fare as top Teams compete for prizes. The BBQ Championships are a staging point leading up to events such as the American Royal World Series of Barbecue Invitational. Additional Met Con supporting events such as vendor area, beer garden, live bands and after parties will be taking place throughout the event.
Online registration is available until Tuesday June 11th, 2013.
To register, www.metconblue.com
or phone 705-444-0500.
About Met Con Blue
100% Canadian, Met Con Blue - Mountain Adventure Race is the most insane 5 & 10 km Mountain Obstacle Adventure Race on the planet. Priding its self on grassroots leadership, Met Con Blue is dedicated to allowing all participants the ability to excel to the highest level of fun and fitness through challenge, sportsmanship and friendship. The companies unwavering commitment to holding the highest quality event will be seen not only in the course and obstacles, but in supporting events as well. Met Con Blue is truly an event for everyone. Can you handle it? For more information please visit www.metconrace.com and follow @MetConBlue
About Trish Stratus
Trish Stratus is a fitness icon, TV personality and entrepreneur who is recognized as one of the top sports entertainment athletes in the world through her achievements as a seven-time WWE Women’s Champion and Hall of Fame Inductee. Over the last decade, Stratus has dedicated her life to health and fitness, and has parlayed her success and passion into a recognized lifestyle brand. Stratusphere was officially launched with the opening of her yoga studio, the largest in Canada. Stratusphere Living, a yoga fitness product line created by Trish launched nationally in 2011 with the release of her first workout DVD ‘Stratusphere Yoga’ all of which reflect her core philosophy of achieving wellness through balanced living. For more information please visit www.trishstratus.com or follow @trishstratuscom
About Blue Mountain Resort
Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort is nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay, located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North. Winter at the resort boasts 36 ski and snowboard trails enhanced by a world-class snowmaking system. Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions. Year-round the resort attracts visitors to more than 1,000 luxury accommodation units and 45 unique concept restaurants, bars and retail stores in our pedestrian Village. 37,500 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space caters year-round to corporate meeting groups. Blue Mountain is 50% owned by Intrawest ULC. Visit www.bluemountain.ca for more information.