Feb 22, 2012 – Collingwood, ON –
Met Con Blue is delighted to announce they will be bringing Stratusfacton to the hills of Blue Mountain Resort. On Saturday, June 2 2012, thousands of the country’s toughest will tackle the most insane 5km mountain 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 and fitness icon has signed on as the face of Met Con Blue, what is sure to be Canada’s most insane 5km obstacle adventure race.
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 is a grueling 5 kilometers with 13 hardcore obstacles strategically placed throughout the course which takes place at Ontario’s largest mountain resort.
Participants can choose to take part in the regular timed race with age brackets, Met Con Blue’s signature Hunt or be Hunted Race or the Heroes Race which features a chance to run the race alongside real brave soldiers who sacrifice their lives for us – 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. Supporting events such as vendor area, beer garden, live bands and after parties will be taking place throughout the event.
Early-bird registration is available until Wednesday February 29, 2012. Participants save $20 and will be entered into a contest to win a camera kit by GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile cameras and producer of some of today’s most engaging sports programming. This lucky winner will also have a camera crew film them and their friends for the duration of the complete race and will receive an edited production of their own personal adventure.
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 5km Mountain 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. 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. Spanning over 700 acres, Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North, visited by more than 1.5 million guests a year. 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 and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions. Year-round the resort attracts visitors to more than 1,000 luxury accommodation units and 40 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.