Trail Trot 2023

The Trail Trot returns and will take place at Kinsmen Park on Sunday, September 24th, 2023.

Register for Trail Trot here…









Event Schedule

11:00am – Bib pick up/check-in begins

1:00pm – Start of 1 km run

1:15pm – Start of 2 km run

1:30pm – Start of 5 km run

Arrive no later than 30 minutes before the start of your race to pick up your bib.


The event will take place at Kinsmen Park, 769-780 Landslide Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Bib pick up will occur by the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club blue clubhouse.

Each race distance will start and finish near the Soo Finnish clubhouse.

The 1 km race will be a portion of the Kinsmen Lighted loop.

The 2 km race will be on the full Kinsmen Lighted Loop Trail.

The 5 km race takes place on the Crystal Creek Main Trail.

Race courses have a variety of terrain, and ground surface may include roots, stumps, rocks, loose gravel, sand, and pavement. The 5 km course travels over a few bridges and culverts and has multiple hills. Bridges may be slippery – use caution.


There will be one water station mid-way through the 5 km trail.

Post race refreshments will be available near the finish line.

A porta potty will be available near the Soo Finnish clubhouse. An outhouse is located in Kinsmen Park. Indoor washrooms are limited in the Kinsmen Centre (ice cream shop).

First aid station will be at the Soo Finnish clubhouse.

Entry Fees

This event is a Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Team fundraiser. Thank you for your support!

Registration is completed ONLINE ONLY and closes Saturday, September 23 at 11:59pm. Register early for a discounted rate! No in-person or same day registrations will be accepted.

Before September 22 @ 11:59pm: $15

On September 23: $20

School team members are encouraged to enter their team name upon registration.

This event has risks. Registration includes participants/guardians signing an Informed Consent and Assumption Of Risk Agreement.


Please note that each race distance will have an “Open” category.

Category Age Distance
U6 M/F 2018 and younger 1 km
U8 M/F 2017-2016 (6 & 7) 1 km
Open 1 km Any age or gender
No Awards
1 km
U10 M/F 2015-2014 (8 & 9) 2 km
U12 M/F 2013-2012 (10 & 11) 2 km
U14 M/F 2011-2010 (12 & 13) 2 km
Open 2 km Any age or gender
No Awards
2 km
U16 M/F 2009-2008 (14 & 15) 5 km
U19 M/F 2007-2005 (16,17, 18) 5 km
U30 M/F 2004-1994 (19-29) 5 km
U40 M/F 1993-1984 (30-39) 5 km
U50 M/F 1983-1974 (40-49) 5 km
U60 M/F 1973-1964 (50-59) 5 km
U70 M/F 1963-1954 (60-69) 5 km
U80 M/F 1953-1944 (70-79) 5 km
U100 M/F 1943-1924 (80-89) 5 km
Open 5 km Any age or gender
No Awards
5 km


1st overall Male and Female 1 km, 2 km, 5 km

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Male and Female in each designated age category group (see chart above).

Awards will be announced when results are ready for each race, and will be posted on after verification.

Door Prizes

Thanks to our sponsors and partners for their generous donations to our community!