Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race

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Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race
DateSecond weekend in August
LocationWiarton, Canada
Event typeMultisport race
Distance25km & 100km

The Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race is a multisport race with no navigational component, held on the Bruce Peninsula since 2011:.[1] Racers follow a marked course on a combination of private and public land and race in multiple stages of paddling, mountain biking and trail running. The course is announced only to the racers on the morning of the race,[2] is five stages long and approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi) in length, and can be done solo, in teams of two, or as a relay race. There is also a sprint distance which is typically 25 kilometres (16 mi) in length, as well as a children's race that takes place concurrent with the full distance.[3] The event takes place annually on the second weekend in August and is based out of Wiarton, in Ontario, Canada.

The race is a qualifying stop on Adventure Racing Ontario's points series, which is a schedule of team-based adventure sport events taking place in the province of Ontario.[4]

The 2020 race was canceled by organizers due to the COVID-19 pandemic with registrants given their choice of a credit for a future event or a partial refund. The race was also featured on the final episode of season 3 of the TV show Boundless.[5]

Past Subaru Long Course Winners (full distance)[6][7][8][9][10]

Year Male Solo Winner Female Solo Winner Tandem Team Winner Relay Team Winner
2011 Jason Urckfitz Angela Schnuerch none Van Den Bosch/Kaandorp
2012 Bob Miller Ursula Tracz St. John/MacGregor Rock & Road Cycle
2013 Kyle Peter Una Hall Raymond/Schwass Team Linde
2014 Peter Beisel Deb Val MacGregor/Thompson Storm Racing/Canadian Outback
2015 William Logie Shannon Miller Boundless 2 Armed and Dangerous
2016 William Logie Joan Matthews Black Swan Racing Storm Racing
2017 Ryan Blake Patricia Clune Black Swan Racing TBA Reloaded
2018 Jason Urckfitz Karine Corbeil Black Swan Racing Sudbury Sulpher Kings
2019 Scott Ford Shannon Miller Team Twins Bruce Ski Club
2020 event canceled event canceled event canceled event canceled

Past Suntrail Course Winners (sprint distance paddle-bike-run)[11]

Year Male Winner Female Winner Tandem Team Winner
2011 Scott Thomson Kylie Innes Klerks/Rovers
2012 None* None* None*
2013 Peter Beisel Logan Hong Sisters United
2014 Mark Shouldice Claudette McKnight EAG Crossfit
2015 Mark Shouldice Claudette McKnight Quicklaces
2016 Peter Beisel Claudette McKnight Sweet Nothins
2017 Rob Sealey Lee-ann Dungate Quicklaces
2018 Dylan Beck Shannon Bentley Quicklaces
2019 Chris Hodgkinson Jamie Arthur 3kidslater
2020 event canceled event canceled event canceled

*abandoned due to extreme weather

Past Paddle-Duathlon Winners (sprint distance paddle-bike-paddle)

Year Male Winner Female Winner Team of 2 Winner
2016 Mark Shouldice Caroline Wolf none
2017 Mark Shouldice Caroline Wolf Killer Llama and Lanky Lass
2018 Mark Shouldice Penny Brown The Breakfast Club
2019 Mark Shouldice Amanda Wong The JB's
2020 event canceled event canceled event canceled

Past Run-Duathlon Winners (sprint distance run-bike-run)

Year Male Winner Female Winner
2013 Greg Nicol Christine Scott
2014 David Collie Bethany Kuntz
2015 Steven Nadjiwon Rose Nadjiwon
2016 none Kate Manwell
2017 Dan Hladil Kate Manwell
2018 Dan Hladil Caitlin Port
2019 Finn Dodgson Kate Manwell
2020 event canceled event canceled

The fastest completion of the sprint distance (solo or team) is 1h 28min 2sec recorded by Steven Nadjiwon in 2015 and the fastest completion of the full distance (solo or team) is 5h 45min 12sec recorded in 2012 by Bob Miller, known from Team Canada Adventure on World's Toughest Race's Team Canada Adventure.[12][6][7][8]


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  2. ^ "BPMR television episode airing this June". Wiarton Echo. Archived from the original on 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  3. ^ "Subaru Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race to be Featured on Boundless". Get Out There Magazine. Retrieved 2017-05-14.
  4. ^ "Schedule". Adventure Racing Ontario. Retrieved 2017-05-14.
  5. ^ "Boundless: Gnarly Mountain Biking in the Subaru Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race | Canada". Retrieved 2017-05-14.
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  10. ^ August 11, Scott Dunn More from Scott Dunn Published on; August 11, 2019 | Last Updated; Edt, 2019 2:06 Pm (2019-08-11). "Gruelling 96-km peninsula race called 'Type 2' fun". Owen Sound Sun Times. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
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  12. ^ "Eco Challenge Worlds Toughest Race Fiji - Results And Breakdown". Obstacle Racing Media. 2020-08-14. Retrieved 2020-12-10.