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Whirly Bird Registration (Posted On: Thursday, April 05, 2012)

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Met Con Blue is honored to announce their support of the Soldier On Fund.  On Saturday June 2, 2012, while thousands of the country’s toughest come together to conquer the most insane 5km mountain adventure race on the planet, they will be joined by some of our countries bravest. 

Met Con Blue has a heat running at 12:00pm dedicated to the Soldier On Program.

Fifty per cent of the Heroes Race registration will be donated to the Soldier On Fund. This is Met Con Blue’s way of giving back to those who gave so much for our country, our freedom.

“The members of Soldier On appreciate the support and generosity of Met Con Blue. Donations such as theirs help us to continue to provide additional resources and opportunities for ill and injured military members to adopt an active and healthy lifestyle through participation in physical, recreational and sporting activities,” said Major Jay Feyko, Senior Officer with Soldier On.

Met Con Blue will take you up, across and down the hills of Ontario’s largest mountain resort.  Running, walking and crawling through 5 kilometers of grueling terrain, with 13 hardcore obstacles standing in the way of the finish.  Obstacles like Hamburger Hill, Cargo Kong, and Cold Plunge.  Obstacles that have been designed to make your victory feel that much sweeter when you cross the finish!  On Saturday June 2nd, come join event emcee Trish Stratus, Bluefoot and thousands of other participants all set to conquer the most insane 5km mountain adventure race on the planet.  Get ready to experience the pain before you enjoy the party!  Supporting events include a vendor area, beer gardens, live bands and after parties.  The Blue Mountain Village area will also feature a free children’s obstacle course.

Whirly Bird Registration is now available online.  Participants save $10 and will be entered into Whirly Bird Weekly draws that are announced each and every week till the deadline of April 30th.

To register visit our site or phone 705-444-0500

About Soldier On

Soldier On is a morale and welfare initiative of the Canadian Forces (CF).  It was created in 2006 with the aim of empowering serving and retired Canadian Forces personnel with a permanent or chronic physical or mental health injury or illness to adopt an active and healthy lifestyle by providing resources and opportunities to participate in physical, recreational or sporting activities. It supports these personnel in increasing their independence, in developing new skills, in achieving goals and opening the door to other life opportunities. It furnishes an opportunity for them to socialize and explore common interests, and share learning experiences.

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 MetCon and follow @MetConBlue 

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 Blue Mountain for more information.



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