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Hilton Falls Spokes and Slopes All-Weather Challenge has something for everyone

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MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Monday, April 8, 2013

MILTON – Hilton Falls Conservation Area is getting ready to kick off the 2013 Mountain Biking season with its 14 th Annual Spokes and Slopes All-Weather Challenge. Don’t miss the chance to ride into spring with this fun event for everyone, which takes place on Sunday, April 21.

There are a variety of categories including, ages 10 and under, teen, and adult, with a choice of long or short courses. Stick around after the race for a BBQ lunch and some great prizes! Race sign-in starts at 8 a.m. on the day of the Spokes and Slopes AllWeather Challenge and the first race gets underway at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Participants can register for the All-Weather Challenge online through the Conservation Halton Events Calendar, www.conservationhalton.ca/events, and clicking on AllWeather Challenge. You can also call Hilton Falls Conservation Area at 905-854-0262 for more information or to register.

Participants looking to practice can come out and test the track for the All-Weather Challenge in a pre race ride from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Course maps will be available at the Hilton Falls gatehouse. The pre race ride will be held as long as Trail Conditions permit.

Please note Hilton Falls Conservation Area will be closed to the public during the AllWeather Challenge on Sunday, April 21 until 1:30 p.m.

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Conservation Halton is the community based environmental agency that protects, restores and manages the natural resources in its watershed. The organization has staff that includes ecologists, land use planners, engineers, foresters and educators, along with a network of volunteers, who are guided by a Board of Directors comprised of municipally elected and appointed citizens. Conservation Halton is recognized for its stewardship of creeks, forests and Niagara Escarpment lands through science based programs and services.

Media Contact:
Norm Miller
Communications Advisor
Telephone: 905-336-1158, Ext. 233
E-mail: nmiller@hrca.on.ca
Website: www.conservationhalton.ca

Event Contact:
Craig Machan,
Area Manager Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point, Mt. Nemo
Telephone: 905-854-0262, ext. 3103
E-mail: cmachan@hrca.on.ca
Website: www.conservationhalton.ca