19 February, 2008

Myra Canyon site of TCT Challenge 2008

Trans Canada Trail Challenge 2008

Myra Station to Penticton Trans Canada Trail Pavilion

An 80-km section of the Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Sunday, July 6

The following is an invitation to you and members of your group to participate in this year’s Trans Canada Trail Challenge event.

Trails BC, the Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society, the Naramata Woodwackers, and the Summerland TCT Society along with regional communities/jurisdictions are pleased to offer its 8th Trans Canada Trail Challenge. This year it will be held in conjunction with the re-opening of the Myra Canyon and the Penticton Centennial. Participants will be able to discover and explore up to 80 km of the Trans Canada Trail on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail.

You can choose to cycle, walk, run, or ride your horse in this non-competitive and personally challenging event. Cyclists can choose to ride the full 80 km while walkers along with cyclists and runners can choose to do shorter sections that include the spectacular Myra Canyon with all its re-constructed trestles. In the Myra Canyon alone there are 18 trestles and two tunnels. Equestrians will be able to combine a ride with a walk or cycle in the Myra Canyon.

If you haven’t already done so, go to our website for more details and to register either online or by regular mail. For information about the Myra canyon and its location, please visit the Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society.

We expect that this will be a very popular event and registrations are limited. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Questions or comments can be directed to:

Contact: Léon Lebrun
E-mail: southwest@trailsbc.ca
Phone: 604-942-6768[:]

Thank you