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Community based trail races in
Southeastern Ontario

Dirty Soles Trail Running
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We'd like to say a few things...

We are Erin and Naomi, two trail runners with a few of things in common.
We believe everyone should spend more time outside and most everyone can be a runner.
We also believe in embracing every challenge nature can throw at us! Mud, snow, and puddles are playground equipment! 
We created Dirty Soles and its unique races to get you out, get you going and having fun while you get dirty! 



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The Fat Ass Trail Race - Nov 20 2022

This long standing run has graced the trails of Batawa Ontario for over 20 years and offers a variety of distances to appeal to every endurance level. 

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Boomerang Trail Run - June 18 2022

A time based trail run to challenge you to set your own running goals. Run our 7km loop as many times as you can in 2, 4 or 6 hours. 

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The Dirty Verty - October 8 2022

How high can you get? This vertical kilometre challenge will have you run, walking, crawling, up the Batawa Ski Hill as many times as you can.

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Turf & Tread Relay - 2023

This relay brings all the trail lovers together with mountain bikes on one side and running shoes on the other. Participants will be paired randomly to inspire fun and community.


Happy Hour Series

Our unique series of Friday Night Trail runs

Each with their own bizarre twist, we will keep your Friday nights interesting. Click on "register" for more details.

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 The First Hour - May 13th 2022

Our inaugural 'Happy Hour' run at Goodrich Loomis Conservation Area.  

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The Darkest Hour  - July 15th 2022

An after-sunset dark run through the Batawa trails. Headlamps required.

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One More Hour - August 19th 2022

Enjoy one of the last Friday nights of the summer running the leisurely trails of Vanderwater Conservation. A perfect way to savor the summer nights! 


A good race doesn't happen without volunteers and we'd love to have you help out!

Please fill out the Contact form below and let us know what races you are available for and your preferred tasks, if any.

And as a thank you, for every two races you volunteer for, we will wave your registration fee from any Dirty Soles race.