Organizers: MacKenzie McLean (Course Planner), Tamara McLean (Event Director)

Map: Lois Creek Winter Trails

This event is organized and hosted by the Kimberley and Cranbrook Trex (formerly Girl Guides)

Hoping to reduce the effects of all that holiday feasting or just want to celebrate winter, then the Turkey Run-Off Snowshoe Race is for you. All the action starts at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 26th, 2022. On site- check-in and late registration opens at 10:00 am.


Lois Creek Trail network, Kimberley, BC. Enter from Trail Street.


Participants will receive a map of the Lois Creek Trail System. On the map will be marked 13 control points (easily located along the trail system). The goal is locate as many control points, as you can, in 90 minutes.

The trails we have chosen for the event will have room for snowshoeing to one side. PLEASE STAY OFF ANY Cross Country Ski Tracks!!! Practice good winter trail etiquette so we can all enjoy our amazing trail system!


Lois Creek Trails 1:10,000 with 5m contours


  • Male - Solo
  • Female - Solo
  • Team - 2 to 4 people on the same team
  • * Junior participants 14 and under must enter on a team or family

Fees (include post event Weiner Roast) :

  • $10 per person or $25 Family max.
  • Pre-register by 5:00 pm Dec. 25th. Late fee of $2.00 applies for on the day registrations.
  • Snowshoe rentals will be available for $2 per pair. *Please let us know in the "comments" when you register if you need snowshoes so we have enough available.
  • Fees to be paid at the event, bring cash please, and exact change is always appreciated.
  • Please bring your own mugs for hot chocolate to help reduce waste!

Your entry fee includes:

  1. Turkey Run-off entry
  2. Map
  3. Wiener Roast
  4. Refreshments
  5. Awards
  6. Use of SI Timing sticK


  • Pre-registration is preferred. It speeds things up on the day and ensures we have enough food for everyone.
  • Registration check-in and late registration opens at 10:00 am at the Trail Street entrance to Lois Creek

On the Day:

  • 10:00 am Registration & Check-in opens
  • 10:30 am Clinic for newbies and first time participants - check-in early
  • 10:50 am Registration closes
  • 11:00 am Mass start
  • 12:30 pm Course Closes - Everyone must be back at the finish. Late penalty applies.
  • 12:45 pm Awards

Host: Kimberley and Cranbrook Trex (formerly Girl Guides of Canada)
Registration sign-in at the Trail Street entrance to Lois Creek

Start: Lois Creek - use Trail Street entrance and follow the trail for 300 metres.

We encourage participants to carry a cell phone. Emergency contact number will be printed on your map.

All proceeds go toward local guiding programs


Course Maps

No course maps posted yet.


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