The Diefenbooker Classic is a 5k and 10k road race that helps promote healthy living in the community as well the funds raised support organizations in West Carleton that promote literacy, encourage physical activity or personal wellness. There is a 1km for kids and Loonie Loop for the little ones.
During the race, runners and walkers are directed through the blast tunnel of the “Diefenbunker”, the former National Defence facility now known as Canada’s Cold War Museum. Cyclists travel fully paved routes through rural West Carleton township. The short races will be held within the Fairgrounds in Carp. All routes are well marked.
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