County welcomes GWTA riders to the Simcoe County trail system

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

On Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 1:45 p.m., the County of Simcoe and Tourism Simcoe County are pleased to welcome representatives from the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and Great Waterfront Trail Adventure (GWTA) riders as we celebrate the launch of a new connecting trail system in Simcoe County.

Media and residents are invited to cheer riders on as they depart Penetanguishene during their 500 kilometre tour of the region as part of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail.​
 

EVENT: Great Waterfront Trail Adventure welcome
Where: Penetanguishene Rotary Champlain Wendat Park
corner of Main Street and Brock Street
Penetanguishene, Ontario
When: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 1:45 p.m.
About: Join dignitaries as they celebrate the connection of the Simcoe County Loop with the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail in the County of Simcoe. Cyclists on the 2022 GWTA, who range in age from 31 to 83, will ride the Simcoe County trail system including the Thunder Beach Loop, Big Chute Loop, and Simcoe County Loop over six days, travelling between 30 to 90 km daily at their own pace.

 
About the County of Simcoe
County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.​

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CONTACTS

Andrea Walasek
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
249-535-3511 (mobile)​
[email protected]

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)
[email protected]

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