Cabot Trail Re­lay Race

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

The 2017 event will take place May 27-28, start­ing in Bad­deck on Satur­day, May 27.

The Cabot Trail Re­lay is a 276.33-km, 17- stage re­lay race through the Cape Bre­ton High­lands Na­tional Park, the Mar­ga­ree Val­ley and along var­i­ous points of the Cabot Trail.

This year marks the 30th an­niver­sary of the Cabot Trail Re­lay. Since the event started in 1988, over 27,000 run­ners have par­tic­i­pated. It’s es­ti­mated the event has brought close to $8 mil­lion to com­mu­ni­ties taround the Cabot Trail.

This year, 70 teams will par­tic­i­pate in the event.

The event will wrap up in Bad­deck on Sun­day, May 28 at 9:45 a.m., fol­lowed by an awards ban­quet at 11:30 a.m. at the Vic­to­ria High­land Civic Cen­tre.

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