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2019 Ride for Cancer an Overwhelming Success!

September 30, 2019 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on 2019 Ride for Cancer an Overwhelming Success!
Spectacular weather, great riding conditions and a lot of excitement greeted the participants of the 2019 Ride for Cancer. Over 800 Riders, 210 volunteers, sponsors, and supporters came together and raised over $861,548 net for cancer care here at home, in Atlantic Canada. Under the supervision of our tireless SMBARTA Board member, Rick Muzyk, our...

Ride For Cancer

Ride for Cancer

August 30, 2019 4:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Ride for Cancer
STOPPING CANCER IN ITS TRACKS. Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal is Atlantic Canada’s largest cycling fundraising event that raises significant funds to advance cancer care in our region. Visit yourrideforcancer.ca for more information and routes

Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 Start

Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 Fundraiser a Huge Success

August 14, 2019 9:07 am Published by Comments Off on Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 Fundraiser a Huge Success
One June Saturday 22nd, the Trailblazers for Cancer 2019 fundraiser was held on the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Trail. The event was a huge success and enjoyed by runners and riders of all ages and abilities. This years event consisted of 5, 10 and 25km rides and runs starting at the Bike and...

New Trail Signage and Bike Rack

August 3, 2019 8:47 am Published by Comments Off on New Trail Signage and Bike Rack
We are pleased to announce that we have just installed new Signage and bike racks in a few places along our trail! The new bike racks are located at Station Rd in Hubbards, just a short walk to Hubbards Cove Coffee! The new way-finding signs are located at the Hubbards trailhead, Station Rd Hubbards, Puddle...

Work has commenced on the Esso trail

July 11, 2019 1:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Work has commenced on the Esso trail
Work has commenced on the Esso trail. All brush and trees were cut down and the Esso section of trail will have machinery on it to make trail smoother etc. The trail head from Esso onto the Rails to Trails work will commence Monday. This work will involve new turning type lanes as well as...

Bike Week Kickoff

June 3, 2019 1:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Bike Week Kickoff
The weather gods were with us as SMBARTA kicked off Bike Week with two fun rides. There was lots of evidence of busy beavers at the Park and Beaver Dam ride and participants were able to use their gift certificates at the end of their ride for a well-earned treat! The Market and Foodie ride...

Trail Caution in Ingramport

June 3, 2019 8:49 am Published by Comments Off on Trail Caution in Ingramport
Please be careful on the trail in the Ingramport area. A tree has fallen across the trail and has the potential to cause injury. We are working on sending out a work crew to cut the tree out of the way and will let everyone know when it is cleared. This is a great opportunity...

Bike Week Rides – Saturday June 1st

May 31, 2019 3:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Bike Week Rides – Saturday June 1st
We are also hosting two fun rides on Saturday June 1 to celebrate Bike Week 2019. Beaver Dam and Park Ride A great ride for families and novice riders.Saturday, June 1st 10 am-2 pm (rain day June 2). Start from Jerry Lawrence Park parking lot on Highway 3 and proceed through the new connector trail...

Spring Update from the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Association

May 29, 2019 11:15 am Published by Comments Off on Spring Update from the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails Association
Dear Friends and Trail Users, A lot has been happening on your Trail over the winter and we would like to update you on some exciting events that are being planned.  Your Board, although just a few people, has been busy – we have new brochures, a new website and Facebook presence, comprehensive maintenance and...

Trail re-open for ATV use

April 29, 2019 1:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Trail re-open for ATV use
The Trail is now open again for ATV use! At this time we would like to thank everyone for your kind patience and understanding, it is very much appreciated.