If you are looking for heart thumping adventure, then look no further than Haldimand County. With a long history of auto racing and our cycling and marathon events, there is plenty of opportunity to find something fun that will get your heart racing.
Travel Itinerary for the Racing Enthusiast
Fuel your need for speed at one of Haldimand County’s two racing tracks. Attend an event or experience the feel of thunder under the hood as you test drive a high-performance vehicle or put your own car or motorcycle through its paces out on the track.
Toronto Motorsports Park – Cayuga
Toronto Motorsports Park has a diverse facility, currently housing an NHRA sanctioned quarter-mile drag strip, a challenging and versatile three-kilometre road course and a handlebar gripping motocross track. Track run programs and events include; the Exotic Dream Car Experience, F2000 Driving Experience, motorcycle and car instructional courses, Take it to the Track drag racing events for streetcars, car and motorcycle lapping, and TMP’s signature drag racing event, the Canadian Nitro Nationals. Camping is available at major and special events.
Jukasa Motor Speedway (formerly Cayuga Speedway)
The newly named Jukasa Motor Speedway (formerly Cayuga Speedway) has a rich racing history on its 5/8th-mile track, set on over 300 acres. It was once the largest oval track racing facility in Canada. Jukasa Motor Speedway offers the motorsport fan a full range of amenities as well as over 1,100 campsites.
Self Powered Racing
Mudcat Marathon & Grand Caledonia Half Marathon
If you love to pound the pavement for a morning jog or a hearty race, you need to be join hundreds of runners at Dunnville’s Mudcat Marathon Weekend and the Grand Caledonia Half Marathon and 5 K. Both events are held with the backdrop of the beautiful Grand River. The Mudcat Marathon is a Boston qualifier and has a number of races from a 1K Mudkitten Run for the kids to a 5K, 10K, half and full marathon run to keep you moving.
Dunnville Grand Tour
Prefer powering two wheels? The sign-up to ride in the Dunnville Grand Tour, a weekend-long event for cyclists of all skill levels. Ride options include 25, 50, 75, 100 km loops and 160km ride. Routes are all on road and mostly flat with wide shoulders. You’ll be riding through some of the most beautiful scenery in Haldimand County.