Skate the Lake 2016 is now over. Check out our facebook page for photos & information. Stay tuned below for ice conditions.
Guylaine Larouche of Orford, Quebec made history at Skate the Lake 12 in Portland on Sunday by becoming the first women to win one of the marathons distances (25km or 50km) overall. Larouche clocked a time of 1 hour, 58 minutes and 26 seconds, ahead of Greg Dabrowski of Milton, Ontario and Todd Schonewille of Athens, Ontario.
Skaters from all across Ontario, Quebec and New York State attended.
Portland Outdoors is the not for profit group that puts on the annual event which was previously known as the International Big Rideau Lake Speed Skating Marathon and was first held in 2004.
Skate the Lake is a community event that depends totally on the support of our sponsors and individual donations. If you would like to help support Skate the Lake please click on the paypal button below.
There is so much activity at Skate the Lake. If you should capture a good picture, please forward it to registration@portlandoutdoors and we may use it on our website.
Ice Update - Feb. 12th, 2016.
The oval is currently closed, hope to reopen on the 14th.