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Honda Waterfront Marathon event takes place
This Sunday, MultiSport Canada presents the Honda Waterfront marathon event in Barrie.
The weekend itinerary includes a half marathon run, a 10 km race, and a 5 km event that includes running and walking. Participants will run along Barrie’s scenic waterfront in support of local charities. In addition, all participants will receive a finishers medal upon the conclusion of each race.
Furthermore, runners are advised to visit Meridian Place on Sunday morning to pick up their race kits. The first event will begin at 8 am, while additional races are scheduled throughout the morning. Further information on how to donate can be found here.
For more info on the event and race details, click here.
Simcoe County Rovers FC host weekend doubleheader
The Rovers aim to continue their winning ways this Saturday at J.C. Massie Field.
Firstly, the Rovers kick things off in the Women’s Premier division. Moreover, the Rovers (5-1-1) will resume action against Hamilton United. The game begins at 5 pm.
The women’s club boasts a remarkable 0.50 GAA this season. Further, the club is coming off an impressive 3-0 victory over FC London. To date, the Rovers retain a top-5 seeding in the division.
Afterward, the Rovers shift gears toward the Men’s Premier division. The Rovers (4-1-2) welcome ProStars FC to Barrie for an evening contest beginning at 8 pm. Additionally, the Rovers look to build on a thrilling victory against BVB IA Waterloo.
Leading goal scorer for the club, Shawn Claud-Lawson, provided the heroics. Further, Claud-Lawson secured a diving header late in the final frame to score the go-ahead goal for the Rovers. Notably, Claud-Lawson joins fellow Rovers Cloey Uddenberg and Yazmeen Jamieson by being named to League1 Ontario’s Team of the Month.
Significantly, Saturday marks the start of the Rovers’ participation in the Credit River Cup. The Rovers debut in the Credit River Cup while competing against ProStars FC, North Mississauga, and Sigma FC. Equally important, the event aims to raise money for charity.
Barrie Baycats take on top seed back-to-back
Despite a three-game losing streak, the Baycats (4-3) remain top-3 in the 2022 IBL standings.
This weekend, the Baycats tangle with the Welland Jackfish (6-1). On Saturday, the Cats travel to Welland Stadium while aiming to end the team’s recent skid. The game begins at 6:05 pm. Furthermore, this will be the first meeting between the clubs this season.
Subsequently, the Baycats return home on Sunday to host the Jackfish at Vintage Throne Stadium. Further, Sunday’s clash gets underway at 7 pm. Comparatively, the Baycats have recently been outscored 20-4 (0-3 over that time). The team will need to tighten up play against the league’s top seed.
Barrie Bombers host weekend golf tournament
The Bombers host the 6th Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 5, at Shanty Bay Golf Club.
Importantly, registration for the event opens at 11 am, while a shotgun start begins at noon. Further, registration rounds out to $600 per team. In addition, hole sponsors coupled with a steak dinner and raffle prizes are available.
For additional inquiries, interested parties can email email@example.com to learn more about the event.