Third Annual Thousand Islands Parkway Challenge


Event Description: The Townships of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Front of Yonge and the Town of Gananoque are partnering to host the third annual 1000 Islands Parkway Challenge. 

Participants can run, walk, wheel or cycle from Brown's Bay, Mallorytown Landing or Fox Run to the Rockport Recreation Hall where they can then enjoy refreshments and watch the prize presentation.

Mayor’s Challenge

The three mayors are in competition to see whose community will have the most participants in the 1000 Islands Parkway Challenge. Will last year’s winner, Front of Yonge, uphold their title of fittest township or will Leeds and Thousand Islands or Gananoque rise to the challenge and win?

Register Here

Parkway Challenge East Route 

Brown’s Bay 15km Challenge Start Point (0km)
Mallorytown Landing 10km Challenge Start Point (Parks Canada) (5km)
Open Driveway & Waterfront Trail Sign (10km)
Rockport Recreation Hall (15km)
Parkway Challenge West Route (Green)

Parkway Challenge West Route 

Fox Run 16km Challenge Start Point (0km)
Landon Bay (4.5km)
KOA Campground (9km)
Frontenac Biosphere Network (12km)
Rockport Recreation Hall (16km)
At each of the check points you find:

Water refueling
Cycle repair
Stop at check points to collect stickers on your passport to be entered in a draw to win a prize from our generous sponsors!
Check In

Participants will check in at their chosen start location at 8:30 a.m. and make their way to the starting point.

At check, in participants will receive their passport to collect stickers at checkpoints along the route to be entered to win prizes.

We encourage everyone to register online by midnight on Thursday May 31st.


Free parking is available to event participants at the Brown’s Bay Park, Mallory Town Landing and Fox Run (Parking available at Gray’s Beach across the road) start locations as well as at the Rockport Recreation Hall. 

Phone: Cara 613-659-2415