No Cain, no gain

Whoever wins the Cain’s Quest race in Labrador City, Newfoundland, will be walking away with more than their pride

On March 12, 2011, in Labrador City, Newfoundland & Labrador, Cain’s Quest racers hailing from all over Canada and the United States will start their engines and have their thumb on the throttle waiting to open up their machines to the max.

It is them versus Labrador in Canada’s longest and the world’s toughest snowmobile endurance race. It will be a race to the finish for a shot at a whopping $65,000 prize purse. This is the Main Event. Teams will race day and night making their way through some of Labrador’s most remote areas and through nine communities guided by GPS and gut instinct. The route will consist of 18 checkpoints and will be made up of thick wooded areas, wide open spaces and deep snow. It will be the adventure of a lifetime for those who are brave enough to get in the rider’s seat.

New for 2011, Cain’s Quest will be hosting two races simultaneously. Immediately following the Main Event is the Ladies Edition. It is a shorter version of the Main Event except it is for ladies only. This race takes place over 650 kilometres in the same sub-zero temperatures, the same unpredictable weather systems and the same type of terrain. The prize purse for the Ladies Edition is $20,000.

Thanks to Globalstar, SPOT GPS Messenger and, both of these races can be tracked via satellite on cains Cain’s Quest is the Everest of snowmobile races and coverage has been seen on Snowtrax TV and Snowmobiler Television.

Cain’s Quest is hoping to see registrations from Western Canada this year as it promises to be the most action-packed, adrenalin-pumping, throw-down of the winter. Registration is now open; limited space is available so early registration is advised. For information, call 709-944-5011, email [email protected]. or visit

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