Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 22, 2014 08:00 ET

Army Reservists to Conduct Rucksack March Through Hub Trail

SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 22, 2014) - Approximately 30 army reservists from the 49th Field Regiment, Sault Ste Marie, will carry out a 13 km rucksack march through Sault Ste Marie's John Roswell Hub Trail from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The march will end at Bellevue Park where the Regiment will host an event for family and friends.

Motorists are asked to be vigilant as soldiers will at times be marching on local roadways.

Residents should be advised that soldiers will be carrying service rifles and will have in excess of 50 lbs of gear as they complete the march.

The march is part of yearly training intended to maintain physical fitness standards and to prepare soldiers for domestic operations.

Contact Information

  • Capt Bradley Miller
    (705) 541-5200 x5207
    Cell: (705) 257-7143

    2Lt Leila Mehkeri
    (705) 498-2777