Overall Manitoba is a fairly safe province. We rarely have natural disasters (except for the occasional flood or wind storm). Spruce Woods Provincial Park will give you the chance to see wildlife and landscapes you will not find anywhere else in Manitoba. The park is a strange combination of habitats, from spruce forests to open sand dunes.
There are a few hazards in the park to watch for but, when compared to other parks, is relatively safe. The biggest hazards you may encounter during the race are further explained in the following pages: