RACE DAY — 5K —Saturday, November 1, 2014. 10:00 a.m. At Confederation Park.
CHARITABLE DONATIONS AND PLEDGES
Following the race you can find photos of each race that were taken by our event photographer, mysportsshooter.com. Finding your photos online has never been easier. Once you land on the race gallery site, you just enter your bib number and search. All your tagged images will appear. If your bib wasn’t showing, you can browse the unknown runner and candid gallery and tag your own shots!
10:00 am - 5k Start at Confederation Park
11:00 am - 10k Start at Confederation Park
The 5k and 10k race courses are both in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runnners and spectators). The 5k route is a single loop along the beautiful waterfront trail, and the service road. The 10k route is a double loop of the same course. The route is flat and fast!
More than 2000 participants are expected in the 5k & 10k races, and they will be raising funds for one of our Charity Partners. Please consider raising pledges for these worthwhile charities by pledging on line. Go to the Charity Partners page for a list of our partners.
The 5k & 10K event is for runners and walkers, so come out and enjoy the day!
Unique handmade finisher medals made by Lawson Ministries (Hamilton) own Paparella Innovated Art Program. These medals showcase the talent of the artists and capabilities of the many clients Lawson Ministries supports. Read about them here. http://www.thespec.com/news-story/4623227-good-as-gold-road2hope-marathon-medals-made-by-hand/
Spectators can cheer on their athletes along the waterfront trail and at the finish line!
Please be aware that participants in the 5k must be able to complete the course in 1 hour to allow for a clear roadway for the 10k race. Please visit our Race Day page for maps and transportation information.
For the safety of all participants, we strongly recommend you do not wear iPods, walkmans, or similar devices which inhibit your ability to hear surrounding sounds.
Sorry no skate boards, roller skate, in-line skates, bicycles or dogs will be allowed on the course.
FOOD TENT FOR REGISTERED RUNNERS
Food tent is for all registered runners only.
FOOD FOR SPECTATORS!
Food for Spectators is available for sale by:
Life Stream: Food truck will be selling nutritious smoothies and soup.
Jonny Blonde: Food truck serving flatbread sandwiches with homemade sauces, antiobiotic free meat and fresh produce.
AID STATION & TIMING
The course will be marked every kilometre, as well as there will be one aid station for the 5k and two for the 10k. The aid stations will serve water. All events will be timed using the chip time disposable chip system. The chip is embedded in your race bib and It is your responsibility to ensure that your clothing does not cover your bib and inactivate the chip.
Kit Includes: Chip embedded bib, shirt, race day information, sponsor samples, and promotion materials
Pickup Location: Confederation Park, 680 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton, On.
Pickup Dates and Times: Friday October 31, 2014 1:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Pickup Dates and Times: Saturday November 1, 2014 8:00a.m - 9:30a.m.
Kits will not be mailed. Anyone can pick-up your kit at the expo. They may be asked for identification and your confirmation number (if you registered online) so please bring a confirmation email with you.
For information on inserting product samples into race kits, please contact our office
directly at 905 308 4878.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR—DALTON TIMMIS INSURANCE (http://www.daltontimmis.com)