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RACE KITS, RUNNERS EXPO, START TIMES & RACE WEEKEND DETAILS 

 

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2015 RACE WEEKEND: OCTOBER 31 & NOVEMBER 1, 2015

  • Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 1K (Costume Run), 5K, 10K 
  • Sunday, November 1, 2015 - Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay & Full Marathon

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!  

START TIMES FOR FULL AND HALF MARATHONS

Full Marathon - 8:00 am
Half Marathon & Half Marathon Relay - 8:15am

2015 Half Marathon Course Map - click here.

2015 Full Marathon Course Map - click here.

**The Half Marathon Relay - The first team member will start the race and run to the transfer point near the end of the Red Hill Expressway. The second team member will board a bus at the start line and be taken to the transfer point. After the second team member takes over the run, the first member will be taken by bus to the finish line. We will accept only 50 teams for the relay.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS 

To avoid the congestion when arriving at Confederatin Park there are 3 exits
off the QEW that should be used:

1. Woodward Ave — OR
2. Centennial Parkway — OR
3. Fruitland Rd (Exit) to North Service Road 

PARKING FOR SPECTATORS WATCHING START OF RACE

For runners getting dropped off, or for spectators at ArcelorMittal Park start location, there is NO parking at the actual Park this year. The FREE parking is provided 400m from the Park at "Starlite Drive-In" located on Green Mountain Road. See parking for drop-offs at start map!

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IMPORTANT: The "Starlight Drive-In" parking should only be used by people watching runners start the race. Runners NOTE: THERE IS NO SHUTTLE BUS BACK TO THE START AT ArcelorMittal Park AFTER THE RACE! 

MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON SHUTTLE BUS AND PARKING DETAILS:

Marathon and Half Marathon shuttle buses leave Confederation Park for the start line at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park starting at 5:30 a.m. 
(Last bus for Marathon and Half Marathon - 7:15 a.m. )

**Come early in order to get to the start line in plenty of time. You will pick up your race kit at ArcelorMittal Park (start line) and there is a nice warm place to wait until the race begins.

IMPORTANT FOR ALL MARATHON RUNNERS REGARDING PARKING! 
  

  1. TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED from the finish line at Confederation Park to the start line at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park starting at 5:30 a.m. 
  2. NO TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED back to the start line at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park.
  3. All runners driving to the race should park at the finish line at Confederation Park where you will catch a shuttle bus to the start of the race.

RUNNERS! DO NOT PARK AT THE RACE START. There will be NO shuttle buses to take you back to the start of the race location. 

Be sure you have a ride home from the finish line at Confederation Park.

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ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON RACE WEEKEND

If you have any questions or concerns our race representatives and volunteers will be happy to assist you at Confederation Park:

Friday 1pm-6pm., Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday 5:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

DATES AND TIMES FOR ALL RACES AND EVENTS

 

Following the race you can get your finishing time screened onto your race shirt! Go to the Expo tent and Race Merchandise will screen your time for only $5.

Please Note: If you want your time screened, DO NOT wear the shirt to run in. The sweat leaves burn marks when screening.

 

Friday, October 30, 2015

1:00 pm - 6:00pm      

 

Race Kit Pick-Up and Health & Fitness Expo at Confederation Park

 

Saturday, October 31, 2015 (All Saturday Events are at Confederation Park)

8:00 am -  9:30 am      

Registration for 1K, 5K

8:00 am - 10:30 am      

Registration for 10K

9:30 am      

1K Run for Kidz (Costume Run)

10:00 am      

5K Run and Family Walk - Presented by DALTON TIMMIS INSURANCE

11:00 am      

10K Run - Presented by DUFFERIN CONSTRUCTION 

8:00 am - 4:00 pm      

Registration and Race Kit pick up for Half and Full Marathon. 


Saturday from 9:00-1:00 - "KIDS ZONE" Inflatables & Games for the children!

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION

5:30 - 7:15 am      

Buses leave for start of Marathon and Half Marathon races from  Confederation Park

5:45 am - 7:00 am      

Race kit pick up at start line (ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park)

8:00 am Marathon      
8:15 am Half Marathon     

Marathon and Half Marathon - Presented by AIRPORT FORD LINCOLN & GRANTEK
Start of Races are at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park 

11:30 am      

Awards Presentations

RACE KIT PICK UP

Pick up all Race Kits at the Health and Fitness Expo held at Confederation Park on 
October 30 & 31, 2015 at Confederation Park, 680 Van Wagner's Beach Road, Hamilton.

**November 1, 2015 race pick up for Half Marathon & Full Marathon at start line (ArcelorMittal Park). Come early in order to pick up your race kit. There is a nice warm gym to wait in until the race begins.

RACE ROUTES

See the Map and Course Info page for race routes

ROAD CLOSURES ON SUNDAY FOR FULL AND HALF MARATHONS

Northbound Red Hill Expressway all accesses from past Dartnall Rd. to QEW, closed at 7am. Expect delays on Centennial Parkway & Mud Street from 8am to 10am. Also expect delays at Barton Street & RHVP as well as Beach Road to North Service Road by Confederation Park.

 

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

Please note that daylight savings time takes effect on race weekend. Please adjust your 
clocks accordingly and enjoy an extra hour's sleep! 

RACES START/FINISH

  • The 1K, 5K and 10K start at Confederation Park.
  • The Half and Full Marathons start at ArcelorMittal Dofasco Park, located at Green Mountain Road and First Road East.
  • All races finish at Confederation Park.
  • For courses and start locations, see our Map and Course Info page.

FOOD TENT FOR REGISTERED RUNNERS

Food tent is for all registered runners only.

FOOD FOR SPECTATORS!

Food for Spectators is available for sale from the following food trucks:

 

LOCKE STREET BAGELMOBILE - Serving bagels, coffee, many flavours of bagels, bagel sandwiches, etc. The bagelmobile will be at Confederation on Saturday, Oct. 31 & Sunday, Nov. 1.

 

 

 

NUDULZ FOOD TRUCK - Serving homemade comfort food in the form of noodles in all shapes, sizes and flavours. Nudulz will be at Confederation on Saturday, Oct. 31 & Sunday, Nov. 1

 

 

 

  JONNY BLOND FOOD TRUCK serving fresh-grilled flatbread sandwiches, soups and salads using locally-raised, antibiotic-free chicken, meats and local and seasonal produce. Jonny makes everything from scratch - from the sauces to the homemade dough, and butchers all the meat himself. Jonny Blond will be at Confederation on Saturday, Oct. 31 & Sunday, Nov. 1