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The Races

There is a race distance for everyone! 

Please select the race distance you'd like to learn more about here:

Up for a challenge? Try one of the Hammer Challenges!

Kids 1K

Kids 1K

Saturday @ 9:00 am

Location: The 1K course is located in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Saturday Nov. 2, 2024

Start: 09:00 am

Age: 12 and under, Parents can run with child.

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Endorphin Elite 5k

Endorphin Elite 5k

Saturday @ 9:30 am

 Inquire or to enter race please contact Dan@runnersden.com

Location: The 5K course is located in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Saturday Nov. 2, 2024

Start: 09:30 am

Cash Purse of $10,000 with $1000 bonuses. 

1st - $2000, 2nd - $1200, 3rd - $800, 4th - $500

5th - $250, 6th - $150, 7th - $100

Course Record Bonus $1000 Male - 13:55 Female - 15:19

Course Details: The 5K route is a single loop along the beautiful waterfront trail, and the service road. The routes is flat and fast! and is Certified

Prize Policy: Results will be reviewed after the race, and if time is needed for any reason that may occur, We will review over the following week and issue a result no later the 1 week prior to event.  In this case cheques will get mailed out then, if no issues arise with results and they are clear and confirmed, cheques will be given out the day of the race at award ceremony.

Qualifying Standards:  

Male Sub 16min 5k

Female Sub 18:30 5k

 

Please submit entry inquiries to Dan@runnersden.com or call 905-975-5665 to enter race or if you have any questions 

 

Timing: Event will be timed using the chip time disposable chip system. 

5k

5k

Saturday @ 10 am

PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS ON REGISTRATION FEES

Protect your investment this year by purchasing this 2025 deferral option at point of registration.  In purchasing this option, if for any reason you are unable to attend this year's race, you can defer your registration at any time. Purchase this deferral package HERE

Location: The 5K course is located in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Saturday Nov. 2, 2024

Start: 10:00 am

Course Details: The 5K route is a single loop along the beautiful waterfront trail, and the service road. The routes is flat and fast! and is certified.

Aid Stations: The course will be marked every kilometer as well as there will be one aid station for the 5K. The aid stations will serve water and electrolyte drink.

 

Timing: 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. Further, we ask that you don't stop your GPS timing device on top of the timing mat at the finish line.  This has a tendency to block the signal and skew your results. 

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the route:

10k

Saturday @ 11:15 am

10k

PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS ON REGISTRATION FEES

Protect your investment this year by purchasing this 2025 deferral option at point of registration.  In purchasing this option, if for any reason you are unable to attend this year's race, you can defer your registration at any time. Purchase this deferral package HERE

Location: The 10K race course is in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Saturday Nov. 2, 2024

 

Start: 11:15 am

Course Details: The 10k route is an out and back along the waterfront trail. The route is flat and fast!

Aid Stations: The course will be marked every kilometer and there will be two aid stations for the 10K. The aid stations will serve water and electrolyte drink.

 

Timing: 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. Further, we ask that you don't stop your GPS timing device on top of the timing mat at the finish line.  This has a tendency to block the signal and skew your results. 

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the route:

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Half

Sunday @ 8 am

PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS ON REGISTRATION FEES

Protect your investment this year by purchasing this 2025 deferral option at point of registration.  In purchasing this option, if for any reason you are unable to attend this year's race, you can defer your registration at any time. Purchase this deferral package HERE

Location: **NEW in 2022** The 21.1K race course will now start and finish in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Sunday Nov. 3, 2024

Start: 8:00 am

Course Details: The half marathon will be a single loop course along Hamilton's beautiful waterfront  It will be flat, fast and scenic. 

Aid Stations: The course will be marked every kilometer as well as there will be aid stations every 3 Km. The aid stations will serve water and electrolyte drink. 

 

Timing: 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. Further, we ask that you don't stop your GPS timing device on top of the timing mat at the finish line.  This has a tendency to block the signal and skew your results. 

Pacers: There will be pacers available for the following times: 

​1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20

 

Cut off time: While there is no official cut off time for this event, in an effort to be mindful of our staff and volunteers out on the course all day that participants do their best to complete the course in 6.5 hours or less. 

 

the route:

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1/2 Marathon

Full

PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS ON REGISTRATION FEES

**NEW FOR 2023: R2H 2024 DEFERRAL PACKAGE**

Protect your investment this year by purchasing this 2024 deferral option at point of registration.  In purchasing this option, if for any reason you are unable to attend this year's race, you can defer your registration at any time. Purchase this deferral package HERE

If you are running with Edu-Deo, Register HERE

Location: *NEW in 2022* The 42.2K race course will now start and finish in Confederation Park (free entry to the park for all registered runners and spectators).

Date: Sunday Nov. 5, 2023

Start: 8:00 am

Course Details: The marathon will be a double loop course along Hamilton's beautiful waterfront.  It will be flat, fast and scenic.

Aid Stations: The course will be marked every kilometer as well as there will be an aid station every 3K. The aid stations will serve water and electrolyte drink.

 

Timing: 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. Further, we ask that you don't stop your GPS timing device on top of the timing mat at the finish line.  This has a tendency to block the signal and skew your results. 

PacersThere will be pacers available for the following times: 

3:15, 3:20, 3:25, 3:30, 3:35, 3:40, 3:45, 3:50, 3:55, 4:00, 4:05, 4:10, 4:15, 4:20, 4:25

Cut off time: While there is no official cut off time for this event, in an effort to be mindful of our staff and volunteers out on the course all day that participants do their best to complete the course in 6.5 hours or less. 

the route:Please note: the full marathon is 2 loops of the half marathon course. This is a true 21.km loop, it is not an out and back. 

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Sunday @ 8:00 am

Full Marathon

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Hammer Challenges

Saturday & Sunday

Hammer Challenges

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RUN THE HAMMER

On Saturday, run the 5K AND the 10K
On Sunday, run the Half Marathon


Receive a race shirt

+ A unique finisher shirt

+ The distance medals

+ A unique 'hammer' medal!

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HAMMER THE HAMMER

On Saturday, run the 5K AND the 10K
On Sunday, run the Full Marathon

 

Receive a race shirt

+ A unique finisher shirt

+ The distance medals

+ A unique 'hammer' medal!

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