Top 8 Upcoming Race Events

Race Events

Whether it’s to raise money for a good cause or to get that runner’s high, there are many nearby race events to participate in over the next few months. There are even races to run off all the Thanksgiving Turkey and some just for Santas too!

Oakville Half
Event Date: September 27
Distances: 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
A run along the Lakeshore and through lovely downtown Bronte. There’s also a student 10k relay run. oakvillehalfmarathon.com

MEC Burlington Race Five
Event Date: October 17, 2015
Distances: 5k, 10k, Half-marathon
Certified and chip timed race starting from Confederation Park and along the Hamilton Waterfront Trail. events.mec.ca

Turkey Trot Trail Race
Event Date: October 18
Distances: 5k, 10k
Too much turkey? Run it off in Bronte Creek Provincial Park. This year’s Turkey Trot Race benefits the Start2Finish reading and running club. rotaryturkeytrot.ca

Trek or Treat Night Trail Run
Event Date: October 16
Distances: 5k run/walk, children’s run/walk
9th year running! Check out the Spook Mile fun run/walk and 5k trail run/walk. This is a night run, therefore headlights are mandatory. trekortreat.ca/oakville.php

Hamilton Marathon Road to Hope
Event Date: October 31 & November 1
Distances: 1k kids run/walk, 5k, 10k, Half Marathon & Full marathon
All proceeds to go charity, Saturday races are fun for the whole family -there’s also a Kids Zone and 1k costume race. The Sunday race is said to be the #1 Canadian Boston qualifier! hamiltonmarathon.ca

Santa Run
Event Date: November 15
Distance: 5k
Sweat your stuff in a Santa suit!
santa5k.ca

Santa Shuffle
Event Date: December 5
Distances: 5k
Get in the holiday spirit and run a 5k in a Santa suit.
santashuffle.ca

Resolution Run
Event Date: December 31 & January 1
Distances: 5k
It’s a great way to start the New Year off on the right running-shoed foot! resolutionrun.ca/

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