Race Info

Race Info

10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, and 1K Kids Run in Hamilton


Race Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018


Race Location: Coronation Park, 81 Macklin Rd, Hamilton


Race FAQs: FAQs

5K Run/Walk


Course Details: Fast, flat, out-and-back along paved, scenic waterfront trail
Bib Pickup Location: Coronation Arena, 81 Macklin Rd, Hamilton, On.
Bib Pickup Dates and Times: Saturday May 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Race Start Time: 9:30 AM

10K Run


Course Details: Fast, flat, out-and-back along paved, scenic waterfront trail
Bib Pickup Location: Coronation Arena, 81 Macklin Rd, Hamilton, On.
Bib Pickup Dates and Times: Saturday May 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Race Start Time: 9:30 AM

1K Kids Run


Course Details: Fast, slight hill, out-and-back along beginning of race course
Bib Pickup Location: Coronation Arena, 81 Macklin Rd, Hamilton, On.
Bib Pickup Dates and Times: Saturday May 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Race Start Time: 9:00 AM


Race Pricing:

Event
  • 10K Run
  • 5K Run/Walk
  • 1K Kids Run

Super Early BirdJune 1 to July 31 2017
  • $40
  • $30
  • $15

Early BirdAug 1 to Dec 31 2017
  • $45
  • $35
  • $20

RegularJan 1 to March 31 2018
  • $50
  • $40
  • $20

Pre Race DayApr 1 to May 3 2018
  • $55
  • $45
  • $20

Race DayMay 5 2018
  • $60
  • $50
  • $25

Will there be prizes?

Yes. First, second, and third place runners of both genders will be awarded prizes for both the 5K and 10K races. All participants receive a medal.

Where do I park?

Participants can park at Westdale Secondary School and a complimentary shuttle service to Coronation park will be available. Street parking near Coronation Arena is also available but limited.

Is the course stroller friendly?

Directions from the East (Toronto):
Take 403 West to Hamilton. Exit at Main St East. Take immediate left on Dundurn St (first set of lights). Turn left on King St W (first set of lights). Turn right on Macklin St (first set of lights). Coronation Arena will be on left in approximately 0.5km.

For a map of the directions: http://goo.gl/D14W5G

Directions from the West (Brantford/London):
Take 403 East to Hamilton. Exit on Aberdeen Ave. Take immediate left on Longwood Rd (first set of lights). Turn right on Main St W (second set of lights). Turn left on Macklin St (first set of lights). Coronation Arena will be on left in approximately 0.75km.

For a map of the directions: http://goo.gl/Skftgo

Are dogs allowed on course?

No, dogs will not be allowed on course, with the exception of service dogs. If you would like to register for the race and require the use of your service dog, please contact us after registering.

Is music allowed on course?

Yes, personal music devices with headphones are allowed. Please note that Lynne’s Legacy Run, its staff, volunteers and partners are not responsible for your own personal safety when using headphones and/or personal music devices. Please use at your own discretion and risk.

Will medical personnel be on site?

Yes, paramedics will be on site.

Will there be marshals on the course?

Yes. Marshals will be on course directing runners and walkers.

Will the lead runner for both the 5K and the 10K have a bike escort?

The overall leads will have an escort until the 2.5K turnaround for the 5K runners. The escort will then continue only with the 10K runners.

How is the run timed?

Runners will be chip-timed by SportMadeSimple.

Will there be a baggage check?

A free bag check will be available at Coronation Arena. Please note that Lynne’s Legacy Run, its staff, volunteers and partners are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please use at your own discretion. Reach Forth is not liable for any lost or stolen items. Items can be checked with bib number or driver’s license only.

Will there be drink stations on course?

Yes. Water/Gatorade stations will be at 3K (for 5K runners only), 5K (for 10K runners only), and 8K (10K runners only). Complimentary water and snacks will be handed out at finish line for all participants.

Are there port-a-potties on course?

Yes. There are also washroom facilities available inside Coronation Arena, the start/finish location.

Can I walk the 5K?

Absolutely! Run or walk at whatever speed you are comfortable with doing.

Can I get a refund for cancelling my registration?

No unfortunately we cannot issue refunds for any registration cancellations. *2017 exception: we will issue refunds for the 10K runners only due to the cancellation of the 10K event.

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Race Date: May 5, 2018

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