Saturday 5k Series

  • Distance is always 5k

  • Open to all levels & abilities

  • Timed races

  • Completely free

  • Races are on Saturdays, starting at 9 a.m.

  • July 4th to early October 17th

  • Races alternate between St. Catharines & Welland with the first race of the season taking place at Charles Ansell Park/Locke 1 in St. Catharines

  • Please bring your own water, gels etc.

  • You must be at least 18 to participate or accompanied by an adult

Locations & Schedule

PDF of driving directions & schedule

Directions

Locke 1, Charles Ansell Park, St. Catharines

Driving Directions

From the west/Hamilton – Take Niagara St. exit & when turning onto Niagara St. from the exit ramp, head north/towards the lake. Veer RIGHT at the lights where the road splits. Travel to the END of Niagara St. & turn RIGHT on Lakeshore. Turn RIGHT onto Welland Canals Parkway. Race location is just up on the left along the Canal

From the east/Niagara Falls – Take Niagara St. exit & continue straight through the 1st set of lights. Turn RIGHT onto Niagara St. at the next lights. Veer RIGHT at the lights where the road splits. Travel to the END of Niagara St. & turn RIGHT on Lakeshore. Turn RIGHT onto Welland Canals Parkway. Race location is just up on the left along the Canal

Welland Canal Merritt Island Park

Driving Directions

From the North – Drive south on HWY 406 to East Main St. roundabout. Stay right to East Main St. Turn RIGHT on Cross St., just before the lift bridge. Follow Cross St. to the parking lot at the end

From the South – Drive north on HWY 58 (Prince Charles Dr) to West Main St. Turn RIGHT on Division St. Turn LEFT on Cross St. Follow Cross St. to the parking lot at the end

Registration

Register below or show up at 8:30 morning-of to register

Note that you ONLY have to register once (covers multiple years)

RUN NIAGARA Waiver

  • e.g. JUNE 6, 1986
  • If your age changes during the 5k Race series season, please let the Race Director know at a race and he/she will change your age manually in the database
    Waiver must be accepted for entry acceptance. In registering for RUN NIAGARA 2020 I state that I fully understand and assume the risk of participating on a running course and have trained to an appropriate level of fitness to participate in such a physically demanding event. I hereby state that I am fit to waive all claims for myself and for anyone acting on my behalf, against any and all sponsors, directors, employees, volunteers of the Niagara Falls International Marathon, The Corporation of the City of St. Catharines, The City of Welland, The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation for damages that might result from my participating therein. If I am injured or taken ill, I hereby authorize race officials to transport me to a medical facility and/or to administer emergency medical treatment and waive all claims for damages that might result from such transport and/or treatment. I also agree to provide certain medical data to race officials. Participants consent to receiving emails including confirmation of registration and, to use of any photographs, videos, recordings or any record of my participation in this event for any purpose.
  • Confirmation of your registration will be sent to the email address you provide here

VOLUNTEER

Yes we need YOU on Saturdays to make Run Niagara flow! Please click HERE to sign up

Previous year results

SPONSORSHIP

We would love for Niagara area businesses that share our passion for health & wellness to come on board to sponsor this year’s RUN NIAGARA series. For $250 you can sponsor one of the following areas:

  • KM markers 1 & 4
  • KM markers 2 & 3
  • Turn around at 2.5 KM
  • Race timing/Finish Line
  • MR. FREEZIE rewards

Diane or Henri our Race Directors would love to chat with you about the possibilities racedirector@niagarafallsmarathon.com

Sponsors

Questions?

Charles Gervais

Volunteer Race Director

charles_gervais@sympatico.ca