Half Marathon

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023

Start Time: 8:30am

Course closes: 3:00 p.m.

Race Kit Pickup: Friday, Saturday & race morning

Bag Check: At start/finish line

Parking: Park right at the start  at Rapidsview Parking Lot Approx. 10-15 minute walk to start/finish. See HOTEL PAGE for options for Hotel shuttle

Strollers not permitted. Walkers ARE welcome. Minimum age: 16

PREVIOUS YEAR MEDAL

2023 medal will be unveiled closer to event day. Click on the photo to check out our 2022 medal that received RAVE reviews from our runners!

STARTING CORRALS

Your starting corral will be indicated on your race bib and is based on your predicted finish time

1:45 and under

1:46 to 2:05

2:06 to 2:33

2:34 +

PACE BUNNIES

Every 10 minutes starting at 1:30 to 2:30

AWARDS

1/2/3 Male/Female OVERALL & 1st place in each 5 year age category.

1/2/3 awards presented on site. 1st place age category awards mailed out ~2 weeks post-event

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration closes Wednesday October 18th at midnight. Registration available at Race Kit Pickup

BIB TRANSFERS/DISTANCE CHANGES

Log into registration account

Bib transfers (i.e. selling your bib) approx. $13.50

Distance changes DOWN: approx. $4.50

Distance changes UP: approx. $4.50 + difference in cost of lower & higher race

While the Marathon maintains a “No Refunds” and “No Deferrals” policy, we do allow racers to transfer (sell) their entry before the October 8th deadline. Distance changes can also be done online before this deadline. Distance changes after this date can be done at race kit pickup, subject to event availability and a $10 charge to issue a new bib. Bib sales are NOT permitted after the October 8th online deadline.

GROUP REGISTRATION

Groups of 11: One free registration

Email us once you have 11 registered runners/walkers to obtain registration promo code for your 12th registrant people @ niagarafallsmarathon .com

REGISTRATION for 2023 – OPENS MARCH 1st!

$95-$125

Fee includes shirt, finishing medal and chip timing

To enter Canada a passport or enhanced driver’s license is required at the border

RACE CAP 1650 Runners/Walkers

COURSE

This 100% road route follows the scenic Niagara Parkway south towards Fort Erie before turning around at the approximate half way mark.   While it can be windy, the views are breathtaking of both the river & the mansions that line the route. This course both starts and ends in Canada.

Porta Potties at start/finish & water stations

Gatorade & water at every water station (~every 3 k)

Fastfood gels/chews at ~9 k Station

SPECTATOR PARKING

Park for FREE right at the start/finish at Rapidsview Parking Lot

SPECTATOR VIEWING ON COURSE

Maps of viewing spots available at Race Kit Pickup

CUSTOMIZE YOUR FINISH TIME – iTAB

If you would like to receive a custom insert with your name & finishing time (fits into back of your medal), you can purchase this option ($15 CDN) during your registration under “iTAB.” ITABS are mailed out approximately one month post-race

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VIRTUAL RACES

  • Flat rate of $45 (available in North America only & includes shipping
  • Run or walk, virtually between October 1st & October 31st
  • Shirts & finisher medals mailed out week of November 1st

VIRTUAL RACE RESULTS UPLOAD LINKS

CANADIAN (results in KILOMETRES)

5k results upload

10k results upload

Half Marathon results upload

Marathon results upload

AMERICAN (results in MILES)

5k results upload

10k results upload

Half Marathon results upload

Marathon results upload