The Tim Hortons Half Marathon

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR 2020. THE NEXT EDITION IS OCTOBER 24TH, 2021. We do not yet have an open date for registration

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Start Time: 10:00 a.m. (9:58 a.m. for Wheelchair Athletes)

Course closes: 4:00 p.m.

Race Kit Pickup: Saturday Oct.24th, Scotiabank Convention Centre OR race morning starting at 7:30 a.m. at the start

Wheelchair Divisions: Push Rim or Hand Crank

Bag Check: At start line

Parking: Park right at the start  at Rapidsview Parking Lot. Access via Portage Road and Upper Rapids Blvd. Shuttles back to the parking lot from the Finish Line

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



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 +


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


1/2/3 Male/Female & 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


1st Hand Crank Division + 1st Push Rim Division. Awards presented on site


Register by Oct. 11th to receive a personalized bib with your name on it!

Registration closes Wednesday October 21st at midnight.Registration at Kit Pickup if not sold out

Bib numbers EMAILED week of Oct.12th


Log into registration account

Bib transfers (i.e. selling your bib) approx. $12.00

Distance changes DOWN: approx. $3.50

Distance changes UP: approx. $3.50 + difference in cost of lower & higher race

No refunds or deferrals but the option to sell your bib before Oct.11th

Last date for any changes: Oct.11th
(Earlier if race sells out. Distance changes at Race Kit Pickup if not sold out)


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

REGISTER NOW for 2020!

Next price increase: August 23rd






RACE CAP 1550 Runners/Walkers


Click on map for larger view & for elevation details.

Half marathon route map

78m elevation (pancake flat)

Out and back course starting at Rapidsview Parking Lot on Upper Rapids Blvd in Niagara Falls, CANADA

Finishes right at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Canada

The route follows the scenic Niagara Parkway south towards Fort Erie before turning around at the approximate half way mark.  All runners finish at the brink of the majestic Horseshoe Falls. 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

NUUN & water at every water station (~every 2.5 k)

NUUN hydration logo

CLIF Bloks at half way point in the race


Across from Table Rock Welcome Centre at “Falls Parking Lot” at 6650 Niagara Parkway


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 ($12 CDN) during your registration under “iTAB.” ITABS are mailed out approximately one month post-race