The Tim Hortons Half Marathon

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

MEDALS

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 & 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

WHEELCHAIR ATHLETE AWARDS

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

IMPORTANT DATES

Register by Oct. 6th to receive a personalized bib with your name on it!

Registration closes Wednesday October 16th at midnight.Registration at Kit Pickup if not sold out

Bib numbers EMAILED week of Oct.7th

BIB TRANSFERS/DISTANCE CHANGES

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.6th

Last date for any changes: Oct.6th
(Earlier if race sells out. Distance changes at Race Kit Pickup if not sold out)

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

REGISTER NOW for 2020!

Super early bird pricing until: October 31st

$65-$100

 

 

 

 

RACE CAP 1550 Runners/Walkers

COURSE

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

SPECTATOR PARKING

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

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

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