NEW BALANCE CANADIAN 5K ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP

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RACE INFORMATION

If you're a competitive runner looking for a bigger challenge, you're invited to join Canada’s top elites and master runners at the New Balance Canadian 5K Road Race Championship. 

The 5K event will take place on Sunday September 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM and will be immediately followed by the 9th annual B&O Yorkville Run.

The New Balance Canadian 5K Road Race Championship is sanctioned by Athletics Canada and Canadian Masters Athletics

REGISTRATION FEE

$50+ HST - includes bib and timing chip + New Balance Singlet ($35 value)
*Registration fee will increase to $65+ HST on August 15th

MAP OF COURSE

2018 Course Map is coming soon.....

QUALIFYING STANDARDS

To qualify for the Championship race, you must provide race results from 2016-2018 that meet the following entry standards:

AGE GROUP

WOMEN'S STANDARD

MEN'S STANDARD

<35 21:00 19:00
35-39 21:15 19:15
40-44 22:00 20:00
45-49 22:45 20:45
50-54 23:30 21:30
55-59 24:30 22:30
60-64 25:45 23:30
65-69 27:00 24:45
70-74 28:30 26:00
75+ 30:00 27:15

RACE DAY DETAILS

Race Day Itinerary

9:00 AM New Balance Canadian 5K Road Race Championship commences
9:20 AM New Balance Canadian 5K Road Race Championship concludes
9:30 AM Warm-up and stretch 
9:45 AM B&O Yorkville Run commences
10:45 AM Course closes and awards ceremony commences, running prizes distributed (you must be there in person to claim your prize)

A VIP reception will serve hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants from 10:00-11:00 AM.

Complimentary baggage check will be available at the race site.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

CASH PRIZING

This year we are offering over $16,000 in cash prizes for the fastest runners:

1st Place: $2,500
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $1,000
4th Place: $500
5th Place: $300

Canadian 5K Land Record: $2,500 

*To be eligible for championship awards including prize money, athletes must have Canadian citizenship and a current Athletics Canada membership.

AWARDS

Top 3 Male and Female overall will be awarded medals by Athletics Canada

Top 3 Male and Female Masters in each age group will be awarded medals by the CMA (ages 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)

Top 3 Male and Female High School athletes will be awarded prizing (ages 14-18)

PAST RESULTS & AWARD WINNERS

Click here to view 2017 Results

Click here to view 2016 Results