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RACE INFORMATION

The B&O Yorkville Run race takes place on September 9, 2018. Guntime is 9:45 AM.

Starting point is Jesse Ketchum Public School at 61 Davenport Road. Please scroll down to see Race Route Map and Race Day Details.

The B&O Yorkville Run is a premier, boutique, 5K race that takes place in the beautiful Yorkville community every September. It unites elite and local runners and businesses to raise funds for local programs and initiatives. In addition to its fundraising achievements, the B&O Yorkville Run was named Canada's fastest 5K road race for five consecutive years.

Early registration opens for returning participants committing to fundraise a minimum of $100, on April 16th at 12:00 PM. A unique code will be sent to you at 12:00PM April 16th to register and secure your spot before the run is opened to the general public and sells out.

General Registration: Any remaining spots will be available to the general public on June 15th for $125+HST

We have several volunteer positions available leading up to the race and on race day! If you'd like to volunteer, please contact Tami at tami@yorkvillerun.com

2018 RACE KIT

The 9th annual B&O Yorkville Run's race kit is our best yet, worth over $300. The kit includes a New Balance Men's or Women's T-shirt, download for professional race photos, personalized bib, timing chip, and every participant will receive a pair of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Wireless Earphones (retail price $299)!

EQUINOX RUN CLUB

EQUINOX RUN CLUB

Equinox invites you to join Gordon Milne and the Equinox Run Club as we gear up for the 9th Annual Run!  

 

The Equinox Run Club caters to runners of all levels, from beginner to marathoner.  We'll improve your stride, cardiovascular endurance, and deliver the physical and inner strength necessary to achieve your personal goals!

  • Every Tuesday from 6pm-6:45pm, June 12th-September 4th
  • Plus 2 weekend long runs!  July 14th & August 18th 8AM-10AM
  • Meet at Equinox Yorkville, 55 Avenue Road
  • Hosted by Gordon Milne, including hosting an app/group discussion for all runners to have discussions and ask questions!
  • $50 non-Equinox member run club registration fee includes an exclusive Equinox Run Club top, post event snacks & access to all runs and Equinox facilities* on days Equinox Run Club meets.

Equinox Yorkville delivers an unparralleled club experience in a new luxurious 33,000 sq. foot space designed to help you enjoy and mazamize how you move, energize and rejuvenate.  With luxe amenities, our top-rated iPhone app, and innovative training classes led by your favourite instructors, Equinox Yorkville is your destination for high performance living.

 

SIGN UP FOR EQUINOX RUN CLUB WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR THE B&O YORKVILLE RUN!

Registration is $50+HST (non Equinox members)

Equinox members receive free membership to Equinox Run Club (code and link to register will be emailed by the club).  Please contact them directly if you have not received it: 416-961-8400.

 

*Non members must sign in at Admin desk to use the club facilities (change room, lockers, steam ONLY. No access to equipment or classes) and abide by all Equinox rules and regulations. 

 

See you at Equinox Run Club!

FUNDRAISING

Since its inception in 2010, the B&O Yorkville Run has raised over $1.1M for various local charities.  Our list of local charities covers a wide range of causes.  We hope to inspire our runners to find an organization that truly ignites their passion and motivates them to fundraise. https://yorkvillerun.com/the-cause/

Help us help our charities!

By registering for the B&O Yorkville Run, you're committing to a minimum fundraising goal of $100.00 per runner.  Upon registering, you have the opportunity to start hitting your fundraising goals right away by sending an email to your contacts!  If by race kit pick up day you have not reached the $100.00 minimum, you will be responsible for the commitment to your selected charity.

Fundraisers who raise over $500 will receive their choice of luxurious fundraising prizes from Bang & Olufsen, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and other Yorkville boutiques. View the fundraising prizes here:  http://yorkvillerun.com/prizes/

TEAM FUNDRAISING

The top three fundraising teams will win great prizes, including:

1. Gift certicates to some of Yorkville's high-end restaurants,

2. An invition to attend an exclusive, VIP cocktail reception after the race, which will be attended by top fundraisers, top elite runners, major race sponsors, local dignitaries, and media, to name a few.

3. Individual fundraising prizes: http://yorkvillerun.com/prizes/

In our experience, participants who fundraise as part of a team raise 60 per cent more funds than participants who fundraise alone. Forming a team -- whether it's with your family, friends, or co-workers -- is an effective way to harness support for your selected charity while exercising your leadership and team building skills.

Each team requires a Team Captain who creates the team and selects a team passcode to share with potential team members. The Team Captain is responsible for recruitment, encouraging team members, and keeping fundraising efforts on track.

You can chose to become a Team Captain or join a team during registration and post-registration once you've logged into your dashboard: https://yorkvillerun.com/login/

Participants who register to fundraise as part of a team will have both a personal fundraising webpage and a team page to track progress, publish personal and collective goals, and share news with potential donors.

AWARDS AND PRIZES

All finishers in the B&O Yorkville Run will receive customized medals. Cash and category prizes will only be distributed to participants in the Championship Run.

For a list of the luxurious fundraising prizes available to everyone who raises over $500, please click here.

PAST RESULTS

Click here to view 2017 Results
Click here to view 2016 Results

 

THE COURSE

The 2017 race course was fast and flat and will be the same in 2018.

RACE DAY DETAILS

Race Day Itinerary:

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

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.