Ranked as Canada's #1 Boston Marathon Qualifying event, the Hamilton Marathon weekend is the place to be. It attracts runners from all over the Canada and many other countries. There are a number of different events over the weekend including a 5k, 10km, Half Marathon, & Marathon. In addition to this, people can also try to earn the right to "Run the Hammer" & "Hammer the Hammer" by doing multiple events over the weekend. To register for any event over this amazing weekend please follow the link here: www.hamiltonmarathon.ca
Running for Rachael continues to support mental health awareness programs for youth, stigma reduction and fosters help seeking behaviour. The funds raised will be used to support school grants for student led and teacher facilitated mental health projects. Over the past 5 years, we have reached 18,000 students in their schools.
Join us at 9:00 am on Saturday for a 5k or 10k timed walk or run. We will leave from the Bayfront Park and run or walk along the Waterfront path. The cost for this event is $25 per person which will include your race entry and some light refreshments. You can purchase a technical running shirt for $10.00 when you register. Children under the age of 12 are free to attend the event. T-Shirts will be available for sale the day of the event.
Have some fun fundraising and consider making a donation to support the work of the Suicide Prevention Hamilton in our schools.
We look forward to seeing you on September 29th!