Runner's Den


2019 Hamilton Marathon
to Nov 4

2019 Hamilton Marathon

Race website:

The 2019 Hamilton Marathon will take place of the weekend of November 2-3, 2019. We are excited to be back for another year and looking forward to an fabulous race weekend. As you may know, the Hamilton Marathon is CANADA’S #1 BOSTON QUALIFYING RACE. In 2018, 28% of our marathon runner’s got their BQ! So, whether you are looking to qualify or looking to run your fastest time, this is a great course to do it!

More than that, this is an event for the whole family! With a 1km kids dash, 5 & 10km, and a half marathon, there is a rce for everyone!

But wait! There’s more! Try out our Run the Hammer or Hammer the Hammer events where you do 3 races in 1 weekend! The Hamilton Marathon has proudly served the Hamilton community culminating Millions of dollars in donations to organizations and charities that reach far beyond our city limit.

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2019 Shawn & Ed Beer Run 5k
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Shawn & Ed Beer Run 5k

This 19+ event includes an unbelievable 5k experience, beer mug (with one free fill at the finish), food, entertainment and post-race fun at the brewery.

Proceeds to support Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario

Race Registration Includes:

  • Drink ticket for the first fill of your beer mug (mugs to be presented at the finish line upon completion of the race)

  • Food ticket for one gourmet slider from Cumbraes of Dundas

Lots of parking is available in nearby municipal lots - please avoid parking on Hatt Street

Please be sure to bring government-issued identification to prove that you are 19 years of age or over 

Race Registration and Kit Pickup - 5:30 pm

Race Begins - 7:00 pm

Entertainment will be provided and doors close at 10:00 p.m. 

We look forward to seeing you all for what promises to be a great event in support of our friends at Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario!

This is not your average beer run.

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2019 Ancaster Mill Race
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Ancaster Mill Race

Race website:

Our annual Ancaster Mill Race will be happening on Tuesday, June 11th. We are excited to be back at Morgan Firestone Arena for what will be a spectacular evening of racing, music, delicious food with family and friends.



All activities are at the Morgan Firestone Arena

1. Same day registration from 5pm until 6:15 pm, June 11th, 2019.
2. Race Bib Pick up is Race Day only from 5pm until 6:30 pm.
3. 1K Kids - start time 6:30 pm at soccer fields East side of Morgan Firestone Arena.
4. 5K & 10K - combined start time 7:00pm at the front of Morgan Firestone Arena.
5. Showers are available in the Rotary Centre.
6. Awards & Draw Prizes will be at 8:15. 

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Sulphur Springs Trail Race - Course Preview
7:45 AM07:45

Sulphur Springs Trail Race - Course Preview

The Runner's Den will be hosting a course preview trail run for the upcoming Sulphur Springs Trail Run. Whether you are running the 10km or the 100mile, there will be leaders guiding the way along the route at many different paces from hiking to those looking run a fast loop!

This event is for everyone! If you have never run the course, this will be a great opportunity to learn the directions and elevation profile. If you have run 100's of Sulphur loops, come join the fun and share your experience with others!

Our partner, Saucony, will be there all morning with a number of different shoes for you to demo on the run. Saucony has a number of great trail shoe options, specifically for the Sulphur Springs course.

Nuun Hydration will also be there to supply hydration for the run.

Schedule for Saturday, April 13th is below:

7:45AM-8:00AM: Meet and greet

8:00AM-8:15AM: Check out Saucony shoes and Nuun Hydration to prep for the run

8:15AM: Runs begin* There will be a groups doing the 10km loop & 20km loop

9:15AM-11:30AM: Runner's arrive back at the Start/Finish area

Looking forward to seeing many people out on the trails!

If you have any questions, or you're interested in leading one of the groups, contact Jordan Bierema at

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