The most fun you will have at a running event

RUN IN THE MORNING

JUNE 9 IN HUNTSVILLE, MUSKOKA

HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K & KID'S RUN

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RACE INFORMATION

CELEBRATE
IN THE AFTERNOON

LICENSED, FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS

FESTIVAL INFORMATION
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JUNE 9, 2018 IN HUNTSVILLE, MUSKOKA

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THE MOST FUN YOU WILL HAVE AT A RUNNING EVENT. PERIOD.

LINKS for RESULTS
Half Marathon

10K 

5K

5K Walkers

ENJOY live bands playing rockin’ tunes along the route as you CHALLENGE yourself on our Muskoka Hills. All levels of runners welcome. Whichever distance you choose you will be cheered on by our incredibly spirited group of volunteers.

Capped at 2,500 participants

5K RUN/WALK

A 5k course that starts out with a bit of a hill but is totally manageable for all levels of runners. You can register as a runner or a walker.

10K

A 10k course that is challenging, to be sure. It’s not the hardest thing you’ve ever done (probably) but you’ll be breathing hard.

HALF MARATHON

A Half Marathon course that makes people swear. A lot. We’re not going to sugar-coat that one! Absolutely perfect for anyone up for a hilly challenge.

JUNE 9, 2018 IN HUNTSVILLE, MUSKOKA

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PACKET PICK-UP INFO

Race Packets can be picked up the Friday (June 8th) before the race. Race packets will be available from noon until 10pm.

Saturday morning packet-pickup is only for runners upgraded to VIP.

Pick-up Location: Active Living Centre (4 Camp Kitchen Road, ON P1H 2p5) in Huntsville. PLEASE NOTE this is a different location from 2017. The Active Living Centre is located at the rear of the Canada Summit Centre.

Your packet can be picked up by a friend as long as they have a copy of your email confirmation.

Questions about other race logistics & distance switches can be found here.

ROAD CLOSURE INFO

To ensure the runners are safe during the race there will be a police-patrolled, full-road closure that may impact your travel in Huntsville from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Main Street East between Brunel Road and Centre Street will be fully closed from 5am to 1pm.

Main Street Bridge will be closed from 8am to 12 noon.

Parts of the following roads will be fully closed from 8am – 12 noon:
West St. S, High St., Princess St., Veteran’s Way, Brunel Road (between Main Street and Townline Road), Hillcrest Dr., South Fairy Lake Rd., Riverside Dr., Townline Rd. E., Forbes Hill Dr., Camp Kitchen Rd., Park Dr.

A single lane of Brunel will be closed from 8:30 to 12 noon between Townline Road and North Mary Lake Road. **NEW IN 2018: Northbound AND Southbound traffic will be permitted via OPP controlled access points.

North Mary Lake Road will have a quarter lane closure from 8:30 to 11am.

You can see the route maps with road closure details here.

A huge celebration afterwards
at an outdoor, licensed
MUSIC FESTIVAL
that is FREE for all
registered participants.

The most SPIRITED CHEERING
SQUADS
anywhere. Seriously.

LIVE MUSICIANS line the course
rockin' you along your run.

SO WHAT MAKES
IT SO FUN?

REVEL in your ACHIEVEMENT
at Band on the Run.

Race day is about CELEBRATING
your healthy lifestyle choices.
We're going to make it FUN
and MUSIC filled!

FUN = SUCCESS

CELEBRATE AT THE FAMILY-FRIENDLY, LICENSED MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE AFTERNOON. FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS

HEADLINE BAND IN 2018: JONESY

Bands that have played in the past: Hey Rosetta!, Plants and Animals, Laganza, The Jim Cuddy Band, Carl Dixon, Jeremey Fisher, The Sheepdogs, Whitehorse, Matt Mays, Danny Michel, The Sadies, Joel Plaskett Emergency, Basia Bulat and the Wooden Sky .

RACE PARTICIPANTS

Admittance is FREE with your Race Registration. If you registered, you’re in! Holy Mackinaw, you’ve got a ticket. Headline band for 2018 TBA.

MUSIC FANS

Planning to cheer a friend in the morning and want to come to the afternoon Music Festival? Or just a fan of the bands? Tickets are available for purchase for anyone who is not running the race in the morning.

WE HAVE THE BEST VOLUNTEERS AT BAND ON THE RUN!

They dress up. They cheer. They are the reason that all the runners in the photos you see have smiles on their faces!

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HAVE QUESTIONS?

Already registered and wondering about logistics? Thinking about registering and looking for some details?

IS THIS YOU?

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SEE IT IN ACTION

A quick 2 minute video that captures the Band on the Run experience – hear from participants of all different running levels and see some of the Music Festival.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

This is my favourite run of the year! Not only is it challenging (hello hills!), it’s also just so much fun! The atmosphere is so upbeat and positive and the concert is a great way to cap off the day! Last year was our first year and we liked it so much we brought back two other families this year. Thank you to all of the volunteers and organizers for another fantastic event!

Danielle Harder

JUNE 9, 2018 IN HUNTSVILLE, MUSKOKA

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