5K – RUN OR WALK

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Start Time for 5k Run: 8:50 am
Start Time for 5k Walk: 9:00 am

The Band on the Run 5K route is suitable for all levels of runners. This route has some hills – specifically an uphill climb near the end on Forbes Hill Drive. It is Muskoka. There aren’t too many flat bits. We don’t think flat is fun. Seriously – imagine NEVER getting to run downhill.

But don’t be nervous about the hills. Many Band on the Run 5K participants are trying a running race for the FIRST TIME EVER.

Our 5K distance is also very popular for Running Groups and Teams. Find out more about registering as a TEAM.

Estimated Number of 5K Runners: 1000
Estimated Number of 5K Walkers: 200

GENERAL INFO

AGE: Participants in the 5k must be 12 years or older on June 8th, 2019 OR accompanied on the run with an adult who will run at the same pace.

START LINE: The Start Line is self-seeded. If you are fast then make sure you are near the front. Fast is under 30 minutes. If you are planning to take your time, then start near the back. Participants that are in the 5K WALK category start in their own wave after the runners have gone out.

STROLLERS: You are welcome to push your baby in a stroller. We ask that you start near the back for safety concerns.

DOGS: You are welcome to run with your dog as long as he/she is on a leash and under control. We ask that you start near the back for safety concerns.

ROUTE INFORMATION


On The Go Map

Note: Route has changed in 2019.
The route is an out and back loop with start and finish near the Canada Summit Centre on Park Dr (new for 2019!).

 Aid Station: A1 (Town Line Rd E near Brunel Rd at 3.5km) 

View with elevation profile with OnTheGoMap
(Click the mountain icon in bottom left)
View with Aid Station with GoogleMap

Top Finisher Times to Beat from Previous Band on the Run Years (different route):
MEN Marek Bialkowski: 17:24
WOMEN Saree Sasson 19:59

Turn-by-turn directions:

1. Start on Park Dr in front of the main Canada Summit Centre entrance
2. Proceed South on Park Dr towards Heritage Place
3. Turn right on Brunel Rd and proceed North towards Main St E
4. Turn right on Princess St heading East
5. Turn left on High St and proceed towards West St S
6. Turn left on West St S
7. Turn left on Veterans Way
8. Turn right on Brunel Rd heading South
9. Continue on Brunel Rd past Town Line Rd E to Hillcrest Dr
10. Turn left on Hillcrest Dr and turn around at the 5k turn-around
11. Proceed back towards Brunel Rd, turn right and continue North on Brunel Rd
12. Turn right on Town Line Road E
13. Follow Town Line Road E that turns into Forbes Hill Dr (past the former Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment)
14. Continue down the hill, across the tracks onto Camp Kitchen Rd heading West
15. Turn left on Park Dr around the Canada Summit Centre
16. Finish in front of Canada Summit Centre main entrance on Park Dr

10K RUN INFO
HALF MARATHON INFO
KID’S FUN RUN INFO
GENERAL RACE INFO

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