Race weekend details
schedule of events
Friday night May 8, 2020
Run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!
Saturday May 9, 2020
PLEASE NOTE: OUR MARATHON ROUTE IS UNDER REVIEW WITH VARIOUS AUTHORITIES, AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Online Registration closes May 7 at midnight.
Please visit us on-site to register after that date. See details of times below.
* We are able to accept cash or e-transfer only. Late registration fee applies.
Friday, May 8 from 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm (All races + Mighty Mudcat Challenge)
Hauser's Health & Wellness Expo
Dunnville Farmers Market (Friday start/finish line site)
120 Market St, Dunnville, ON N1A 2Y1
Saturday, May 9 from 7:30am - 8:30am (Mudkitten, Riverfront 5K & Riverfront 10k only)
Dunnville Optimist Club (one block from Start/Finish line)
101 Main St E, Dunnville, ON N1A 2Y2
Please bring proof of registration (identification or email confirmation) to pick up your race kit. You may pick up someone else's kit, however, you have to show his or her proof of registration (email confirmation). Proof can be as simple as showing your email confirmation on your cell phone.
*Please Note: Race shirts & kits will not be at this location. Shirts & kits will be available for you to pick up AFTER your race at the Dunnville Optimist Club (near finish line). Baggage check to finish line is available. There will NO race day registration for the Marathon or Half Marathon
We will have baggage check facilities available on-site. Your bib will include a baggage ticket. On Saturday baggage check is at the Optimist Hall.
parking & shuttles for 1k,5k,10k
Parking sites can be viewed on our interactive map. There is also parking in downtown Dunnville. Please obey all signs. All parking is free.
In-town people movers (labeled Hauser's vehicles) will operate continuously to shuttle runners between parking lots and finish line sites. They will operate on Friday, May 8 from 1:30pm-9:30pm and Saturday May 9 from 5:30am-2pm. No set schedule of exact departure times. The parking locations with access to shuttles are:
Dunnville Arena: 275 Ramsey Drive Dunnville
Lion's Park: 640 Lock St. W Dunnville
*Please wait by the on-site sign to signify your need for a shuttle.
Friday Drop off: Public Parking lot Between Queen St. and Main St. (Near Fri. Finish Line)
Saturday Drop off: Optimist Club - 101 Main St. E Dunnville (Near Sat. Finish Line)
parking & shuttles for half/full
Marathoners and Half Marathoners park at Lion's Park ONLY (640 Lock St W, Dunnville, ON)
*Start Line shuttle buses (school buses) will take participants from the Dunnville Lions Park to the start of the full marathon (Knight's Beach Resort) and the start of the half at Cayuga Arena. Please be aware we are NOT offering shuttle buses in both directions.
Please only plan to park your car at Dunnville Lions Park (very close to the finish line)
Schedule of Shuttle Buses:
Marathoners (Lion's Park Parking – Knights Beach start)
Departure times: 5:40 am, 5:55 am, 6:10 am, last bus at 6:30 am
Estimated 15 minute ride
Half Marathoners (Lions Park Parking – Cayuga Arena start)
Departure times: 6:45 am, 7:00 am, 7:20 am, 7:35 am, last bus at 7:50 am
Estimated 15 min ride
Races 5k and up are timed events. Results will be printed and posted for viewing after the race. They will also be available online at sportmadesimple.com following the race.
Awards will take place under the (End of the Line) Refreshment Tent on both Friday and Saturday following the races. We are pleased to provide the following awards in each race 5k and above: Overall M/F | Overall Masters (40+) M/F | Top M/F finisher in 5 year increments (from under 15 to over 70)
finish line celebrations
Everyone is invited to come hang with us out at our "End of the Line" finish line parties!
FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL + Open to the community!
Friday, May 8 @ Dunnville Farmers Market
Saturday, May 9 @ Wingfield Park
11am - 5pm*
Race participants (5k+) will receive one complimentary beverage - this ticket will be on your race bib.
Beverages will also be available for purchase (ID required for alcoholic beverages) CASH ONLY
*Closing time subject to change
There will be a medical team on site – emergency physicians and nurses at Kinsmen Hall at the finish line. (Saturday)
Registered massage therapists (FREE! Saturday only)
At Kinsmen Hall at the finish line.
Aid stations are placed approximately every 3 km and are equipped with nuun hydration fluid, water and portable toilets. An assortment of gels will be available at two aid stations along the course: one at approximately 11 k on the marathon route and another at approximately 25k on the marathon route (which is approximately 4k on the half marathon route)
Participants that wish to transfer from one distance to another can easily do this through the Race Roster website.
NOTE: Participants transferring to a lesser race distance will not receive a refund for the difference. Participants transferring to a higher race distance will be responsible for paying the difference in cost. Additionally, there is a $10 transfer fee.