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Friday night May 8, 2020

Saturday May 9, 2020

Consider the Mighty Mudcat Challenge!

Run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

PLEASE NOTE: OUR MARATHON ROUTE IS UNDER REVIEW WITH VARIOUS AUTHORITIES, AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

 

Show us your fishy side! Fishy costumes are more than welcome :) 

Date:

Friday May 8, 2020

Start Time:

7:00 pm

Start and Finish Line:

Dunnville Farmers Market

(120 Market St. Dunnville)

Fee

$45 (first 100 participants)

$50 (next 100 participants)

$55 (next 150 participants)

$65 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

Race tech shirt. Beautiful fishy medal. 

Course Description: 

This accurately-measured course will run from the Dunnville Farmer's Market, along Main Street toward the Feeder Canal. Then back along the same route towards the finish line. Due to rough ground, strollers may be asked to use an alternate start.

 

View our interactive map here.

 

For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

Run this fun #Fishy5K as part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge - add any Saturday Race and get a third medal!

 

Date:

Friday May 8, 2020

Start Time:

6:00 pm

Start and Finish Line:

Dunnville Farmers Market

(120 Market St. Dunnville)

Fee: 

$20 per person (first 25 participants)

$25 per person (after 25 participants)

Register early!

*Each family member must register individually

SWAG:

Finishers medal.

Course Description: 

Bring the whole family to walk/run this course, entirely closed to traffic!  Everybody earns a finisher's medal and goes home happy! This is not a timed event.
Due to potentially rough ground, strollers may be asked to use a slightly modified route.

For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

 

presented by:

boston

qualifier

Date:

Saturday May 9, 2020

Age Restriction:

14 and Over

Start Time:

7:00 am

Start Line:

Knight's Beach Resort

(2190 Lakeshore Rd. Dunnville)

Finish Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Fee

Marathon Only:

$110 (first 50 participants)

$115 (next 50 participants)

$120 (next 40 participants)

$130 (final registrants)

Register early!

Mighty Mudcat Challenge:

(#Fishy5k + Saturday Marathon)

$135 (first 15 participants)

$140 (next 5 participants)

$145 (next 5 participants)

$155 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

Race Tech shirt. Finishers medal. 

Mighty Mudcat Challenge participants receive 1 shirt only.

Course Description: 

PLEASE NOTE: OUR MARATHON ROUTE IS UNDER REVIEW WITH VARIOUS AUTHORITIES, AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

The full marathon course (a Boston Qualifier if you run fast enough!) will run along the shore of Lake Erie, through Haldimand County's cottage country, then up through some beautiful rural scenes to cross the Grand River at Cayuga.
 
Certified by Athletics Canada, certification #ON-2016-142-BDC.
The use of strollers is not recommended on the marathon course, due to 8k of hard-packed gravel.
Click HERE for marathon course video!
View our interactive map here.
For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

Marathon only

As part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge, run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

 

Date:

Saturday May 9, 2020

Start Time:

8:30 am

Start Line:

Cayuga Arena

(55 Thorburn St. S, Cayuga)

Finish Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Fee

Half Marathon Only:

$90 (first 50 participants)

$95 (next 100 participants)

$100 (next 150 participants)

$110 (final registrants)

Register early!

Mighty Mudcat Challenge:

(#Fishy5k + Saturday Half Marathon)

$115 (first 25 participants)

$120 (next 25 participants)

$125 (next 50 participants)

$135 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

Race Tech shirt. Finishers medal. 

Mighty Mudcat Challenge participants receive 1 shirt only.

Course Description: 

Hugging the river bank, there are a few rolling hills out of Cayuga, where the half marathon race joins the marathoners. The last ten kilometers of the race are almost entirely flat - on the Grand River delta to finish along the riverside in Dunnville. Certified by Athletics Canada, certificate #ON-2016-130-BDC.
The half marathon course is entirely on asphalt, suitable for strollers. Due to rough ground, strollers may be asked to use an alternate start in the #Fishy5k portion of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge.
View our interactive map here.
For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

Half Marathon only

As part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge, run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

 

Date:

Saturday May 9, 2020

Start Time:

9:15 am

Start Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Finish Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Fee

10k Only:

$65 (first 50 participants)

$70 (next 100 participants)

$75 (next 75 participants)

$85 (final registrants)

Register early!

Mighty Mudcat Challenge:

(#Fishy5k + Saturday 10k)

$90 (first 25 participants)

$95 (next 25 participants)

$100 (next 75 participants)

$110 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

Race Tech shirt. Finishers medal. 

Mighty Mudcat Challenge participants receive 1 shirt only.

Course Description: 

Out and back 10k will follow the same course as the 5k, extending a little further along Regional Road 17 to turn around, then it's back for a fast finish at the common finish line. Certified by Athletics Canada, certificate #ON-2016-084-BDC.
The Riverfront10k course is entirely on asphalt, suitable for strollers. Due to rough ground, strollers may be asked to use an alternate start in the #Fishy5k portion of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge.
View our interactive map here.
For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

Riverfront 10k only

As part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge, run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

 

Date:

Saturday May 9, 2020

Start Time:

9:30 am

Start Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Finish Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Current Fee

Saturday 5k Only:

$45 (first 100 participants)

$50 (next 200 participants)

$55 (next 150 participants)

$65 (final registrants)

Register early!

Mighty Mudcat Challenge:

(#Fishy5k + Saturday 5k)

$70 (first 25 participants)

$75 (next 75 participants)

$80 (next 100 participants)

$90 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

Race Tech shirt. Finishers medal. 

Mighty Mudcat Challenge participants receive 1 shirt only.

Course Description: 

Out and back 5k starts and finishes at the common finish line. Flat and fast, bring your PB expectations! Certified by Athletics Canada, certificate #ON-2016-122-BDC. 
The Riverfront 5k course is entirely on asphalt, suitable for strollers. Due to rough ground, strollers may be asked to use an alternate start in the #Fishy5k portion of the Might Mudcat Challenge.
 
View our interactive map here.
For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

Riverfront 5k only

As part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge, run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

 
The final 1 km of activity over previous weeks!

Date:

Saturday May 9, 2020

Start Time:

9:00 am

Age Restriction:

12 and under

Start Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Finish Line:

Wingfield Park

(300 Main St. W, Dunnville)

Fee

1k Kids Mudkitten only:

$20 (first 25 participants)

$25 (after 25 participants)

Register early!

Mighty Mudcat Challenge: 

(#Fishy5k + 1k Kids Mudkitten)

$35 (first 20 participants)

$40 (next 25 participants)

$45 (final registrants)

Register early!

SWAG:

T-shirt. Finishers medal.

Course Description: 

1k Kids' Mudkitten (wee Mudcats!) is the final 1.2 km of kids' hard work over previous weeks. Kids log 1km for every half hour of activity and then run the final kilometre (closed to traffic for safety) to earn their BIG, BEAUTIFUL FINISHER'S MEDAL! If they're up for the #Fishy5k the night before, those kilometres count!
The course is entirely on asphalt, suitable for strollers. Not a timed event.

For all other details, including Kit Pickup, Course Amenities, Parking and more, visit our Race Weekend Details page

REGISTER

Register for the Kids Mudkitten Run or the Mighty Mudcat Challenge (links above) 

TRACK

Kids track their activity by colouring in a fish for every half hour of activity then have a parent or teacher initial it.

Download a tracker
   sheet here:
RUN!

Kids bring their completed tracker sheet with them on race day (Sat. May 9, 2020 from 7 am - 8:30 am at the Dunnville Optimist Club) and run the final 1k of their marathon. 

1k Kids Mudkitten only

As part of the Mighty Mudcat Challenge, run the Friday night #Fishy5K in addition to any Saturday race and get a third beautiful medal!

our 2019 sponsors:

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Centre and Cayuga Food bank.
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