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Canada Day Road Races 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

28th edition of the Canada Day Road Races, presented by Bushtukah, were initiated in 1987 and designed to give runners an opportunity to start off their holiday celebrations with a run through the streets of old Kanata.  It is family friendly as it includes the 5 and 10k races and two children’s events.

Location / start times

Location: Earl of March High School, 4 The Parkway, Kanata Ontario

Start Times
10K – 8:00 a.m.
5K – 8:30 a.m.
100 Metre Tot Trot – 9:45 a.m.
1.5K - 10:00 a.m.

race kit pick up & registration

Bushtukah Great Outdoor Gear, Westboro
203 Richmond Road - Sunday, June 29th 12 noon-5:00 p.m.

Bushtukah Kanata
5607 Hazeldean Road (Loew’s Mall) Monday, June 30th -12noon – 7:00 pm

RACE DAY – RACE KIT PICK UP ONLY – COMMENCES AT 7:00 A.M.

course information

Race Courses: 5 and 10K routes are certified and comprised of 1 loop. All start/finish lines are on The Parkway, adjacent to Earl of March High School.

Where: Earl of March High School, 4 The Parkway, Kanata Ontario

Restrictions:

  • no strollers or dogs permitted in any event

5K Road Race

  • Start on The Parkway, approximately 150 metres west of Leacock Way;
  • Take Parkway to Leacock Way and turn right;
  • Take Leacock Way to Leacock Drive and turn left;
  • Continue on Leacock Drive to Pentland Cr.;
  • Turn left on Pentland Cr continue all the way around to the north entrance and corner of Leacock Drive;
  • Turn left on Leacock Drive and continue to Beaverbrook Road;
  • Turn left on Beaverbrook Road and continue to Weslock Drive;
  • Turn left on Weslock Drive to Knudson Drive;
  • Turn left on Knudsen Drive and continue to Campeau Drive;
  • Turn left on Campeau Drive and continue to Teron Road;
  • Turn left on Teron Road and continue to The Parkway;
  • Turn left on the Parkway and continue to the finish;

10K Road Race

  • Start on The Parkway (just east of Lions Way) and continue west to Leacock Way;
  • Right on Leacock Way to Leacock Drive;
  • Left on Leacock Drive and continue to Pentland Cr.;
  • Left to Pentland Cr (south) and continue around the whole way to the north (side);
  • Left back on Leacock Drive and continue to Beaverbrook and Leacock;
  • Continue across Beaverbrook onto Varley Drive;
  • Continue north on Beaverbrook to Lismer Cr.;
  • Turn right on Lismer Cr and continue around to the far end and then right back onto Varley;
  • Continue on Varley to Beaverbrook; turn right on Beaverbrook to Weslock Drive;
  • Continue on Weslock to Walden Drive;
  • Turn left on Walden and continue all the way to Kanata Drive;
  • Turn left on Kanata Drive and continue to Knudson Drive;
  • Turn left on Knudson Drive and continue all the way around Knudson to Campeau Drive;
  • Turn left on Campeau Drive and continue to Teron Road;
  • Turn left on Teron Road and continue to The Parkway;
  • Turn left on The Parkway and continue down to the finish;

directions

From Ottawa: take 417 westbound to Eagleson/March Road exit; at end of the ramp, remain in centre lane for Campeau Drive. Once crossing the intersection, stay on Campeau to the 2nd traffic light. Turn right into the John Mlacak Centre/Earl of March High School parking lot.

South – Take 416 northbound to the Kanata/Pembroke westbound exit onto Highway 417. Continue to Eagleson/March Road exit and follow directions and follow directions above.

West – Take 417 eastbound and exit at Terry Fox Drive. Turn left at end of ramp and head north on Terry Fox Drive to Campeau Drive (just past the Loblaws Super Store) and continue eastbound on Campeau Drive until you reach the John Mlacak Centre/Earl of March High School entrance and turn left into the property.

entry fees

Until June 21st Run Ottawa Club Members (discount applies until this date only)

18 years and under:  $20;

19 years and older:   $35

Nonmembers:

18 years and under: $25;

19 years and older:  $40

June 21st to June 30th

18 years and under $25; 19 years and older:  $45

1K Fun Run:  $5 at all times

100 Metre Tot Trot: No charge

Online registration closes on Thursday, June 27th at 11:59 pm

www.runottawaclub.com

Tech t shirts for 5/10K registrants; 1K registrants receive cotton t shirts

All participants will receive a finisher's medal (pictured here).

awards

1. 5/10K race award categories

Gift certificates the top 3 male and female runners from Bushtukah Great Outdoor Gear in the following amounts:

1st $200
2nd $150
3rd $75

Overall winners not eligible for age category awards.

2. Age categories awards

Merchandise Prizes for first, second and third overall Male/Female in 5K/10K courtesy of Bushtukah Great Outdoor Gear.

Category awards for 5K: 14 & under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+
Category awards for 10K: 14 & under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

community partner

Kanata Food Cupboard

Non perishable food items can be dropped off on race day at the Kanata Food Cupboard tent.

event registration

Registration is the first step on the road to another triumphant finish. Click on one of the links below to complete your race registration online.

register

To Donate

Please select a charity below.

Queensway Carleton HospitalKanata Food Cupboard

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