Canadian 5km Championships
If you’re a competitive runner looking for a bigger challenge, you’re invited to join Canada’s top elites and master runners at the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship.
The 5K event will take place on Sunday September 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM and will be immediately followed by the 9th annual B&O Yorkville Run.
The Canadian 5K Road Race Championship is sanctioned by Athletics Canada and Canadian Masters Athletics.
$50+ HST – includes bib and timing chip + New Balance Singlet ($35 value)
*Registration fee will increase to $65+ HST on August 15th
To qualify for the Championship race, you must provide race results from 2016-2018 that meet the following entry standards:
RACE DAY DETAILS
Race Day Itinerary
9:00 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship commences
9:20 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship concludes
9:30 AM Warm-up and stretch
9:45 AM B&O Yorkville Run commences
10:45 AM Course closes and awards ceremony commences, running prizes distributed (you must be there in person to claim your prize)
A VIP reception will serve hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Complimentary baggage check will be available at the race site.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
This year we are offering over $16,000 in cash prizes for the fastest runners:
1st Place: $2,500
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $1,000
4th Place: $500
5th Place: $300
Canadian 5K Land Record: $2,500
*To be eligible for championship awards including prize money, athletes must have Canadian citizenship and a current Athletics Canada membership.
Top 3 Male and Female overall will be awarded medals by Athletics Canada
Top 3 Male and Female Masters in each age group will be awarded medals by the CMA (ages 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)
Top 3 Male and Female High School athletes will be awarded prizing (ages 14-18)
PAST RESULTS & AWARD WINNERS