NIAGARA Ultra Races - 100 km, 50 km, Marathon or Half-Marathon
Saturday June 14, 2014
Online registration only:
The 22nd running of the Niagara Ultra Races. 100 km, 50 km, Marathon, or ½ Marathon foot race (on traffic-free asphalt footpath) following the Niagara River Parkway from Niagara-on-the-Lake past Fort George and on to Niagara Falls and back. In continuous sight of the Great River and turning around at the Falls, this fast course offers you the opportunity to run on a very scenic course steeped in Canadian and American history. This is event #6 in the 2014 Ontario Ultra Series (OUS).
Certified Courses: All races out and back. On 100% asphalt footpath with several road crossings. Relatively flat, along the Niagara Parkway in continuous sight of the great Niagara River. 100 km & 50 km race turning around at the Falls. The Marathon and ½ Marathon turn around earlier. As a certified race course the marathon is a Boston qualifier!
ACU & IAU labeling: pending
Walkers: Walkers are welcome in each division as long as they can meet the time limit. To be recognized as walkers contestants must voluntarily adhere to competitive walking rules.
Timing: Chiptime results
Start Time: 6:30 am start for 100 km. 7 am start for 50km. 7:30 am start for marathon. 8:00 am start for half marathon.
Race packet pick up: Friday June 13, 2014 between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Kinsmen Scout Hall and race day starting at 5:30 am.
Start location: Kinsmen Scout Hall, Niagara on the Lake, ON
Time limit: 14 hrs for 100 km . (cut off times applied progressively.)
Facilities: Washrooms at start/finish and various locations on route, showers at finish.
Aid Stations: Every 5 km, plus St. Johns Ambulance mobile units.
Fees: 100 Km - $110 Cdn by May 13, after May 13 $125 Cdn
50 Km - $85 Cdn by May 13. after May 13 $100 Cdn
Marathon - $75 Cdn by May 13. after May 13 $90 Cdn
1/2 Marathon - $60 Cdn by May 13. after May 13 $75 Cdn
Post race food vouchers for guests are $15 Cdn
Awards: Awards for all races to top Male & Female Runner overall, and 1st Male & Female Runner in each age division (<25, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+). No duplication of awards. Walker awards to the 1st overall finishers in each race. Sweatshirt to all race participants registered by May 13. A medal for all finishers.
Director: Henri Ragetlie, c/o St. Catharines Road Runners and Walkers, P.O. Box 23004, RPO Carlton, St.Catharines, ON L2R 7P9 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Post race: Post race food at Kinsmen Scout Hall with vouchers available for guests.
Directions: From any direction take QEW to Niagara-on-the-Lake (between Niagara Falls and St. Catharines). Take Niagara-on-the-lake exit and follow signs to Niagara-on-the-lake (Route 55). Turn right on Mary St and follow to King St. Kinsmen Scout Hall is on King St. opposite Mary St.
Participant Cap: Maximum of 800 participants. Participant maximums by race listed below. Maximum numbers per race may be adjusted (keeping within 800 total) depending on the number of registrants per race on May13.
375 - half marathon
140 - marathon
185 - 50 km
100 - 100 km