NEW DATE: To be announced
18th Annual Confederation Park 5k/1k
5th Annual “Fast & the Furriest” Dog Run & Walk
In support of the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA
Fast, Scenic and Traffic free
To Register Click Here
Location: Confederation Park, 680 Van Wagners Beach Rd., Hamilton, Ontario
Race Times: 1k – 9:30 am. 5k 10:00 am
All participants in the 1K will start at the same time from the finish line.
Please Note: FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL OF OUR PARTICIPANTS ALL DOGS MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES. NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES PLEASE.
ONE DOG PER ATHLETE.
- 1K-Runners only- 9:30 am
- 1K-Runners with best friends-9:30 am
- 1K-Walkers and Walkers with best friends-9:30 am
The 5K start will consist of 2 waves.
- 5K- Runners only-10:00 am
- 5K-Runners & Walkers with best friends 10:10 am
Race Day Registration and Race Kit Pick up: 8am to 9:30am at the Edge Water Pavilion
1k participants please pick up your kits early. At close of kit pick up race kits become the property of Race Kit Event Service Inc.
Course Map: click here
Directions: QEW Centennial Parkway in Hamilton, North on Centennial Parkway to Service Rd. Turn left on Service Rd. to Confederation Park.
Parking: There is plenty of parking inside Confederation Park.
- Fast flat and traffic free course inside Confederation Park
- Off-leash area for your dog to warm up & cool down or just have fun.
- Finisher Medals for all of our runners
- Dog tag medals for all K9 finishers of the 5K & 1K
- Bib Tag timing by Chiptime Results
- Each kilometer is marked
- 1 Aid Station located at 2.5k
Course Record Bonus: $200
- Josephat Ongeri – 14:15 (2008)
- Lucy Njeri – 16:57 (2011)
Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 11:15am. There will be separate awards for the Confederation Park 5K and the Fast & the Furriest 5K.
1k: Finisher medals will be awarded to all participants. This is a fun run meant to encourage a healthy lifestyle. T-shirts will only be available to kids 12 & under.
Please be there to pick up your award or have someone else pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed out.
Confederation Park 5K Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall top master and 3 deep in 5yr age groups from 14 and under to 70+
Sub 20 Club: Runners who run under 20 minutes will receive a custom made medal to recognize their accomplishment.
The Fast & Furriest 5K Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall top master and 3 deep in 5yr age groups from 14 and under to 70+
Charity Challenge: You can make a donation when you enter or gather pledges if you like.
Course Safety: For everyone’s safety no strollers or bicycles on the course please. We also strongly recommend that you do not wear headphones while participating.
Race Fees (HST not included)
- Online registration will close on June 6th. No Refunds.
- Running Room processing fee extra.
- T-Shirt cut off date: registered by and including May 23rd.
- All those who registered before the t-shirt cut off date are guaranteed a t-shirt. We will do our very best to try to accommodate the size you need.
|Deadline||5k||5k With Dog||
|1k||1k with Dog||Souvenir|
|By and including March 10th||$40 +HST||$45 +HST||Finisher Medal||$15 +HST||$17 +HST||Finisher Medal|
|March 11th to June 6th||$45 +HST||$50 +HST||Finisher Medal||$17 +HST||$19 +HST||Finisher Medal|
|Race Day||$50 +HST||$55 +HST||Finisher Medal||$19 +HST||$21 +HST||Finisher Medal|