Grimsby Half Marathon and Family Day 10K & 3K

In Support of McNally House Hospice

Perfect tune up for the Around the Bay Road Race in Hamilton

Date : Sunday, February 18th, 2018

New for 2018 – All runners receive a finishers medal!!!

Race is on Sunday then recover and spend time with your family on Family Day Monday.

T-Shirt cut off Wednesday, January 31st 

               Click Running Room Logo below to Register

The Running Room

Location: Grimsby Secondary School, 5 Bolton Ave. Grimsby, ON L3M 1H6

Race Times:    Half Marathon — 9:00am.      3k — 9:10am       10K — 9:15am

Race Day Registration and Kit Pick Up: Grimsby Secondary School from 7:00am to 8:30am.

At close of kit pick up, race kits not picked up become the property of Race Kit Event Service Inc.

Directions: QEW to Christie St. South on Christie to Main St., Right on Main St. to Kidd Ave.

Parking: park at the McDonalds parking lot and walk up Kidd Ave to high school, or park in lot off of Briarwood behind high school

Half Marathon and 3K Course Map: click here (PDF, 200 KB)

10k Course Map: click here


  • Fast and scenic course that runs through downtown, lakefront residential area, and orchards of Grimsby.
  • Finishers Medals to finishers of all distances
  • Part of the Niagara Running Series Half & Half Marathon Challenge
  • Bib Chip timing by Chiptime Results
  • Each kilometer is marked
  • 6 Aid Stations in the Half Marathon, located at 3.5k, 6.5k, 9.5k, 13k, 15.5k, 18.5k

Charity Challenge: In Support of McNally House Hospice,

In Memory of Rob “The Kat” Katolinsky

Finisher’s Medals: All runners will receive a finisher medal for their efforts!

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at 11:30am beginning with the 3k awards. The half and 10K awards will take place as soon as possible after.

Please be there to pick up your award or have someone else pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed out.

3k Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall, top master and 3 deep in 5 yr age groups from 14 and under to 70+

10k & Half Marathon Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall, top master and 3 deep in 5 yr age groups from 19 and under to 70+.

Race Record Bonus: $200

  • Men — Guy Scholtz (2000) 1:05:46
  • Women — Nicole Stevenson (2003) 1:17:30

Half & Half Marathon Challenge: Runners who complete the Grimsby Half Marathon and Run for the Grapes Half Marathon can race for the Half & Half Marathon Challenge. The total combined time of both half marathons will determine the awards. In the event of a tie the Grapes time will determine the winner. Awards will be presented to 1, 2, 3 overall top master and 3 deep in each 5yr age groups from 19 and under to 70+. Awards Ceremony TBA.

  • Course Safety: For everyone’s safety no strollers, dogs or bicycles on the course please. We also strongly recommend that you do not wear headphones while participating.

Race Fees 2018 (HST not included):

  • Online registration will close at midnight on February 14th. No Refunds.
  • Running Room processing fee extra.
  • Tee Shirt cut off date: registered by and including Wednesday, January 31st
  • 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.
  • New for 2018 – All runners receive a finishers medal!!!
Deadlines Half/Marathon      3k    10K     Souvenir
Early Bird Registration Ends December 18th at Midnight $60 + HST $30 + HST   $45 + HST Finisher Medal
December 19th to February 14th at Midnight $65 + HST $35 + HST  $50 + HST Finisher Medal
Race Day Registration $70 + HST $40 + HST  $55 + HST Finisher Medal