Grimsby Half Marathon and Family Day 10K & 3K

Grimsby Half Marathon, 3k & 10k

In Support of McNally House Hospice

Perfect tune up for the Around the Bay

Electronics Recycling Program to Support McNally House Hospice (details below)

Date: Monday February 17th, 2014

T-Shirt Cut Off Sunday February 2nd, 2014

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

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

Race Day Registration and Kit Pick Up: Grimsby Secondary School 7am 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

Course Map: click here (PDF, 200 KB)


  • Fast and scenic course that runs through downtown, lakefront residential area, and orchards of Grimsby.
  • Certified courses by athletics Canada measured by Bernie Conway
  • Finishers Medals to all finishers of the Half Marathon under the time limit of 3 hrs
  • Half: ON-2009-126-BDC / 3k: On-2009-125-BDC
  • Part of the Niagara Running Series Half & Half Marathon Challenge
  • Championchip timing by sportstats
  • Each kilometre 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

To help support McNally House Hospice we are offering an Electronics Recycling Program. There will be a recycle bin setup on race day for you to discard old, unusable electronics.  Items include: 

Amplifiers • Audio and video players & recorders • Cameras • Cell phones • Computers (desktop & laptop) and peripherals • Copiers • Digital cameras • Fax machines • Monitors • Pagers and PDAs • Printers • Radios • Receivers • Scanners • Speakers • Telephones and answering machines • Tuners • Turntables • Televisions • Video projectors

For a complete list of items that we can collect please click here or visit the OES website.

You can also make a monetary donation at or on Race Day.

Please support McNally House hospice.

Finisher’s Medals: Finisher’s Medals to all finishers of the Half under the time limit of 3 hrs

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at 11:30am beginning with the 3k awards. The half 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 and 3 deep in 10yr 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.

Subaru of Hamilton Niagara Running Series: A minimum of 4 races is required to qualify. Points will be awarded 10 deep in each race in each category towards the series championships. Awards will be presented at the end of the series to 1, 2, 3 overall top master and each 5yr age group from 14 and under to 70+. **Note — there are no points in half marathons or 10k races for the 14 and under category.

  • Total Points at the end of the series wins. The series awards ceremony, date, time and place to be determined.

    Double Points Races: Grimsby Half & 10k, Peachbud 10k, Halloween 7K, Grapes Half, Casablanca Classic 8k

    Point Races: Grimsby 3k, Jordan 5k, Confederation 5k and 5K with dog, Peachbud 5k, Bench 5k, Grapes 5k, Casablanca Classic 3k

    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 2014 (HST not included):

  • Online registration will close at midnight on February 14th. No Refunds.
  • Eventsonline processing fee extra.
  • Tee Shirt cut off date: registered by and including February 2nd.
Deadline Half 3k  10K Souvenir
By and including Jan 17th (hst extra) $55 $25 $35 Technical Tee Shirt
Jan 18th to Feb 2nd (hst extra) $60 $30 $40 Technical Tee Shirt
Feb 3rd to Feb 14th (hst extra) $60 $30 $40 No Shirt
Race day (hst included) $73.45 $39.55 $50.85 No Shirt