You won't want to miss this race!

The Laurier Loop is fun, challenging, and with the unique course design, very exciting too! The course is a certified 2.5KM loop starting and finishing on the Uniersity Stadium track, and runs through beautiful Waterloo Park.  Choose a 4-loop 10KM run, or participate in one of three Relays. With family and friends cheering you on as you pass through each loop, 'round' up your friends and run with the Hawks!

It is our objective to organize a fun, safe, and healthy athletic event for citizens of the Waterloo region and beyond, while maintaining a community responsibility to local charitable organizations and their causes. All pledges will be donated to Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre (MDRC). With your entry, you wil help us reach our objective.  See below for more information!

Take the challenge, join your friends and fellow runners and participate in the 6th Annual Laurier Loop.


  • 6th Annual
  • FREE Technical t-shirts to the first 500 entrants.
  • GREAT Draw Prizes.
  • FANTASTIC Fundraising Prizes.
  • EXPERT CHIP Timing and Results.
  • FREE Completion Certificate with the "2013 Completion Sticker" (Collect each year's sticker to complete your certificate)
  • ENJOY Family, Fitness, Friendship and Fun.
  • FREE Fabulous Post-Race Refreshments with Live Entertainment.

Registration Fees

Individual 10K Closed

Individual 5K Closed

Individual 2.5K Closed

Relay 5 KM (2 X 2.5 KM) Closed

Relay 10 KM (4 X 2.5 KM) Closed

Relay 10 KM (2 X 5 KM) Closed

Family Rate Closed

$15 discount applied to third family member. $20 discount applied to 4th family member and beyond. Each family member must select this option for discount to apply. To receive the family discount, all family members must register online at the same time. Family members wishing to join the event at a later date will not be entitled to the family discount.

Charity: Sun Life Financial MDRC

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Sun Life Financial MDRC is Canada’s first movement disorders centre to directly support individuals with Parkinson’s disease through researching, developing and evaluating new exercise rehabilitation programs. Over 100,000 Canadians are affected by Parkinson’s disease lacking the ability to run and perform daily functions. The centre supports 800 patients each year.

Please consider supporting the Sun Life Financial MDRC by collecting pledges or making a donation to the 6th Annual Laurier Loop. All pledges will be matched by an anonymous Laurier alumnus who is also a proud donor to the Sun Life Financial MDRC.

Your support is vital in ensuring that the Centre continues to provide support for hundreds of individuals in the KW community and around the world.

Learn more here, or click the DONATE button to the left.

Entry Fees

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Family Rate for 3 people in the same family is $75 (each additional person in the same family is an additional $10 per person. For example, 4 people = $85).

Registration Options

Deadline for Mail In or Drop Off entries is Tuesday September 24 at 6:00 p.m..  After that date, entries will be accepted on Saturday September 28, or Sunday September 29 as below.

Mail In                Mail your completed entry form with your entry fee to: 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo ON N0B 1N0

Drop Off            At Runners’ Choice, 255 King St. N., Waterloo

On-line              www.RunWaterloo.com until Wednesday, September 25, 6:00 p.m.

Sat. Sept. 28     At Runners’ Choice, 255 King St. N., Waterloo from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sun. Sept. 29    University Stadium, Waterloo from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Individual Categories


Up to 12
13 - 15
16 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 - 69
70 plus


Male       180 - 199 lbs     200 lbs plus
Female   130 - 139 lbs     140 lbs plus


• Parent / Child (2 person team)
• Spouses (2 person team)
• Corporate (min 3 person team)
• School (min 3 person team)


5 KM 2 X 2.5 KM
10 KM 4 X 2.5 KM
10 KM 2 X 5 KM

Race Start

10:00 a.m. Starting and finishing on the University Stadium track.

Directions to University Stadium:

- From Hwy. 401, take Hwy. 8 West to Hwy. 85 Waterloo to University Ave. W. (the second exit) to Albert St.

- Turn right on Albert St. to Seagram Dr. (Note: Seagram Dr. closes at 9:00 a.m.)

Race Kit and Chip Pick Up

Race kits and timing chips can be picked up at:
Runner’s Choice, Saturday, September 28, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
University Stadium, Sunday, September 29, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Course Details and Information


The 2.5 KM Loop is a certified distance, measured by Bernie Conway.

A clock will be visible at the start/finish line to note your time for each loop.

The results will indicate your split times for each loop.

There will be two water stations per loop.

The 10 KM event is 4 loops
The 5 KM event is 2 loops
The 2.5 KM event is 1 loop
The Relay touch-off point will be at the start/finish line
The 2.5 KM Laurier Loop Course Description:

Starting on the University Stadium track, run through the parking lot, turn right on Seagram Dr., turn right on Albert St., turn right on Central St., turn left on 1st road in Waterloo Park, turn left on Spring St., turn right on Albert St., turn right on Young St., run through Waterloo Park, turn right on Seagram Dr., turn right into the University Stadium parking lot, run through the parking lot to the University Stadium track, complete a loop of the track back to the starting line.

Post Race

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Enjoy a post race massage, live entertainment, draw prizes and a variety of refreshments following your run.


Will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female, the Top 3 Masters Male & Female, and to the Top 3 Male & Female finishers in each age & weight category.

RELAY - 2 X 2.5 KM, 4 X 2.5 KM, 2 X 5 KM EVENTS:
Will be presented to the Top 3 Relay Teams in each Relay Category.

TEAM - 10 KM, 5 KM, 2.5 KM EVENTS:
Will be presented to the 1st Place Team in each Team Category. Additional awards will be presented to the “most spirited” team in the Relay and Team Categories.

Draw Prizes

Grand Prize Draw:

$250 Cash

Bonus Draw Prize: Beautiful T-Shirt Quilt!

Also hundreds of dollars of merchandise - everyone is eligible.
Winners must be present to claim prizes.

Fundraising Prizes

Your gift will be doubled! All pledges are being matched by a Laurier Science alumnus from the class of ‘98.
Collect $100 or more in pledges for your chance to win over $2,000 in prizes!



Computerized timing and race results by ChipTimeResults. Results will be available race day, and after the race at the Runners’ Choice store and on the following websites:

RaceRoster.com, RunWaterloo.com, ChipTimeResults.com


The sponsors recognized on this entry form have generously contributed financial support, products and/or services to The Laurier Loop and we encourage your ongoing support of these generous companies and organizations.



Check out our website at www.RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.

Contact Information

Event Location

University Stadium, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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