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Run the River


Run the River is a community event held in support of the Nackawic Bend Ski Club’s Skis in Schools initiative. Race central is held at the Nackawic Shopping Mall, overlooking the majestic Saint John River and the World’s Largest Axe. Our events:

1K Kids Fun Run sponsored by Ryan's Pharmacy

3K sponsored by Liv9

5K sponsored by Fast Tracks Fredericton

10K sponosored by CIBC Wood Gundy Mais Reynolds Financial Group

Registration fees

CIBC Wood Gundy 10K (Ages 14+) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw, top 3 places prize money

  1. $20.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

CIBC Wood Gundy 10K (Ages 12-13yrs) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw, top 3 places prize money

  1. $12.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

Fast Tracks 5K (Ages 14+) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw, top 3 places prize money

  1. $20.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

Fast Tracks 5K (Ages 8-13yrs) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw, top 3 places prize money

  1. $12.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

Liv9 3K (Ages 14+) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw

  1. $20.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

Liv9 3K (Ages 6-13yrs) Closed

Includes medal, bib and timer chip, prize-draw

  1. $12.00
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

1K (For Children) Closed

Includes medal and bib (no timing)

  1. Free
    Aug 12 - Oct 31

Timing and Race Services provided by:

Race Day Information

-The race route is located mainly along the Saint John River, on paved roads, with a few rolling hills and with beautiful fall landscape scenery. Race routes are made available on our Facebook page (Notes section):

https://www.facebook.com/runtheriverNackawic/info

-The 3K/5k/10k distances are wheel-measured to ensure distance accuracy.

-Please note the age restrictions in place: 3K-aged 6 years and older; 5K - aged 8 years and older; 10K - aged 12 years and older.

-Water stations will be located along the route. 

-We strongly encourage all participants to arrive early to avoid line-ups when picking up your race-kit (at Race Central, Nackawic Shopping Mall). Please note that there will be NO SAME -DAY REGISTRATIONS; all registrations will take place on-line, prior to race day!

-In the Fast Tracks 5K and the CIBC Wood Gundy 10K, there will be prizes for the top three finishsers, in both male and female categories, as follows: 1st place ($75), 2nd place ($50), and 3rd place ($25).

-All finishers will be awarded a wonderul custom made medal, and a draw for a number of great prizes will be held to conclude the event. You will need to be present during the draw in order to collect your prize.

Event Schedule

  • November 1 7:00 AM ADT - Race-kit (bib/timing chip) pick-up start

  • November 1 8:30 AM ADT - Race-kit (bib/timing chip) pickup end

  • November 1 8:30 AM ADT - Pre-Race Meeting

  • November 1 8:40 AM ADT - Warm-Up Session

  • November 1 9:00 AM ADT - 1K Kids Fun Run start

  • November 1 9:15 AM ADT - Walk to starting point for 5k/10k

  • November 1 9:30 AM ADT - 3k start at Nackawic Shopping Mall

  • November 1 9:30 AM ADT - 5k/10k start at Nackawic High School parking lot

  • November 1 11:00 AM ADT - Approx. time; Prize draw closing ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Nackawic, NB, Canada

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