Race Roster

The 13th Annual 'Tour de France' of Running

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Registration Fees

Ultimate

Closed
Aug 1 - Jan 31 $350.00
Feb 1 - Apr 30 $400.00
May 1 - Jul 31 $450.00
Aug 1 - Aug 5 $500.00

Sport

Closed
Dec 8 - Jan 31 $150.00
Feb 1 - Apr 30 $175.00
May 1 - Jul 31 $200.00
Aug 1 - Aug 5 $225.00

Guest

Closed
Dec 8 - Jan 31 $35.00
Feb 1 - Apr 30 $40.00
May 1 - Jul 31 $45.00
Aug 1 - Aug 16 $50.00

Relay Team

Closed
Dec 8 - Jan 31 $350.00
Feb 1 - Apr 30 $400.00
May 1 - Jul 31 $450.00
Aug 1 - Aug 5 $500.00

Relay Team Members

Relay Team Members Only

Closed
Aug 15 - Aug 16 FREE

Registration Acknowledgement

Entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable.

Post-dated cheques will not be accepted.

 NOTE:  While we do not expect many changes, if any changes at all, all details are subject to change.  Final rules, courses, descriptions and awards will be published July, 2015.

Race Package Pickup and Pre-Race Meeting

At the home of the Race Director: 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo, Ontario
Saturday August 8, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Pre-Race meeting is not mandatory, but is strongly encouraged for all Ultimate participants.


If unable to attend the pre-race meeting, all kits for Ultimate, Sport, Relay and Guest runners can be picked up at the Stage at 7:00 am.

Run For Free

If you are movtivated to run The ENDURrun to support a charity of personal significance, we would love to help. With a minimun pledge total of $1,000 to a registered charity of your choice, The ENDURrun will refund your entry fee.  Download the form here

Welcome to the running challenge of a lifetime!

Rarely does an event challenge you beyond your running goals and dreams.

Do you have what it takes?

ENDURANCE.  It simply means you can go the distance.  You've reached your goals and continually strive toward the next level.  And now comes the ultimate running challenge . . .  The 'Tour de France' of running . . .  The

This 160KM, 8 day, 7 Stage event will test your ability to draw deep into your reserves to pull out everything you're going to need. It's all about ENDURance.

What is your goal?

You could also use The ENDURrun as a training camp. Varying and challenging terrain. Attention to detail. Runner's needs. These are what we provide. You provide the endurance, the sweat, the motivation, the determination. Whether your goal is to win or simply to finish, we are here to help you achieve YOUR goal.

The ENDURrun is brought to you by an experienced race committee with a long history of innovation, attention to detail and quality event organization. Join us in August 2015 for one incredible week. Compete with the best, or cheer on the rest. A celebration of excellence, a runner's dream. 

Can you go the distance?

There are many ways to participate:

Event    Type Stages KM
Ultimate Individual    1-7 160
Sport Individual    5-7 77.8
Relay Team (2-7)    1-7 160
Guest Individual    Any Varies

 
If you're ready for the challenge, The Ultimate is where it's at.  If you can't make the whole week, the Sport offers a taste of everything.  Looking to experience the event?  Running a single Stage, either as a Guest or a Relay member will give you a taste of The ENDURrun.

What's included?

  • All Ultimate Participants will receive: 
    • Various ENDURrun Commemorative and Functional Merchandise
    • Complimentary Saucony Bag filled with goodies
    • Collector 2015 ENDURrun Pin
  • All Ultimate Finishers will receive: 
    • Prestigious ENDURrun Finsher's Medal
    • Special Finishers gift
    • Completion Certificate
  • All Sport, Relay & Guest Participants will receive:
    • An ENDURrun Technical T-SHIRT
    • Collector 2015 ENDURrun PIN
  • Support for all Participants:
    • Post race REFRESHMENTS following each Stage
    • A well-deserved post-race MASSAGE
    • FLUID STATIONS (Gatorade, Water, Gels) throughout the course
    • COURSES - varied design and terrain, safe, well-marked, split times
    • VOLUNTEERS - experienced, trained, friendly, helpful
    • Social activities throughout the week
    • Access to pool and hot tub throughout the week

The ENDURrun Stages

7 Stages to test your fitness, endurance, will, and yourself.  2014 Course maps and details can be found here.  The 2015 booklet will be published soon (no major changes expected).

 

2015 Stages

 

Awards

ULTIMATE EVENT

PRIZE MONEY (All prize money is in Canadian $). There is a total of $3,500 in potential prize money to be awarded.

OVERALL Male and Female: . . . . . . . . . . 1st $750, 2nd $350, 3rd $150

COMPLETE EVENT RECORD: . . . . . . . . . . Male $500, Female $500

ULTIMATE COURSE RECORDS: Male - Charles Bedley 9:37:38 Female - Jackie Jackman 12:07:47

GOLD JERSEYS The Male and Female cumulative time leaders after each Stage will have the honour of wearing the GOLD jerseys for the following Stage.

TROPHIES The overall Male and Female winners will have their names engraved on The ENDURrun Trophy. The Rookie (1st time participant) Male and Female winners will have their names engraved on The ENDURrun Trophy.

MEDALS  To all finishers

BONUS JERSEYS (Male and Female)

* The BLUE Jersey will be awarded to the Sprint Champion - the fastest combined times of the speed Stages (2 & 6)

* The GREY Jersey will be awarded to the Mountain Champion - the fastest combined times of the mountain Stages (4 & 5)

* The GREEN Jersey will be awarded to the Trail Champion - the fastest combined times of the trail Stages (3 & 5)


SPORT EVENT

TROPHY     The overall Male and Female winner will have their names engraved on The ENDURrun Trophy.

MEDALS     To all finishers.


RELAY EVENT

PRIZE MONEY  (All prize money is in Canadian $).  There is a total of $1,250 in prize money to be awarded as follows:                 1st $750,  2nd $350,  3rd $150

TROPHY           The winning team will have their name engraved on The ENDURrun Trophy.

MEDALS           All winning Relay team members will receive a medal.

Here’s what participants have said:

“The ENDURrun was a true test of my endurance and gave me renewed inspiration and focus as a runner.”

– Andrea Cobham

“I needed something beyond the marathon.”

– Steven Parke

“No other race, will ever compare.”

– Judy Hurst

“The ENDURrun was such a great experience that I almost didn’t want to cross that final finish line.”

– April Boultbee

“ENDURrun - my most memorable running experience. Loved every minute of every mile.”

– Melanie Boultbee

"The toughest and most rewarding eight days of my life."

– Michael Lavigne

"If you've ever wondered what you're capable of, run The ENDURrun!"

– Steve Biggs

"The ENDURrun event may only last for 8 days, but the experience and friendships last a lifetime."

– Chris Kay

“A most enjoyable week of running that is probably unmatched the world over.”

– John Lum Young

“My favorite distance is now 160 KM”

– Dave Nash

"The ENDURrun is, by far, the best running experience of my life. The competition, the camaraderie, the support of the volunteers and the carefully planned Stages make it the pinnacle of my racing calendar each year."

– Joanne Bink

Event Schedule

  • August 8 05:00 PM EDT - Social - Pre-race meeting

  • August 9 08:00 AM EDT - Stage 1 Start

  • August 10 08:00 AM EDT - Stage 2 Start (start times vary as this is a Time Trial with participants starting one minute apart)

  • August 11 08:00 AM EDT - Stage 3 Start

  • August 12 06:00 PM EDT - Stage 4 Start

  • August 14 08:00 AM EDT - Stage 5 Start

  • August 15 08:00 AM EDT - Stage 6 Start (start times vary as this is a Time Trial with participants starting one minute apart)

  • August 15 05:00 PM EDT - Social - Potluck dinner with participants, volunteers, family and friends

  • August 16 06:00 AM EDT - Stage 7 Early Start (Mandatory for participants expecting to run 4:30 or slower)

  • August 16 07:30 AM EDT - Stage 7 Start

  • August 16 12:00 PM EDT - Awards (we strongly encourage you to arrange your travel plans to allow you to participate).

Contact Information

Event Location

Conestogo, ON, Canada

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