Sunday September 27, 2015   10:00 a.m.   University Stadium, Waterloo, ON

Results, recap and photos of last year's event here.

Hope to see you again this year!

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 8th Annual Laurier Loop.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 8th 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 "2015 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.

FOR RUNNERS, JOGGERS, WALKERS & FAMILIES OF ALL AGES & ABILITIES!

Registration Fees

10 KM

Individual

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

5 KM

Individual

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

2.5 KM

Individual

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

10 KM Family

Family rate. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

5 KM Family

Family rate. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

2.5 KM Family

Family rate. The first two family members are full price, and every additional member is 50% off. **The discount only applies to every family member who selects one of the Family Rate options at a single transaction.**

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

5 KM (2 X 2.5 KM)

Relay

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

10 KM (4 X 2.5 KM)

Relay

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

10 KM (2 X 5 KM)

Relay

Closed
Dec 8 - Sep 23 $30.00

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 8th 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.

Family Rate

The family discount is: the first two are full price, and every additional family member is 50% off.  Family discounts do not apply to Relays.

Registration Options

All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.  


PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINES

  • Mail in: To 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo N0B 1N0 by Tuesday September 22 at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo by Tuesday September 22 at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Online: Right here at www.RaceRoster.com by Wednesday September 23 at 6:00 p.m. 

After these dates, entries will only be accepted at Kit & Chip Pickup. All entry fees increase by $5 after pre-registration.  


RACE WEEKEND - REGISTRATION AND KIT PICKUP

Race Kits & Chip Pickup will take place:

  • Runners’ Choice, Saturday September 26, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • University Stadium (81 Seagram Drive), Sunday September 27, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.

Individual & Team Categories

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES (one only per participant)

  • Age 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
  • Weight Categories:  Male 180 - 199 lbs, or 200 lbs plus       Female 150 - 169 lbs, or 170 lbs plus

TEAM CATEGORIES (each participant can belong to any number of team categories)

  • Parent/Child (2 person team)
  • Spouses (2 person team)
  • Corporate (min 3 person team)
  • School (min 3 person team)
  • Open (min 5 person team)

Course Details and Information

llmapCOURSE:

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.

Time Limit:

The time limit to complete the course is calculated at 10 minutes per kilometer.  Starting at the half way mark, if a participant does not reach a km mark by this calculated time, the participant will be asked to move to the sidewalk and finish the race as a pedestrian, unassisted by race support.  Participants are asked to familiarize themselves with the course route if this situation might be a possibility to them.  We wish to minimize traffic disruption caused by our event, and value the support of Police services regarding participant safety, and trust you understand our position.


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


DIRECTIONS:

- 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.)

Post Race

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


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.

Awards

INDIVIDUAL - 10 KM, 5 KM, 2.5 KM EVENTS:
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.

 

$100 in prize money will be awarded to the top Open team in any timed event in which there are at least 5 eligible teams in the official results.  

Unclaimed medals will be available for pickup at Runners' Choice on Monday October 6, 2014.


RESULTS

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

www.chiptimeresults.com | www.RunWaterloo.com | www.runnerschoicewat.on.ca | www.roadraceresults.com/

Fundraising Prizes

** Unofficial Pledge Prizes

 

Sponsors

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.

Photos

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

Event Schedule

  • September 27 10:00 AM EDT - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

University Stadium, Waterloo, ON, Canada

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