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In order to extend your running season, we will hold the Winter Festival of Running on November 14th.  We will hold a 5k and a 21.1km trail race.  These races will follow the Canadian University XC Championships (CIS) held on the same course.  Take note of the later start time than in previous years.

Registration fees

5km Closed

  1. $25.00
    Feb 6 - Nov 13

Half Marathon Closed

  1. $45.00
    Feb 6 - Nov 13


This race could make all your other race experiences look better.  Gather up all your warm running gear and come and join us on November 14th.  You can pick up your race kit at the start/finish line on race day from 11am.  Directions here  We recommend parking in University lot P19 as the CIS Championships are being held on the same day and the Arboretum parking my be crowded.

Event Schedule

  • November 14 1:00 PM EST - Half Marathon Race Start

  • November 14 1:30 PM EST - 5k Race Start

  • November 15 11:00 AM EST - Registration opens

Contact Information

Event Location

R.J. Hilton Centre, College Avenue East, Guelph, ON, Canada

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