Welcome to the 6th edition of the YSJ 10k & 5K race on the Runway at Saint John Airport on Saturday 14 May 2016. We are proud to be the original Maritime Airport race and we are excited to work with our colleagues at Saint John Airport in the build up to the race.
Breaking News - WIN A $3000 vacation, plus tax, with Sunwing Vacations.
We are excited to launch a great new promotion with Sunwing Vacations. Every person who registers for the YSJ 5k & 10k will have a chance to win a $3000 (plus tax) Winter 2017 Package with Sunwing departing from Saint John Airport and all you have to do to be eligible is register for the 5k or 10k and be present when we draw the prize. The 5k & 10k will be capped to 300 runners total so register soon to guarantee your spot in the race and to qualify for the draw*. Thanks to Saint John Airport and the Atlantic Flight Center for all their help and assistance setting this event up.
*Terms & Conditions apply.
In 2016 the Saint John Airport race is proud to partner with the Undie Run for a very unique event. Let us see your UNDIES... on May 14, put them on the outside where we can all see them and help put cancer down there out in the open. This event is to help bring awareness to cancers down there , particularly colon cancer and cervical cancer. These very serious diseases need to be discussed and we all need to join the fight. Did you know running and walking on a regular basis reduces the risk for many cancers, especially colon cancer. Show you care about Cancer Down There! Brought to you by the Saint John Airport, The Brighten Group and Fundy Sports and Tourism.
Registration for the 5k and 10k includes a special keepsake of Boxer-style UNDIES by "Danieal Underwear with Pockets" for the first 100 Registrations (as of 01 April 2016 all 100 Undies have been allocated), Medals for all participants and an excellent reception.
The Brief 5k & Long John 10k will be capped to 300 runners total.
$5.00 of every $35.00 entry fee will be donated to charity to support cancer down there.
Provisional start times for the 5k and 10k races is 3.15pm (or as soon as the Air Canada Flight departs) on the afternoon of Saturday 14 May. Timings may change at the discretion of the Airport or the Race organizers. Refunds will not be offered due to a change in race time. All runners must be off the race course by 4.45pm. Medals to the first 300 people to register.
Kids FUNDIE Run
The Kids Fun Run will be over a non-timed distance of between 1.5 - 2k and will follow our 2015 route from the Atlantic Flight Center. Please note that parents will not be able to run with their children during the Kids Fun Run. The kids must be self sufficient. All kids will receive a finishers medal. Kids Fun Run will start at 3.00pm.
COPA – Kids Plane Pull
We are always seeking ways to attract kids to our events so it with pleasure that we are announcing our Kids Plane Pull at Saint John Airport.
The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association based at the Atlantic Flight Center at Saint John Airport are hosting a Kids Plane Pull to coincide with the YSJ 5k & 10k races on Saturday 14 May. The Plane Pull will take place between 2.00pm – 3.00pm on race day and will be based on teams of 3 kids aged between 5 to 12 years pulling a Cessna 172 aircraft over a short course at Saint John Airport. At the end of the competition all teams will be placed in a draw and the first 4 teams drawn will win a Free flight in the Cessna 172 aircraft that they pulled. Flight dates will be arranged directly with the Atlantic Flight Center and will not take place on the same day as the Plane Pull. No parents are permitted to participate in the Plane Pull and only the kids who win the prize will be permitted to take part in the prize flights. Each team will be made up of 3 kids, male or female or mixed sex aged between 5 – 12 years. There are no age-group teams only teams of 3 kids irrespective of age. The Kids Plane Pull is free to register and teams must register 3 names at the time of registration.
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable sorry. All timings are subject to flights schedules. Entries must not be sold on without the prior consent of the Race Director.
Please click on this link for full Terms & Conditions
This is a live airport and in the event of flight delays we will reduce the 10k to a 5k race. Subject to flight timings we may have to impose a time limit on the races. I will update everyone should this info be updated. No refunds will be issued for shortened races.
Identification GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID MUST BE SHOWN ON RACE DAY FOR SECURITY PURPOSES. NO ID = NO RACE, SORRY. No ID = No race. You are running airside which is classed as a restricted area.
2 laps of the course
$35.00Jan. 10 - May 13
1 lap of the course
$35.00Jan. 10 - May 13
$5.00Jan. 10 - May 13
FreeJan. 10 - May 13
- May 14 2:00 p.m. ADT - Kids Plane Pull
- May 14 3:00 p.m. ADT - Kids Fun Run
- May 14 3:15 p.m. ADT - 5k & 10k Start time