Laurier Loop 2017
10 KM, 5 KM, 2.5 KM & Relay Road Races
Sunday March 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON
Science Building (corner of King St N and Bricker Ave)
Online Registration has now closed. We are still accepting registrations on Saturday and Sunday at the times and locations listed below under 'Registration Options'.
The Laurier Loop is fun, challenging, and exciting certified 2.5 KM loop around Wilfrid Laurier University. Choose a 4-loop 10KM run, a 2-loop 5KM run, a 1-loop 2.5KM 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 the Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities. With your entry, you wil help us reach our objective.
This event is part of Run Waterloo's Run Pure series.
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REGISTRATION POLICY: All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable. There are no exceptions once a person has registered.
After these dates, entries will only be accepted at Kit & Chip Pickup.
RACE WEEKEND - REGISTRATION AND KIT PICKUP
Race Kits & Chip Pickup will take place:
Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.
INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES (one only per participant)
TEAM CATEGORIES (each participant can belong to any number of team categories)
The 2.5 KM Loop is a certified distance.
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 is water station at the beginning of the 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 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 at Wilfrid Laurier University.
- From Hwy. 401, take Hwy. 8 West to Hwy. 85 Waterloo to University Ave. W. (the second exit) to King St. N.
- Turn left on King St. N., then turn right into the Laurier parking lots
Medals will be presented (no duplication) as follows:
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.
$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.
All unclaimed medals will be available for pickup at Runners' Choice any time after Monday March 27, 2017.
Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day, and after the race at results.runwaterloo.com
Minimum $50 in Pledges - Free Saucony Socks
Minumum $100 in Pledges - Free Entry plus Socks
Minimum $250 in Pledges - Free Entry plus Socks plus $100 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice
Minimum $500 in Pledges - Free Entry plus Socks plus $200 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice
Top Fundraiser - will receive a free pair of Saucony Running Shoes
Check out our website at RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.
March 19 10:00 AM EDT - Race Start
Lloyd Schmidt, Race Director