The Runway 2017
2 Mile Race and 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Friday August 25, 2017 8:30 p.m.
Region of Waterloo International Airport, Breslau, ON
Online Registration has now closed, but you can still register on Friday at the times indicated below.
This is a special event. Run entirely on the runway of The Region of Waterloo International Airport, this year's new start time (8:30pm on a Friday) means you're running under the big runway lights! Warm up on the taxiway, run a loop of the tarmac - it's an incredible experience.
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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.
Mail in: To 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo N0B 1N0 by Tuesday August 22 at 5:00 p.m.
Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo by Tuesday August 22 at 5:00 p.m.
Online: Right here at www.RaceRoster.com by Wednesday August 23 at 6:00 p.m.
After these dates, entries will only be accepted on Race Day at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
RACE DAY - KIT PICKUP and REGISTRATION
Will take place at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. There is no parking at the Operations Centre. Please see 'Race Start Location and Parking' details below.
The following Race Day activities will all take place at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane.
There is NO parking at the Operations Centre, and NO participant or spectator drop offs will be permitted at the Operations Centre.
THERE IS NO PARKING PERMITTED ON NEW GERMANY LANE, COBER ROAD OR LONSDALE ROAD. THESE ARE EMERGENCY ACCESS ROUTES AND MUST REMAIN CLEAR AT ALL TIMES.
Parking for this event is located at the Air Terminal Building, off Fountain Street North. The Parking Fee is a flat $4.50 per vehicle for the day.
The only transportation to the Operations Centre is through the provided shuttle buses.
Shuttle buses will transport participants and spectators from the Air Terminal Building to the Operations Centre from 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Shuttle buses will transport participants and spectators back to the Air Terminal Building starting at 9:30 p.m.
For a map indicating parking locations and the location of the Operations Centre, please click here.
This flat and fast event will be run entirely on the runway of The Region of Waterloo International Airport in Breslau.
The 2 Mile course is one loop of the runway.
Results will indicate your 1 Mile split time.
For a Map and Elevation profile, please click here.
All participants must be off the runway by 9:20 p.m. with no discretion. We value the support of The Region of Waterloo International Airport, and trust you understand our position.
For safety reasons, the following will not be permitted on the runway:
Strollers are permitted.
Awards in the 2 Mile Race are performance based.
Gold Pin - under 11:30 minutes
Silver Pin - under 13:30 minutes
Bronze Pin - 13:30 minutes and over
Gold Pin - under 12:30 minutes
Silver Pin - under 14:30 minutes
Bronze Pin - 14:30 minutes and over
COURSE RECORDS WILL BE MAINTAINED, UPDATED AND POSTED YEARLY AS FOLLOWS:
INDIVIDUAL AGE CATEGORIES (MALE AND FEMALE):
INDIVIDUAL WEIGHT CATEGORIES:
Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day, and after the race at results.runwaterloo.com
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August 25 6:45 PM EDT - Shuttle buses begin transportation from Air Terminal Building to Operations Centre (until 8:15 p.m.)
August 25 7:00 PM EDT - Kit Pick Up begins (until 8:15 p.m.)
August 25 8:30 PM EDT - 2 Mile Race Start
August 25 8:37 PM EDT - 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk Start
August 25 8:45 PM EDT - Post Race Food and Refreshments (until 9:30 p.m.)
August 25 9:20 PM EDT - All Participants must be off the runway
August 25 9:30 PM EDT - Shuttle buses begin return transportation from Operations Centre to Air Terminal Building
Lloyd Schmidt, Race Director