Saturday November 4, 2017   11:02 a.m.   Royal Canadian Legion, Cambridge (P), ON

Online Registration has now closed.  You can still register in person at the dates and times listed below under Registration Options.

Run in Remembrance. #RememberRun

Join hundreds in an unforgettable ‘Run to Remember’. It is our hope that every community across Canada will one day host and participate in a REMEMBERrun. Help create a legacy at the 9th Annual REMEMBERrun. 

It is our objective to organize a fun, safe and healthy athletic event for the citizens of Waterloo Region and beyond, while maintaining a community responsibility to local charitable organizations and their causes. All pledges will be donated to The Preston Legion Poppy Fund. With your entry you will help us reach our objective.

Show that you will not forget. Show that we will not forget. Show that we will remember. Show that we will keep the memory alive. Join your friends and fellow runners and participate in the 9th Annual REMEMBERrun.

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  • 9th Annual
  • UNIQUE and SYMBOLIC  11 KM distance
  • Free technical t-shirt to the first 350 entrants

                2017 REMEMBERrun t-shirt

  • Explore all historical results and records at
  • POST RACE: draw prizes, pledge prizes, refreshments and live entertainment
  • FREE Completion Certificate with the "2017 Completion Sticker" (Collect each years' sticker to complete your certificate).

Run Waterloo: inspiring community through running.  

Registration Fees

11 KM Closed


5 KM Closed


2.5 KM Closed

Individual, Fun Run

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Race Start

Gathering at the start line at 10:55 a.m., the run will start at 11:02 a.m. following a 2 minute silence and performance of remembrance music. The start line is at The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 126, 334 Westminster Drive N., Cambridge (Preston), Ontario.

Registration Options

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 October 31 at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo on Tuesday October 31 at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Online: Right here at on Wednesday November 1 at 6:00 p.m. 

After these dates, entries will only be accepted at Kit & Chip Pickup.


Race Kits & Chip Pickup will take place:

  • Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Friday November 3, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Royal Canadian Legion (Cambridge - Preston), Saturday November 4, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.

Individual & Team Categories (11 KM & 5 KM Only)

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



Gmaps: 11k | 5k

The 11 KM & 5 KM events are timed races, and the 2.5 KM event is not a timed race. The 11 KM & 5 KM courses are certified distances. There will be water stations on the course. Each KM will be marked. Times will be called at the Mile mark and the 5 KM mark of the 11 KM race.

Course Descriptions

11 KM & 5 KM:
Starting at The Royal Canadian Legion, on Margaret St. Run along Westminster Dr. to King St. Turn right on King St. Run past the cenotaph. Turn right into Riverside Park. Run through beautiful Riverside Park, along a boardwalk and over the Speed River exiting onto Russ St. Turn right onto Eagle St. N. Turn left onto Laurel St. Turn right onto Westminster Dr. Turn right onto Margaret St. to the finish line at the Royal Canadian Legion.

2.5 KM: 
Starting at The Royal Canadian Legion, on Margaret St. Run along Westminster Dr. to King St. Turn right on King St. Run past the cenotaph. Turn right onto Dover St. N. Turn right onto Margaret St. to turnaround point. Run back to Dover St. N. Turn left onto Dover St. N. Turn left onto William St. Turn left onto Westminster Dr. Turn left onto Margaret St. to the finish line at the Royal Canadian Legion.

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.

Post Race

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

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Grand Prize Draw: Beautiful T-Shirt Quilt!

Bonus Draw Prize: A pair of Saucony Shoes.

Winners must be present to claim prizes.

Awards (11 KM & 5 KM only)

11 KM & 5KM EVENTS - medals will be awarded (no duplication) to:

  • Top 3 overall Male and Female, Open & Masters (age 40 plus)
  • Top 3 Male and Female finishers in each age and weight category, and
  • 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 November 13, 2017.


Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day, and after the race at

Collect Fantastic Prizes With a Pledge of Your Support


Minimum $50 in Pledges - Free Saucony Socks

Minumum $100 in Pledges - Free Entry plus Socks

Minimum $250 in Pledges - $100 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice, Free Entry, Socks

Minimum $500 in Pledges - $200 Saucony Gift Certificate at Runners' Choice, Free Entry, Socks

Top Fundraiser - will receive a Free pair of Saucony running shoes at Runners' Choice


The sponsors recognized on this page have generously contributed financial support, products and/or services to The REMEMBERrun and we encourage your ongoing support of these generous companies and organizations.


RW  Saucony Runners Choice Mike Forgrave M&T Michael Hewitson Shoppers Drug Mart kw health connection Staebler Police REACT


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

Event Schedule

  • November 4 9:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration and Kit Pick Up begins

  • November 4 10:55 AM EDT - Pre-race Ceremony

  • November 4 11:02 AM EDT - Race Start

  • November 4 12:00 PM EDT - 5 KM Awards Ceremony

  • November 4 12:45 PM EDT - Pledge Presentation

  • November 4 12:50 PM EDT - Draw Prizes

  • November 4 1:00 PM EDT - 11 KM Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Royal Canadian Legion - Preston, Westminster Drive North, Cambridge, ON, Canada

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