AUGUST 6TH 2017,THE RACE THAT HAS IT ALL, TRAILS, HILLS, PAVEMENT, SCENERY AND A COURSE MADE FOR SETTING A PB! THE 4th ANNUAL, ALL AMAZING AND FUN BLUE HERON BLITZ 5KM RUNNING / WALKING EVENT HELD AT THE EAST RIVERSIDE PARK ALSO KNOWN AS BLUE HERON PARK . 

  THIS ALL NEW COURSE FOR 2017 BOASTS AN INCREDIBLE SCENIC COURSE THAT IS MOSTLY DOWN HILL!  IT IS A HALF TRAIL / HALF PAVED COURSE THAT BRING RUNNERS AROUND A NATURE FILLED POND WITH TONS OF SCENERY.  THE BEST PART...THE START LINE IS AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE HERON HILL, AND YOU DON'T NEED TO RUN BACK UP TO GET TO THE FINISH!!  THE NEW FINISH IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE HILL ;)

  LOCATED RIGHT ON THE BORDER OF WINDSOR AND TECUMSEH THIS LOCATION DOESN'T GET ANY MORE CONVENIENT.  THE CITY OF WINDSOR IS OPENING UP PARKING FOR THIS EVENT AT THE BASE OF THE HILL RIGHT NEXT TO THE RACE START LINE.  SO NOT ONLY WILL PARTICIPANTS HAVE ON SITE PARKING, AND WASHROOMS, BUT ALSO PIZZA, WATER, AND FRUIT SUPPLIED AFTER THE RACE.

EVERY RUNNER WILL GET A HUGE CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL, AND THIS YEARS MEDAL IS OUR BEST ONE YET! AND IF YOU ARE EITHER ONE OF THE FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO REGISTER ONLINE OR IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE JULY 1st (WHICH EVER COMES FIRST) YOU WILL BE GUARANTEED A BLUE HERON BLITZ RACE T- SHIRT. FANTASTIC PRIZES FOR TOP MALE AND FEMALE RUNNERS, UP TO $500 IN RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON, PIZZA, POP, WATER WILL BE SERVED AFTER THE RACE.

THIS WILL BE A TIMED EVENT. EVENT DATE IS AUGUST 6th 2017!  STARTING AT 9:00am.  THIS RACE SOLD OUT LAST YEAR AND WILL AGAIN THIS YEAR, SO REGISTER EARLY!


NOTE:  Race packet pickup will be held Saturday August 5th at the Running Factory (5480 Wyandotte st E) between the hours of 11am-3pm, and there will be race day registration.

Registration Fees

5KM Run/Walk

BLITZ 5KM

Feb 17 - Jun 22 $40.00
Jun 22 - Jul 1 $30.00
Jul 1 - Jul 7 $40.00
Jul 7 - Jul 21 $35.00
Jul 21 - Aug 4 Current Price $40.00

DETAILS

PRIZES FOR TOP MALE AND FEMALE RUNNERS!

TIMED EVENT

RAFFLE PRIZES AND FREE GIVE AWAYS

HUGE CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL FOR EVERY RUNNER

PIZZA, FRUIT AND WATER PROVIDED

ON SITE FREE PARKING AND WASHROOMS

5KM RUN / WALK

RACE DAY REGISTRATION FROM 7:30AM - 8:30AM FOR $45

STARTS AT 9:00am

SUNDAY AUGUST 6th 2017

Event Schedule

  • August 5 11:00 AM EDT - Race Packet Pickup at The Running Factory OPENS

  • August 5 3:00 PM EDT - Race Packet Pickup CLOSES

  • August 6 7:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration OPENS

  • August 6 8:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration CLOSES

  • August 6 9:00 AM EDT - 5km/10km Run/Walk BEGINS!!

Contact Information

Event Location

Blue Heron Lake, Windsor, ON, Canada

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