Come out to the 39th Annual Robbie Burns 8k Road Race and raise money for  JumpStart (Canadian Tire Kids Program).


Certified course - certificate #ON-2012-156-BDC

Winner of "Best Winter Event" by Get Out There Magazine.

Accredited by Athletics Ontario


This year our goal is to raise $8,000 for Jumpstart

When you hear the bagpipes,
it’s time to toe the line! 

Start Time - 9:30 am


 Best Costume Award

Plaques with Foot Tools gift certificate 3 deep in 5 year age groups 12-14 to 80+

over $2700.00 to be used at FootTools



 Ontario Masters Athletics (OMA)  2018, 8 k  Road Race Championship

 This Robbie Burns 8k is the first  race in the 2017 OMA Road Race Series. In addition to Robbie Burns age group awards, participating Ontario Masters Athletics  members will qualify for OMA award medals. The first three in each age group from 30-34 and up are eligible. Only OMA members qualify for its award category medals. 

Ontario Masters Athletics is an organization for athletes over 30. If you are interested in learning more about Ontario Masters Athletics, would like to find out how you can be part of the Road Race Series or how you can become a member, please visit their web site at



Registration Fees - 760 spots remaining

8K run 727 spots remaining

8K walk 33 spots remaining

Post Race Snacks

The best post-race porridge you'll ever have with brown sugar and raisins. We also have bagels, bananas and of course the famous Clif Bars and Ozery Bakery Muesli Morning Rounds.

Race Kit Pick Up


Race kit pick up starts on Friday Noon at Foot Tool store in Burlington
 Friday 19th 1:00 - 6:00
 Saturday 20th 10:30 - 5:00
 Monday 22nd 11:00 -6:00
 Tuesday 23rd 11:00- 6:00
 Wed 24th 11:00- 7:00
 Thurs/Fri 11:00-6:00
 Saturday 27th 10:00-4:00




Sunday January 28th (race day) pick up starts at 7:30am in Central High School


Bag Check


Bag check is available in the gym. A tag on your bib with bib number will be attached to your gear. Bags are not supplied so please try to keep gear to one piece.




Please do not park at the No Frills Plaza. Parking is available behind the high school and also at Municipal lots #7 and #8 south of the school on Locust St., at Municipal lot #3 behind the No Frills Plaza on Brant St., and on-street parking south of the school (except in no stopping zones): southside of Baldwin, southside of Blenheim, west side of Locust and west of Hurd. 


Click here for parking map



Race Route


Click here for route map 



Click link for 2018 RESULTS




Athletics Ontario

Accreditation class AAA


Event Schedule

  • January 19 1:00 PM EST - Race Kit Pick Up Starts at FootTools

  • January 28 7:30 AM EST - RACE DAY REGISTRATION

  • January 28 8:00 AM EST - Registration Ends if not sold out

  • January 28 9:30 AM EST - 8k Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Burlington Central High School, Baldwin Street, Burlington, ON, Canada

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