Re-Fridgee-Eighter has come and gone in 2018.
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Sunday February 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. RIM Park, Waterloo, ON
A frosty favourite...
Who really knows what the weather will be like for this race? Whether it's singlet weather or a Canadian blizzard or anything in between, it's a fun and competitive frosty favourite.
...regardless of what you're training for.
This is positioned to be a winter "A" effort or a training race for other spring goals, such as the half, 30k, or full marathon. The 8 Mile is an event that is part of Canada Running's unofficial "Southern Ontario grand slam" of winter running.
How far is 8 miles anyway?
The eight mile race is a certified distance of approximately 12.8 km, which is a good length for a half marathon tempo effort. This doesn't have anything to do suburban Detroit, but if Mekhi Phifer was in town he definitely would do this race.
- 21st year of Family, Fitness, Friendship and Fun
- Long sleeve technical t-shirt to the first 300 entrants
- Explore all historical results and records at results.runwaterloo.com
- POST RACE: draw prizes, pledge prizes, refreshments and musical entertainment
- Completion Certificate with the "2018 Completion Sticker" (Collect each years' sticker to complete your certificate)
- Read last year's recap here.
8 KM ClosedOnline registration closed
Individual. Price includes tax.
$40.00Dec. 11 – Jan. 1
$45.00Jan. 2 – Feb. 4
$50.00Feb. 5 – Feb. 9
8 Mile ClosedOnline registration closed
Individual. Price includes tax.
$50.00Dec. 11 – Jan. 1
$55.00Jan. 2 – Feb. 4
$60.00Feb. 5 – Feb. 9
3 KM ClosedOnline registration closed
Individual. Untimed Fun Run. Price includes tax.
$15.00Dec. 11 – Jan. 1
$20.00Jan. 2 – Feb. 4
$25.00Feb. 5 – Feb. 9
This event is part of Run Waterloo's Run Pure series.
These events are exactly what you want from a run: a great course, t-shirt, post-race food, awards, and all the family, friendship and fun you expect.
Explore all Run Pure events.
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 February 6 at 5:00 p.m.
Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo by Tuesday February 6 at 5:00 p.m.
Online: Right here by Wednesday February 7 at 6:00 p.m.
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:
Runners’ Choice, Saturday February 10, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (2 hours)
RIM Park (Forbes Hall), Sunday February 11, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.
Individual & Team Categories (8 KM & 8 Mile 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)
Gmaps of the courses: 8 kilometre | 8 mile
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.
Awards (8 KM & 8 Mile Events)
Medals will be awarded to (no duplication):
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.
All unclaimed medals will be available for pickup at Runners' Choice any time after Monday February 19, 2018.
PRIZE MONEY - 8 KM & 8 Mile EVENTS (no duplication in prize money awards)
Prize Money will be awarded to the top 3 overall Male and Female: 1st - $100 | 2nd - $75 | 3rd - $50 and $75 to the top Male and Female Master (age 40+).
Prize money ($100) 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.
Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day at results.runwaterloo.com
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
Check out our website at RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.
- February 11 10:00 a.m. EST - Race Start
- Event contact
- Lloyd Schmidt, Race Director
- +1 226-750-0017