Sunday March 11, 2018 12:00 noon Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON
Science Building (corner of King St N and Bricker Ave)
New Start Time - 12:00 Noon
The Laurier Loop is fun and challenging running event held at Wilfrid Laurier University. The loop itself is a certified 2.5 KM loop around the main campus.
How many loops will you run?
Choose to run the circuit 1, 2, or 4 times for a 2.5k, 5k, or 10k run, OR round up your friends and compete in the 4x2.5k relay. The looped nature of this race makes it exciting to watch and participate in, and very spectator friendly.
It is our objective to organize a fun, safe, and healthy athletic event for citizens of the Waterloo region and beyond, while maintaining a community responsibility to local charitable organizations and their causes. This event is organized in partnership with the Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities and the Kinesiology KP 344 class.
One leg of a 4-person relay. Create or join a team during or after registration. Price includes tax.
Individual. Price includes tax.
Individual. Price includes tax.
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.
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:
Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.
INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES (one only per participant)
RELAY CATEGORY - 4x2.5 KM ONLY
TEAM CATEGORIES - 5 KM and 10 KM ONLY (each participant can belong to any number of team categories)
The 2.5 KM Loop is a certified distance.
A clock will be visible at the start/finish line to note your time for each loop.
The results will indicate your split times for each loop.
There is water station at the beginning of the loop.
The 10 KM event is 4 loops. The 5 KM event is 2 loops. The 2.5 KM event is 1 loop
The Relay touch-off point will be at the start/finish line
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.
START: 12:00 p.m. Starting and finishing at Wilfrid Laurier University.
- From Hwy. 401, take Hwy. 8 West to Hwy. 85 Waterloo to University Ave. W. (the second exit) to King St. N.
- Turn left on King St. N., then turn right into the Laurier parking lots
Enjoy a post race massage, draw prizes and a variety of refreshments following your run.
Grand Prize Draw: Beautiful T-Shirt Quilt!
Bonus Draw Prize: A pair of Saucony Shoes.
Winners must be present to claim prizes.
Medals will be presented (no duplication) as follows:
INDIVIDUAL - 10 KM, 5 KM, 2.5 KM (Individual and Relay) EVENTS:
Will be presented to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female, the Top 3 Masters Male & Female, and to the Top 3 Male & Female finishers in each age & weight category. NOTE: 2.5 KM awards are based on all 2.5 KM runners (individual and relay) and are based on CHIP TIME.
RELAY - 4 X 2.5 KM:
Will be presented to the Top 3 Relay Teams
TEAM - 10 KM and 5 KM EVENTS:
Will be presented to the 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 March 19, 2018.
Computerized timing and race results by Chiptime Results. Results will be available race day, and after the race at results.runwaterloo.com
Run Fast. Run Often. Get Points. RW Boost is a new social competition and loyalty program that is free to Run Waterloo members. Note that for booster points, all relay runners will get credit starting in 2018 and going forward, but not for historical relays.
Check out our website at RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.
March 11 12:00 PM EDT - Race Start
Lloyd Schmidt, Race Director