#RunwayWR 2 Mile Race

Friday August 24, 2018    8:00 p.m.

Region of Waterloo International Airport, Breslau, ON

This is a special event. Run entirely on the runway of The Region of Waterloo International Airport at sunset. Warm up on the taxiway, run a loop of the tarmac - it's an incredible experience. 


  • 4th year of Family, Fitness, Friendship and Fun
  • Free technical t-shirt to the first 200 entrants
  • Awards are performance based - go for the gold!
  • Run entirely on the runway of The Region of Waterloo International Airport!
  • Prepare for a great take-off, fast cruising speed and smooth landing!
  • The Course - it's one certified 2 Mile chip timed loop of the runway.
  • Unique opportunity to step on the runway and feel the tarmac - an amazing experience!
  • Enjoy Family, Fitness, Friendship, Fun . . . and a Fast course
  • Explore all historical results and records at results.runwaterloo.com

Registration Fees 195 spots remaining

2 Mile Race & Fun Run/Walk 195 spots remaining

Individual. Price includes tax.

    1. $30.00
      Dec 11 - Jun 24
    2. $35.00
      Jun 25 - Aug 19
    3. $40.00
      Aug 20 - Aug 22

Run Pure

This event is part of Run Waterloo's Run Pure series.  Run Pure

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. 

Hosted by The Region of Waterloo International Airport

Flying from Waterloo Region has never been easier. Daily, non-stop scheduled service to Calgary with WestJet, and Chicago with American Airlines with connections to over 250 destinations in 40 countries. Weekly seasonal service December through March to Orlando with WestJet and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with Sunwing.

The Region of Waterloo International Airport actively contributes to the communities in which we live and work. We support and participate in many local events and also encourage our employees to get involved by volunteering.

We hope you enjoy the opportunity to experience The Runway!  


Registration Options

REGISTRATION POLICY:  All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable. There are no exceptions once a person has registered.


Mail inTo 2 Weberlyn Crescent, Conestogo N0B 1N0 by Tuesday August 21 at 5:00 p.m. 

Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo by Tuesday August 21 at 5:00 p.m. 

Online: Right here at www.RaceRoster.com by Wednesday August 22 at 6:00 p.m. 

After these dates, entries will only be accepted on Race Day at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane, beginning at 7:00 p.m.


Will take place at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.  There is no parking at the Operations Centre.  Please see 'Race Start Location and Parking' details below.

Race Start Location and Parking

The following Race Day activities will all take place at The Region of Waterloo International Airport, Operations Centre, New Germany Lane.

  • Race Day Kit Pick Up
  • Race Day Registration
  • Start/Finish Line
  • Post Race Festivities  

There is NO parking at the Operations Centre, and NO participant or spectator drop offs will be permitted at the Operations Centre.


Parking for this event is located at the Air Terminal Building, off Fountain Street North.  The Parking Fee is a flat $4.50 per vehicle for the day.

The only transportation to the Operations Centre is through the provided shuttle buses.

Shuttle buses will transport participants and spectators from the Air Terminal Building to the Operations Centre from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Shuttle buses will transport participants and spectators back to the Air Terminal Building starting at 9:00 p.m.

For a map indicating parking locations and the location of the Operations Centre, please click here.

Course Details

This flat and fast event will be run entirely on the runway of The Region of Waterloo International Airport in Breslau.

The 2 Mile course is one loop of the runway.

Results will indicate your 1 Mile split time.

For a Map and Elevation profile, please click here.

Time Limit:

All participants must be off the runway by 8:50 p.m. with no discretion.  We value the support of The Region of Waterloo International Airport, and trust you understand our position.

Runway Restrictions:

For safety reasons, the following will not be permitted on the runway:

  • headphones or personal music devices
  • bicycles
  • skateboards
  • roller blades
  • animals
  • food or any disposable items such as gels, cups, bottles, etc.

Strollers are permitted.

Awards and Results

All participants receive the finisher pin award, based on performance: 

Gold Pinunder 11:30under 12:30
Silver Pinunder 13:30under 14:30
Bronze Pinover 13:30over 14:30

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


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


RW    Saucony  Runners Choice5a2dedd900a35.jpg M&T  Michael Hewitson  Shoppers Drug Mart  Staebler REACT


Check out our gallery at RunWaterloo.com for thousands of race photos - all free to download.

Event Schedule

  • August 24 6:30 PM EDT - Shuttle buses begin transportation from Air Terminal Building to Operations Centre (until 8:15 p.m.)

  • August 24 6:45 PM EDT - Kit Pick Up begins (until 8:15 p.m.)

  • August 24 8:00 PM EDT - 2 Mile Race Start

  • August 24 8:15 PM EDT - Post Race Food and Refreshments (until 9:00 p.m.)

  • August 24 8:50 PM EDT - All Participants must be off the runway

  • August 24 9:00 PM EDT - Shuttle buses begin return transportation from Operations Centre to Air Terminal Building

Contact Information

Event Location

4881 Fountain Street North, Breslau, Ontario N0B 1M0

Click here to view map