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Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races 2018
supporting patient care at Guelph General Hospital

Guelph's oldest family races, since 1894.  Seven races run consecutively around Exhibition Park.  A distance for everyone.  You can run your race and then cheer on your family in the next.

There is a family discount of 10% when you register three or more family members at the same time.  After filling in the details for one registrant, use the Add Another Participant button.  The discount will be applied at checkout.

We keep the entry fees as low as we can and they cover the costs of the race only.  It is pledge dollars that enable the races to support Guelph General Hospital and bring lifesaving equipment to our community.

Be sure to ask your friends and family for pledges after registering - turn your passion for running into support for our local Hospital!

Please note that the 100m kids dash is free and registration occurs on race day.

Registration fees

5k Run Youth Closed


  1. $15.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

5k Run Adult Closed


  1. $25.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

5k Run Senior Closed


  1. $5.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

Mile Closed

Nicolas Lambden Memorial Mile

  1. $20.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

3k Closed


  1. $20.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

3 in 1 Closed

Mile, 5k and 3k

  1. $40.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

1k Closed

Grades 1 to 3

  1. $15.00
    Jul 25 - Oct 7

Chip timed race

The races will be timed using Ipico chip technology.  You will be given a chip that matches your bib number.  This chip needs to be fastened to your shoe.  We will retrieve the chip at the finish line.  It is very difficult to figure out a time for you if you do not wear the chip on your shoe.

Event Schedule

  • October 8 9:00 AM EDT - Kit Pick-up

  • October 8 11:00 AM EDT - Races Begin

Contact Information

Event Location

Exhibition Park, Guelph, ON, Canada

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