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100m Tots Trot (3 yrs and under)

Free Event for children 3 years and under on Race Day! *Children MUST be registered to participate* Ribbons awarded to all participants of this event.

  1. Free
    Feb 1 - Jun 1
    Register

5K Run 4 Fun (16 yrs*and over)

Price changes in 1 month 18 days
  • Run Information - This event is chip timed, medals awarded to all finishers. N.B High schools are listed here. *If you are a student requiring financial assistance please contact us info@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org

    1. $45.00
      Now registering Mar 1 – May 12
      Register
    2. $50.00
      May 13 – Jun 1

5k Youth Challenge (15 yrs and under)

Price changes in 1 month 18 days
  • Run Information - This event is chip timed, medals awarded to all finishers. All schools are listed here. N.B : Scroll down to review School's Challenge Information

    1. $25.00
      Now registering Mar 1 – May 12
      Register
    2. $30.00
      May 13 – Jun 1

5K Walk 4 Fun (all ages)

Price changes in 1 month 18 days
  • Walk Information - This event is not chip timed. Medals awarded to all finishers. Adult prices listed *PRICE ADJUSTMENTS FOR CHILDREN ADDED AT CHECKOUT* 15 yrs and under pricing is same as Youth Challenge. Under 3 yrs are free.

    1. $45.00
      Now registering Mar 1 – May 12
      Register
    2. $50.00
      May 13 – Jun 1

1K Expedia Oakville South Superhero Challenge (10 yrs and under)

Price changes in 1 month 18 days
  • Dress up as your favourite Superhero! Not chip timed. Ribbons awarded to all participants of this event.

    1. $25.00
      Now registering Mar 1 – May 12
      Register
    2. $30.00
      May 13 – Jun 1

Run4LH 2017 Film


Entry Fee Includes

  • Organised and well-marked route through Lion's Valley trail system 
  • Run 4 Lighthouse medal for all finishers
  • Race Bib for all registrants
  • Free T-shirt for the first 500 orders placed during registration, no guarantee on sizing
  • Chip Timing for all 5k runners (5k Run 4 Fun, 5k Youth Challenge)
  • Great post run celebration that includes fabulous food, music and kids activities
  • YOUR opportunity to support grieving children and their families in our community


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Event Day Registration

If there is availability to register on event day, this will be restricted to 7:30-8am on site.  Cash Only, additional $5 per last published registration fee, no discounts or promo codes will apply.

Event Schedule

Note Walkers start first, check all event start times below

Please arrive at start line 30 mins before your start time.

  • June 1 8:30 AM EDT - 5K Walk 4 Fun (all ages)

  • June 1 8:45 AM EDT - 1K Expedia Oakville South Superhero Challenge (10 yrs and under)

  • June 1 9:00 AM EDT - 100m Tots Trot (3yrs and under)

  • June 1 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Run 4 Fun (16 yrs and over)

  • June 1 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Youth Challenge (15 yrs and under)

  • June 1 11:00 AM EDT - Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Route Map, Start and Finish Lines

All Races Start Line & Finish Line: St Volodymyr Cultural Centre (1280 Dundas St West,Oakville, L6M 4H).  

No parking available at SVCC, access to the site is on foot or via shuttle bus from 16 Mile Sports Complex Parking Lot (3070 Neyagawa Blvd, Oakville, ON L6M 4L6).  See Parking and Shuttle information below.

5k Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/11801162

1k Route and 100m Tots Trot will be on the field at St Volodymyr's Cultural Centre.

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Route Marshals will be supervised by Lion's Valley Athletics - many thanks to the club for working alongside us since 2016

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Event Location

Oakville parks and open space are well known in the GTA.  The scenic trails above the Lion's Valley park are part of the Sixteen Mile Creek Trail system.  They are a popular recreational destination for residents and visitors to Oakville. Learn more about the history of Lions Valley Park and Sixteen Mile Creek Trail by visiting the Heritage and History page at Oakville.Ca

Race Kit Pickup

We strongly advise that Race Kits are to be picked up on Friday 31st May.  Location TBC. 

Race Kit includes:

  • Race Bib (your number)
  • Run 4 Lighthouse T-shirt*
  • Race Kit Inserts

Race Kits can be picked up on Event Day at 7-7:30am ONLY

*T-Shirts are limited and will be allocated to the first 500 registrants who have opted in, size cannot be guaranteed. 

You can pick up race kits for other runners/walkers but you MUST BRING Proof of their race confirmation, and sign for it. 


FAQs

Can I drop off children at the Race Start?

  • Parents/Guardians MUST PARK at Sixteen Mile Creek Arena and accompany children on the shuttle bus to the 5K start at St. Volodymyr’s.  Unattended children are not the responsibility of Race Director, Volunteers or The Lighthouse for Grieving Children.

I have Registered but cannot find my confirmation email

  • You can check your confirmation HERE 

I have Volunteered but cannot find my confirmation email

  • Look for an email sent by "Race Roster "

Can dogs come to the event?

  • All dogs must be on a leash, all responsibility for dog's behaviour lies with the dog owner, owners must clean up after their dog

Is the route suitable for strollers?

  • The route is not suitable for strollers and the volume of runners will make it unsafe for stroller use

Can I wear headphones while I run?

  • We advise that you do not wear headphones

Post Run BBQ

Registration fee includes a post run BBQ (Canadian Pea Meal Bacon on a bun, Sausages, Hot Dogs and Vegetarian Options)!  Event day visitors and supporters are encouraged to make a donation if they join in the BBQ.

Processing Fees

All entries are subject to a standard Race Roster processing fee which is not included in the fees listed above. 

Event Day Registration - Limited Places

IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER ON RACE DAY WE HAVE LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE. 

CASH PAYMENT ONLY. 8am-8:30am AT RACE START/RACE KIT PICKUP TABLE 

$55 Adults (16 yrs and over)  $35 Children (15 yrs and under)

School's Challenge

The challenge is open to all Elementary and High Schools*.  1st, 2nd and 3rd place are awarded based on the top three fastest times for the School Team.

A prize will be awarded to 1st Place Elementary and 1st Place High School

If your Elementary or High School name is not available to select, please email info@run4LH.com with details of your School Name. 

*Minimum of 3 school teams are required for the challenge and minimum of 3 finish times for each team

Parking and Shuttle Buses

We encourage carpooling, cycling and taking public transport to the event.  

Parking is ONLY available at 16 Mile Sports Complex Parking Lot (3070 Neyagawa Blvd, Oakville, ON L6M 4L6). Regular shuttle buses will run 6am-12noon for all volunteers, runners and walkers.

Shuttle Bus Route is a loop with 2 stops - Sixteen Mile Creek - St Volodymyr's Cultural Centre

Water Stations

Water Station is located approximately half way through the 5k route.  Water is also available at the start and finish line.

Family Activities

Inflatables, arts & crafts, face painting and more!

Inclement Weather and Race Cancellations

We will email all registrants and publish updates ( website, on FB and on Twitter) relating to Race cancellation due to inclement weather no less than 12 hours before the event start time.

 **Note registration fees cannot be returned if the race is cancelled**

Accessibility Requests

All access to St Volodymyr Cultural Centre is on our shuttle buses (School Buses) supplied by Attridge Transport. These are not accessible for wheelchairs, if you know that you need to access to SVCC in other transport please email info@run4lh.com and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. 

First Aid

First Aid is available from St John's Ambulance and physiotherapy support from Club Physio Plus.

Toilets

Portable toilets are conveniently located at the event site, at St Volodymyr's Cultural Centre.

Waste & Recycling

Please dispose of your waste responsibility and use the black, blue (recycling) and green (food and compostable waste) bins provided on site. 

Fundraising & Prize Details

Movie Vouchers for all participants who raise $25. 

These will be emailed at the end of each calendar month. No expiry date. One time voucher, one per person. 

Prize Draws to be made at the Run4LH event after the race and fundraising results are announced.  Prize Draw for Film.Ca 'Fill a Theatre' experience and 'Royal Caribbean Cruise' is a random draw (no ticket sales) from all eligible names.  Eligibility is based on fundraising benchmarks for each prize, based on online fundraising totals per individual or team fundraising page as at 9pm Friday 31st May. 

Is my Team eligible for the Fill a Theatre Film.Ca experience?

Every School Team (High School or Elementary School), and every Non-School Team (Corporate and Non-Corporate Teams) that reaches a minimum of $1000 on their Team Pledge Page is eligible to be entered into a random draw to win a 'Fill a Theatre' experience. Team Captain (or delegate) must be present to claim prize.  $1000 eligibility is based on online Fundraising numbers as at 9pm Friday 31st May. Terms & Conditions: Film Choice and Date for redemption to be agreed with Film.Ca management, and is based on availability.  Does not include food or beverages.  Redemption time must be for earliest showing on the agreed date.

Am I eligible for the Royal Caribbean Cruise random draw?

  • Every individual who raises a minimum of $100 to their Individual Pledge Page is eligible to be entered into a random draw (no ticket sales) to win a 4-5 night cruise from Royal Caribbean. Draw to be made at Run4LH event after race and fundraising results are announced.  $100 eligibility is based on individual pledge page totals at 9pm Friday 31st May.  Winner must be present to claim prize.
  • The cruise may only be redeemed by individuals 18+ years of age.  If the winner does not meet age criteria the cruise is transferrable.

What are the Terms & Conditions for the Royal Caribbean Cruise prize?

4-5 Nights Caribbean Cruise, September to April

• Rates are for two people based on double occupancy, balcony.
• Certificate rate, are inclusive of the cruise fare, taxes and fees, and standard recommended gratuities
• Blackout dates (Christmas and New Years Week) apply to all certificates.

Please note: Certificates have no expiration date. Certificates redeemed more than two years after the issue date will provide the holder of the certificate with a dollar credit amount against the cost of their cruise. The dollar credit amount will be based on the value for that type of certificate as shown in the Royal Caribbean price table in effect at the time the certificate was purchased.

• Certificate rates are for two people based on double occupancy. Each purchase includes two certificates (one per person) and both must be applied to the same cruise reservation. Certificate rates are inclusive of the cruise fare, taxes and fees, and standard recommended gratuities . Additional cost for 3rd and 4th guests at the prevailing rate for the sailing.All certificate levels exclude Oasis Class ships and Spectrum of the Seas
• Certificates can be upgraded or applied to a different sailing at time of redemption (recipient pays difference between certificate value and lowest fare publicly available from the cruise line at the time of redemption). No money is refunded if lower cost sailing is booked.
• Certificates are nonrefundable and not replaceable if lost, stolen or damaged.
• The two certificates issued per purchase must be submitted together at time of redemption and at least seven (7) business days prior to the sail date.

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Anonymous $1,350.00
2 Marthese Busuttil $200.00
3 Catherine Yanchula $200.00

Top Teams

1

Encore Engagers

$2,425.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
2

Stretcher Fetchers

$1,101.00

Raised

$11,993.00

Goal
3

Team Sunrise

$925.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
4

Flame Runners

$275.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
5

Fire and Smoke

$100.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
6

Maple Grove Public school

$100.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
7

Avis Team

$50.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
8

Forest Trail Public School (Elementary)

$25.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
9

Bank Buddies

$25.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal

Top Fundraisers

1

Liane Robertson

$300.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
2

Joe Oswald

$300.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
3

Ken Pickthall

$300.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
4

Chris Marshall

$250.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
5

Marthese Busuttil

$200.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
6

Emma Ashurst

$125.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
7

Claire Collins

$100.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
8

Julija Ezergailis

$100.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
9

Carolyn McEwen

$100.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal
10

Shally Zhou

$100.00

Raised

$100.00

Goal

Event Schedule

  • June 1 8:30 AM EDT - 5K Walk 4 Fun (all ages)

  • June 1 8:45 AM EDT - 1K Challenge (10 yrs and under)

  • June 1 9:00 AM EDT - 100m Tots Trot (3yrs and under)

  • June 1 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Run 4 Fun (16 yrs and over)

  • June 1 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Youth Challenge (15 yrs and under)

  • June 1 11:00 AM EDT - Awards Ceremony and Prizes

Contact Information

Event Location

Lions Valley Park, Oakville, ON, Canada

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