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42 and 21 km loops.
Picturesque Full and Half Marathon courses wind through rural Mennonite country. The courses are certified by the Athletics Canada/IAAF/USATF, and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.


The mission of St. John Ambulance is to enhance health, safety and quality of life through training and community service. The Kitchener-Waterloo Branch is your link to First Aid, CPR and many other life-saving programs. St. John Ambulance volunteers provide First Aid at many community events and contribute over 10,000 hours of community support annually.

All of the funds raised from the Waterloo Marathon will go to St. John Ambulance whose Mission is to Enhance, Health, Safety and Quality of Life.

mission

BOTH RACES WILL START AND FINISH AT BECHTEL PARK.

* Chip Timer Results
* Water Stations along the courses
* Massive indoor warm-up facility
* First aid, change facilities and showers
* Post-run massage
* Plenty of free parking

Visually Impaired Competitors

We are honoured to be partnering with Achilles Canada, Ontario Blind Sports Association and United in Stride to welcome visually impaired runners and their guides. If you need a guide, please email Rhonda-Marie Parke:  rm78parke@gmail.com 

Special attraction: Five Scottish pipers, piping through the course!

Registration fees

Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. CA$75.00
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. CA$85.00
      Jan 1 – Mar 15
    3. CA$95.00
      Mar 16 – Apr 27

Half Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. CA$75.00
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. CA$85.00
      Jan 1 – Mar 15
    3. CA$95.00
      Mar 16 – Apr 27

Visually Impaired Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. CA$75.00
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. CA$85.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 28
    3. CA$95.00
      Apr 28 – Apr 27

Marathon Guide

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. Free
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. Free
      Jan 1 – Apr 28
    3. Free
      Apr 28 – Apr 27

Visually Impaired Half Marathon

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. CA$75.00
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. CA$85.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 28
    3. CA$95.00
      Apr 28 – Apr 27

Half Marathon Guide

Price changes in 1 month 13 days
  • Your Entry Fee includes: • Technical T-Shirt (Until Friday, March 15th at 11:59 pm) • Hand-made clay medallion • Massage • Post Race refreshments

    1. Free
      Now registering Sep 17 – Dec 31
      Register
    2. Free
      Jan 1 – Apr 28
    3. Free
      Apr 28 – Apr 27

Raise your Pledges!

To receive great prizes! Prizes will be given for the following amount of pledges in advance:

$100 – $199– receive a St. John Fanny Pack First Aid Kit
$200 – $249– receive a St. John Vehicle First Aid Kit
$250 – $299– receive a St. John Sport First Aid Kit
$300 + – receive a St. John Sport First Aid Kit and a Fanny Pack

Contact Information

Event Location

Bechtel Park, 185 Bridge Street West, Waterloo, ON, N2K 1K9 Canada

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