Wooly Bully Races 2019
The Wooly Bully is a terrific family event which has three different distances: 1K Kids Fun Run, 5K/10K races.
The 10K race counts for points towards the KRRA members Race Series standings. The 10K is also the final event in the ‘Tri-Island Series,’ which also includes the “Howe Island Hustle” and the “Wolfe Island 5K.” Go to www.krra.org for details on both 2019 series.
5/10K events held on a very scenic out and back route along the South Shore of Lake Ontario. There will be at least 2 aid stations, each kilometer will be marked.
A timed event for children 5-12 years of age on an out and back course. It will be timed but there will be no prizes for top runners. Parents can run with their children if they feel it necessary but not required to register. Each child will receive a souvenir ribbon at the finish line and refreshments.
The race site is at the farm of Dave Willard, Amherst Island, 600 South Shore Road. Signs will direct you to the sight once you leave the ferry.There will be portable toilets and a baggage check will be provided.
Other important info
Our bus shuttle will pick up runners at the Loyalist Public Works Facility, located on County Road 4 north of Highway 33 at Millhaven.. It will depart at 7:45 a.m. and transport you to the ferry dock in Millhaven to board the 8:30 a.m. trip to Amherst Island. A bus will be parked at the dock in Stella to take you to the race site. The departure time from the site after the race is 11:30 a.m. It will return you to the Stella dock in time for the 12 noon crossing and the bus will be at the Millhaven dock to bring you back to your car. The charge is $10 per person and spots can be purchased during the online registration process.
Runners who opt to drive over can purchase their ferry ticket while registering on line at a reduced cost of $5 each. They will be passed out on race morning at the Millhaven Dock.
Car pools are highly recommended, especially if travelling over on the 8:30 a.m. trip from Millhaven over to Amherst Island. You can meet at the Loyalist Works Facility (directions above) and car pool from that location for either the 7:30 or 8:30 a.m. crossing.
To purchase a ticket for the shuttle bus that transports runners to the Amherst Island Ferry dock and to and from the race site.
Park your car and take the shuttle from the Loyalist Township works garage on county road 20 to the Millhaven ferry.. There will be a bus on Amherst Island to take you back and forth from the race site and one to pick you up at Millhaven to take you bac
Order a Wooly Bully race shirt that is a tri-blend of fabrics. Sizes youth medium to adult XL, (adult shirts gender sized).
Race Kit Pick Up/Final Registration:
Saturday, August 18th. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Runner’s Choice, 56 Brock Street, Kingston. Browse or pick up those last minute items inside the store. Pick up your race kit or register for any of the three events at that time.
You can also pick up your race kit over on race day on Amherst Island, starting at 8:00 a.m. THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
1stman and woman in each race (merchandise prize for male and female overall race winners)
Top 3 in the following categories
5K – 14 & under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
10K – 19 & under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
Order a “Wooly Bully Races” t-shirt when your register online. These are ‘tech’ shirts, gender sized, S, M, L & XL. There is an added charge of $10.
The Amherst Island Emergency Services Association will serve will all runners a bar-b-que lunch (there will be veggie burger options), along with a soft drink and chips. There will also be some fruit and granola bars to all finishers along with water and Nuun electrolyte replacement. Bring a lawn chair along and enjoy the bar-b-que under the tents.
Take the Amherst Island Ferry, located east of Bath, Ontario on Highway 33. The ferry departs from the dock located on Highway 33(Bath Road), Millhaven, Ontario, every hour on the half hour. The race start times are designed to give passengers on the 8:30 a.m. trip across ample time to land on Amherst Island, get to the race site and warm up. The ferry departs the Island every hour, on the hour.
August 18 9:20 AM EDT - 1K
August 18 9:35 AM EDT - 10K
August 18 9:45 AM EDT - 5K