Niagara Falls International Fun Run & 5K10/25/09
Niagara Falls International Fun Run, 5K & Schools Marathon Challenge Part of the Niagra Falls International Marathon
The 5km race is an "out and back" course that starts and finishes at the Marathon finish line.
Schools Marathon Challenge
The Schools Marathon Challenge is designed to help children become physically fit through the sport of running. The program is of no cost to schools and its participants. Each student will be required to complete a combined total of 40 kilometres from the start of the school year in September to the day prior to the running of the Niagara Falls International Marathon on Sunday, October 25th at 10:00 am.
On race day, there will be free parking at the Niagara Falls People Mover parking lot and participants will assemble there. At 10:00 am (start time of the marathon) the participants will run to the official finish line, a distance of 2.195 km to complete the marathon distance of 42.195 kilometres. Upon completion of the marathon, each runner will receive a Finishers Medal, T shirt and a goody bag loaded with free samples and coupons.
Each registered runner will be provided with a Brooks running log book to record the date and distance ran and have it verified by their Physical Education teacher, principal or parent/guardian.
The deadline for returning registration forms to the Niagara Falls International Marathon office is September 30th, 2009. This is necessary for the ordering of T shirts, medals, food, etc.
For more information contact
The Niagara Falls International Marathon office at (905) 356-9460.
Sunday, October 25th, 2009
- 5km Run – 9:30am (starts at Marathon Finish Line)
- Schools Marathon Challenge – 10:00am
The Skylon Tower Health and Fitness Expo is open Friday October 23rd from 4:00 to 9:00pm and Saturday October 24th from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Pick up your bib number, athletic bag and goody bag then visit the extended expo featuring running related products and items of interest to the health conscious.
2009 Guest Speakers
2009 Guest Speakers will be at the Expo on Friday October 23rd & Saturday, October 24th. More details to come.
Free fun run for all runners on Saturday morning, followed by a free breakfast at Planet Hollywood. Bring the flag of your country, state or province—this is a great way to meet your fellow runners and relax. Assemble outside Oakes Garden Theatre at 8:15am for presentations. The run starts at 8:30am. John Stanton will be attending and running the Breakfast Run alongside Captain Canada.
The ItalPasta Pasta Party takes place on Saturday, October 24th at 5:00pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children under 10 years of age, and free for pre-schoolers.
Medal & Goody Bags, Medals and Athletic Bags
Every runner in the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Half Marathon Walk, 10km and 5km race will receive a custom designed athletic bag, medals, and goody bag.
- Begins: Oct 25, 2009
- Ends: Oct 25, 2009
, Niagara Falls, Ont, CN