Around the Bay road race

  • March 24, 2013 · 7:00 AM

We can have people at different locations Lift Bridge, RBG,  Lakeshore in Burlington, Start, and finish line. Woodward ave the QEW overpass I will ask the Bay Race Exec. and see if we can get Media passes to make access a little easier on the route.

Hamilton's Around the Bay Road Race is the oldest on the continent, first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. Rich in tradition, it has been won by the best from around the world, including Boston Marathon winners and Olympic gold medallists. Become part of the continuing tradition by running this challenging course around Hamilton's natural harbour!

The Bay Race goes back to tradition:

To better serve participants, the Bay Race has set the following limits for 2013:
  • 30k Road Race — 8,500 participants (please note one start for the 30k only — 9:30am — 4.5 hour time limit)
  • 5k — 2,300 participants
  • 3-person Relay teams — 250 teams SOLD OUT
  • 2-person Relay teams — 250 teams SOLD OU

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  • Anna S.

    good luck to everyone in the road race today!

    March 24, 2013

  • Bill S.

    Woops, hit the wrong button, sorry

    March 23, 2013

  • BILL

    I will be in the 5 k that day.

    1 · March 18, 2013

    • Kara W.

      Enjoy your run tomorrow! :)

      March 23, 2013

  • Kara W.

    Hi gang, I was at the Expo today. Pick up racing bibs with my friends. I brought the camera and photographed some of the running celebrities like John Stanton, Krista DuChene and cool running vendors. Have fun tomorrow gang :)

    March 23, 2013

  • Dan C.

    I will be inside Copps at around 7:30 setting up video cameras and am there for the whole day. There should be runners in costume such s the grim reaper, firemen in full gear, zombies (how does a zombie run).

    March 23, 2013

  • Dan C.

    Spring Valley road will be a good spot but you will have to Park somewhere near the high level bridge as York Blvd will be closed at the 403 ramp and #6 hwy in both directions

    March 23, 2013

  • Dan C.

    A few good spots are in front of Copps for the beginning The lift bridge the Hill coming up from RGB you will get a lot of exhausted runners again at Copps for the finish.

    March 22, 2013

  • Dan C.

    Too early to get it together I am at Copps at 7 am as I run the big screen I will get hold of the organizer to get an idea of locations and then you can select where you would want to photograph

    1 · February 23, 2013

  • Linda S

    Why the 7 am meet time when the race doesn't start until 9:30 a.m.? Will we all meet at the same place or will we be designated to a specific spot?

    February 22, 2013

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