Saturday, June 24, 2017
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School
Join us in Ontario's cottage country for a flat and fast 5K or 10K trail run, or a stroller, wheelchair and dog friendly 2.5K family walk/run. All races begin and end at the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School.
10K run — out and back along the Haliburton County Rail Trail
5K run — out and back along the Haliburton County Rail Trail
2.5K walk/run — a loop route in the area around the school
* 2.5K participants will not be on the Rail Trail
* The 2.5K route is stroller, wheelchair and dog friendly; the 5K and 10K are not
* Both runners and walkers are welcome on the 2.5K.
* The 5K and 10K are running events; a run/walk combo is fine but please plan to cross the finish line within 90 minutes
* Dogs are allowed at the venue, but please keep them on a leash and clean up after them
Medals for top finishers, T-shirts for all participants and volunteers, chip timing, top fundraiser awards, and lots of prizes!
Venue & Route Map
Coming from out of town? If you require overnight accommodation, the Pinestone Resort is offering a special deal for Katie's Run participants and volunteers—a studio resort room with two doubles for just $109 (reg. price $159). This special price is good on either June 23 or 24. To snatch up this great deal, call the front desk and ask for the special Katie's Run rate.
Group Discount - register four (4) or more in any event, at the same time, and get 10% off. Online registrations only. Pre-register and save!
|2.5K - Adult
18 and over
|2.5K - Child/Youth
Age 3 - 17
|2.5K - Baby
2 and under
*Pre-Registration closes at 5:00pm on Friday, June 23, 2017
**Race Day Registration - cash or cheque only
T-shirts: Pre-register to guarantee your t-shirt and size
|8:00 am||Registration, Check-in & Race Kit Pickup opens|
|9:30 am||Races begin|
|11:00 am||Awards, Prizes, Lunch|
*Special thanks to Lorie Kah of Physical Journeys fitness for leading the warm-up
- Drink at least two cups of water before your run and drink at the water stations.
- Adjust your intensity to the temperature. In extreme conditions, slow down your pace.
- Wear a vented cap, sun visor, sunglasses and protective sunscreen. If you are sun sensitive or concerned about sun exposure, wear some of the new long sleeve Coolmax or Drylyte shirts. They are both safe and cool.
- Use Vaseline under your arms and inner thighs and (gentlemen) around the nipples and (ladies) under the bra line. This will reduce chafing, a common problem in the summer months.
- Avoid the use of alcoholic beverages. They will only make you feel warmer as their calories are burned quickly, raising your metabolic rate and body temperature. The main reason to avoid alcohol is the diuretic effect and risk of dehydration.
- Increase your intake of Vitamin C. It is a natural and effective defense against heat stroke, cramps, prickly heat rash and exhaustion.
- Make sure you have a variety of fruits in your diet. Watermelon, oranges, bananas, strawberries are a good way to take in vitamin C and potassium - two nutrients that are lost when we sweat.
- Take a fresh change of clothes with you so you don't catch a chill after the run.
- Occasionally savour a low fat frozen treat to reward yourself for keeping the daily workout fun!
- Skim milk is also a great cool drink. It contains a very low fat content with only 10-12% fat calories.
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