Richmond Road Races presented by Bushtukah

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Kick off 2020 with the 38th edition of the Richmond Road Races presented by Bushtukah! Start the new year off with a 5K or 10K!

If you have run this event, you’ll know why it’s an annual favourite, with cool medals, a friendly, warm atmosphere and a post-race social, featuring awards, draw prizes and a lunch with all the fixins—including a beer from Kichesippi! Plus, this year all participants receive a commemorative Richmond Road Races toque. It’s the perfect opportunity to catch up with old running friends, and make some new ones.

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Event Info

Date: Sunday, January 12th

Location: South Carleton High School, 3673 McBean St. Richmond, On.

Start times:
10K: 10 am
5K: 10:10 am

Race Info

5K: This course is out and back, running south on McBean Street to Dobson Lane where runners will be directed east on Dobson to a turnaround point where they will be sent back to the finish line in front of the school.

10K: This race starts off with a 1K loop on roads that surround the school, then runners turn onto McBean Street and sent on a route that runs on mostly paved roads south of Richmond via Dobson and McCordick Roads. The final 4K, runners head north on Century Road and McBean Street into the finish.

Please note: Athletes competing with Wheelchair, this race takes place in January and the course commonly has snow and ice throughout, as well as sections with gravel road. It also takes place on a partially closed road. These conditions make this event unsafe for wheelchair participation.

Timing

Chip timing will be provided by Sportstats.  Full results will be posted on the Sportstats website post-race

Photography

Free professional, downloadable race photos will be provided by FinisherPix.  

Race Kit Pick-Up

There are two opportunities for you to pick-up your bib and toque in advance:

Friday, January 10, 2020
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Bushtukah Westboro, 203 Richmond Road 

Saturday, January 11, 2020
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bushtukah, 5607 Hazeldean Road (just east of Iber Road near Lowe’s) 

Race Day Info

Kit pick up: Open 8:30 am to 9:45 am
South Carleton High School Cafeteria.

Parking: Free parking is available within the lots of South Carleton High School. 

Baggage Check: For this event there is no race day baggage check. Gear can be kept inside the cafeteria.

Water Station: A water station will be available on the 10K course at about the 5K mark.

Washrooms: Available within South Carleton High School. Comfort stations will be available at the 6k mark.

First Aid: Will be provided by St. John Ambulance.

Babysitting: For this event we do provide a babysitting service. Should you like to utilize please contact Joe Duvall operations@runottawa.ca

Volunteer: If you would like to volunteer with Run Ottawa for the Richmond Road Races, please let us know at questions@runottawa.ca  Thanks!

Post-Race

Awards: In addition to the lunch, within the post-race social, awards will be provided to the following:

Top finisher prizes will be given out to the first three male and female finishers in each event.  There will be no age category awards, however, there will be a large number of draw prizes courtesy of Run Ottawa, Bushtukah and Zizu.

Hope to see you there! Any questions please email questions@runottawa.ca.

*Please note event dates and details are subject to change.