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CHOOSE YOUR EVENT!

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21, 2018

Choose your race and & join us in the 
Saskatoon First Responders Half Marathon

 

 

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21KM
TEAM

    

10 
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1K
Fun Run

Earlybird

Ends on July 31st 11:59pm $75 $240 $45 $35 $20

Regular Season

Ends on September 30th 11:59pm $85 $300 $55 $45 $25

Race Month*

Online registration closes Thursday, October 18th 11:59pm. 
You may register in person at package pickup on Saturday.
$95 $320 $65 $55 $30

ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER OCTOBER 8 ARE NOT GUARANTEED A TSHIRT.
*Pricing does not include GST or online transaction fees.

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OUR SPONSORS

 


 

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All Entry Packages Include:

  • Short Sleeve TECHNICAL Running Shirt (not guaranteed after October 1)
  • Awesome Finisher Medal
  • Awards for the top 3 in each 10yr age group of the 21k, 10k and 5k events
  • Chip timing with live event updates
  • Aid (fluid) stations with great product to keep you going!
  • Superb Post Race Snacks
  • Eligibility for great Draw Prizes

HALF MARATHON TEAM DETAILS

  • Teams consist of 4 runners 
  •  Each Team must register a Team name
  • **THIS IS NOT A RELAY**  All teammembers run together
  •  All team members must run and complete the half marathon race course to obtain a team time.
  •  Team results are calculated by the average time of all 4 individual runners
  •  Each team member will also receive their individual time
  •  If one or more team members are unable to participate or complete the race, then the remaining team members will run as individuals and only receive individual race results. No team time will be available.

RACE REFUND POLICY

All entries are non-refundable. NO Refunds or Rollovers will be offered for any reason.

EVENT DONATIONS

Proceeds from this race will go to support OSI-CAN.  Visit the charity tab for complete details

Additional donations can be made with your Online Registration or by Cheque with your Drop Off Entry form.
You do not have to be in attendance to receive this prize!


VOLUNTEER MEETING

We are hosting a volunteer night at Brainsport on Wednesday, October 17th at 6pm.  We are still recruiting volunteers.

RACE PACKAGE PICKUP

Saturday, October 20, 2018  12:00pm - 5:00pm  @ Brainsport on 616 10th Street
Sunday, October 21, 2018     NO race day package pickup.

**In the event that a participant is unable to pick up their race package (i.e. out-of-town participants), the Race Committee will allow a friend or family member to pick up the package on their behalf.


RACE SCHEDULE: 


Sunday October 21, 2018

9:00am Race Site Open to all athletes
             NO Race Package Pickup on Race Day

9:45am Pre-race briefing (FOR ALL ATHLETES)
9:50am Goodlife Fitness Race Warmup
10:00am Half Marathon START (Individual and Team entries)
10:15am 10Km Run START
10:30am 5Km Run/Walk START
11:45am 1Km FunRun START

~1:00pm Awards & Draw Prizes


RACE DAY INFORMATION

Please arrive early to allow plenty of time for traffic, parking and final preparations at the Start Line.

START LINE LOCATION

Diefenbaker Park

HOW TO LOCATE THE START/FINISH

Follow this link 

PARKING

Ample parking is available at  Diefenbaker Park.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
View the updated routes on the following links: 

21KM

10KM

5KM

Route Summaries:

21k- From the start, athletes will complete a lap of Diefenbaker Park and then will access the Meewasin Trail and head North along the North Saskatchewan River.  Athletes will cross over Victoria Bridge and head north follow this scenic route to the turnaround just past Circle Drive South Bridge and return to finish!

10k - From the start, athletes will access the Meewasin Trail and head North along the North Saskatchewan River.  Athletes will follow this route and turn around at the 5k mark by Victoria Bridge.  Return to finish!

5k -  From the start, athletes will follow the route above to the 2.5k turnaround point and return to finish.


START LINE SERVICES

Baggage Check

If you need to leave some gear, please provide it to us in a sealed bag/container.  Baggage check will be available next to the start/finish line.

All items checked can be reclaimed with your runner bib.  All unclaimed items will be held until the end of the event..  Unclaimed items will then be donated to a local charity.  Do not give your items to any volunteer except those at the Baggage Check.  Nothing left on the course will be available to reclaim. Multisportscanada and the First Responders Half Marathon are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Washrooms
Portable Toilets will be available just west of the start line.  

Medical
Our EMS will have a base medical unit available next to the Start line.  


RACE STARTS

All athletes are to congregate on the grassed area to the west of the start line.  Athletes will be called to the startline 5 minutes prior to their race start. Please seed yourself accordingly!  Fastest to the front.  Jogging strollers are allowed but must start at the back of the group.

While we have a horn to start the race, your time does not start until you cross the timing mats!

PROHIBITED DEVICES ON COURSE

Wheeled devices are not permitted on course by anyone other than registered and authorized wheelchair and hand cycle participants.   Prohibited devices include but are not limited to walking strollers, roller skates, skateboards, and/or bicycles.  

Selfie sticks, Go Pro’s, camera mounts, video devices and all other mobile devices, while not prohibited, are not recommended on course.  Any damage/loss suffered on course is at owner’s expense.

Music devices are permitted for use on course so long as participants are alert to their surroundings at all times. We recommend that only one headphone is used in order to hear important announcements made on course

SUPPORT ON THE COURSE

All events will be fully supported with water stations, volunteers, and police at major intersections, course marshals to direct runners at turns, and a network of EMS resources and radio operators on the course and at the start and finish.  Water stations will have water, UItima Sport Drink, and enthusiastic volunteers.

WATER STATIONS

There will be 6 fluid aid stations along the Half Marathon race route, with both water AND sports drink at each station. 

RACE FINISH

The course and finish line will be open for 4.5 hours (9am thru 1:30pm).  All participants must maintain a pace no slower than 15 minutes per mile throughout the course in order to be recorded as an official finisher (with time and place).  Early starts are not allowed. The SAG Wagon will signify the end of the field and the maximum 15-minute per mile pace. After crossing the Finish Line, participants will receive a finisher medal, water and plenty of post-race runner food.  


RACE RESULTS

Race Results will be available on the Multisportscanada Trailer and will update regularly throughout the afternoon.  Once you cross the finishline, grab your phone and visit  - they will be automatically posted there!  Results will be also be posted on the FirstRespondersHalfMarathon.ca website within 24 hours.

FINISH LINE PROCEDURES

Upon finishing, please continue past the finish area to the finisher foods.  Please notify anyone on staff if you are in need of medical attention at this point.  For the convenience and safety of all participants, please continue moving; no stopping or loitering is allowed. Once you exit the Finish area, there is no re-entry.

AWARDS

Please note that all age group awards are based on GUN Time.
All participants will receive a finisher’s medal upon completion.
Age Group awards will be provided for the Half Marathon Only.
Prizing is awarded three (3) deep for each of the following age groups: Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

OUR CHARITY

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OSI-CAN is dedicated to helping serving members and Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Allied Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Community First Responders, which include municipal police services, emergency medical services, fire protection services, emergency communications specialist (911 operators), hospital trauma personnel and corrections officers.

Please donate to this great cause.

 

About Us

This event hosted and managed by Multisportscanada.

Multisportscanada hosts over 20 events annually including the Jasper Gran Fondo, Vancouver Triathlon and Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk and Ride.

Contact us at:
1-855-515-0693
events@multisportscanada.com

 

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