Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Baden Road Races 2014

New name, new challenge, same great event!
Join us at the Baden Road Races 2014 this Saturday May 10, 2014 - 9:30 AM EDT at the Wilmot Recreation Complex, Baden

Event Details:

The signature distance of this event is the Baden Hill 7 Miler, which ascends the aerial Baden Tower Hill.  Runners will climb the steep gravel slope and turn around at the top.  At the top - which is the highest point in Southwestern Ontario - don't miss ringing the brass bell! 
Also at this event are the Neil Dunford memorial 5 KM, as well as 1 KM and 200m events for children.  
Event Day Schedule:

7:30 AM - Race Day Registration and Kit Pickup Opens
9:30 AM - Race Start (7mi, 5km, 1km)
9:45 AM - Fabulous Post-Race Refreshments and Massages
11:15 AM - 200m Fun Run (after the last finisher)
11:30 AM - Pledge Prizes and Awards (once results are official)

**Look for the New Hamburg Wellness Centre team providing free post-race massages!**

The Hill:

The Baden Hill is the highest point in Southwestern Ontario.  From the top, there's quite a view!

Course Details:
The 7 mile will run from the venue along Gingerich to Snyder's, and to the top of the Baden Hill.
The 5 kilometre will follow a similar course, and turn around on Gingerich near Foundry.
The 1 kilometre and 200 metre will take place on complex grounds.
All races will finish inside the complex.
Post Race:
Following your run, enjoy great food, musical entertainment, massage and draw prizes.  
Before the awards, don't miss the adorable 1 KM and 200m kids fun runs!
 Mile & 5 KM EVENTS - medals to:
  • Top 3 overall Male and Female, Open & Masters (age 40 plus)
  • Top 3 Male and Female finishers in each age and weight category, and
  • 1st place team in each Team Category.
  • $100 in prize money will be awarded to the top Open team in any timed event in which there are at least 5 eligible teams in the official results.  
Unclaimed medals will be available for pickup at Runners' Choice on Monday May 18, 2014.
We can't wait, and we hope you join us!