Niagara Ultra 50K

Saturday, June 15 2019

START TIME: 7:00 a.m.

TIME LIMIT: 7 hours for OUS points,otherwise 13 1/2 hours

START, FINISH & PARKING

430 King Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 43.248863, -79.074785. There will be marshals at the Kinsmen Scout Hall driveway/entrance to direct vehicles to the various parking areas on race morning

Thanks to our sponsor Tim Hortons Niagara for coffee at the start!

RACE KIT PICKUP

Kinsmen Scout Hall 430 King St. NOTL
Friday June 14 6-9 p.m. &
Saturday June 15 starting at 5:30 a.m.

HOST HOTEL

Stay tuned for more information!

POST RACE FACILITIES AND FOOD

At Kinsmen Scout Hall (Start/Finish). Bib #s will be considered your tickets for the post race meal.

There are meal tickets available on-site at a fee for non-runners

Showers are available within 150 meters of the start/finish at the town Pool

DROPOUTS

We have a roving vehicle on course and may pickup runners that drop out or are disqualified. However, we cannot guarantee rides or pickup times.

If any runner subject to time disqualification chooses to continue the course, they will forfeit their race bib and are at their own risk and without the benefit of aid stations, marshals, markers etc.

IF YOU DROP OUT OF THE RACE, YOU MUST REPORT THIS FACT TO THE NEAREST AID STATION and AT THE FINISH LINE

RACE AWARDS

Overall Awards

1st place Female
1st place Male
1st Place Walker

Age Category Awards

1st place in Female & Male in each age group, <25, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 55-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Niagara Ultra 50km register

COURSE

Click on map for larger view. Route is an out and back on paved bike path alongside the majestic Niagara Parkway. Very scenic with several road crossings. Turn around is just past the Horseshoe Falls by Table Rock Restaurant.

Niagara Ultra 50km Route map

This is a public trail. We will not have exclusive use of the trail. Keep an eye (or ear out) for cyclists and please respect other users of the trail

Cars – although the course is relatively traffic free, there are countless driveways and intersections, as well as a few locations where the trail actually crosses streets.

Please be careful, course marshals are not allowed to stop traffic for you so you will have to be on your best pedestrian behaviour and cross at your own risk

AID STATIONS

Every 5 k, NUUN, CLIF Bloks, bananas, pretzels, chips, cookies, coke, gingerale, water

TOILETS

Port-a-potties are at 5 km, 10 km, 15 km and 20 km aid stations.

Public toilets in Table Rock restaurant at 25 km (at the brink of the falls), and various other public/park locations

DROP BAGS

At 25 km aid station only. Leave drop bags at marked
area inside Kinsmen Scout Hall during kit pickup.

Please mark them well so you know which is yours and please do not put valuable items in drop bags because we may not be able to get them back to the start/finish as quickly as you get back

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

Preservation of our trails through the Bruce Trail Conservancy

Wheelchairs/Strollers/Dogs

Due to the nature of the paved trail and with runners/walkers traveling back and forth, we do not permit wheelchairs, strollers or dogs

Headphones

This course is not closed for our specific use so there will be pedestrians/cyclists on the paved trail. There are also several road crossings where marshals will be providing instructions to runners. For these reasons we suggest that runners/walkers do not use headphones. Note that if you are attempting to set a 50k or 100k record, IAAF Competition Rule 144 3(b) states “Possession or use of video recorders, radios, CD, radio transmitters, mobile phone or similar devices in the competition area are not allowed”

Refund Policy

In the event that you are unable to attend the race, the Niagara Ultra Races will be abiding by a strict “No Refunds” and “No Deferrals” policy.  We apologize for the inconvenience but do want to let you know that you can transfer your entry.

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