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2019 EVENT INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

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(If you have any trouble registering online, let us help you...just click here for help with registration. If you are unable to run, see the instructions for transferring your registration to some else in the left column.)


Races:

This year, you will have three race events from which to chose!

In addition to the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon (21.1K) and CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K, we are excited to offer the NEW Frigid 10K!


2019 Race Weekend Events:

Visit our Maps page for a larger version of the map below listing the locations of all 2019 Race Weekend Events from Thursday, February 28 through Sunday, March 3, 2019.




Race Date:

Sunday, March 3, 2019


Start Times:

New Balance Chilly Half Marathon will start at 10:05 a.m.

CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K

and NEW Frigid 10K will also start at 10:05 a.m.


Start Locations:

Start locations for the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K, and NEW Frigid 10K will be announced soon. Please check back.


Pre-Race Warm-Up Locations:

There are three (3) convenient indoor locations close to the both starting lines for you to warm-up and wait before your race.

  1. City Hall, 426 Brant Street

  2. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street

  3. The Waterfront Hotel, 2020 Lakeshore Road


Race Day Parking:

There are numerous lots near the start. Visit our “Maps” page for a map of Municipal Parking Facilities and parking lot locations. (Please avoid parking in church lots.) Free parking available at Burlington GO Station with free shuttle service provided to race start.





FREE Shuttle Bus Service


Free shuttle bus service provided will be available race day from the Burlington GO Station North Lot and participating Burlington hotels to and from Race Bag Drop.


Shuttle Bus Departure Times from participating hotels are as follows for Sunday, March 3, 2019:


Admiral Inn: 8:20 a.m.

Comfort Inn: 8:30 a.m.

Holiday Inn: 8:40 a.m.

Best Western: 8:50 a.m.


(There will be a dedicated Shuttle Bus for guests at the Quality Inn.)


Quality Inn: 8:30 a.m.


(If staying at another hotel, please make your way to one of the nearest hotels listed above for pick-up.)


For runners traveling by car or train:

Departures from the Burlington GO Station North Parking Lot (located at 2144 Queensway Drive) will run continuously starting at 7:45 a.m.


All Shuttle Buses will drop off at and pick up from the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.


Return Shuttle Buses will run continuously from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Look for the shuttle bus schedule poster (shown above) at participating hotels Race Weekend.


Baggage Check:

Baggage check will available race morning at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre and will be provided by the Air Cadets (Please bring a $5 donation for baggage check.)


New Balance Chilly Half Pace Bunnies:

The Running Room will again be providing Pace Bunnies for the 2019 Chilly Half Marathon for a wide range of finishing times including continuous run as well as run/walk groups. Pace Bunnies will be available for the following times as a continuous run: 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50. 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:30, 2:45, and the following times as a run/walk: 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50. 1:55, 2:00, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:30.


(Meet some of the Pace Bunnies at the Friendship Run to be held Saturday morning, March 2 at the Burlington Running Room. To find your pace group before the start of the race, look for the Pace Bunnies wearing a Running Room cap with “bunny ears” attached and holding a sign with their projected finishing time.)


Awards & Award Ceremonies:

The Awards Ceremony for Frosty 5K and Frigid 10K begins at 11:30 a.m. at Burlington Performing Arts Centre. The Awards Ceremony for the Chilly Half Marathon begins at 12:45 p.m.


• Prizes will be awarded to the Overall Male and Female winners and Overall Masters Male and Female winners, as well as to age category winners in the 2019 Chilly Half Marathon, Frosty 5K, and NEW Frigid 10K.

• Awards will include prizes courtesy of New Balance, the Running Room, VR PRO, and other sponsors.

  1. There will also be lots of great draws courtesy of our sponsors.


Post-Race Party:

Post-Race Chili Party sponsored by Stagg Chili -




Stagg Chili and Steam Whistle Beer will be served post-race at 5 Burlington locations. (4 of the restaurants are downtown and very close to the finish, the other is located next to the ).


Bring your race bib to any of the following participating restaurants on Sunday, March 3 for FREE Stagg Chili and Steam Whistle Beer:


  1. Emma’s Backporch, 2084 Old Lakeshore Road

  2. Jake’s Grill & Oyster House, 950 Walkers Lane

  3. Joe Dog’s Gasbar Grill, 31 Brant Street

  4. Honey West Restaurant & Bar, 399 Elizabeth Street

  5. Wendel Clark’s, 380 Brant Street


Look for the Post-Race Chili Party poster (shown above) in participating restaurant windows!


For Additional Information:

For additional information please call (905) 512-2488

or email: kelly@vrpro.ca

VR PRO

561 Brant St.

P.O. Box 85030

Burlington, ON L7R 4K3


Register now for any of the 3 races!

To register for the 2019 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, the NEW Frigid 10K, or CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K on-line click here.




(If you have any trouble registering online, let us help you...just click here for help with registration. If you are unable to run, see the instructions for transferring your registration to some else in the left column.)

 

To Register:

To register for the 2019 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K, or the NEW Frigid 10K on-line click here.


(Note: on-line processing fees will be added. Entry fees for these events are non-refundable.)


  1. First 3,000 registrants for the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon will receive a FREE 1/4 Zip New Balance Technical Top!









NOTE: The 2019 Frigid 10K is now sold out - spots still available in the Chilly Half Marathon and Frosty 5K.






Race Registration & Kit Pick-up:

The location for 2019 Race Weekend Expo & Packet Pick-up is:

Carriage Gate Homes (street level), 421 Brant St, Burlington


Thursday, February 28 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 1 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 2 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


SOMEONE ELSE MAY PICK UP YOUR BIB FOR YOU.


NEW FOR 2019!...We are offering a VIP Race Kit Pick-Up for the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K, and NEW Frigid 10K.

The fee for VIP Pick-Up is $25 + HST.

(This offer is limited to the first 300 and will end on February 25.)


Note: VIP race-kit package is available on race day from 7:30 am- 9:00 am at 421 Brant Street. Only one packet pick-up per person.


If Unable To Run, Transfer Your Registration:

Applicants who are unable to run may transfer their registration to another participant. The link for this transfer process will be seen on the applicant’s confirmation e-mail. Simply click that link to send an invitation to the new person. If that person accepts the transfer, they must enter their own personal data and will then be charged $15 transfer.


NOTE: It is illegal for anyone to run in the race with someone else’s bib!


Race Bib Numbers:

  1. -Race Bib Numbers will be posted here prior to race weekend.


Free Entry!

Collect
pledges for the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation.

Raise $500 in pledges and receive a FREE entry in the Chilly Half Marathon!

Raise $250 and receive a FREE entry in the Frosty 5K!




Click here to download a pledge form.



Accommodations:


The Quality Hotel Burlington is offering Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, and Frosty 5K participants a special $99 rate for 2019 Race Weekend and is extending a late check-out time. There will be free shuttle buses running from the Quality Hotel as well as other area hotels race morning.



The Admiral Inn, Comfort Inn, and Quality Hotel Burlington all have 20 rooms put aside for Chilly Half Marathon Race Weekend guests. We have secured a $99 rate for our participants and spectators including a late check out!


All hotels are within two blocks of the route and we run shuttles to the start line.

 

To book a room, call the hotel directly and ask for the Chilly Half Marathon rate.


  1. Admiral Inn: 905-639-4780

  2. Comfort Inn: 905-639-1700

  3. Quality Hotel: 905-639-9290


2019 VIP Cocktail Party:

Join Special Guest, Olympian, Marathon Mom, and Registered Dietitian Krista DuChene as she shares the story of her 3rd Place finish at the 2018 Boston Marathon on Saturday, March 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Wendel Clark’s, 380 Brant Street in Downtown Burlington. The 2019 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon VIP Cocktail Party is sponsored by Arterra Wines Canada. A limited number of tickets is available for this exclusive event. Tickets will be $30 and include roast beef on a bun, pasta and salad from Wendel Clark’s, beer courtesy of Steamwhistle, and Arterra Wine. Check back soon for a link to purchase tickets.