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Tim Hortons - Jerry's Peachbud Race

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 1k at 6:30 p.m., 5k at 7 p.m., 10k at 7:30 p.m. 
Peach King Arena, 162 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby ON

To register as a participant in the race, click the Peachbud Race register now button on the right.

To sponsor a runner in the race, click the Peachbud Race sponsor now button on the right.

The Peachbud Race is the Jewel of the Subaru of Hamilton Niagara Running Series with a charity challenge supporting new radiology equipment for the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital..   

Charity Challenge: Everyone can participate!  There are many ways for the community to participate, to name a few;
•  Lace up and register to run, make a personal donation and then set your fundraising goal for collecting pledges.
•  Form a group of runners to compete in the Team Challenge, contending with the Hospital's own Dream Team.
•  Sponsor a runner.
•  Pledge the charity chase runner; the last person to start the race and the amount pledged is multiplied by the number of runners that is passed during the race.
•  Enjoy the charity barbeque at the Peachbud Arena on the day of the race.

Prizes are awarded to runners according to the level of funds raised, and the top fundraising team's name is engraved on the Peachbud plaque in the hospital lobby.

Jerry friesen

"In honour of the late Jerry Friesen, it would be a tribute to achieve Jerry's goal of raising $30,000 for the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital." - Lyle Harris, Peachbud Race Director

Race Day Registration and Race Kit Pick up: 5 pm to 7 pm at the Peach King Centre. Those registered in the 1k and 5k should pick up their race kits as early as possible. At close of kit pick up, race kits become the property of Race Kit Event Service Inc.

Directions: QEW to Casablanca Blvd. South (away from the lake) on Casablanca Blvd. to Livingston Ave. Turn left on Livingston Ave. 1k to the Peach King Centre. For a detailed map, click here.

Parking: There is parking at the Peach King Centre — when this lot is full there is parking at Blessed Trinity Secondary School 300 metres east of the Peach King Centre. If you park on side streets please avoid Roberts Road between Livingston and Regional 81 as this is the 5k race route.

Course Maps:  10k5k, and the 1k starts in where the finish line is and runs out 500 metres and returns to the finish line.

•  Courses Certified by Athletics Canada Measured by Bernie Conway
•  10k: ON-2011-028-BDC / 5k: ON-2010-034-BDC
•  Each kilometre is marked along the route
•  ChampionChip timing by Sportstats
•  Part of the Town of Grimsby Canada Week festivities
•  5 aid stations on the 10k route, 2 aid stations on the 5k route
•  Finishers medals to all 10k finishers
•  Live Bands on route

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony for both the 5k and the 10k will take place at approximately 8:30pm. Please be there to pick up your award or have someone else pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed out.
•  10k Finishers Medals: First 100 finishers Gold, 101 to 200 Silver, 201+ Bronze
•  1k Awards: No Awards. This is a fun run meant to encourage a healthy lifestyle. T-Shirts will be available to kids 12 and under.
•  5k Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall and 3 deep in 5 yr age groups 14 and under to 70+
•  5k Sub 20 Club: Runners who run under 20 minutes will receive a custom made medal to recognize their accomplishment.
•  10k Awards: 1, 2, 3 overall top master, 3 deep in 5 yr age groups from 19 and under to 70+

Subaru of Hamilton Niagara Running Series: Points will be awarded 10 deep in each race in each category towards the series championships. Awards will be presented to 1, 2, 3 overall top master and 3 deep in each 5 yr age group from 14 and under to 70+. ** Note: there are no points in half marathons or 10k races for the 14 and under category. Total Points at the end of the series wins. The series awards ceremony, date, time and place to be determined. Double Points Races: Grimsby Half, Peachbud 10k, Halloween 7K , Grapes Half, Casablanca Classic 8k. Point Races: Grimsby 3k, Jordan 5k, Confederation 5k, Peachbud 5k, Bench 5k, Grapes 5k, Casablanca Classic 3k

Course Safety: For everyone’s safety no strollers, dogs or bicycles on the course please. It is also strongly recommended that you do not wear headphones while participating.




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