Registration

Registration is now live!

Date: 17 September 2017

Location: Festival Plaza, Ottawa City Hall

Event Until Sept 10
Commander’s Challenge SOLD OUT
Vimy Challenge, in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada $95
Half Marathon $95
10K, in partnership with Canada 150

(NEW for 2017!)

$65
5K, presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada $55
5K/10K Child

(Age 14 and under)

$30
3-Person Relay

(5K+10K+Half Marathon)

$200
Pasta Dinner Only

(September 16, 6p.m.)

$30
* All fees shown do not include HST or Race Roster service fees.
Race Roster will charge 6.5% + $1.25 on each participant registration for all events associated with Canada Army Run.
* Please note that there are no refunds or deferrals on any registrations
* Transfers are available through Race Roster

If you have already registered but wish to change your distance (i.e. from the 5K to the 10K) or transfer your registration to a new participant, please follow these steps:

1. Visit: https://raceroster.com/events/2017/7964/2017-canada-army-runcourse-de-larmee-du-canada

2. Scroll down and select the “transfer” button on right hand side below the “register” button.

**If you do not see the “transfer” button, click “sign in” at the top right-hand corner of the page. Once signed in, scroll down to select the “transfer” button.

3. Select if you would like to transfer your registration “to a new sub-event” or “to a new participant”

  • If “to a new participant” was selected, follow these steps:
  • Click the “to a new participant” button
  • Select yourself from the participant drop down menu (if you registered multiple people in your original transaction, choose the participant who is transferring their registration)
  • Enter the email address of the person you would like to transfer registration to
  • Click “start transfer”
  • The system will navigate you back to initiate another transfer. If you do not have any other transfers to complete, simply close window
  • New participant will receive an email with a link to complete the transfer. Be advised that the transfer is pending until new registrant opens the link and completes the registration form (including the checkout page where they must hit “submit order”)

If “to a new sub-event” was selected, follow these steps:

  • Click the “to a new sub-event” button
  • Select yourself from the participant drop down menu (if you registered multiple people in your original transaction-choose the participant who is transferring sub-events)
  • Select the sub-event you would like to transfer to
  • Click “start transfer”
  • Proceed through the registration form and complete all questions outlined as this is essentially a new registration
  • Accept the waiver
  • Submit your order and you will be transferred to the new sub-event

Need help? Email us at info@armyrun.ca.

Blue Orange Yellow Green Purple Red
5K Sub 24min. 24-27 min. 28-30 min. 31-33 min. 34-37 min. +38 min. & walkers
10K Sub 45 min. 45-54 min. 55-59 min. 60-64 min. 65-69 min. +70 min. & walkers
Half Marathon Sub 1:45 1:45-1:54 1:55-2:04 2:05-2:14 2:15-2:29 +2:30 & walkers
  • Official Canada Army Run shirt
  • Official Canada Army Run bag
  • Dog Tag finisher medal, designed after the Canadian Armed Forces tags
  • FREE race photos through http://www.marathon-photos.com/
  • FREE Baggage check

Please note: The Commander’s Challenge for 2017 is 100% sold-out, and we will not accept any further registrations for this event. If we open up more spaces in the Commander’s Challenge, we will announce it via social media or our SITREP newsletter. We encourage you to register for one of the other distances, and if space opens, please follow the transfer instructions here.

The Commander’s Challenge is an official event within Canada Army Run where participants run, walk or roll officially in BOTH the 5K and half marathon events.

Participants who register for the Commander’s Challenge will receive a unique bib, hat and race shirts. In addition, upon completion of the challenge, participants will receive a special coin as well as their dog tag medals.

Included with your registration:

  • Commander’s Challenge Shirt
  • Commander’s Challenge Pull-Over
  • Commander’s Challenge Hat, by Headsweats

  • Commander’s Challenge Coin

Important information for Commander’s Challenge participants

Below are answers to common questions about the Commander’s Challenge:

  • You MUST start the half marathon by the end of the last wave. The anticipated cut-off time is 9:45 a.m. No exceptions will be made after the last wave.
  • Participants receive the exclusive Commander’s Challenge shirt, quarter zip and hat only. 5K and half marathon shirts will be made available for sale at the shirt pickup location on Sunday, subject to availability.
  • You will receive your 5K dog tag medal after the 5K only. Participants are responsible for carrying or storing their 5K medal for the duration of the half marathon.
  • Upon completion of the 5K, you will not enter the Recovery Zone. You will proceed directly to Laurier Ave. in the lane provided to access the start line.
  • You will receive your exclusive Commander’s coin and finisher hat in the Recovery Zone after the half marathon.

The Vimy Challenge, in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada, is an event within Canada Army Run where participants run, walk or roll officially in BOTH the 5K, presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, and 10K events.

Participants who register for the Vimy Challenge will receive a unique bib and race shirt. In addition, upon completion of the Challenge, participants will receive a special coin as well as their dog tag medals.

The Vimy Challenge was added to the 2017 Canada Army Run line-up to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (First World War).

Important information for Vimy Challenge participants

Below are answers to common questions about the Vimy Challenge

  • You MUST start the 10K by the end of the last wave. The anticipated cut-off time is 8:55 a.m. No exceptions will be made after the last wave.
  • Participants receive the exclusive Vimy shirt only. 5K and 10K shirts will be made available for sale at the shirt pickup location on Sunday, subject to availability.
  • You will receive your 5K dog tag medal after the 5K only. Participants are responsible for carrying or storying their 5K medal for the duration of the 10K.
  • Upon completion of the 5K, you will not enter the Recovery Zone. You will proceed directly to Laurier Ave. in the lane provided to access the start line.
  • You will receive your exclusive Vimy coin in the Recovery Zone, after the 10K.
  • 2017 will be the only year for the Vimy Challenge.

Canada Army Run is proud to recognize and celebrate the achievements of ill, injured, and disabled athletes, who demonstrate for all the true meaning of “soldiering on”.

All participants in these categories start 15 minutes prior to the mass start of the 5K, 10K and Half-Marathon events.

Categories

Award Categories:

  • Amputee
  • Wheelchair
  • Handcycle
  • Recumbent Cycle (NEW for 2017)
  • Visually Impaired (For visually impaired athletes, you will be provided information while registering to have your guide participate at no charge.)

Additional Categories (not eligible for awards)

  • Support (Family and friends wishing to take part in the same wave with someone special.)
  • Other (includes visible and non-visible conditions not mentioned above

Please note that any electric or otherwise outside assistance will disqualify you from awards. You may still participate, and will be placed in the “Other” category.

Build a team and take on all courses with this new challenge! Each participant will receive their own bib, and you may start your race even if your teammate is still out on course.

This traditional pre-race pasta dinner is served “military field-kitchen style” under tents in Confederation Park. It is prepared by military cooks experienced in cooking for troops in the field and is served by military leaders and local VIPs. A small team of cooks work from two on-site military kitchen trailers to serve 500+ people. $30/person

An event not to be missed!

  • BMO Kids Zone
  • Juno Challenge Kids Obstacle Course
  • Running Room Sports Expo
  • Main stage, featuring live performances and entertainment
  • Guest speakers

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