Registration

Registration is open!

Date: 23 September 2018

Location: Festival Plaza, Ottawa City Hall

Event Nov 13 – Jan 31 Feb 1 – Mar 31 Apr 1 – May 31 Jun 1 – Sep 10
Commander’s Challenge

The 5K, presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, followed by the half marathon

$125 $130 $135 $145
Ortona Challenge

NEW for 2018! The 5K, presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, followed by the 10K

$85 $90 $95 $100
Half Marathon $80 $85 $90 $95
10K $55 $60 $60 $65
5K, presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada $45 $50 $50 $55
5K/10K Child

Children aged 14 and under walk, run or roll the same 5K or 10K routes at a reduced rate to save families a little money.

$30 $30 $30 $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, subject to fees and restrictions

NOTE: The deadline to complete transfers is midnight (EST) on August 17, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS

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/2018/14403/2018-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.

Transfers are subject to Race Roster fee

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

Introduced in 2016, the Commander’s Challenge is an event within Canada Army Run where participants run, walk or roll officially in BOTH the 5K and half marathon events.

Included with your registration:

Participants who register for the Commander’s Challenge will receive a unique bib and race shirt. In addition, upon completion of the challenge, participants will receive a special coin, their dog tag medals for each of the two distances and unique finisher items – details coming soon (2017 Commander’s Challenge items pictured below).  

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 only. 5K and half marathon shirts may 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 item in the Recovery Zone after the half marathon.

The Ortona Challenge is an event within Canada Army Run where participants run, walk or roll officially in BOTH the 5K and 10K events.

Participants who register for the Ortona Challenge will receive a unique bib and race shirt (details/photos coming soon). In addition, upon completion of the Challenge, participants will receive a special coin as well as their dog tag medals for each of the two distances.

The Ortona Challenge was added to the 2018 Canada Army Run line-up to commemorate the anniversary of the capture of Ortona during the Italian Campaign of the Second World War.

To find out more about the capture of Ortona, visit the Juno Beach Centre website, here: https://www.junobeach.org/canada-in-wwii/articles/the-italian-campaign/the-capture-of-ortona/

Important information for Vimy Challenge participants

Below are answers to common questions about the Vimy Challenge

  • You must start the 10K by the time of the last wave (event starts at 8:45 a.m.). No exceptions will be made after the last wave
  • You will not be able to start the 10K after the last wave
  • Walking/5K times slower than 45 minutes are not recommended
  • Due to time restrictions, slower times are encouraged for any other event
  • Participants receive the exclusive Ortona Challenge shirt only. 5K and 10K shirts may 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 Ortona Challenge coin in the Recovery Zone, after the 10K
  • 2018 will be the only year for the Ortona Challenge
    • 2019 will commemorate D-Day (Second World War)
    • 2020 will commemorate Victory in Europe (Second World War)

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 prior to the mass start of the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon events.

Categories

Award Categories:

  • Amputee
  • Wheelchair
  • Handcycle
  • Recumbent Cycle
  • 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.

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
  • Military equipment and historical displays – meet YOUR Canadian Armed Forces!
  • Main stage, featuring live performances and entertainment
  • Guest speakers

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