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Boxing Day 10 miler

December 26 @ 8:00 am - December 27 @ 5:00 pm

Join more than 800 runners and walkers including Olympians in this historic event.  2020 will be the 100th.

  • ​​​​​Indoor registration, refreshments and awards in the main gymnasium. Everything happens on Boxing Day.
  • Scenic and challenging course includes downtown streets and a paved waterfront trail.
  • A custom snowman medal and a fleece blanket are waiting for you at the finish. 
  • Change rooms with showers for entrants; spectators are welcome in the gym.  Leashed and identified service dogs welcome – no pets. 
  • Post race social at the Pheasant Plucker and Augusta House pubs.  Bring your race number for a beer courtesy of Shawn and Ed Brewery
  • $3,200 cash purse divided between the 10 & 4 mile runs. Belt buckles for top three in 10 year age groups. 
  • Male and Female 10 mile run: 1st $600, 2nd $400, 3rd $200, 1st master $200.  4 mile run 1st $200
  • We support Canadian Athletes.  Athletes that receive support from Athletics Canada can apply for a complimentary entry.  Please e-mail from the contact tab.
  • Report on the 2018 run by Stephen Andersen.      Trek and Run Review 2019.    
  • Canadian Running Magazine article 2019               My Best Runs rates us 9.2 out of 10
  • $5,000 is donated annually from the Run to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.  This helps local children participate in YMCA programs such as fitness, day care and camping.
  • Looking for well organized running races across Canada.  Check out the Canada Running Series
  • Organized by the volunteers of the Hamilton Harriers Running and Walking Club. Come and run or walk with us.  We meet Wednesdays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 8:00am at the YMCA.
  • We use Niko Apparel a Hamilton company for our race wear.  They also supply the Canadian Olympic Rowing Team.
  • We use Chiptime Results, a Hamilton company, to time our event.  www.chiptimeresults.com   2019 10 mile results 




December 26 @ 8:00 am
December 27 @ 5:00 pm




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