Monday, August 7, 2023
Start time 8:00am in Oliphant
Start time 7:30am for TIMED WALKERS
Shore to Shore Road Race...a 70 year tradition.
This race was originally named the Bluewater Marathon and it started from Cape Croker in 1947. The start was then moved to Oliphant and finished in Wiarton in 1953. The race begins at 8am in Oliphant and the 13km route is a classic course with rolling hills and a fast downhill finish.
The first 25 people to register for the race, by June 1, will get FREE a t-shirt commemorating the race.
In the RUNNING DIVISION, The first male and the first female to cross the finish line will receive a prize AND their name on the trophy.
In the RUNNING Division, there are also prizes for the top male/female in each age category 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
In the WALKING Division, there are prizes for the top TWO males and the top TWO females.
There is a cap of 25 entrants in the walking division and a 2 hour, 30 minute time limit.
There is an overall cap of 180 entrants.
|**course:||Runners AND Timed Walkers (13k) start at the Oliphant Beach corner (Lake Huron), and travel along a paved County road, past inland lakes (Spry Lake & Boat Lake), farmland and quarries, through the streets of Wiarton, finishing downhill of the Niagara Escarpment at the Wiarton Arena (Georgian / Colpoy's Bay). |
Traditional Walkers start at approximately the 7.5k mark. This is an untimed, unofficial walk.
|**registration and Bib Pickup:||• online: January 1 - August 6 , 2023 (online registrations ends at noon on August 6, 2023...note late fee below)|
NO IN PERSON REGISTRATION, NO REGISTRATION AFTER August 6 at noon
• (bib pick-up available at these locations)
Wednesday, August 2 5:00pm-7:00pm Bluewater Park, Wiarton in parking lot beside skateboard park
Saturday, August 5 9:00am - 1:00pm Runner's Den in Owen Sound, 801 2nd Ave. E
Sunday, August 6 1:00pm - 3:00pm Bluewater Park, Wiarton at the Rotary Tent near the boardwalk
Monday, August 7 6:45am - 7:15am Wiarton Arena, 526 Taylor St. Wiarton
$45 EARLY BIRD ends June 30th
$50.00 (LATE Fee of $55 after 5:00pm on August 4th)
|**race details:||• start time, 8:00am, Oliphant Beach Corner (County Rd. 13 & Shoreline Rd.) 1 Shoreline Road|
Walkers start at 7:30am....must complete by 10am
• free transportation (school bus) from the arena to the start line.
Buses will leave the Wiarton Arena regularly between 7:00am and 7:30am. Walkers MUST take the first bus at 7:00am
• washroom facilities available at Bluewater Park and at the start line
• water stations at approximately 2.5k, 4k ,6.5k, 9k, and 11k
• first aid on-site
Follow the Oliphant Road to Ebel Quarries and turn right onto the Old Oliphant Road. Then right on John and left on George to the end!