Registration opens for the inaugural Oakville 21.1 Half Marathon, 10k and 5k

Excitement is building in Oakville as the renowned Georgina Marathon team unveils their latest running extravaganza set to sweep Southern Ontario off its feet. Mark your calendars for Sept. 29, 2024, as the vibrant town of Oakville plays host to the inaugural Oakville 21.1 Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k, an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular.

Following in the footsteps of the wildly successful Georgina Marathon and Georgina Spring Fling, the Oakville 21.1 is destined to carve its own niche in the running community. Picture this – a breathtaking lakeside route that caters not only to the seasoned competitive runner but also to families seeking an active and enjoyable day out. 

Oakville's prime location in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) ensures easy accessibility, whether by the convenience of your own vehicle or the seamless efficiency of public transit. As an added bonus, a dedicated shuttle service will link the Bronte Go Station with the race venue at the picturesque Shell Park.

For those familiar with the allure of Oakville, the decision to utilize the same course as a previous event was a no-brainer, as expressed by Cindy Lewis-Caballero of Endurance Event Productions. 

“It's beautiful there. It's close to the GTA and easy for people to get to you,” she enthuses. “All three of our events are fast and flat and scenic along a waterfront.”

Endurance Event Productions, spearheaded by the dynamic duo of Cindy and Sandie Orlando, is on a mission to elevate running events to a whole new level. Their commitment to infusing an element of enjoyment is evident through features like music pulsating along the course and the occasional sighting of a giant running alligator, injecting an element of surprise and delight into the experience.

This is not just another race; it's an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. 

Registration for the Oakville 21.1 Half Marathon opens on Dec. 1, 2023. Picture yourself running along the lakeshore, exploring picturesque neighbourhoods, and crossing the finish line with a sense of accomplishment and joy.

Set against the stunning backdrop of Oakville's waterfront on Lake Ontario, the Nutrience Oakville 21.1 Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k beckons participants to traverse a beautiful, fast, flat, and scenic course. The start times are strategically planned – 7:30 am for the 5k and 10k, and 7:40 am for the Half Marathon 21.1k – ensuring a seamless flow of energy and excitement throughout the day.
Aid stations strategically positioned along the course will keep runners hydrated with water and Gatorade every 3km. 

To maintain the beauty of the route and respect the community, runners are encouraged to carry their own nutrition and dispose of any garbage at the aid stations. Portable toilets will be conveniently available at each aid station and the start/finish line, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free experience.

As the countdown to the event gains momentum, registration details are set to be unveiled soon. Save the date, Dec. 1, 2023, to secure your spot in this thrilling spectacle. For those aiming to achieve a personal best or looking for a family-friendly day of active fun, the Nutrience Oakville 21.1 is your ticket to an unforgettable experience.

It's not just a race; it's an opportunity to be part of a thriving community that values health, wellness, and the thrill of the run. Lace up those running shoes, embrace the challenge, and join the Oakville 21.1 for an unforgettable journey along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario.


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