Saturday, September 26, 2009

PEI Marathon News


All participants registered by October 1st, 2009
will have their first name on their race bib!!

Online registration will be available until midnight on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009. On site registration will be available at Marathon Headquarters (Confederation Centre of the Arts) on October 16th & 17th. Please remember that you must pick up your registration kit and timing chip at Marathon Headquarters during the following dates/times:
  • Friday, October 16th 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 17th 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
* Please note there will be no race kit pick up or registration available on Sunday, October 18th!
Register today!


We are very excited to announce that we have pace bunnies available in the following categories: MRSB Marathon, Friendly Pharmacy Half Marathon and the Confederation Bridge 10K. Pace bunnies have a set time that they will complete their race in and can help you meet your goal and provide encouragement along the way. To meet your 2009 pacers please click here! Sign up sheets will be available during registration at Marathon Headquarters (Confederation Centre of the Arts).

Exciting News and new date for the Ben's Smart 5K Run & Walk

The Ben's Smart 5K Run & Walk has been moved to-Saturday, October 17th, 2009 at 3 pm. This event will start and finish at the UPEI Canada Games Alumni Place Track. The updated map will be available on our website on Tuesday, September 29th, 2009. We are very excited to announce that Canadian Olympic Sprinter Jared Connaughton will be present and play a major role in the Ben's Smart 5K. Jared is a double Gold Medalist in the 2005 Canada Summer Games and is the fastest male sprinter in Canada. In additional, Adrienne Power from Halifax NS, the fastest female in Canada will also be there. Jared and Ben's Smart will be presenting awards immediately following the 5K Run & Walk at the UPEI Canada Games Alumni Place Track.

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