2K, 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon

April 27, 2024


Welcome to the 2024 Merrickville Heritage Classic 

9th Annual Road Race 

The annual Merrickville Heritage Classic is an annual favourite with cool medals designed and manufactured right here in Merrickville by Alloy Foundry Company Ltd (the Village Metalsmiths).
The vibe is a friendly, fun atmosphere in our beautiful village located on the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal.  It’s the perfect opportunity to catch up with old running friends and make new ones!
Date:  Saturday, April 27, 2024
Location:  Merrickville Community Centre, 106 Read Street, Merrickville, Ontario 
Start Time:  8:00 am  
Race kit pick-up:  Friday, April 26, 2024 4:30 – 7:30 pm;  Saturday 6:30 – 7:30 am  
Early Bird Pricing: Register now and save on early bird pricing by February 29, 2024.   


Please note:  

Half-Marathon is virtual only.  
Virtual Runs: Can’t make the live event?  Register for the virtual 2K, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon
Run Time Limit (for the in-person 2K/5K/10K): The course time limit for all routes is 3 hours from the start at 8:00 am. Due to traffic control and safety, participants will need to move off the travelled portion of the road by 11:00 am and obey all traffic rules.
Updated Course Maps: New and improved routes for all three courses have been implemented for 2024.
Refunds: We all know life gets busy and plans change.  Unfortunately, there are no refunds, but the good news is you can transfer your registration to another person and event (2K, 5K, 10K)  
Keep in the know with Run Merrickville’s Facebook page and our website for updates.  Feel free to email us anytime at


Sold Out!

Sold Out!

Wow, Run Merrickville is thrilled with the registrations this year and we are truly sorry to make a tough decision to close registration early and declare the event SOLD OUT!! There are so many factors to consider to ensure the Merrickville Heritage Classic continues...

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Hilltop Manor/Cycling Without Age Donation

Hilltop Manor/Cycling Without Age Donation

A donation of $1000 was presented to Hilltop Manor to contribute to a program called “Cycling Without Age”. Early June was a perfect time to smell the tree blossoms and the many beautiful home gardens. Merrickville is truly a beautiful community for our elderly to...

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Donation to Strong Women Support Team

Donation to Strong Women Support Team

A donation of $250 was presented to support six local women training at Merrickville’s local gym, Power Pole Performance to head to Ireland this summer to attend the World Amateur Powerliftng Championships. This group of athletes’ range in ages from 14-51under the...

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