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

April 29, 2023

8:00 a.m. start

Early Bird Registrations close February 28, 2023

Registrations close April 27, 2023


Welcome to the 2023 Merrickville Heritage Classic 

8th Annual Road Race 

This much anticipated event is back live for 2023!! You’ll know why – it’s 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 29, 2023 
Location:  Merrickville Community Centre, 106 Read Street, Merrickville, Ont  
Start Time:  8:00 am  
Race kit pick-up:  Friday, April 28, 2023 5:00 – 8:00 pm;  Saturday 6:30 – 7:45 am  
Early Bird Pricing: Register now and save on early bird pricing by February 28, 2023.   

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.   
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)  
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