Can I participate with my support device?

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Can I participate in a wheelchair?

Due to the steep hills and narrow paths, we do not encourage participants requiring the use of a wheelchair to register.

Can I participate with my handcycle?

Handcycles are not permitted to be used

Can I participate with my Nexus Rollator Walker?

Yes, you are able to participate with a Nexus Rollator Walker.

Can I participate with my motorized wheelchair?

Motorized wheelchairs are permitted in the 5k event. They must not exceed a speed of 5km/hour and must not exceed 40″ length x 30″ wide.

If you have any questions about the information above, please contact requests@canadarunningseries.com.

Accessible Customer Service Feedback

If you require an alternative assistive device or have any questions or comments with respect to the Accessible Customer Service or registration process offered by Canada Running Series, please contact us at requests@canadarunningseries.com

Can I participate with a Support Person?

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  1. The participant will register using the online registration system.
  2. Please contact requests@canadarunningseries.com to provide your support person’s name and contact information.
  3. Your guide has 2 options:
    1. The guide can participate in the event at no cost.  They will need to complete the event waiver and wear the event “GUIDE” bib on their back.
    2. The guide can pay the full registration fee.  They will receive the event shirt, bib with timing chip & finisher medal.  They will need to wear the event “GUIDE” bib on their back.
  4. When the participant picks up their race kit, they will receive the additional “GUIDE” bib.

If you have any questions about the information above, please contact requests@canadarunningseries.com.

Can I participate with my support animal?

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Service animals are the only animals permitted on course.
Trained, accredited service animals (animals trained to assist individuals with a medical or physical disability) may be permitted on course, provided that the procedures below are followed.

  • Accreditation documentation by a recognized Assistance Animal program or equivalent.
  • Only working animals (not including retired, trainee and companion animals), are permitted on course.
  • The service animal must wear an identification harness for the duration of the event.
  • The owner is responsible to clean up after their service animal.
  • Race officials have the right to refuse participation if the service animal poses a safety concern.

Please note that the required documentation is to be submitted at least one week prior to the event. All documentation and inquiries should be directed to info@canadarunningseries.com.

References:
Blind Persons’ Rights Act
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
Human Rights Code