Event Info

8K Event Info
5K Event Info
Kids Race Event Info

Race Kit Pickup

Race Kit Pickup will be available for everyone taking part in the in-person event.  

Race Kit Pickup Location: 

The Runners Shop
374 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1X2

(416) 923-9702 

Pickup Dates & Times: 

Thursday, April 4 – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, April 5 – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Picking up for a Friend? 

Please bring either their original Race Roster Registration Confirmation Email OR a text, e-mail, or hand-written note that states they allow you to pick up their race kit on their behalf.  

All virtual only participants will have their kit items mailed out to them. 

There will be no Race Day Race Kit Pickup.

Give to Help End Hunger  

In collaboration with our partner charity, the Parkdale Community Food Bank, we will be collecting product donations during race kit pickup. Please consider contributing to aid in their mission to end food insecurity within the Parkdale/High Park community. 

What to Donate: 

Non Perishable Food, Hygiene, Baby & Pet Food Products such as: 

  1. Hot/Cold Cereal
  2. Canned or Dry Beans
  3. Dry Pasta & Pasta Sauce
  4. Canned Fruits & Veggies
  5. Treats! candy, cookies, dried fruit etc.
  6. Snacks! chips, crackers, granola bars etc.
  7. Baking products; flour, cake mix, oats etc.
  8. Dog/Cat food; dry in small packages or canned.  
  9. Baby products; formula, baby food, diapers, wipes
  10. Hygiene products; soap, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner, incontinence products, menstrual products

Please Do Not: 

Donate expired items, donate open items, and donate items not found in the above categories. 

Training

Join us on Saturday, March 2nd at The Runners Shop!  
 
Train with friends new and old to get ready for this year’s Spring Run-Off in High Park. All paces are welcome, encouraged, and will be supported along the route! 
 
Run, then hang out with your fellow runners while enjoying some coffee and snacks. Learn more about the Spring Run-Off courses and get a sneak peak of the finishers medal you’ll earn on April 6th. 
 
This training run offers a 5K and 3K route. Both routes begin and end at The Runners Shop. All runners are welcome to drop off a bag beforehand. 

Reserve your spot now - spots are limited

Training Plans

Courtesy of The Runners Shop.

8K Training Plan
5K Training Plan

Elites and Awards

Start Lists for the 2024 Spring Run-Off is located HERE.

2024 Prizing and Awards: Men & Women

8K 1st 2nd 3rd
Canadian Men and Women
(Gun time)
$500 $300 $100
Masters Men and Women
(Gun Time)
$200 $150 $100
Open Men, Women and Non-Binary
(Gun Time)
$200 $150 $100
Age Categories Men and Women and Non-Binary
(Chip Time)
CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger
Masters Age Categories Men and Women and Non-Binary
(Chip Time)
 CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger
Kill The Hill Challenge Men, Women & Non-Binary TBD
Course Record Bonus
Men: 22:35 Daniel Komen  KEN 1994
Women: 25:56 Jill Hunter  GBR 1990
5K 1st 2nd 3rd
Canadian Men and Women (Gun Time) $100 Giftcard to The Runners Shop + Maple Syrup $50 Giftcard to the Runners Shop + Maple Syrup $25 Giftcard to the Runners Shop + Maple Syrup
Age Categories Men and Women and Non-Binary
(Chip Time)
CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger
Masters Age Categories Men and Women and Non-Binary CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger CelePLATE medal ribbon hanger
Kill The Hill Challenge Men, Women and Non-Binary TBD
  • “Canadian” is defined as: Citizens; Landed immigrants; and Refugees with official status who have been domiciled in Canada for at least one year (proof may be required).
  • Master defined as: athlete being 40 years old plus, day of event
  • Prize money winners in the Canadian and Masters categories can double dip and collect prizing in both categories, but collecting prize money in any one category removes you from winning an age category prize.
  • All invited elite athletes are ineligible for age category prizing.
  • Virtual Race: There will be no assigned prizing for any Virtual Races.
  • 5K & 8K Age Categories: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.
  • Men, Woman & Non-Binary based on chip time

Results will be reviewed for one week following the event. During these seven days, athletes are able to lodge a formal, written protest to the race director for review. After the week, results will be finalized, prizing cheques and age category prizing will be issued. Prize cheques will no longer be distributed on event day.

*Prize money winners in the Open, Canadian and Masters categories are not eligible to win an age category prize.

Event Records

Men: 22:35 Daniel Komen (KEN) 1994
Women: 25:56 Jill Hunter (GBR) 1990

Claim Your Award

Participants have 30 days to claim any prizes. Please send an email to awards@canadarunningseries.com with your mailing address, age category and the place you came in. Your prize will be emailed out to you.

Adaptive Athletes

More info to come.

Stay Connected

Use our official event hashtag #SpringRunOff to connect with our virtual race community. Join our Spring Run-Off Facebook Event Pageand follow us on Instagram@runcrs.