September 29 Race Day Schedule
8:15 am : Site Opens, Race Kit Pick-up
9:15 am: Opening Announcements and Speeches
9:30 am: Race Start!!
Post Race Light Refreshments (bananas, water, goodies, etc.) will be provided.
11:00AM: Awards Ceremony (Awards for Top 3 Overall Males and Females) + Giveaway
Race Kit Pick-Up
Saturday, September 28 : 12:00 pm (Noon) - 5:00 pm
Running Room Newmarket, Address: 17906 Yonge St #1, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8S1
If you are not able to pick up your kit on Saturday, they will be available for pick-up on race morning starting at 8:15 am.
Don’t forget, as a participant of Mama Yu’s 5k, you will also receive a special VIP Discount from the Newmarket Running Room: 25% discount on footwear and apparel and 10% on any nutrition, electronics or previously discounted products.
Your race packet will include your bib as well as other goodies.
The starting line is at Fairy Lake Park in Newmarket. We will start promptly at 9:30 am so we encourage all participants to be at the starting line at 9:00 am. There will be no corrals so please organize yourselves based on your estimated finishing time: faster runners should start near the front and walkers, strollers, please start near the rear.
Prizing and Medals
All registered runners and walkers will receive a Mama Yu's 5k finisher's medal. We will also be awarding our top 3 Males and Females!
Washrooms are located at the start/finish of the race and by the parking lots. They are open to participants and the public.
Swag and Gear
Our first 125 registered participants will receive a Mama Yu's 5k race cap in addition to other race kit goodies.
There will be 1 hydration station right around the turn around point of 2.5 km. Volunteers will be there to hand out Nuun electrolyte drink and water.
Mama Yu's 5k will be chiptimed and all runners and walkers will receive an official finishing time.