Races:

For 2020, you will have three race events from which to chose!

In addition to the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon (21.1K) and Frosty 5K, we are excited to again be offering the Frigid 10K!


Race Date:

Sunday, March 1, 2020


Start Times:

New Balance Chilly Half Marathon will start at 10:05 a.m.

CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K

and NEW Frigid 10K will also start at 10:05 a.m.


Start Locations:

Start locations for the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, CIBC Private Wealth Management Frosty 5K, and NEW Frigid 10K will be announced.


Pre-Race Warm-Up Locations:

There will be several convenient indoor locations close to the both starting lines for you to warm-up and wait before your race.


Race Day Parking:

There are numerous lots near the start. Visit our “Maps” page for a map of Municipal Parking Facilities and parking lot locations. (Please avoid parking in church lots.) Free parking available at Burlington GO Station with free shuttle service provided to race start.


FREE Shuttle Bus Service

Free shuttle bus service provided will be available race day from the Burlington GO Station North Lot and participating Burlington hotels to and from The Waterfront Hotel, 2020 Lakeshore Road.


Shuttle Bus Departure Times from participating hotels are as follows for Sunday, March 1, 2020:


Admiral Inn: 8:20 a.m.

Comfort Inn: 8:30 a.m.

Holiday Inn: 8:40 a.m.

Best Western: 8:50 a.m.


(There will be a dedicated Shuttle Bus for guests at the Quality Hotel. The Quality Hotel is also offering special rates.)


Quality Hotel: 8:30 a.m.


(If staying at another hotel, please make your way to one of the nearest hotels listed above for pick-up.)


For runners traveling by car or train:

Departures from the Burlington GO Station North Parking Lot (located at 2144 Queensway Drive) will run continuously starting at 7:45 a.m.


All Shuttle Buses will drop off at and pick up from the host hotel, The Waterfront Hotel, 2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario.


Return Shuttle Buses will run continuously from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Look for the shuttle bus schedule poster (shown above) at participating hotels Race Weekend.


Baggage Check:

Baggage check will available race morning for a small donation. Check back for location information.


New Balance Chilly Half Pace Bunnies:

The Running Room will again be providing Pace Bunnies for the 2020 Chilly Half Marathon for a wide range of finishing times including continuous run as well as run/walk groups.


Awards & Award Ceremonies:

The Awards Ceremony for Frosty 5K and Frigid 10K begins at 11:30 a.m. (downstairs) at The Waterfront Hotel, 2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington. The Awards Ceremony for the Chilly Half Marathon begins at 12:45 p.m.


Post-Race Party:

Post-Race Chili Party sponsored by Stagg Chili -


Stagg Chili and Steam Whistle Beer will be served post-race at several Burlington locations.


Bring your race bib to any of the participating restaurants on Sunday, March 1 for FREE Stagg Chili and Steam Whistle Beer!


Look for the Post-Race Chili Party poster in participating restaurant windows!


For Additional Information:

For additional information please call (905) 512-2488

or email: kelly@vrpro.ca

VR PRO

561 Brant St.

P.O. Box 85030

Burlington, ON L7R 4K3


(If you have any trouble registering online, let us help you...just click here for help with registration. If you are unable to run, see the instructions in the left column for transferring your registration to someone else.)


To Register:

To register for the 2020 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, or Frosty 5K on-line click here.


(Note: on-line processing fees will be added. Entry fees for these events are non-refundable.)



If you experience any difficulty with the registration process, call, text, or email Kelly Arnott  905.512.2488  kelly@vrpro.ca

 

2020 EVENT INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

To Register:

To register for the 2020 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, or Frosty 5K on-line click here.


(Note: on-line processing fees will be added. Entry fees for these events are non-refundable.)



If you experience any difficulty with the registration process, call, text, or email Kelly Arnott  905.512.2488  kelly@vrpro.ca


Race Registration & Kit Pick-up:

Race kit pick-up will be at the Burlington Running Room -


  1. Wednesday, February 26: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  2. Thursday, February 27: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  3. Friday, February 28: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  4. Saturday, February 29: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  5. Sunday, March 1 (Race day): 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (VIP ONLY)


Burlington Running Room - MAP

Unit 6C, Cumberland Square

3300 Fairview Street

Burlington, ON L7N 3N7

Ph: (905) 637-2932


If Unable To Run, Transfer Your Registration:

Applicants who are unable to run may transfer their registration to another participant. The link for this transfer process will be seen on the applicant’s confirmation e-mail. Simply click that link to send an invitation to the new person. If that person accepts the transfer, they must enter their own personal data and will then be charged $15 transfer.


NOTE: It is illegal for anyone to run in the race with someone else’s bib!


Race Bib Numbers:

Race Bib Numbers will be posted prior to race weekend.


Free Entry!

Collect
pledges for the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation.

Raise $500 in pledges and receive a FREE entry in the Chilly Half Marathon!

Raise $250 and receive a FREE entry in the Frosty 5K!




Click here to download a pledge form.



Accommodations:

Special hotel rates will be available for participants of the 2020 Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K, and Frosty 5K for 2020 Race Weekend. There will also be free shuttle buses running from the participating hotels on race morning. Check back for a listing of those hotels.


Because of the special rates offered for Race Weekend, as well as its convenient location, we recommend everyone stay at the Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington


Call 905-681-5400 and mention the Chilly Half.


(You can also wait inside the Waterfront Hotel on race morning.)


VR PRO has also partnered with the Quality Hotel, 950 Walkers Line, Burlington, Ontario to offer 2020 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K & Frosty 5K participants special discounted rates for 2020 Race Weekend. Call the Quality Hotel at 905-639-9290 for rates.


There will be a dedicated shuttle bus for race participants staying at the Quality Hotel.


VR PRO is working with other hotels in the Burlington area to offer 2020 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K & Frosty 5K participants special discounted rates on accommodations for 2020 Race Weekend. Please check back for a listing of these hotels.


Free shuttle bus service to the races will be available on race day from area hotels as well as the Burlington GO Station. See “FREE Shuttle Bus Service” information listed in the right hand column.

 
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR
NEW 2020 VIRTUAL RACES!

(Days, Hours, minutes, and seconds remaining until the start of the 2020 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10K,  and Frosty 5K)

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