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(Days, Hours, minutes, and seconds until the start of the 
2018 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon 
& CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K) Chilly_Half_2017_files/2016%20Chilly%20Half%20Race%20Weekend%20Guide.pdf

To Register:

To register for the 2017 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon or

CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K on-line click here.

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

  1. First 3,000 registrants for the New Balance Chilly Half Marathon will receive a FREE New Balance Quarter-Zip Technical Top.

Race Registration & Kit Pick-up:

2017 Race Weekend Expo & Packet Pick-up is being hosted by Mercedes-Benz Burlington, located at 441 North Service Road in Burlington, Ontario. (Please park along Yorkton when visiting the race expo and / or picking up race kits. If you arrive after 5 p.m. on Friday, March 3 or anytime Saturday, March 4, you may also park at the Burlington Christian Academy.)

You must pick up your race kit & chip during the following times:

    • Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    • Friday, March 3, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    • Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Race Bib Numbers:

- Bib must be worn on the front and be visible at all times.

- Participants not wearing numbers will be asked to leave the course.

2017 bib number assignments are now available. Click here or on the bib image below to look up your 2017 race bib number.

Free Entry!

pledges for the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation.

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

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

Click here to download a pledge form.

For Additional Information:

For additional information please call (905) 512-2488

or email:


561 Brant St.

P.O. Box 85030

Burlington, ON L7R 4K3


Because of the exceptional 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 wait inside the Waterfront Hotel on race morning.)

VR PRO has partnered with the Burlington Hotel Association to offer 2016 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon & CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K participants special discounted rates on accommodations in the Burlington area.


(3500 Billings Court, Burlington ON, L7N 3N6

Tel: (905) 639-4780)

  1. Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast Buffet

  2. Complimentary Parking

  3. Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet Access

  4. Complimentary Local Calls

  5. All guestrooms come with a mini fridge and microwave

  6. SPECIAL PRICE: $89.95+taxes – per room/per night



(3290 South Service road, Burlington ON L7N 3M6

Tel: (905) 639-1700)

  1. Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast Buffet

  2. Complimentary Parking

  3. Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet Access

  4. Complimentary Local Calls

  5. All guestrooms come with a mini fridge and microwave

  6. SPECIAL PRICE: $99.95+taxes – per room/per night



950 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON L7N 2G2

Reservations can be made by any of the following ways:

  1. 1. Toll Free Number (hotel) at 1-800-361-6352

  2. 2. Hotel Telephone: 905-639-9290

  3. 3. Fax Reservation request to 905-639-6900

  4. Group rate price:  $99.00*/per room/per night plus taxes.

  5. Complimentary Wireless high-speed Internet throughout the hotel

  6. Complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast included daily

  7. Complimentary Daily Newspaper

  8. Complimentary 24 hours Coffee/Tea Bar available in lobby

  9. Complimentary On-site 24-hour business centre

  10. Complimentary Parking

  11. Complimentary Local & Long Distance calls within North America

  12. Use of recreational facilities including State of the Art Fitness Centre and our Indoor Salt Water Swimming Pool

  13. Two Conference Facilities available upon request

  14. On-Site – Jake’s Grill & Oyster House

  15. Collect Choice Privileges Rewards hotel guest reward program

  16. Great Service with a Smile☺


3063 South Service Rd

Burlington, Ontario, L7N 3E9

Tel: 905-639-4443 Fax: 905-333-0477

Toll Free: 1-888-987-4888

Room rates starting at $125.00+taxes for Standard Queen rooms.

To make your reservation by phone:

Call the Hotel's toll free at 1-888-987-4888, or 905-639-4443 (ask for reservations) and us the Group Code "CHM" for the Chilly Half Marathon/Frosty 5km special pricing.

To make your reservation Online, click here. (Enter Reservation Dates, View Rates, Refine Search, enter Group Code CHM for group rate.)

Hotel Features:

  1. 100% Non Smoking

  2. Free WiFi throughout hotel

  3. Ample Free Parking for Cars & Buses

  4. Alloro Restaurant & Bar (on-site) for your dining needs

  5. Climate controlled Atrium features: Largest Heated Indoor Hotel Pool

  6. In the city, Sauna, Whirlpool, Games Area & Fitness Centre

  7. Outdoor Tennis & Basketball Court (Seasonal)

  8. All Standard Rooms feature: Microwave, Mini Fridge, Flat Screen TV, Keurig Coffee Maker

  9. Windows that Open

  10. Gift Shop, Business Centre, ATM, Guest Laundry

  11. 6 Popular Brand Restaurants across the street

  12. Located off of QEW and Exit 102 Guelph Line


2412 Queensway Dr, Burlington, ON L7R 3T3

Phone: +1 905-639-2700

Group rate pricing: $114.99 + tax for 2 Queen or 1 King Rooms

Click here for details.

Take advantage of the great rates (and free race day shuttle service) and spend race weekend in Burlington, Ontario!

Free Friendship Run & Walk:

Join us 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4 at the Burlington Running Room, Unit 6C, Cumberland Square, 3300 Fairview Street in Burlington, Ontario for a FREE Friendship Run & Walk. Meet your pace bunny and get a few last minute tips from Marathon Running Expert and Coach, Mark Sullivan. Then, head out for a short run or walk to loosen up your legs and work out some last minute nervous energy. Click here for directions.


Race Date:

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Start Times:

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

CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K will also start at 10:05 a.m.

Start Locations:

The New Balance Chilly Half Marathon will start at City Hall located at James Street and Brant Street (at 10:05 a.m.).

The CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K will start on Lakeshore Road and Brant Street in front of the Waterfront Hotel (at 10:05 a.m.).

Pre-Race Warm-Up Locations:

There are three (3) convenient indoor locations close to the both staring lines for you to warm-up and wait before your race.

  1. City Hall, 426 Brant Street

  2. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street

  3. The Waterfront Hotel, 2020 Lakeshore Road

Race Weekend Event Location Map:

Click on the image below or visit the Maps page link for a larger map showing Downtown Burlington and all of the event locations during Race Weekend.

Course Map:

Click on the image below or visit the Maps page link for a larger map showing the courses for both race events.

Race Day Parking:

There are numerous lots near the start. (Please avoid parking in church lots.) Free parking available at Burlington GO Station with free shuttle service provided to race start. (Click here or on the map image below for detailed parking map.)

FREE Shuttle Bus Service:

Free shuttle bus service provided by First Student will be available from the Burlington GO Station (Northwest Parking Lot located at 2144 Queensway Drive) and participating Burlington Hotel Association hotels to and from Race Bag Drop.


Shuttle Bus Departure Times from Hotels:

8:10 a.m. from the Admiral Inn

8:20 a.m. from the Quality Inn

8:25 a.m. from the Comfort Inn

8:35 a.m. from the Holiday Inn

8:45 from the Best Western

*If staying at another hotel, please make your way to the nearest hotel list for pick-up.

For runners traveling by car or train:

Departures from the Burlington GO Station North Parking Lot will run continuously starting at 7:45 a.m.

All Shuttle Buses will drop off and pick up from the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

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

Look for the poster above at participating hotels Race Weekend. Click on the image above to see the full-sized Shuttle Bus Schedule poster.

Baggage Check:

Baggage check will available race morning at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre beginning at 7:45 a.m. (Please bring a donation of $2 to $5 for baggage.)

New Balance Chilly Half Pace Bunnies:

The Running Room will provide Pace Bunnies for the 2017 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon for a wide range of finishing times. They will include continuous run as well as run/walk. Check back closer to race weekend for the exact times.

(To find your pace group at the start, look for the Pace Bunnies holding a sign with their projected finishing time.)


• Prizes will be awarded to the Overall Male and Female winners and Overall Masters Male and Female winners, as well as to age category winners in the 2017 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon & CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K.

• Awards will include medals as well as prizes courtesy of New Balance, the Running Room, VR PRO, and other sponsors.

  1. There will also be lots of great draws courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Burlington and some of our other sponsors.

Post-Race Party:

Post-Race Chili Party sponsored by Stagg Chili -

Stagg Chili will be served post-race in at the following locations (most are very close to the finish).

  1. CULCACCINO, 527 Brant Street

  2. EMMA’S BACKPORCH, 2084 Old Lakeshore Road

  3. HONEYWEST Restaurant & Bar, 399 Elizabeth Street

  4. TABLE 34 Resto-Bar, 1455 Lakeshore Road

  5. WENDEL CLARK’S, 380 Brant Street

Bring your race bib to any of these participating restaurants on Sunday, March 5 for FREE Stagg Chili and Steam Whistle Beer! Look for this poster (below) in the window at each restaurant.

(Click poster image above to enlarge.)


The New Balance Chilly Half Marathon is proud to be part of the 2017 Ontario Masters Road Race Series.

Ontario Masters Athletics offers fun and competitive opportunities to compete in road racing, indoor and outdoor track & field, cross country and race walking events to anyone over 30.

Medals are awarded in 5-year age groups. You only compete with people in your own age/gender category for medals.

Every race you run in the Road Race Series will give you an age-graded score (which is a way of putting all race participants on a level playing field). That score places you accordingly in overall standings.

You are eligible for overall awards in the OMA Road Race Series if you run at least 3 of the races.

Membership in the OMA is only $35.

For more information on these events, results, point standings

and more about OMA, visit

Register now for either race!

To register for the 2017 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon or

CIBC Wood Gundy Frosty 5K on-line click here.


We are excited to announce, nuun® as the official hydration sponsor for the 2017 New Balance Chilly Half Marathon!