Accreditation class AA201706002
8.33 km Race
Minimum age is 10 (see below for why this decision has been made)
Ages 10, 11, 12 and 13
Distances: Any racing distance from 50m to 10k is reasonable. 10k programs, much like 5k programs, are goal- and experience-specific. The miles-per-week for a 10k training program will vary, but generally speaking, one should expect to run at least three to four days a week, with total weekly mileage being in the 10 to 20 range. It’s important to follow a program tailored to your goals and starting point.
25 km Race
Minimum age is 14 (see below for why this decision has been made)
42.195 km (Marathon) Race, 50 km & Ultimate Canuck
Minimum age is 18 (see below for why this decision has been made)
Distances: Any racing distances up to a half marathon are doable with proper training. Ages 16 and older can manage a full marathon, although most races won’t let you compete until you are 18. When considering a half or full marathon, there are many more factors to consider:
Please ensure that your child considers the following before registering for an event.