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97th Boxing Day 10 & 4 mile runs

December 26, 2017 (and every year)

YMCA 79 James Street South

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Runners and Walkers start at NOON


Longwood Hill  

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Great things about this event

NOON start gives you time to get to the YMCA. Real washrooms next to the start line in the GO station.

GO transit is available for those traveling from the Greater Toronto area. The Hamilton Station is next to the YMCA.

Large gymnasium for indoor registration, refreshments and awards. Spectators are welcome in the gymnasium. Change rooms with showers for entrants, bring your own lock and towel.

A scenic course with downtown start and finish, the 10 mile event includes 6 miles of paved waterfront trail. The 4 mile event includes 1 mile of the waterfront trail.

Run or walk with Olympians, there are always past, current and future Olympians who challenge for the $3,000 cash purse.

2:30pm, Post Race Social at Tailgate Charlies our favourite sports bar. Bring your bib as the first beverage is on them.

Each year the Hamilton Harriers donates $5,000 to YMCA strong kids campaign. This helps local children participate in programs. There is no entrant fund raising portion in these events.

race comments are welcome e-mail:James

Weather? Hamilton Weather


The Hamilton Harriers are committed to the delights of running while offering the opportunity to avoid the loneliness of the sport. We meet at the Hamilton Downtown YMCA located at 79 James Street South. While many of the Harriers are YMCA members, you need not enroll to be a Harrier. Join us for regular runs on
Wednesday evenings at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday mornings at 8:00 a.m.
The distance and pace are your choice. Don't be worried about keeping up. We have runners and walkers.

2016 finisher fleece

Polar fleece finishers blanket waiting for you at the finish line.


longwood water  station




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