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98th Boxing Day 10 & 4 mile runs, 2020 will be the 100th

YMCA 79 James Street South, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

December 26, 2018. Noon Start course certification #  ON-2015-049-BDC

Online Registration and Confirmation with the Running Room

In person registration on Sunday December 16th at the YMCA from noon to 4pm. $60.00 no tax or online fee. (cash or cheque)

Online registration open until December 21st. There is race day registration starting at 10:00am.

Returning to the 10 mile run this year are Canadian Olympians Reid Coolsaet and Matt Hughes We support our Canadian Athletes. All athletes that receive funding from Canada's Athlete Assistance Program can apply for a free entry to either event. There is also a $3,000 cash purse split between the two events.

link to: Boxing Day Runs Facebook Page

here to read the Canadian Running Race Report 2017

click here to watch the Video Get Out There Magazine Race Report 2017

The 2018 Canadian Race Week Guide chooses us as the Run to do in week 52 Race a Week

My Best Runs My Best Runs rates us as a 9.2 out of 10 Ontario Athletics
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Each year the Hamilton Harriers donates $5,000 to YMCA strong kids campaign. This helps local children participate in programs. You can donate too! YMCA Stong Kids Campaign

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.

All pre-entrants will receive a pair of arm warmers on Boxing Day at registration. At the finish all entrants receive a made in Canada finishers medal and a fleece blanket to keep them warm on the short walk back to the YMCA. $3,000 cash purse, plus age group medals. Our post race social is at the Pheasant Plucker Pub which is a short walk from the YMCA. The first beer is on us.



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