Greatest change to the event in years, saw the addition of chip timing to the 5k. The distance participation had continued to grow over the years and it was time to add the recognition to the participants.
Beautiful weather was marked with great performances by athletes using the event as a final tune up run before heading to the Olympics later this summer.
Half-Marathon Finishers: 3840
5km Finishers: 1264, the first year we had timing in the 5k event.
Charity: $673,870 raised for 62 charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge
Role: Race Director
Contracted by: Canada Running Series
Event Website: http://www.canadarunningseries.com