Boston Qualifier!

The courses are certified by the Athletics Canada/IAAF/USATF and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

Visually Impaired Competitors

We are honoured to  be partnering with Achilles Canada and United in Stride to welcome visually impaired runners and their guides.

If you need a guide, please email
Rhonda-Marie Parke

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Official 2018 Photographers

Thank you to the 2017 Photographers Stefan Myles, Tom Ludwig, Brett Nelson and Larry Roger Gingerich, of KW Event Photography

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Our Mission

The mission of St. John Ambulance is to enhance health, safety and quality of life through training and community service. The Kitchener-Waterloo Branch is your link to First Aid, CPR and many other life-saving programs. St. John Ambulance volunteers provide First Aid at many community events and contribute over 10,000 hours of community support annually.

All of the funds raised from the Waterloo Marathon will go to St. John Ambulance who’s Mission is to Enhance, Health, Safety and Quality of Life.


Beautiful Course

42 and 21 km loops.

Picturesque Full and Half Marathon courses wind through rural Mennonite country. The courses are certified by the Athletics Canada/IAAF/USATF, and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

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* Chip Timer Results
* Water Stations along the courses
* Massive indoor warm-up facility
* First aid, change facilities and showers
* Post-run massage
* Plenty of free parking.

Special attraction: Five Scottish pipers, piping through the course!

Register Today!

Entries will be received up to and including race day.

Earlybird Entry Fee Only $75 Until December 31st!  ($85.00 from January 1 until Race Day)

Your Entry Fee includes:

• Technical T-Shirt (Until Thursday March 29th at 11:59pm)
• Hand-made clay medallion
• Massage
• Post Race refreshments


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