Late Registration Information and Important Information for Alive to Strive Race

Race day is almost here! On Sunday, April 28, the Alive to Strive Race will get underway at Hog’s Back Park and the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. On-line registration is closed but it is not too late to join the race.

If you are registering on race day, here is what you need to know for late registration.

Where and When to Register


5K and 10K: starting at 8 a.m. at Hog’s Back Park (there may be a line up so please arrive early)

1K: starting at 10 a.m. at Terry Fox Athletic Facility

Race Fees: CASH ONLY

1K: $15

5K: $40; youth 7-12 $20; 6 and under are free

10K: $50

5K team challenge: $100 (team of 4), $20 per extra teammate (max of 10 participants total)

Race Schedule

Route Maps

10:00 a.m. – 10K (Start line on Hog’s Back Road)

10:30 a.m.- 5K (Start line on Hog’s Back Road – * Runners can start lining up at 9:30 a.m.)

10:45 a.m.- 5K team challenge (Start line on Hog’s Back Road)

11:30 a.m.- 1K (Start line on Terry Fox Athletic Facility track)

12:00 p.m.- Award Ceremony

All races finish on the track at Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

* please make sure to arrive 30 minutes before your event

** no pets allowed at the event, with the exception of guide dogs for the blind

*** strollers are allowed in the 5K, 5K team challenge and 1K

****anyone registered in the 5K, 5K team or 10K are invited to participate in the 1K for free, in support of people living with kidney disease!


Parking will be available at Hog’s Back Park, Terry Fox Athletic Facility and nearby city streets.

Events throughout the day at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility

  • Free meal (beef stew and vegetable stew) available for all participants after their event
  • Free 10 minute massages from Pro Physio starting at 10:30am
  • A health check booth by the University of Ottawa Nursing program to take blood pressure, blood glucose, heart rate and education on nutrition
  • Free yoga classes starting at 11:00 a.m. – we invite you to stretch after your race!
  • Award ceremony for overall winners (1K, 5K, 5K team challenge and 10K) as well as age categories for the 5K and 10K, top fundraiser, team spirit and door prizes will start at 12:00pm
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