OPP General Headquarters

777 Memorial Ave., Orillia

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Online registration is now closed.  You can register onsite at one of our kit pickup locations or on Sunday morning at 7:00 AM.  We look forward to seeing you there!


Race Kit Pickup/Registration

Friday October 18th

Time:  4 – 7 PM

Location: Running Room Barrie, 56 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
(VIP Shopping at Running Room Barrie – 25% off – regular priced products some restrictions apply including nutrition and electronics)


Saturday October 19th

Time: 5 – 7 PM
Location:  OPP Headquarters, 777Memorial Avenue, Orillia


Sunday October 20th

Time: 7- 8:30 AM
Location:  OPP Academy, 700 Memorial Avenue, Orillia, Entrance B

Join us for the third annual Guardians Half Marathon & 5 KM run in support of Special Olympics Ontario!  Be a part of an amazing event, have fun with friends and earn your medal.  You will run along one of the most beautiful courses in Ontario.  Start at OPP Headquarters, across rail trail and rural roads and loop back to the finish line.

This is a chip timed event and participants receive t-shirt and finishers medal.

It’s the best time of the year to enjoy the fall colours at their peak.  You don’t want to miss out!

Register and start fundraising for a chance to win some great prizes!

The Top Fundraiser will get a great prize! 



Start fundraising today!  Your fundraising helps Special Olympics provide grassroots sports programming and competition for over 26,000 people in Ontario, living with an intellectual disability.  Click here to read the story of one incredible athlete, Stephen Graham, and how Special Olympics has touched his life.


Half Marathon:

Start time – 9:00 AM
Registration  –   $95 

5 KM:

Start time – 9:15 AM
Registration –  $55 



Last day to register and guarantee your Guardians t-shirt is October 1st

Last day for transfers is October 1st

Online registration closes October 16th


For those requiring accommodations in the Orillia Area the Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn and Conference Centre at 400 Memorial Ave, Orillia, ON L3V 6J3 is offering $119.99 per night. Quote discount OPP Guardians Half Marathon when calling 705-325-9511 to reserve.

Rooms must be booked by September 20th to get the discounted rate.

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