The Guardians Half Marathon/5K is BACK!

Open to the public. Register for in-person (5K only) or virtual (5k or half marathon) and help support the athletes of Special Olympics Ontario!

IN-PERSON

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
5K race on October 17, 2021
Starts at 10:00AM
@ OPP Headquarters
777 Memorial Avenue, Orillia

Includes:
- 2021 Guardians Shirt
- Medal
- Participating Gift

VIRTUAL

Registration: $35/person
5K or half marathon on/before
October 17, 2021

Includes:
- 2021 Guardians Shirt
- Medal
- Participating Gift
- Shipped straight to your home
(to be shipped the week of October 11th)

Walk-up registrants are welcome!

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

8:30 AM - Registration Opens
9:45 AM - Procession of the Torch
10:00 AM - Heat 1 Begins
10:10 AM - Heat 2 Begins

* We ask that all competitive runners go to Heat 1 and all recreational participants/walkers go in Heat 2

Incentives

Top Individual
Fundraiser

XBox One

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Top Detachment, Agency, Service, or Business

$100 Tim Hortons Gift Card &
Official Draft an Athlete Trophy

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Individuals Raising
$250 or more

Under Armour Duffel Bag

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2nd Place Detachment/Agency/Service
or Business

$50 Tim Hortons Gift Card

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Leaderboard

Top Individuals

Top Teams

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Thank you for your support!

We would like to thank Commissioner Thomas Carrique (Ontario Provincial Police) and Chief Andrew Fletcher (South Simcoe Police, OACP Torch Run Committee) for presenting Special Olympics Ontario with the cheque for

$90,000

In-Person Race Results

Congratulations to our top fundraisers!

Top Individual Fundraiser

Jeffrey Del Guidice
$4,630 Raised

Top Detachment, Agency, Service, or Business

OPP Recruit Class 494
$4,400 Raised

2nd Place Detachment, Agency, Service, or Business

Encompas - Powered by Dalton Associates
$3,400 Raised

Leaderboard

Top Individuals

Top Teams

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Individuals:
I am participating in the OPP #GuardiansHalf Marathon/5K in support of @SpecialOlympicsOntario. Please join me in supporting athletes across the province by donating to my fundraising page!
https://guardiansendurance.com/donate

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Teams:
We are participating in the OPP #GuardiansHalf Marathon/5K in support of @SpecialOlympicsOntario. Please join us in supporting athletes across the province by donating to our fundraising page!
https://guardiansendurance.com/donate

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Special thanks to our Guardians Sponsors:

Thank you to our Draft an Athlete Supporters: