General Run Race Info

Participation Categories:

  Marathon Run - 42.2K Male & Female: 19 & under , 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)
  Half Marathon Run - 21.1K Male & Female: 19 & under , 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)
  10K Run Male & Female: 19 & under , 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)
  5K Run Male & Female: 15 & under, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)
  3K Run Male & Female: 13 & under, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)
  Wylie Ryan Turkey Trot Boys & Girls: * 11 & under *there are NO place awards for WYLIE RYAN KIDS events

Entry Fee Conditions:
There are no refunds for any reason - this includes event cancellation or event changes. 

There will be no partial refunds for changes to event or event distance. There may be an additional charge if the change is to an event with a higher entry fee. You may use your Race Roster dashboard to make these changes until the close online registration.

Event registrations are non-transferable. 

Student and Senior Discount:
Students who are 24 years of age as of December 31 of current year will receive a 10% discount on their entry fee. Please be sure to enter your school name AND Discount Code STUDENT to qualify.
Please bring valid student ID to race kit pick up.
The student discount is not applicable to Wylie Ryan events.
Seniors 60+ receive a 10% discount on the entry fee. All members of the relay team must meet the student or senior age in order to receive the discount.

Late Entries Accepted:
After the online entry deadline has passed, participants may still enter in person at race kit pick-up times. Late entries must be paid in cash and does not guarantee event swag. Please see specific event page for fees, dates and times.

Awards and Prizes:
Particpation awards vary by event. Most of our triathlon/duathlon and running events include a particpation medal and shirt. Please see event pages for details.

Race Winners*
In most Triathlon/Duathlon events there will be prizes and medals for race winners. Please see event specific pages for details.

Top 3 Overall*
The first three overall finishers in each race - male and female - will be eligible to receive a gold, silver, or bronze lanyard, to attach to your finish medal.

Category Top 3 Finishers*
Each age category top 3 finisher, is eligible for a Gold, Silver, or Bronze 'Award Lanyard'. This 'Award Lanyard' can be attached to your finish medal and must be picked up on race day during the award presentations and then any time afterwards on race day, at the Awards Table.

*excludes Walkers and Wylie Ryan events. Not all event have overall and/or age group prizes. Please see event specific pages for details.

Award Lanyard May Be Picked Up on Race Day
Check the official results to see if you finished in the top 3 in your category and then you may claim your Award Lanyard at the Awards Table.

Souvenir T-Shirt:
T-shirts are unisex sizing. We offer Youth XS-XL and Adult S-2XL for our cotton t-shirts.

Not all events offer particpant t-shirts and swag. Please see even specific pages for details.

If you do not pick up your race kit, you are not eligible for the souvenir t-shirt.

Tech Shirt Option:
Tech shirts are sized by gender. Click here for sizing information. We recommend that women select one size larger than you might typically wear and that men select a size one size smaller than they might typically order.  You can upgrade your souvenir event t-shirt to a high quality Tech T-Shirt for an extra $15 up to the online entry deadline.
The Tech Shirt comes without the sponsor logos on the back so it makes a first class casual wear shirt. You are only eligible for the souvenir Tech T-Shirt if :
  • you upgrade to the Tech Shirt when entering online, and
  • you pick up your race kit by race day, before the start of your event

    Official Performance Certificate :
    We are pleased to offer each race finisher, the opportunity to download and print an official certificate of their event performance, by Friday after the event. You must claim your results on Sportstats.ca to receive your official certificate.

    Somersault iTaB :
    You will LOVE the Somersault event finishers’ medals and can choose to complete your race day experience with a personalized iTaB add-on. The iTaB allows you to put have your name and finish time engraved on a small plate which fits neatly in to the back of your finisher's medal. Click here to order your iTaB after the event, or select the iTaB option when you are entering online.

  • Post Race Refreshments:
    All Somersault Finishers will receive bananas, granola bars, and drinks at the end of their event. Brands and varieties vary by event.

    Sportstats Timing: 
    We use ChampionChip Timing at all Somersault races. This timing system requires that all participants wear a ChampionChip band on their ankle during the race. No chip = no time.

    You are responsible for obtaining your ChampionChip timing chip from the Sportstats Tent near the Finish Line.  Do this at least 30 minutes before your race.

    You must return your ChampionChip timing chip immediately after you cross the finish line.  You are responsible for the cost if it is not returned.

    Your results (age is as of December 31, of the event year):
    Results will be posted shortly after you finish the race. Please check the results as soon as you can, to be sure they are accurate. If there are discrepancies, go to the Sportstats van near the Finish Line and provide them with the information you think is correct. Please have the Sportstats Crew make any necessary changes on site as soon as possible in order to allow for award presentations to proceed.

    Please check sportstats.ca for results.

    Rules & Regulations:
    Click here to go to the event Rules page.  Remember it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the rules.

    Volunteers:
    If your kids, spouse, family members, or friends are spectating why not volunteer them as officials/volunteers and let them have some fun too!  Email us ahead of time if you will help, so we can assign you - info@somersault.ca. You can also find out more on our Volunteer program page.

    Clubs, teams and non-profit organizations are invited to inquire about our volunteer donation program - a donation in return for a group of members volunteering for the day.

    Race Info Updates:
    We will email the latest news updates to participants prior to the race. These newsletters are very important as they will identify changes, answer your questions, and recommend race day procedures that will make your event day a better one.