Groundhog Jog


Race Date: SUNDAY February 4th, 2018

NEW: 2018 LIVE RESULTS (Unofficial Results)

Our collaborative photo album from the event is here:

Location: PSDS (Wiarton High School)

Start Time: 9:00am

In-Person Registration 7:30am to 8:30am


RunnersDenlogo.jpgWiarton Fitness Centre   foodland

UPDATE: We have moved the race to SUNDAY morning this year, stay tuned for the 2019 date… Our 10th annual.   Thanks for supporting outdoor sport on the Bruce!

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EVENT INFORMATION                    

Course Route: The 5km run/walk route will start and finish at PSDS and will stay on the west side of Hwy. 6. Participants will not be crossing Hwy 6.

Race Times: Unofficial times will be recorded for runners only.  Walkers are most welcome but will only qualify for the random prizegiving during awards.

Race Kit Pick-up: Available **SUNDAY** morning from 7:30am until 8:30am inside the front doors of the school.  Manual registration is available during these hours at the above premium fee.  Please enter through the North entrance and follow signs for runners.

Note: Participants are asked to carry a fully-charged cell phone for safety reasons. The course is marked with key turns marshaled, however your safety is of the utmost importance.  Dress appropriately for the weather please!

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female runners and to top 3 male and female masters (45+) Additional door prizes will be drawn at random.



Directions to the race start at Peninsula Shores District School (PSDS)

1. Follow Hwy 6 to Wiarton.

2. Once in Wiarton, turn west at second set of lights (George St.) and follow to PSDS.

Thanks to 2018’s sponsors, Wiarton Foodland, Runner’s Den in Owen Sound,  Suntrail – Source for Adventure, Wiarton Fitness Centre… and the incredible Trevor Gilbert and PSDS Students who make this possible… along with several other dedicated volunteers.

Every Groundhog Day, there’s an opportunity to get out and run a fun 5k!  Saturday morning during the Wiarton Willie Festival, the run starts at the high school and sets out around town catching all the sights.  So “bridge the gap” between last year’s running season and next summer’s goals by following these simple steps:

1. REGISTER EARLY to commit & motivate yourself

2. TRAIN  (visiting Wiarton Fitness Centre, 580 Berford St in Wiarton will help!)

3. BURN some winter fat!

4. RACE! (save the date: it’s Sunday morning now!)


Note: our youth group rate is $20/racer for groups ≥10 or $15/racer for groups ≥ 30. Groups must book by Jan 15th 2018 and at least half of your group must be under the age of 15.  If you’d like the youth group rate leave us a message below and we’ll be in touch asap:

 Payment options:

Mail-in a manual paper registration form (forms are available at Runner’s Den in Owen Sound, Northern Confections in Wiarton, Suntrail-Source For Adventure in Hepworth, or The Fitz Hostel in Lions Head) before January 20th, 2018 for: $26.55 plus HST = $30.00

PROMO SALE: SIGN UP ONLINE (until Dec 17th at 11:59pm) for: $25.00 SAVE THE HST! 

SIGN UP ONLINE (Dec 18th – Dec 31st at 11:59pm) for $30.00 SAVE THE HST! 

SIGN UP ONLINE (Jan 1st – Jan 27th at 11:59pm) for $30.00 + HST = $33.90

SIGN UP ONLINE (Jan 28th – Feb 2 @8:00pm) for: $35.40 + HST = $40.00

SIGN UP AT PSDS (Wiarton school) ON RACE DAY (cash/cheque only) for: $35.40 + HST = $40.00

PAST RESULTS             

2018 Unofficial Results       

2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

2013 thru 2014 organized by ECO-Shores

2010 thru 2012 organized by Jess Nicholson


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