Kingston Running Tours

Runners’ Choice Kingston has teamed up with local graphic designer and visitkingston.ca to create Running Tours which are to be printed into brochures. Meanwhile, we have the files which now have been reconfigured for online viewing. Check out these four Running Tours and be sure to share them with your running friends. Not only are each of these tours unique and present our beautiful city, they introduce runners to Kingston’s rich history.

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Beat Beethoven & Queen’s University 8K Tour

Kingston Waterfront 13K Tour

Fort Henry / RMC 8.3K Tour

Downtown Kingston Heritage 5K Tour

Keep watch as these are the first FOUR with big plans for running tourism in Kingston. Design by hi-octane creative. Photography by the MOMENT is CAPTURED & David Lee. Marketing by 365kingston.

Spring running apparel

 

Runners Choice is pleased to have an excellent selection of men and women’s spring and summer running apparel now in stock. Drop by and see the nice gear we have in-store.

Beat Beethoven

 

For the last 21 years, thousands of participants have challenged themselves to finish an 8 km race or a 4 km fun run/walk through downtown Kingston before the Kingston Symphony has finished playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s best music.

Mark your calendar for this year’s event, which will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The action takes place at Confederation Park, in front of historic City Hall.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
To register online for either the 8 km race or 4 km fun run/walk, please click here.
You can also register for this event in person by visiting Runner’s Choice at 56 Brock Street in Kingston.

ENTRY FEES
4 km Fun Run/Walk | $35  < check with KRRA Secretary for member discount code.
8 km Race | $45  < check with KRRA Secretary for member discount code.

Visit the Kingston Symphony’s dedicated web page for the event.

Howe Island Hustle 8K

Come to Howe Island for the Kingston Road Runners’ 8K Road Race. Medals for top finishers overall and age categories.

There is a Kid’s 1-Mile Run and a barbeque following awards. Lots of giveaways. Barbeque lunch is included with entry fee.
$40 entry; $30 for KRRA members ($10 discount) until May 11th.  $5 for Kid’s Race. Register at www.krra.org

SCHEDULE: 9:30am race kit pickup… 10:30am Kids 1-Mile Race11am 8K Hustle Race… 12 noon Awards & barbeque.

Sponsored by Eastside Marios on Weller (off Division), Steam Whistle Brewery, www.runnerschoiceKingston.com, www.drugsmarpharmacy.ca, www.365kingston.com. This is a Kingston Road Runners race event.

Register for Howe Island Hustle right here at the store, or online.

Click here to see photos from 2016 by Peter Stokes.

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Limestone Race Weekend 2017

The Kingston Road Runners is pleased to present their biggest annual race event of the year. So many exciting new developments are taking place this year. The half marathon course is officially certified by Athletics Canada. Another exciting addition to this event is a new finishing medal for half marathon runners. Limestone Race Weekend donates to the KGH Trauma ward as well as Start2finish Reading and Writing program.

Runners’ Choice is pleased to team up with Saucony as sponsors for this weekend long event.

This event boasts four separate races: Kids 2K Start2finish, KGH 10K Trauma Run, the 5K and Historic Half Marathon. Take your pick. Assemble a 3-person team (one runner for each race).

Visit the KRRA website for more information and to sign up.

It all happens April 29th & 30th, 2017.