44th Edition St Andrews Father's Day 5 Miler

St Andrews, New Brunswick
June 16th, 2024

For 2024 we hope to be a Super Series race with RunNB. In 2023 the course was re-measured and certified as a condition to be a championship race.

Awards: There will be hand crafted finisher medal for all participants (new in 2023)! Overall award for male and female winners. Trophies for male and female age group winners for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, trophies to 1st local (Charlotte County) male and female runners. Also medallions for all kids from NB Medical Society. Free technical t-shirts in both male and female sizing from XS to 4XL guaranteed to all runners registered as of June 1. Refreshments and draw prizes.

Awards time: 11:00 AM

Entry package: see online entry

Showers: Yes

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Registration Information

  • Online registration: Register
  • Race day registration: Yes
  • Registration Time: 8:30 to 9:30am (online until 8pm on June 15)
  • Registration location: Sir James Dunn Academy High School, King Street, St. Andrews, NB

Youth Series

This event offers a Youth Series. Find out more about RunNB's Youth Series.

'Small Strides, Healthy Lives' Kids races with distances of 400m to 800m depending on age and ability (Free entry, free t-shirt) (Categories: separate races by age; no times recorded, place of finish only)

Course Information

  • Main distance: 5 Miles
  • Other distances: Kids Race (Free entry)
  • SuperSeries distance: 5 Miles
  • Start location: Sir James Dunn Academy High School
  • Start Time: (Kids races at 9:30 AM) (5 mile race at 10:00 AM)
  • Certified course: Yes
  • Measured method: Jones counter; certified since 2008, NB-2023-012-BDC
  • Course records: Jamie McSkimming - Toronto, ON - 25:33 (1981) Shelley Doucet - Quispamsis, NB - 29:54 (2015)
  • Year established: 1979
  • Course description: Same course since 1979 (except added 50m in 2008 when re-measured) but we have had different start/end points along the course. Start and end is now beside the Sir James Dunn Academy High School on Prince of Wales. Course starts out down/ flat for the 1st mile, the 2nd mile is flat and straight down Water St. The 3rd mile starts flat, has a short down and then a medium steepness 200m hill, leveling out on Cedar Lane. The 4th mile is flat or slight down with a sharp up going by the arena. The final mile begins with a steep downhill to Katy’s Cove followed by a steep tough lung/leg-burner hill peaking by the Algonquin Hotel. The last 600m of race is downhill to finish beside the high school. Most runners say that the course is tough but fair ;-)

Contact Us

Mike Power
powermj@nbnet.nb.ca
Phone: 506-529-3065

Verne Cunningham
Phone: 506-529-3769

Sharon McGladdery
smcgladdery@gmail.com
Phone: 506-529-3534

Prices & Deadlines

Regular deadline:
Jun 15 at 20:00 (Atlantic Time)
108
Days left
:
14
Hours
:
50
Mins
:
42
Secs
Registration fees
  • 5 Miles $40.00 (non-members only)
  • 5 Miles $35.00 (members only)

* All prices in CAD $