Running is a heart-pumping activity that will make you look and feel fantastic. For those who are interested in hitting the pavement and getting moving, there are a ton of upcoming running events for you to join. Participants can also feel good knowing that these running events are fundraisers for charities and reputable organizations. To help Newport Towers Apartment residents stay active, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some upcoming running events and races.
ENDUR race – 5KM and 8KM , 2.5 KM Fun Run
On Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 25 starting at 6:00 p.m., participate in Elmira’s 13th annual ENDUR race – 5KM and 8KM, 2.5KM Fun Run – in support of Kid’s Ability. Race lengths are 5KM and 2.5KM on the 18th and 8KM and 2.5KM on the 25th. Run the course as separate races or run both to enter for the series awards. Enjoy post-race refreshments, prizes, musical entertainment and fitness with friends and family. This race is perfect for runners, walkers, joggers or families that are looking to get active. Learn about registrations fees here. The race course surrounds Lion’s Hall at 40 South Street West in Elmira. The Newport Towers Apartments are a 23-minute drive away.
In Running Colour
Enjoy a colour-themed run in Waterloo by participating in the 3rd annual In Running Colour run on May 30 at Columbia Lake. The lake is a 15-minute drive and 41-minute transit commute from the apartments. The run is available in a 4K or 1K length. The 1K run will start after the final 4K runner has finished. Join in on the fun and support Special Olympics Ontario Kitchener-Waterloo. Every participant who raises a minimum of $100 will receive a full entry fee refund. The event’s top pledge raiser wins a BBQ! All participants will be given a white cotton shirt, which should be worn for maximum colour exposure.
The 10K, 5K and 3K events at the 38th Annual Waterloo 10KM Classic will get the whole family moving on Father’s Day morning or Sunday, June 21. Great food, a live band, prizes, medals and awards are a few highlights of this historic race event. This year, all pledges will be donated to Heartwood Place.
Baden Road Races
On Saturday, May 9, runners will be climbing Baden Tower Hill, the highest point in Southwestern Ontario, in either 7 Mile, 5K, 1K or 200m events at the Baden Road Races 2015 and Neil Dunford memorial run. Participants can enjoy music, massages, draw prizes and delicious food. They can feel good knowing that their run is supporting local charities, including Aldaview Services, Interfaith Community Counselling Centre and Wilmot Family Resource Centre. The race will start at the Wilmot Recreation Complex, which is located at 1291 Nafziger Road and is a 14-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments.
Start running to support local charities and your community by signing up for these upcoming events. Located at 550 Strasburg Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Newport Towers Apartments offer current and prospective residents an ideal apartment in Kitchener.