Butter Tart Trot Race Information
Race Kit pickup
At Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Friday June 7, 5pm – 9pm
Saturday June 8, 6am – 8:30am
NEW Chip timing (bib chips) by Speedy River Timing
Picking up for another runner, be prepared to show ID / letter of consent.
Be prepared for travel time, Construction on Hwy 12 in front of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons!
Half 8:00 am
Mini Tarts 8:30 am
10 km 9:00 am
5 km 9:15 am
Awards and crowning of king and queen tarts 10:30 am. Cut off times for ALL events 11:30 am
Butter Tart Trot race route - VIEW
Coffee & Light Breakfast items for sale inside Sainte-Marie among the Hurons 7:00 – 9:30.
Post Food Station at race site for paid runners only!
5 Aid Stations
- Water Butter Tarts – 2k
- Water (Gazebo) 3k
- Water, Gatorade, Banana, Butter Tarts – 5k
- Water, Gatorade , Banana - 7.5k
- Water, Gatorade, Banana, GU Gel, Butter Tarts – 9.5k
Washrooms available on site, Porta-Potti on 10km and Half marathon.
Free parking at race site, Sainte Marie Among the Hurons
Complimentary shuttle between the Butter Tart Trot & the downtown festival available for all participants!
No cancellations or refunds. Transfer up to 2 weeks.
Can I run with a stroller
Yes, of course we recommend you start at the back of the group. Your timing chip will be activated when you cross the mat.
Can I bring my doG?
Unfortunately Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons does not allow animals on their property.
Is there a shuttle to the BT festival?
New this year- the shuttle will be supplied by the Butter Tart Trot exclusively for runners and family. Shuttle departs the race site and drops off at the Midland Rec Centre, a short walk to the festival. Coupons will allow you to board the bus starting at 9:00am running continually until last return by 5:00pm, these can be picked up during Race Kit Pick Up.
The Midland YMCA has generously offered showers for our runners. The shuttle bus will drop off at the Rec Centre, the YMCA is located behind. Runners will have to show bib for showers.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY RACE FEE?
Butter tarts at every aid station and post food station
Branded sport tank top (deadline for guaranteed shirt size is May 10th)
NEW chip timing (bib chips) by Speedy River Timing
One free entrance to Saint Marie Among the Huron a value of $13
Awesome smiling volunteers
Custom medals to all paid runners
Are there awards?
Crowning of King & Queen Tart in each distance, no age group awards
Is there post food
Food for racers include, Water, Gatorade, Tarts, Bananas, Cookies, Granola Bar
What is at Aid stations?
2k - Water and BT
3k - Water
5k - Water, Gatorade, BT
7.5 - Water, Gatorade, Bananas, BT
10k - Water, Gatorade, Bananas, BT, Gu Gels
Where do I park?
Free parking on site and across road with a tunnel to site. This is recommended if planning on going to Butter Tart festival, easy right hand turn to downtown
What is for sale on site?
Coffee shop, light snacks, merchandise , Butter tarts
Where are washrooms?
On site at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in facility
Porta-Potti - on site at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, 5k & 10 k aid station
Midland Town Dock
Kids 1k Fun Run
Age limit 13 years
Parents encouraged to run with child, no registration for parent required
Must be off course by 8:50
Handmade medals & Freezies to finishers
WHAT IS the Race distances cap?
1k = 125 racers
5k = 250
10k = 250
Half = 150
Race kit pickup?
Friday June 7 5pm - 9pm
Saturday June 8 7:00am -8:30
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Activity for spectators
Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons opens early 8:30
Where do the race proceeds go?
Camp Quality Southern Ontario, located in Schomberg, is a non for profit camp, that provides an uplifting experience for children affected by childhood cancer. It costs $1500 per child to send them to camp. To learn more visit www.campquality.org
Can I walk the course?
We welcome walkers in all distances. The Half marathon walkers will be sent out at 7:30am, as cut off times is 11:30 am.
I WANT TO SWITCH MY RACE DISTANCE
Participants can switch themselves. Log back into your running room dashboard to complete.