Pre-Race / Registration
Why was I not asked for my shirt size during registration?
Shirts are distributed on a first come first serve basis at the Health & Wellness Expo.
Can I change my event?
Transfer to a friend:
If you would like to transfer your registration to a friend AND you registered through Race Roster you can do so by following this link. All transfers are charged a fee of $15 plus HST and a processing fee.
If you used Running Room to register please contact us by email for further instructions on transferring your registration to a friend.
Transfer race distance:
To upgrade or downgrade your distance follow this link if you registered via Race Roster. There is a transfer charge of $15 plus HST and a processing fee. Contact us by email to change your distance through the Running Room registration form.
Online transfer deadline is a date TBD. Any changes after this date can be done at the expo on Friday or Saturday.
We do not offer refunds or deferrals.
Can I get my money back if I cannot run?
Sorry, there are no refunds or deferrals.
Can I register on race day?
Once online registration closes at a date TBD you can register for all races (except the relays) at the Health & Wellness Expo on Friday and Saturday.
Onsite registration for the 10K and Novo Nordisk® “Hazel” 5K will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Saturday (unless sold out).
There is no race day registration on Sunday for the marathon, half marathon or 2K.
What is an iTAB?
The iTAB is a plate engraved with your name, distance and finish time that fits neatly in the border on the back of your medal.
You can order your iTAB upon registration through Race Roster or order post-event via this link.
How do I fundraise for one of your charity partners?
You MUST register for the 2019 Mississauga Marathon to set up your online fundraising page. Online registration can be found by clicking the “Register Here” button at the top of the page and select Option 1 – Race Roster. Be sure to complete the Scotiabank Charity Challenge section on the registration form by selecting “Yes” to participating and then answer the next few questions and follow the instructions.
Find your desired charity on our “Charity Partners” page and click the “Fundraise” link.
Once the new page opens, click the “Sign Up” button and create your fundraising account.
How do I make a donation to one of your charity partners?
It’s recommended for you to register for the 2020 Mississauga Marathon by clicking the “Register Here” button at the top of the page and select Option 1 – Race Roster.
Be sure to complete the Scotiabank Charity Challenge section on the registration form by selecting “Yes” to participating and then answer the next few questions and follow the instructions.
Find your desired charity on the “Charity Partners” page and click the “Donate” link.
Once the new page opens, click the “Donate Now” button and complete the online form.
Where do I take my offline donations collected?
Donations collected for your charity of choice are to be dropped off directly to them. Please contact a representative from the charity to coordinate the delivery.
Who will the donation charge on my credit card appear to be from?
All online donations/pledges made by credit card will appear on your monthly credit card statement as a purchase from “Landmark Sport Group”.
I represent a Canadian charity and want to register the charity to participate in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. How do I register?
I registered without the charity PIN code which entitles me to preferential rates. Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately, no. No refund is available after registration.
I registered for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge but have not received or cannot find my confirmation email
Don’t worry! Not receiving these emails does not necessarily mean that the registration was not completed. First, check your spam emails. Still nothing? Contact us and we will proceed with verification.
Health & Wellness Expo
Do participants in all events receive a shirt?
Participants registered in the Full Marathon, Corporate Relay Challenge, Pandora Square One Half Marathon, 10K, 10K Student Relay and Novo Nordisk® “Hazel” 5K will receive a Mississauga Marathon race shirt. All 2K Fun Run/Walk participants will receive a cotton shirt.
For the virtual run, however, there will be no event t-shirt.
Where do I pick up my race kit?
Can I pick up more than one race kit?
If you would like to pick up a race kit for a friend be sure to print off their registration confirmation or ask them to send you a text with that info. We set a maximum of 3 additional race kits when picking up your own kit.
May I pick up my race kit on race day?
All participants must pick up their race kit before 4:00 pm on a date TBD at the Health & Wellness Expo.
New This Year: There will no race kits available at the start line of the 5K, you must pick up at the expo.
Is there baggage service from the start to finish?
Can I take a shuttle to the start line?
We recommend all participants use our shuttle bus service. A number of buses will be leaving from designated areas based on your race event. Schedules and locations of these areas can be found on the Shuttles page.
Can spectators and families use the shuttles?
Where is the start line for all races?
5K – Lakeshore Rd and Front St. North, Port Credit. (just north of the Lighthouse)
10K & 10K Student Relay – Lakeshore Road at Johnson’s Lane – just east of Clarkson Road
Full Marathon, Corporate Relay Challenge and Half Marathon – Celebration Square, City Centre Drive and Duke of York Boulevard
2K Fun Run/Walk – Hiawatha Park, Cumberland Dr. and Hiawatha Pkwy.
Be sure to use the interactive map for all course information.
What is difference between Chip Time and Gun Time?
Gun Time: The time from the sound of the starters signal to the time when the runner crosses the finish line. Also known as the Official Time. All award categories use Gun Time as the official result.
Real Time, Chip Time: The time from when the runner crosses the starting mat at the start line, to the time elapsed when the runner crosses the finishing mats.
What are the times of your Marathon and Half Marathon Pacers?
Half Marathon: 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:25, 2:30
Full Marathon: 3:00, 3:15, 3:20, 3:30, 3:35, 3:40, 3:45, 3:55, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00
If you are interested in leading a pace group please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are strollers allowed on course? Can I bring my dog on the race course?
Strollers are not permitted and dogs are not permitted on the course.
What are the popular spectator spots?
- Mississauga Rd and Burnhamthorpe Rd. – you must approach from the west.
- Orr Rd. and Southdown Rd. – approach from the west.
- Jack Darling Park, Waterfront Trail
- Port Credit lighthouse
- St. Lawrence Park
- Adamson Estate
- Please be aware of road restrictions when accessing these locations.
Are there gels on course?
Gels will be handed out on the Full Marathon course at 24km and 38km (17km mark for the Half Marathon). There are aid stations every 4km with water, Gatorade, port-o-potties, Vaseline, band aids etc.
Are there port-o-potties on course?
Yes, for Saturday races they will be located at every aid station which will be the 3km mark for the Novo Nordisk® “Hazel” 5K and the 4km and 8km mark for the 10K.
On Sunday every 4km along the race course will have port-o-potties.
Where will timing mats (splits) be placed on the Full and Half Marathon Routes?
The Half Marathon will have timing mats at 8km. The Full Marathon will have timing mats at 8km, 21km and 25km.
Are the races wheelchair accessible?
Yes. All races are wheelchair accessible.
Who receives a medal?
Finishers of all races will receive a finishers’ medal.
How do I get back to my car from the finish?
Shuttles will run from the finish area at Lakefront Promenade Park back to all shuttle bus pick up/drop off locations and start line parking lots. Shuttles from the finish area at Lakefront Promenade Park will run on Saturday evening until 8:30 pm and on Sunday until 3:00 pm. Visit the Shuttles page for more information.
Where do I park at the finish?
When and where are the awards and prizes given out?
Saturday races: Awards for the Novo Nordisk® “Hazel” 5K will begin at 7:00 pm followed by the 10K at 7:30 pm.
Sunday races: Awards for the Pandora Square One Half Marathon begin at 10:00 am, followed by Marathon awards at 11:00 am.
All awards ceremonies will take place within the finish area at Lakefront Promenade Park.
What are the age categories for prizing?
Do walkers get a timed result?
Yes. All participants (excluding the 2K Fun Run/Walk) are timed by Sportstats. You must register in the walking category to be placed in the walking results for your distance. There are no awards for the walking category.
Which relay runner wears the timing chip?
Each relay member will wear the same bib #. The last runner from each team must wear the bib with the timing chip in order to get an official time. The last runner will also collect all of the finishers’ medals for each team member at the finish line.
How do I get to the finish line after I have run my relay leg?
A shuttle bus will wait at each exchange for all relay runners to complete their leg and will bring you to the finish.