Will I need to be fully vaccinated to participate?
Following the direction of the Provincial Government, Athletics Canada, Athletics Ontario and the City of Mississauga proof of vaccination is not required to participate in any way at the Mississauga Marathon.
All Provincial mandates must still be followed where applicable.
Pre-Race / Registration
Can I get my money back if I cannot run?
For all 2022 entries (including deferrals) registration fees are non-refundable, and no deferrals to 2023 are offered.
- You may transfer to another sub event IE marathon to half marathon
- You may transfer to a friend
- You may participate virtually
Please do NOT contact us with regards to a refund or deferral.
Contact email@example.com if you are choosing to run virtually.
If there is a medical reason that limits your participation proof will be required.
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.
If the race is cancelled, what are my options?
If any events of the Mississauga Marathon are cancelled due to COVID-19, all participants will be notified of their registration options, including being moved into a virtual event. We continue to plan for an in-person event and are optimistic that current trends and provincial plans will allow to do so.
How do I transfer my entry to another participant?
To transfer your entry to new participant complete the following steps:
1. Sign into your Race Roster Account.
2. Click ‘view registration’ for the event and click ‘transfer’.
3. Click ‘Transfer to new participant’.
4. Enter email address of transfer recipient.
5. The individual receiving the transfer will now get an email with further instructions to complete the transfer.
$15 transfer fee will be applied to the recipient of the registration. Payment of the registration fee to the original participant is strictly a peer-to-peer transaction and is not done through Race Roster.
Last day for transfers is April 7th
How do I change my race distance?
In order to change your race distance, you will need to transfer sub-events. To transfer sub-events please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
Last day for transfers is April 7th
How do I fundraise for one of your charity partners?
You MUST register for the 2022 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 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 2022 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 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 Charity Challenge. How do I register?
I registered for the 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, Pandora Square One Half Marathon, 10K, Novo Nordisk® “Hazel” 5K, and Timbits 2K Fun Run/Walk will receive a uniquely designed soft blended lifestyle shirt great for running, working out or wearing casually.
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.
Can I have my race kit shipped?
No, all race kits must be picked up at the expo. There is no bib pick up at any of the start lines. A friend can pick up your race kit for you, but must show your proof of vaccination information
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 – Lakeshore Road at Johnson’s Lane – just east of Clarkson Road
Full Marathon 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.
Can I participate with a guide/service animal?
Are strollers allowed on course? Can I bring my dog on the race course?
For reasons of safety and liability strollers are not permitted and dogs are not permitted on the course.
We appreciate your cooperation.
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 the 24km mark. 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.
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?
What are the age categories for prizing?
There are no age group category prizes.
Prizing will be awarded in each race to the 1st 2nd and 3rd place in the Female, Male and Non-Binary categories.
There is no cash prizing.
There is no duplication of prizing. Visit this page for more info.
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.