Here's why Georgina Marathon is one of fastest, and fastest growing, running events in Ontario

Get ready to mark your calendars and lace up your running shoes for the highly anticipated Georgina Marathon & Half-Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 10! This year's event presented by Dynamic Funds promises to be bigger, better, and more exhilarating than ever before. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a beginner looking for a fun and challenging race, there's a distance for everyone, including the marathon, half-marathon, 10km, and the fast and flat 5km.

Presented by passionate organizers and fueled by the enthusiasm of participants, this event is set to be an unforgettable experience in the beautiful town of Georgina, Ontario, only 45 minutes north of the GTA.

As a Boston Qualifier Marathon, the course has been certified to meet the highest standards, providing you with a golden opportunity to achieve your dream of qualifying for the prestigious Boston Marathon. Bonus – the date works for qualifying for 2024 and  for 2025. Lace up your shoes and conquer the flat and fast terrain, pushing your limits and setting new personal records along the way.

"But the real beauty of the Georgina Marathon is not just about the course; it's the incredible sense of community and support that surrounds the event," says race co-director Sandie Orlando. "We're excited to welcome runners from all backgrounds and experience levels to join us."

But that's not all! The Half Marathon and 10km courses are also officially certified, ensuring that you'll be competing on accurate and professionally measured routes. Don’t be surprised if you encounter the Georgina Alligator as you traverse the scenic shoreline of Lake Simcoe, who will keep you motivated to keep going through the tranquil beauty of the surrounding lakeside communities.

For those seeking a shorter challenge, the 5km race offers a fantastic opportunity to showcase your speed or take on your first ever race on a course designed to fuel your adrenaline and leave you with a sense of accomplishment.

"We wanted to provide an option for runners  - or walkers who may be new to the sport or prefer a shorter distance," explains race co-director Cindy Lewis-Caballero. "The 5km race is a great way to experience the thrill of the Georgina Marathon and be part of the incredible atmosphere."

Fuelled by the unwavering support of our sponsors and the community, this event has everything you need to go after your own personal best. 

"Each year, we strive to enhance the participant experience and create an event that runners will remember for a lifetime," says Orlando. "We're grateful for the support of our sponsors who share our vision and help us make this event truly special."

"We want everyone to stick around, celebrate, and enjoy themselves," Orlando says. "That's why we've partnered with The Briars, a local resort and host hotel, where the pre-race kit pick up and expo will take place. 

Every finisher will proudly sport a custom-designed Georgina Marathon T-Shirt and receive a coveted finisher's medal, along with a swag bag. 

Don't miss your chance to be part of the next Georgina Marathon – register today at this link and let your running journey begin.


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