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2017 WR3 Schedule

Wednesday 1 March 2017
Online registration opens. There will be special accommodation for those few who do not own credit cards. Contact Race Director Amir@WR3.ca for assistance.
Friday 31 March 2017
Early Bird pricing ends @ midnight.
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Organizing committee appears with Boomer on CBC Compass. (tentative)
Thursday 20 April 2017
Online registration closes @ midnight.
Friday 21 April 2017
Manual registration ($5 surcharge), and race kit pickup HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE, 12-noon to 7pm.  Onsite parking available.

Saturday 22 April 2017

No parking is available onsite, or along Water Street.  Please use Cruise Ship Terminal for parking - enter via Weymouth Street.  Free parking is provided courtesy of the Charlottetown Harbour Authority.

0730

Manual registration ($5 surcharge), and race kit pick up at HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE.

0820

(approx)

Transport departs HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE for the Pownal start line.  All transportation provided courtesy of Coach Atlantic.  We prefer that all half-marathoners use the buses (see note about kit bags).

Kit bags and back packs with visible name tags may be left with volunteers at Pownal (no loose clothing please), and will be returned to finish line at HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE.  DO NOT LEAVE KIT BAGS ON BUS.

0900

Half-marathon starts from Pownal Sports Centre.  (Racing wheelchairs and medal contenders will be placed in front, followed by other runners.)Washrooms available inside Pownal Sports Centre prior to start of race.  RCMP escort from Pownal to Stratford Bridge. Military sweep vehicle with paramedic embarked. 
09305K & 10K start from HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE for recreational walkers and non-racing wheelchairs.Charlottetown Police Services will patrol route.

1000

5K and 10K start from HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE.  (Racing wheelchairs and medal contenders will be placed in front, followed by other runners.)Charlottetown Police Services will patrol route.

0930-1145 (approx)

Southernmost lane of Hillsborough bridge (Charlottetown to Stratford) closed from Esso Corner to Water St.PEI Gov highways & safety will sweep the bridge and close the lane for the safety of all WR3 half-marathoners, especially athletes with disabilities.

1125

(approx)

Kids' free fun run starts at HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTTE.

Children's fun run - very short distance (about 100 metres).  This event is designated F-U-N, and every entrant is a winner.  Fun run is intended for children age six and under.  Strollers are permitted.  Advance registration is required.

1100-1300

Post-race nutrition details to be posted later (all athletes, volunteers, & families are invited).

1145

Awards & draw prizes

1300-1330

Clean up.  Volunteers welcome.