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Brita Night Run
  • Will there be medals?
    Yes, In-Person participants will receive a medal upon completion of their run. Medals will be included in all Race Kits for Virtual participants.
  • Is there a minimum age limit to participate in the Night Run?
    You must be of legal drinking age (LDA) in your province of participation in order to participate in the Night Run. All participants must be LDA prior to registering for the race. If you will be LDA on race day, you will need to wait until you are LDA before registering. Legal Drinking Ages for Night Run events are as follows: Vancouver: 19 Edmonton: 18 Toronto: 19 Montreal: 18
  • What happens if I have already registered for the Night Run and am under the legal drinking age?
    All participants who have already registered for the Night Run who are under the Legal Drinking Age will receive a full refund (including taxes and processing fees). Please e-mail to request a refund.
  • Do I have to wear the headlight?
    Yes. Each participant will be given an LED headlight with their race kit. For your safety, the headlight must be worn and turned on – on your head – throughout the duration of the race. You may want to wear additional safety lighting, flashers, glow-sticks, etc., but these must be in addition to the headlight.
  • Can I walk the race route? Is there a time limit to complete the course?
    You can choose to walk the 5K route, however, walking the 10K route is not encouraged. You must complete the 5K route within 60 minutes and the 10K route within 90 minutes.
  • Can I wear headphones to listen to music?
    For your safety, headphones may NOT be worn.
  • Can I bring my dog, stroller, bike, rollerblades, or scooter?
    For your safety and the safety of the other runners, the above are not permitted on the course.
  • Can I alter my registration from the 5k to the 10k or from the 10k to the 5k?
    Yes, you can request a distance transfer. Distance transfers must be requested by e-mail no later than 30 days before the day of the in-person event. To request a distance transfer, please send an email to with your registration information.
  • I can't run this year; can I transfer my registration to someone else?
    Transfers are available at a cost of $12. There is a link to transfer your application in your confirmation email.
  • I signed up for virtual participation, can I switch to in-person participation?
    Unfortunately, due to the specificities of both registration types, we are not able to transfer you from virtual participation into in-person participation.
  • Can I get a refund or defer my registration to next year?
    Sorry, we are not able to offer refunds or deferrals.
  • Can anyone register to volunteer?
    No, all volunteers must be legal drinking age (LDA) prior to registering to volunteer. If you will be LDA on race day, you will need to wait until you are LDA before registering as a volunteer.
  • Is there a registration limit?
    There are limited spots available per city, the following number represents total participants in the 5k and 10k: Edmonton: 2,000 Toronto: 2,000 Montreal: 3,000 Vancouver: 2,500
  • How do I get my race kit?
    In-person participation: If you sign up to join us in-person, you will be able to pick up your race kit in-store at the local running room store you selected when you signed up. Virtual participation: Home delivery* is included in the virtual 5k/10k registration fee, so your race kit will be delivered directly to your address.** *There may be shipping delays due to a high volume of home deliveries. **We do not ship outside of Canada.
  • When is race kit pickup?
    Vancouver Sept 11-12: Denman Running Room Sept 13 (Race Day): Ceperley Park Edmonton Sept 19-20: 109 Street Running Room Sept 21(Race Day): Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Montreal Aug 15-16: Du Parc Running Room Aug 17 (Race Day): Parc Maisonneuve Toronto Sept 25-26: Rosedale Running Room Sept 27 (Race Day): Distillery District
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