Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to wear the headlight?

Yes - each participant will be given an Energizer®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, glo-sticks, etc, but these must be in addition to the headlight.

Can I wear my mp3 / iPod?

For your safety, music players and 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 get a refund or defer my registration to next year?

Sorry, we are not able to offer refunds or deferrals.

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. 

The deadlines to transfer your registration is midnight on the following dates:

- Calgary: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
- Ottawa: Saturday, August 4, 2018
- Vancouver: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
- Toronto: Wednesday August 29, 2018
- Montreal: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
- Edmonton: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Can I alter my registration from the 5K to the 10K or from the 10K to the 5K?

Distance transfers are available for $12. Please check your confirmation email for the Self-Transfer link. You can also access this through your Running Room Members Account.

The deadlines to transfer your registration is midnight on the following dates:

- Calgary: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
- Ottawa: Saturday, August 4, 2018
- Vancouver: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
- Toronto: Wednesday August 29, 2018
- Montreal: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
- Edmonton: Saturday, September 15, 2018

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.

Is there a minimum age limit to join the ULTRA Night Run?

You must be of legal drinking age in your province to participate in the ULTRA Night Run.

Is there a registration limit?

There are limited spots per city. The number represents total participants in the 5k and 10k.

- Ottawa: 2000
- Edmonton: 2000
- Calgary: 2500
- Toronto: 2000
- Montreal: 3000
- Vancouver: 2500

Will the race be timed?

Yes. All races will be chip timed. Results will be posted shortly after the race.

Will there be finisher medals?

All participants will receive a finishers medal.