Thousands upon thousands of runners, from Olympian alumni to complete novices, came to downtown Hamilton on Sunday morning for the race. It’s the oldest of its kind in North America, and features both 30-kilometre and five-kilometres courses, as well as two relay races, depending on what sort of running style you prefer.
The starting gun for the 30-km race went off at 9:30 am, with top competitors ensuring they were the first ones out of the gate. The Around the Bay Road Race is an athletic competition just as much as it is a ‘festival of fitness’ if you will. Runners have the option to take it in a competitive light or to simply go to enjoy themselves and be healthy. (See more)