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Lindsay Milk Run

The Kawartha Lakes Parks and Recreation Division is excited to announce the return of the Lindsay Milk Run 5K/10K on Sunday July 17, 2022.

Please note, the 2022 event will not include a half marathon division.

The 2022 Lindsay Milk Run is sold out! We will no longer be accepting any further registrations. Race day registration will not be available.

2022 Milk Run Results

Congratulations to all participants in the 2022 Lindsay Milk Run.

Final results are now available through the Sportstats website.

View the 2022 5K Results

View the 2022 10K Results

View the 2022 5K Team Results

View the 2022 10K Team Results

Event Details

Event Date: Sunday July 17, 2022

Start times: 10K - 8am and 5K -8:20am

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex - 133 Adelaide Street South, Lindsay, Ontario

Registration Fees

2022 Milk Run Registration Fees
DivisionFee
5K - Pre-registration (up until 4pm on Wednesday July 13) Sold Out
5K - Race Day (space permitting) Sold Out
10K - Pre-registration (up until 4pm on Wednesday July 13) Sold Out
10K - Race Day (space permitting) Sold Out

Registration fees include: finisher medal, race t-shirt and post race refreshments.

In person Race Day registration will be available on Sunday July 17, 2022 from 6:30am to 7:30am (space permitting). Cash or cheque payment only.

Please note: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions.

Register

Registration is now closed - The 2022 Lindsay Milk Run is sold out!

Registration is now open for the 2022 Lindsay Milk Run!

Registration will take place exclusively online through the Race Roster website as well as through the Kawartha Lakes Online Program Registration website:

Register through the Race Roster website

Register through the Kawartha Lakes Online Program Registration website

5K/10K Team Divisions

Prizes will be awarded for the fastest 10K and 5K teams overall, calculated by the average of all team members.

  • Each team competes either in the full 10K or full 5K course, all team members must be entered in the same distance.
  • Teams must consist of a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 12.
  • Team members are eligible for individual awards as well.

Team registration deadline is Wednesday July 13, 2022 at 4:30pm. After this time, no changes or additions to teams will take place. Sorry, no exceptions.

Route Maps, Course Descriptions & Race Records

Route Maps:

2022 Milk Run route map

Download a copy of the 2022 Lindsay Milk Run 5K/10K route map.

Course Descriptions:

Milk Run 10K Division

Participants will travel throughout mainly residential streets in the Town of Lindsay, connecting with with Victoria Rail Trail for a distance, connecting with the 5K division route before ending the race at the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Milk Run 5K Division

Participants will travel throughout mainly residential streets in the Town of Lindsay, connecting with the 10K division route before ending the race at the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Race Records:

10K Men's Record: Jerry Kooymans 29:10 - 1981

10K Women's Record:Theresa Lau 32:56 - 2000

5K Men's Record: Steve Hosier 15:33 - 2009

5K Women's Record: Katelyn Murphy 18:06 - 2016

Road Closures and Traffic Impacts

A Temporary Road Closure Permit for this event has been approved by the Kawartha Lakes Public Works division.

Vehicular traffic along the route will be impacted through delays or possible re-routing between the hours of 7:30am until approximately 10:30am.

Albert Street South impact:

Albert Street South between the area of Mary Street and Fleming College will be closed to all vehicular traffic starting at approximately 6am. A barricade will be placed across the street preventing traffic from entering Albert Street South. Only local traffic will be permitted to cross the barricade between the hours of 6am and 8:20am.

Starting at 8:20am all vehicular traffic will be restricted in this area as the 5K runners pass the area. The area should be clear of all participants by 8:30am. A barricade will remain in place until the end of the event at approximately 10:30am. Volunteer Course Marshals will be on site at the intersection of Mary Street and Albert Street from 7am until 9:30am directing traffic, as required.

Mary Street impact:

The 10K event will start at 8am. Starting at approximately 7:30am the area of Mary Street West between Adelaide Street South and Albert Street South will be closed to all vehicular traffic to accommodate runners and the setup of the race start line. During this time, traffic will be re-routed around this section of street.

Residents in this area are asked to prepare for this temporary impact accordingly. Directly impacted residents will also receive a letter prior to the event advising them of the race impact.

Traffic flow will continue at approximately 8:10am through this area. The intersection of Mary Street and Albert Street will be impacted at 8:20am as 5K runners will travel through this area until approximately 8:30am.

A rolling street closure will take place at the intersection of Mary Street and Adelaide between the hours of 8:20am and 9:30am. Our Volunteer Course Marshals as well as Police will be stationed at the intersection to direct traffic accordingly.

Adelaide Street South impact:

Adelaide Street South between the area of Mary Street and the Lindsay Recreation Complex will be closed to traffic starting at approximately 6am. A barricade will be placed across the street preventing traffic from entering Adelaide Street South between Mary Street and the Lindsay Recreation Complex. Only local traffic will be permitted to cross the barricade at this time. At approximately 7:55am, all vehicular traffic will be restricted from this area to accommodate our runners and the setup of the race start line as the 5K event will start at 8:20am.

We ask that residents in this area prepare for this temporary impact accordingly. Directly impacted residents will also receive a letter prior to the event advising them of the race impact. In the event, residents in this area require access in or out of this area, please approach event staff to assist you in exiting the area safely.

This area will remain closed to vehicular traffic until the end of the event at approximately 10:30am.

Victoria Rail Trail – Temporary Closure:

A portion of the Victoria Rail Trail between the William Street North at Springdale Gardens and Victoria Avenue North at the Victoria Junction will be temporarily closed from 8am until 9:30am. Residents in those respective areas are advised to anticipate higher than usual trail traffic during that time period.

Signage will be placed at both the starting point and ending point of the impacted section of the trail alerting trail users of the temporary closure.

Volunteer Course Marshals and Police:

Volunteer Course Marshals will be stationed throughout the route to direct traffic and participants. Traffic will be temporarily stopped as runners approach intersections. Once the area is clear of participants, traffic will be permitted to pass.

Police will be present at all major intersections to direct traffic, as required.

View the 2022 Lindsay Milk Run Route Map

For further details contact the Race Director.

Race T-Shirts

Registration fee includes a free race t-shirt.

The first 150 pre-registered participants will receive a free Technical race t-shirt.

After the 150 mark, participants will receive a cotton blend race t-shirt. T-shirt sizing cannot be reserved in advance and are on a first come first serve basis in terms of sizing availability.

Early Bib Pick Up

Early Bib Pick up will take place on Saturday, July 16 between 9am and 12pm in the lobby of the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Bib Pick Up will also take place on race morning between 6:30am and 7:30am.

For further details, contact the Race Director.

Frequently Asked Questions

See below for a list of frequently asked questions, should you have any additional questions contact the Race Director.

Are dogs allowed?
Only service animals are permitted on the course. We ask that all participants and event attendees leave their four-legged friends at home on race day.
Are strollers permitted on the route?
Yes, we permit strollers on the route. We ask that all participants with strollers stay to the back of the start line and be mindful of other participants.

Why is the event called the 'Milk Run'?

Our event adopted the name 'Milk Run' due to our longstanding event partnership with local dairy producers.
Is this event an official timed run?
Yes, both the 5K and 10K division are official chip timed events.
Can you choose your T-Shirt size?
No, t-shirt sizing cannot be reserved. Sizing will be on a first come, first serve basis. For best selection it is advised that participants take part in early bib pick up or arrive early on race day.
Can walkers participate in the event?
Yes! we welcome participants of all levels. Participants who are walking the route are reminded that the route is closed for 90 minutes; after which time we ask that any remaining participants on the route take to the sidewalk and proceed with caution obeying the rules of the road.
How long is the route closed for?
The route is closed for 90 minutes; after which time we ask that any remaining participants on the route take to the sidewalk and proceed with caution obeying the rules of the road.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to assist with this great community tradition, Volunteers are required for the following duties:
  • Registration/Pre-registration
  • Set up/tear down
  • Course Marshals
  • Route Attendants
  • Water Stations
  • Food Station
  • Traffic Controllers
  • Early Bib Pick Up

Complete a Milk Run Volunteer Application Form online

Sponsors

Thank you to our 2022 event sponsors:

Sponsorship Opportunities

A huge part of the success of our event relies on the support of our generous sponsors and community partners.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities and how to get involved in this community tradition contact Courtney Boyd, Lindsay Milk Run Race Director by calling 705-324-9411 extension or via e-mail.

For questions regarding the Lindsay Milk Run, e-mail the Race Director, Courtney Boyd or call 705-324-9411 extension 1306.

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