Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Course closes: 4:00 p.m.
Cutoffs: Runners MUST reach the Half Marathon timing mat (21.1 k/13.1 m) by 12:30 p.m. Runners arriving after 12:30 p.m. will receive a Half Marathon medal & bussed back to the Finish Line
Shuttle to Start: 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls. Passport required to board. Parking at Crowne Plaza with shuttles from finish line back to hotel. A clear plastic bag will be issued at Kit Pickup to leave goods/passport (optional) on shuttle bus & retrieve at Finish Line
CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION
OPTION 1: CANADIAN OR U.S. CITIZEN
Must have valid ID – Passport, Enhanced Driver’s License or Nexus Card
OPTION 2: NON-CANADIAN / NON-U.S. CITIZEN
1. Valid Passport
2. You MAY need a VISA to enter Canada. Go to this website to determine if you need a VISA: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp
3. You MAY need a VISA to enter the U.S. Please refer to the U.S. Customs website to learn about visa requirements for entry into the U.S.
4. I-94 entry document PRIOR to race day available from U.S. Customs. Participants must obtain this form IN PERSON from the Rainbow Bridge (91-109 Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls, NY 14303). You can walk across the Rainbow Bridge from most hotels in downtown Niagara Falls, Canada.
5. Other documents based on your legal status. Please be aware that there are many different legal status, e.g. Green Card, Student Visa etc. that require documentation to cross the Canadian/U.S. border. It is the responsibility of the runner to verify their documentation needs. Please consult an immigration lawyer or the U.S. and Canadian Customs websites to ensure you are adequately prepared for race day
Note: Make sure you do not have a criminal record as you will not be allowed in. Unsure? Check here: Determine if I am inadmissible into Canada
Closest airports – Buffalo International (U.S.A.) or Toronto Pearson International (Canada)
If you want to join this great event, go to
https://niagarafallsmarathon.com/marathon/ and register.