Running Races

In-Person Races are Back for 2022! 

We're excited to announce the return of IN-PERSON running races in 2022 for our 1 mile, 5 KM and 10 Mile events.
We will continue to offer a virtual category for those who would like to participate from afar.
Stay tuned to our website and social media for updates.

Race Contacts
Race Director: Brett Lamoureux  
Office: info@icelandicfestival.com

4th Annual 5 Kilometre Road Race

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Run Start: 8:05 AM
Race Kit Pick-Up: 6:30 - 7:30 AM
Location: Gimli Park, East Side, Amisk and Third Avenue
Registration Fee: $30-40 (take advantage of early bird pricing) 

Prizes awarded for 1st Place Male and Female Finishers

Virtual participants can run and enter their times starting from midnight on July 17th, 2022 until midnight on July 31st, 2022 in order for their results to be listed.

31st Annual Jan's Memorial One Mile Fun Run

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**No Race Day Registration**
This event is coordinated with the 10 Mile Road Race, with both finishing at Gimli Park.

Run Start: 8:30 AM
Race Kit Pick-up: 7:55 - 8:25 AM
Location: Gimli "Pavilion" Park
Registration Fee: $5-10 (take advantage of early bird pricing) 

Virtual participants can run and enter their times starting from midnight on July 17th, 2022 until midnight on July 31st, 2022 in order for their results to be listed.

54th Annual 10 Mile Road Race

One of Manitoba's premier road running events accredited by the Manitoba Runners Association
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Run Start: 8:00 AM
Race Kit Pick-up: 6:30 - 7:30 AM (Winnipeg Beach Park)
Location: Winnipeg Beach to Gimli on Hwy #9
Registration Fee: $35-50 (take advantage of early bird pricing) 

Junior - 19 & under Male and Female
Senior - 20 to 39 Male and Female
Master - 40 & over Male and Female
Age Group Awards (Male & Female):

Age Group Awards (Top Male & Female, First Place Finishers):

  • 19 & under
  • 20 to 29
  • 30 to 39
  • 40 to 49
  • 50 to 59
  • 60 to 69

Virtual participants can run and enter their times starting from midnight on July 17th, 2022 until midnight on July 31st, 2022 in order for their results to be listed.

Thank you to all of our 2021 Virtual Runners!

10 Mile 2021 Results

  • Best Overall 
    Male: Ryan Goodman, Vancouver, BC
    Female: Janie Parson, La Salle, MB
  • 19 & under
    Male: Henrik Vigfusson, Gimli, MB
    Female: N/A
  • 20 to 29
    Male: Scott Friesen, Winnipeg, MB
    Female: Michelle Mark, Winnipeg, MB
  • 30 to 39
    Male: Aaron Foster, Winnipeg, MB
    Female: Arli Cruikshank, Miami, MB
  • 40 to 49
    Male: Ryan Goodman, Vancouver, BC
    Female: Janie Parson, La Salle, MB
  • 50 to 59
    Male: Don Bevington, Beausejour, MB
    Female: Sylvia Loewen, Winnipeg, MB
  • 60 to 69
    Male: Ken Friesen, Winnipeg, MB
    Female: Shelly Borschawa, Winnipeg, MB
  • 70 & over
    Male: Paul Taylor, Burswood, New Zealand
    Female: N/A
  • 80 and up 
    Male: Jim Anderson, Winnipeg, MB
    Female: N/A

5K 2021 Results

Male: Stefan Arnason 17:04, Winnipeg, MB
Female: Brandy Chevalier 21:36, St. Alphonse, MB

1 Mile 2021 Results

  • 1st Place (tied!)
    Alec Baldwin Gimli, MB
    Rudy Kristjanson-Gural

  • 2nd Place
    Don Bevington, Beausejour, MB
  • 3rd Place
    Paul Taylor, Burswood, New Zealand

2021 Social media contest winner

  • Khristine Villanueva, winner of a Viking Beard Buff.

2021 Þjálfi Challenge draw winner

  • Michelle Belanger, winner of a $250 Mpg Sport Gift Card

Past Winners

Master Category - Males

Senior Category - Male

Senior Category - Female

 
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Icelandic Festival of Manitoba

Festival Gift Shop / Office 

May 2022 Hours 
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

General Inquiries:
Phone: 1 (204) 642-7417
Email: info@icelandicfestival.com

107-94 1st Avenue
Gimli, Manitoba, R0C 1B1