Twelve Mile Creek Trail Half Marathon

The 31st annual running of this event is back to the original course!


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Sat, Jun 1, 2019  from Lockhart Drive, St. Catharines at 9 am

The 31st anniversary Twelve Mile Creek Trail Half Marathon is back to the original course, turning around where the trail meets Martindale Road.

See below for a photo of the new plaque which gives some historical information on the Burgoyne bridge and a description of the 2017 replacement.


Here are the 2019 results!  Thanks to all the runners, walkers, volunteers and our Race Director, Gary Addison!

2019 Twelve Mile Creek Overall Results

2019 Twelve Mile Creek Age Group Results


Course map  12 Mile Creek map


 2018 Results

2018 Twelve Mile Creek Runners results

2018 Twelve Mile Creek Walkers results


Here are the 2017 results.

Twelve Mile Creek Age Group Results revised

Twelve Mile Creek Overall Results revised


twelve mile plaque


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Twelve Mile Creek 2016 results

Thanks and well done to all the runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors.  And, as always, to Race Director Gary Addison!

This year proceeds from the race will go to the Niagara Rankin Cancer run.


Here are the 2015 results:

Twelve MC 2015 Runners

Twelve MC 2015 Walkers


Course records are at the bottom of the page.

Runners start at 9 am, walkers at 7 am at the end of Lockhart Drive in St. Catharines, near Brock.  Map of start 


Race Highlights  

One of North America’s most historic regions, featuring the Niagara escarpment, Decew Falls, early Welland Canal sites, Decew Falls Generating Station and Twelve Mile Creek rapids.

Technical t-shirt  guaranteed to pre-registered runners by May 19, 2019 at midnight.  Returning runners get their names on the back of the shirts.  Out and back and looped section on multiple rolling hills. 80% hard-packed gravel on meandering and picturesque Twelve Mile Creek Trail also known as the historic Merritt Trail, in St. Catharines, Ontario.  6 electrolyte and water stations throughout, plenty of marshals and signage.

Questions?  Email the Race Director  garyadd@hotmail.com

We thank all our race sponsors: Desjardins Financial Security,  Central Service Auto Repair, Sports Medicine Clinic at White Oaks, TransAm Properties and All Art Designs on Activewear.

 Twelve Mile Creek 2014 ads








In January, the course is home to the  Twelve Mile Creek Fool’s Marathon.  Climb Hydro Hill, part of the Niagara Escarpment, and find out why runners keep coming back to this unique race.  Great post-race party with food and prizes.


Top 3 overall Male and Female runners.  First Masters Male and Female runner.

Age group awards: 19 and under, then 10 year increments to 60+

First overall Male and Female walker.

Previous results

2014 12 MC Run Results

2014 12 MC Walk Result

2013 Twelve Mile Results

2012 Twelve Mile Creek Results

2011 Twelve Mile Creek results 

(The format is slightly off)

New (2014) Course Records: Open

Kevin Moore     1:19:56        Janine Moffett     1:30:54

New (2014) Course Records: Masters (40+)

Michael Conn   1:30:55        Janine Moffett     1:30:54

Original Course Records: Open

1:15:57  Blaise Mullins in 1998     1:27:16  Janine Moffett in 2011

Original Course Records: Masters

1:20:51  Aaron Ramlal in 1998     1:31:56  Carolyn Silvey in 2003