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Runners & walkers take over Glen Abbey to kick off tournament week
July 24, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2017 RUNNERS & WALKERS TAKE OVER GLEN ABBEY TO KICK OFF TOURNAMENT WEEK Oakville, ON – For the second year, the RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run officially kicked off RBC Canadian Open tournament week at Glen Abbey Golf Club, running the tournament ready holes at the championship course, just days before the golf professionals. A total of 522 participants took part, surpassing 2016’s total of 361. “It is very special to be able to put on an event that combines the love for running, walking and golf, and to be able to do it as part of the RBC Canadian Open is remarkable,” said Elliott Kerr, President of Landmark Sport Group Inc., the organizers of the RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run. Runners, walkers and golf enthusiasts gathered near the first tee of the championship course to mark the beginning of their journey through the PGA TOUR ready course, finishing alongside the iconic 18th…

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2017 RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Day Guide
July 18, 2017
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2017 RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Guide  Oakville, ON – The 2017 RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run is just days away! Check out the Race Guide for everything you need to know on race kit pick up, parking, shuttles, and start line info! Important Dates Wednesday, July 19th: Online Registration closes at 11:59 PM – Tell your friends! Friday, July 21st: Race Kit Pick-Up – In-person registration open until 8:00 PM! Saturday, July 22nd: RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Day – Registration open until 9:00 AM! Thursday, July 24th to Sunday, July 30th: RBC Canadian Open   Race Kit Pick-Up Friday, July 21st, 2017: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, Upper Level, Community Room #2, 3070 Neyagawa Boulevard, Oakville, ON (CLICK FOR MAP) In-Person registration will be available until 8:00 PM.   Race Day Information – Saturday, July 22nd, 2017: RBC Canadian Open 5K Start Time: 9:00 AM Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club, 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, ON…

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RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run Returns in 2017
January 31, 2017
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January 31, 2017 RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run Returns for 2017 MISSISSAUGA, ON – Landmark Sport Group Inc. and Golf Canada today announced the second annual RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run will be held Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, ON. The RBC Canadian Open 5K, which is open to golf fans, runners and walkers, takes participants through a five kilometre route of the Glen Abbey Golf Club layout. The route begins at the first tee of Glen Abbey’s championship course set up and finishes alongside the iconic 18th green. All registered participants receive a 2017 RBC Canadian Open Anyday ticket, a race t-shirt, medal and the opportunity to experience a PGA TOUR event venue just days prior to tournament week. “The RBC Canadian Open 5K Run exposes our sport and the golf course to a completely new audience of non-golf, health enthusiasts,” said Brent McLaughlin, RBC Canadian Open Tournament Director. “Last year…

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Tournament Week Tees Off With The RBC Canadian Open 5K
July 18, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, July 16, 2016 Tournament Week Tees Off with The RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run Oakville, ON – Tournament Week officially began with the running of the inaugural RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run at Glen Abbey Golf Club. Three hundred sixty-one runners and walkers of all ages gathered together to participate in an event never done before at the grounds of the Canada’s national championship. “It was so exciting to be involved with this first ever event ultimately bringing together the world of the great game of golf and the sport recreational running,” says Elliott Kerr, Race Chairman and President of Landmark Sport Group Inc., organizers of the RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run. “After the showing of support this morning, we are incredibly pleased with how the event was received by all participants and we are confident that it will continue to grow over the coming years.” The RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run allowed…

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2016 RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Guide
July 12, 2016
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2016 RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Guide  Oakville, ON – The 2016 RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run is just days away! Check out the Race Guide for information regarding where to pick up your race bib, where you can park and what time the shuttle buses leave Glen Abbey Golf Club. Important Dates Wednesday, July 13th: Online Registration closes at 11:59 PM – Tell your friends! Friday, July 15th: Race Kit Pick-Up – In-person registration open until 8:00 PM! Saturday, July 16th: RBC Canadian Open 5K Race Day – Registration open until 9:00 AM! Thursday, July 21st to Sunday, July 24th: RBC Canadian Open   Race Kit Pick-Up Friday, July 15th, 2016: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, Upper Level Concourse, 3070 Neyagawa Boulevard, Oakville, ON (CLICK FOR MAP) In-Person registration will be available until 8:00 PM.   Race Day Information – Saturday, July 16th, 2016: RBC Canadian Open 5K Start Time: 9:00 AM Location: Glen…

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RBC Canadian Open launches 5K run
March 15, 2016
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March 15, 2016   Golf Canada in conjunction with Landmark Sport Group, Inc., announced today the launch of the inaugural RBC Canadian Open 5K. The five kilometre run or walk along the grounds of 2016 RBC Canadian Open host venue Glen Abbey Golf Club will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2016 beginning at 9:00 am. Open to the general public including golf fans, runners, walkers and recreational enthusiasts of all ages, the RBC Canadian Open 5K will be celebrated as part of the 107th playing of Canada’s National Men’s Open Golf Championship. (taken from golfcanada.ca) For the full article including statements from RBC Canadian Open Tournament Director Brent McLaughlin and Elliott Kerr, President of Landmark Sport Group, please click here or visit the link below. http://golfcanada.ca/news/article/professional/rbc-canadian-open-launches-5k-run/

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