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Paju Mountain Run

  Men’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Top Female

Top Male

Top Local Female

Top Local Male




Registering for the 2019 Paju Mountain Run

Held in Coordination with Live from the Rock Folk Festival & In Memory of Mr. Paju

37th Annual Paju Mountain Run
Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Non-competitive race: 8:30 am
Competitive race: 9:00 am
Lunch Awards Ceremony: 12:00pm

Registration Costs

Entry fee prior 3pm on July 14: $35.00 without a T-shirt
$50.00 with a T-shirt
Entry fee after 3pm on July 14: $40.00 without a T-shirt
T-shirts only avaliable for early registration

Registration Deadline

The registration form can be downloaded and printed or you can register online. Online registration will close on Friday August 9 at 12 noon.  There will be a $5.00 handling charge added to the registration cost for paper based registration.  Same day registration will be accepted at the race kit pick up location, Royal Canadian Legion 41 Salls Street Red Rock.

The Early Bird Draw will be July 14 after 3 pm  – The Early Bird Draw will be two weekend passes to Live from the Rock Folk Festival.

Race kits can be picked up between 7:30 am and 8:15 am in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 41 Salls Street, Red Rock (upstairs) on race day, August 10th, 2018.


Awards will be presented by Mayor Gary Nelson to the top three finishers in each division for the individual competition. The awards ceremony will take place the Red Rock Legion, 41 Salls Street in Red Rock. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 am after all the participants are off the race course. There will be a draw prize for every Paju Mountain Run participant. The winner must be in attendance to collect their prize. The non-competitive participants will be eligible for a draw prize. The winner must be in attendance to collect their prize.

Division Ages (men and women)
Junior Under 20
Open 20-29yrs
Senior 30-39yrs
Veteran 50 and over
Top Local Male & Female


The course is 11.2km in length. The start/finish line is on lower Brompton Road in front of the Recreation Centre. The course takes the participants out to White Blvd, up Newton Street and out the Escape Road. The Escape Road is a gravel surface. It will cross a bridge, rail road tracks and Hwy 628; the climb begins when the participants pass Mr. Paju’s house. The climb to the top of Paju Mountain is approximately 715 ft. The participants are guided around the water station and back down the mountain to the finish.

Interested in Volunteering?

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Community Development Office by phone at 807-886-2704 or by email at  The race requires 50 volunteers annually to ensure that the event is successful.  Each volunteer is invited to join the participants for the luncheon at the Red Rock Legion and receives a Paju Mountain Run T-shirt.

Past Race Results

Records by Division

Men ClassNameTimeYear
OverallParris Allaire37:241986
JuniorJoel Kuper40:221985
OpenParris Allaire37:241986
SeniorDouglas Pattyson39:361985
MastersBill Krezonoski42:131994
VeteranBrian Hendrickson48:301998
LocalDallas Allaire41:032000
Women Class NameTimeYear
OverallSue Kainulainen 45:34 1986
JuniorBrooke Latimer49:551991
OpenSue Kainulainen45:341986
SeniorSue Kainulainen47:461994
MasterJoan Murphy52:37 1990
VeteranBarbara Smith56:302004
Local Jody McKie55:411994