Beat Beethoven 8K, 4K and Kids 1K Road Race
Date(s) - Sunday, June 2, 2019
9:45 am - 12:30 pm
THINK YOU CAN BEAT BEETHOVEN?
For the last 23 years, thousands of participants have challenged themselves to finish an 8 km race or a 4 km fun run/walk through downtown Kingston before the Kingston Symphony has finished playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s best music. This event also features a 1km kids’ fun run.
How to Register
You can register for Beat Beethoven online by visiting www.beatbeethovenkingston.com or in person at Runners’ Choice: 56 Brock Street in Kingston. Cash and cheque are accepted and all cheques should be made out to the Kingston Symphony Association. All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
2019 Race Times and Entry Fees
- 8 km Race | start time 10:30am | $45 (timed) | ($40 early bird rate before March 14)
- 4 km Fun Run/Walk | start time 10:30am | $35 (not timed) | ($30 early bird rate before March 14)
- 1 km Kids Race | start time 9:45am | $10 (not timed)
Event t-shirts are guaranteed to all participants registered before May 15, 2019
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. This event also features a 4km fun run/walk.
In June 2012, iRun Magazine listed Beat Beethoven as one of the 16 most unique races in Canada.
Parking: There is plenty of free Sunday street parking in Downtown Kingston as well as in municipal lots (see map)
Washrooms: Washrooms are available below Kingston City Hall.
Volunteers: Beat Beethoven is such a success year after year because of the hard work and dedication of our volunteers! For more information on how to get involved please call 613-546-9729 or email
- 2018 – 8K Race | Photos
- 2017 – 8K Race | Photos
- 2016 – 8K Race | Photos 1 | Peter Stokes photos
- 2015 – 8K Race | Photos 1 | Photos 2 | Photos 3
- 2014 – 8K Race | Photos
- 2013 – 8K Race | 8K Teams
- 2012 – 8K Race | Photos | Photos
- 2011 – 8K Race |
- 2010 – 8K Race |
- 2009 – 8K Race |
- 2008 – 8K Race |
- 2007 – 8K Race |
- 2005 – 8K Race |
- 2004 – 8K Race |