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Beat Beethoven 8K, 4K and Kids 1K Road Race


Date(s) - Sunday, June 2, 2019
9:45 am - 12:30 pm

Downtown Kingston


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.

For full details, see Race results will be available at

How to Register

You can register for Beat Beethoven online by visiting 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

Event Information

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


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