TIP Half Marathon and 5K Races

The 33rd edition of the Mark Darroch Half Marathon and the James K. Carlyle 5K


Saturday Sept. 9, 2023


Rockport Recreation Hall  115 Escott Rockport Road, Mallorytown.  This is  approximately 35km west of Brockville.

The start line at the Rockport Recreation Hall takes you east on a paved trail along the Thousand Islands Parkway with views of the St. Lawrence Seaway. 

Parking: There is free parking available at the Recreation Hall.

Washrooms: Available at the Recreation Hall.

The Races

The 33rd edition of the Mark Darroch Half Marathon (single individual and relay team of 2) and the James K. Carlyle 5km will be held Saturday September 09, 2023.

The 21.1K half marathon will start at 08:00 followed by the 5K at 09:15.

Registration: Not yet open


5km:   $25, non-members $30 

Half marathon:

Full:    $35, non-members $40
Relay: $50  (2 person team)

Note: Runners must be at least 16 years old to compete in the half marathon.

Race Director: Ed Eby ed_eby@hotmail.com

The Course

Both out and back courses are certified as to total distance, with marshals at the turnarounds. There will be kilometer markers at every kilometer.

Four water tables will be provided giving the 5km racers 2 passes and the half marathoners 8 passes respectively at a water station. 


A trophy will be presented to the first overall man and woman.

Medals will be presented to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in age groups as follows:

Half marathon: 16 to 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+. 

5k: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ 

Half relay, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Refreshments and snacks will be provided at the end of the race. There will also be a few draw prizes. 

Previous Winners