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The cost for an Athletics Ontario Sanction is $75 per year (this fee is waived for Athletics Ontario Race Organization Members), contingent upon meeting the provincial sanctioning criteria, to be invoiced upon completion of the race. Use of our logo on your website and marketing along with your unique AO Sanction code on your website indicates to your participants that you successfully meet our Sanction Criteria.

Virtual Races

If you are planning to host a virtual race or event, please fill out the Virtual Race Application instead.


In-Person Races/Events

In-person races/events please complete the form below.

Athletics Ontario’s Road & Trail Return to Competitions Guidelines – last updated June 30, 2021
*Risk assessment and safety protocols.

This document has been created to help you start a potential plan for a small running event while minimizing the current risks associated with the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
*Please note that this is a living, breathing document, and subject to change at any point with any further Municipal, Federal, and/or National guidance.*

For a brief summary of the sanctioning standards and more information click here.

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