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The cost for an Athletics Ontario Sanction is $75 per year (this fee is waived for Registered 2022 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

2022 Athletics Ontario Sanction Application

Athletics Ontario Sanction Criteria

Insurance Access

  • (New since 2021), all road and trail running races/events that require insurance must be a registered Athletics Ontario Race Organization, in good standing, first.  RENEW/APPLY HERE
  • Events requiring coverage under the Athletics Ontario Policy must be Sanctioned first, fill out the below Sanction Application
  • Once the below application is submitted, submit your insurance certificate request
  • As above, only AO sanctioned races affiliated with registered AO Race Organizations will have insurance certificate requests approved.

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