Historic 15 M Post Around The Bay

The historic 15 Mile post  of the Hamilton Herald “Around The Bay Race” first held on Christmas Day 1894. has been moved and the information panel installed. The bench will be installed in the spring of 2020.

 Thanks to the City of Burlington Heritage, Burlington Runners, The Bay Race  and numerous private donors. 

Read the Hamilton Spectator, Story of the Stones by Paul Wilson at the link below.
Story of the Stones by Paul Wilson, Hamilton Spectator

 “HERALD 15–M.”                                

The Burlington Runners Club with the endorsement of the Heritage Committee of the City of Burlington is working to :
    - Make the marker prominent on the Around The Bay race route.
    - Provide historical information about the posts role in the oldest footrace in North America.
    - Create a setting for the post that encourages people to stop and learn its history. 

Thanks for your donation!

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  • William Schnurr 
    • $25 
    • 3 mos
  • Greg van Hees 
    • $25 
    • 10 mos
  • Megan Hobson 
    • $50 
    • 10 mos
  • Virginia Megin 
    • $50 
    • 12 mos
  • Joe Hewitt 
    • $25 
    • 22 mos
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Les Michalak 
Burlington, ON
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