Cannonball Crush

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Cannonball Crush

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Back for the 2024 Season!

Are you ready to crush it? Challenge yourself and your friends to storm Fort Henry at Cannonball Crush!

Cannonball Crush is an exciting and limit-testing 5K race with 20 obstacle which take strength, determination, and team spirit to overcome. So take on Kingston’s most unique obstacle course where novice to advanced competitors rise to the challenge and CRUSH IT!

Dates & Times
June 8, 2024 7:00 am
February 15 - March 28 Individual: $65 | Team(Min 4): $60
March 29 - May 31 Individual: $80 | Team(Min 4): $75
Day of Race | June 8 Registration closed


Cannonball Crush is a 5 km race held at Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, featuring 20 obstacles designed to challenge strength, determination, and team spirit. The course combines modern and historical themed obstacles, incorporating elements such as climbing, crawling, and jumping. The race is timed, but teams and racers can complete it at their own pace.


Interested in Volunteering?

Volunteers make the event possible. Please contact us at to volunteer and receive a free admission to Fort Henry’s YGK Craft Beer Fest.


Racers can register online: Coming Soon!

Day of registration is not available.

Deadline for registration and changes is May 31, 2024.

At the time of registration, you will select a start time (available in 15-minute increments). This is your start time for the day of the race.

Racers must be 18 years or older on race day to participate.

This race is designed for all fitness levels. If you are over the age of 18, you are welcome to compete! We encourage everyone to try to conquer Fort Henry as part of a team or solo! Spectators are welcome to cheer on the racers at the start and finish line.

Every racer will receive a Cannonball Crush memorabilia item, professional chip timing, entry to YGK Craft Beer Fest after the race, free parking, and bragging rights! Race chip times will be displayed after the race via results kiosks and QR codes. Results will also be posted online.

Refunds & Changes to Registration

This is a non-refundable rain or shine event.

If you or a teammate are unable to participate, you still have the option to collect your race kit at a later date of your choosing, or to transfer your registration to another individual. The final date for registration changes is May 31, 2024.

For assistance, please contact us using the below link.

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Race Day Information

Pre-race check-in period:

  • Takes place from May 31 to June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and race kits can be picked up at the Fort Henry admissions booth.
  • Members or teams can pick up their own individual race kit or can check in their whole team.

Race day check-in:

  • Begin at 7:00 a.m. located just off the edge of Fort Henry’s parking lot.
  • Arrive at least 1 hour before your heat’s start time.

Fort Henry will be open for historic programming from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online.

What to Wear and Bring

Complimentary water and granola bars will be available at the end of the race for racers.

A water bottle refill station will also be located at the Start Line.

Running shoes are a must. Many racers and teams come dressed in costumes, so feel free to dress up however you want! Please note that you will get muddy and wet, so dress accordingly.

No bag checks. Please secure your valuables in your car or should be left at home.

Spectators & Awards

Spectators of all ages are welcome and encouraged with no addition fee. There will be spectator zones with great views of the action.

After the race, let’s celebrate at YGK Craft Beer Fest on the hill at Fort Henry. Spectators are invited to purchase a ticket to YGK Craft Beer Fest, taking place after the races on the hill at Fort Henry! Race participants receive complimentary admission and guests can purchase tickets online.

Yes! Awards will be given to the top three fastest individual runners in each gender category. In addition, the top three fastest teams and the team with the best costume will also be awarded. Winners will be announced on Cannonball Crush social media pages. Award winners can pick up medals/trophies at Fort Henry or can be mailed for those living out of town.

Post Race Celebration at YGK Craft Beer Fest

Racers receive one complimentary ticket to YGK Craft Beer Fest in their race kit, which must be kept securely as replacements are not provided. Redeem the ticket at the festival entrance gate between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Food, artisan wares, and beverage tokens can be purchased inside. For more details, click here.


Parking is free in the main parking lot beside Fort Henry’s Great Hall located at 4 Fort Henry Drive, Kingston.

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June 8
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fort Henry
1 Fort Henry Dr
Kingston, K7K 5G8
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