Glen Tay Block Race

The Glen Tay Block Race is held on the last Thursday in August.
We are sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Perth-Upon-Tay Branch 244.

The race is back on for 2022! Finally!

This year, the race will be held on Thursday, August 25th. The start time is 6pm. Registration and the start line are directly in front of the Matheson House museum on Gore Street in historic Perth.

Results for the 2021 race are posted on…you guessed it…the Results page.
Photos are posted, too.
A big thank you to our volunteers who made it all happen last year.


Read all about this classic late-summer running race. First run in 1907 and revived in 1967 as a Centennial project, this race has a fascinating history.

Read ABOUT the race.


Race results dating back to 2012 can be found here in PDF format.

Race RESULTS here.


Check out your race-face here! You will find race photos archived for easy reference.

Search race PHOTOS here.

Race FAQ

All your race questions are answered here in our FAQ.



Be sure to check out the age group RECORDS here. There are some fast times!

Past Winners

Check out a list of past WINNERS here. Our list dates back to 1967, the year the race was revived.



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Need to contact us?

You can use the CONTACT form to reach out. We don’t check our email obsessively but as the race approaches we pick up the pace.

Start Line

The start line is in front of the Perth Museum at 11 Gore St E, Perth, Ontario.