Holiday Party – Dec 9th

Our Holiday Party will once again be held at Onyxx Sports Bar & Grill (70 Maritime Ontario Blvd, Brampton) on Saturday December 9th at 7pm. The Bender account will cover the cost of the appetizers for members. For non- Bender guests there will be a $15 fee to attend. Everyone will be responsible for their own drinks and meal if you choose to purchase one. Please bring non-perishable item (or items) as there will be a collection bin to make a food donation to Knights Table Brampton. Please RSVP by? Read more

Winter Training Plans

The training plans for the Chilly Half Marathon and the Around the Bay races have been posted along with the paces required for various finishing times. Come out to our weekly runs to join others training for these races.  Reminder, if you plan on doing these races, register now! As of Wednesday, ATB only had 250 bibs left for the 30 km race.  The Chilly plan is here and the ATB plan is here.  Read more

Learn to Run Training

Next Saturday, November 18th, our Learn to Run training will start. If you are interested in running or are coming back from an injury this will be a good way to start and be injury free. The training will help you stay active over the winter. The goal race will be determined by the participants.  Meet at; 74 Quarry Edge Drive, Brampton, Ontario L6V 4K2 in front of the Second Cup. Time: 8:00 am Not a member? You can try a few runs with us prior to joining the club.  ? Read more

Chilly Half Marathon and Around the Bay Training

Training for the Chilly Half Marathon and Around the Bay will start next week. We encourage members to pick a spring race to help keep them motivated and active during the winter. The Chilly and ATB are popular with our members which is why we selected them.  Members will receive a weekly email with the training required for that week. Then come out on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday to get your training runs done with the group.  Members are strongly encouraged to register for the race(s) now to ensure? Read more

HoHoHoliday 5k Virtual Run – December 5th

It’s that time of year again where we can sport our Santa suits and do the HoHoHoliday 5(ish) or so km run! The HoHoHoliday 5k Virtual Run is an awesome festive event that we can all participate in! You can register to run the virtual run, included in your registration is a Santa suit, finishers medal that turns into an ornament, a Holiday treat, timing app and shipping. The current price is $40 but that goes up at 11:59pm on November 5th OR, come out in your best Santa gear? Read more

Upcoming Training

Training for spring races; Chilly Half Marathon and Around the Bay starts on November 5th. Our training plan will accommodate the following goal times for the half marathon; 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45 and 3:00 hours.   Currently our 5 km group is ramping up their distance until the end of the month in order to start half training. Interested? Come out and give us a try.   It’s the 130th anniversary for Around the Bay and registration opens October 12th. Registration for Chilly is already open and we have? Read more


The Brampton Benders would like to thank all our sponsors; Oscar’s Roadhouse Bar & Grill, BTI, B-Foot Clinic, Post2Fence, Tonino Pizzeria & Panini, Action Physiotherapy and M & E General Contracting for supporting our race.   Thank-you to our volunteers for your support of our runners and walkers.   Finally a big thank-you to all our participants who came out to support our race and ALS Canada. Read more


Tonight’s run will be from Professor’s Lake at 6 pm. This is to allow the Bender volunteers to earn their Don Doan Dash medal. All welcome to join us. Golf this Sunday – September 24th – 4:00 pm tee off time. Please come early to pay, fill out paperwork, get cart, etc. MAYFIELD GOLF CLUB, 12552 TORBRAM ROAD, CALEDON EAST, ON L7C 2S7 Cost: $47.70 + HST includes 9 holes of golf with a cart. Let Liz know if you are interest by tomorrow! Read more