The Popular Women’s Half Marathon started six years ago by Ross Robinson was held along the Niagara Parkway. Running legend, Kathrine Switzer was at the finish line to congratulate the winner. Switzer was the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon. The event attracted over 2,000 runners.
Thousands of fans attended the Niagara Falls Comic Con at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. Actor Robert Englund, best known for his role as the dream-invading murderer in the Nightmare on Elm Street movie was one of several celebrities who attended the event.
Preparations continued on the weekend for the filming Monday, June 2 of the TV morning show, Kelly and Ryan Liveshow to be filmed at Oakes Garden Theatre at the foot of Clifton Hill. Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau is scheduled as one of the guests. This is the third time this show has been filmed in the outdoor theatre.