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Choose your race and & join us First Responders Half Marathon - CALGARY!

OCTOBER 22, 2023

 EVENT Now Until
April 30 
May 1 until
September 19 
September 20 until
October 20
 21K  $90  $100  $110
 21k Team  $300  $340  $380
10K $55 $65 $75
10k Team $180 $220 $240
5k $45 $55 $60

Online registration closes Friday October 20 11:59am. 
You may register in person at package pickup on Saturday. 













All Entry Packages Include:

  • Short Sleeve Running Shirt (not guaranteed after October 6)
  • Awesome Finisher Medal
  • Chip timing with live event updates
  • Superb Post Race Snacks!
  • Eligibility for great Draw Prizes
  • Aid (fluid) stations with great product to keep you going!

All entries are non-refundable. NO Refunds or Rollovers will be offered for any non-pandemic reason.

In the case of cancellation due to pandemic, very low registrations, or other acts of god, no refunds will be available, but all entries, will be honored at the next available date to operate the event.


Please support the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division.

Additional donations can be made with your Online Registration or by Cheque with your Drop Off Entry form. 


 Saturday, October 21, 2023

 11:00am - 3:00pm


 Sunday, October 22, 2023  

**In the event that a participant is unable to pick up their race package (i.e. out-of-town participants), the Race Committee will allow a friend or family member to pick up the package on their behalf.

Sunday October 22, 2023

9:00am  St. Patrick's Island Park Race Site Open to all athlete
*note:  Please do not arrive until 15 minutes prior to your start

10:00am Half Marathon START
10:15am 10km Run START
10:30am 5Km Run START
*There will be no age group awards onsite.  

View the updated routes here https://www.plotaroute.com/route/2065478

Route Summaries:

21k- 2 LAPS! - From the start athletes turn north on the George C King Bridge, then head EAST along the Bow River Pathway past the Zoo.  Athletes will follow this route as it turns North (now Nosecreek Pathway) to the  5.5k turnaround point (500m past the 5k turnaround).  Athletes will return along the same route to the turnaround point on the north side of the George C King Bridge.  Another full lap and return to the finish!

10kAthletes will follow the same route as the 21k, but turnaround at the 5k mark.   Return the same way to finish!

5k - Athletes will follow the same route as the 21k, but turnaround at the 2.5k mark.   Return the same way to finish!

Bib numbers contain information specific to you as a runner. Please ensure bib numbers are worn on the front and are visible by Race Marshals.

Chip timing will be used for all participants.

*This is a cup-free event.  

Though the race will have aid stations, runners will need to bring their own form of hydration container to refill. We will have cups filled at stations, but it will be the athletes responsibility to pickup.

There will be a water station at the finish line for all athletes, one at the 2.5k point (5k turnaround), 5k point (10k turnaround) and at the 21k turnaround

To be held at the race site in St. Patrick's Island Park.  Washroom and change facilities available within this area.
Storage of personal items will be available during the race.  Please do not bring valuables down to the event.



Please note that all age group awards are based on chip time, NOT gun time.
All participants will receive a finisher’s medal upon completion. Age Group prizing will be provided for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km events.  Prizing is awarded three (3) deep for each of the following age groups: Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

We will not be providing medals, but will be offering the following:

     1st place - Complimentary entry to the 2024 event!
     2nd place - 50% discount to the 2024 event
     3rd place - 25% discount to the 2024 event

When registration opens for the 2024 event, please contact us to claim your prize.

*rules may change pending local health guidelines.

  1. It is the athletes responsibility to know the course.  The course will be marked with flagging, signage and pylons.  DO NOT expect volunteers at every intersection.  Review your course map, run the route in advance, and add the route to your fitness app to keep you on course!
  2. This is a cup free event.  
  3. Do not arrive at the start/finish area more than 15 minutes before your start time.
  4. Once the race is completed, you will be asked to leave the site. If you want to meet people, it is advisable to meet them elsewhere.
  5. Staff will be wearing masks, and we will be modifying several elements to the event in order to prevent overcrowding and ensure safety for everyone.
  6. Wearing a mask at the start/finish area is highly recommended, but it is not necessary during the race itself.  Please bring a mask for times when you might not be able to properly distance yourself from one another.
  7. The organization reserves the right to expel any participant  who does not comply with the instructions of volunteers and organizers, without warning.

About Us

This event hosted and managed by Multisportscanada.

Multisportscanada hosts over 20 events annually including the Jasper Gran Fondo, Vancouver Triathlon and Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk and Ride.

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