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

OCTOBER 24, 2021

 EVENT Now Until
August 30 
August 31 until
September 19 
September 20 until
October 22
 21K  $85  $95  $110
 21k Team  $300  $340  $380
10K $45 $55 $65
10k Team $180 $220 $240
5k $45 $55 $60
Virtual Runs (21k/10k/5k) $45 $45 $45

Online registration closes Saturday October 23 11:59am. 
You may register in person at package pickup on Saturday. 














All Entry Packages Include:

  • Short Sleeve Running Shirt (not guaranteed after October 1)
  • 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 23, 2021

 12:00pm - 4:00pm


 Sunday, October 24, 2021 On site


**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 24, 2021

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 

10:30am 10Km Run START

View the updated routes on the following links:




Route Summaries:

21k- From the start athletes turn north on the George C King Bridge, then head WEST along the Bow River Pathway.  Athletes will run next to Memorial Drive following the Bow River Pathway to the turnaround point in Shouldice Park.  Athletes will RETURN THE SAME WAY to the finish.

10k - Athletes will follow the same route as the 21k, but turnaround at the 5k mark(17th St). Return the same way to the 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.  There will be water stations along the race route with bottled water available for you to fill your own container.  These are self-sufficient stations.

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.


*rules may change pending local health guidelines.

  1. In order to host this event, we are following provincial and city guidelines for the health and safety of the general public. Runners assume the risk inherent in public gatherings.
  2. Physical distancing of 6 ft. will be enforced.
  3. The race will be similar to a time trial event.  We will start race ‘waves’ with groups of 20 athletes.  Each athlete will be spaced out 2m apart on the startline to help disperse runners, avoid congregation, and thin the crowds.
  4. No spectators. It’s not only difficult to see runners along the course, we also need to prevent crowds- even at the finish line.
  5. Each participant must abid by the start time they are given (e.g. :08 am).
  6. No pre-race briefings will be held.  All event and course details will be provided via email the week leading up to the race.
  7. 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!
  8. Overtaking is allowed.  Please avoid grouping/clustering during the race.  Keep a safe distance of 2m.   The course is wide enough and with the spaced wave starts, we can avoid clustering.
  9. This is a cup free event.  Water/hydration stations on the courses:
    1. 10km: at the 5km mark;
    2. 21km: at the 5km mark, and run turnaround.
      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. 
  10. Do not arrive at the start/finish area more than 15 minutes before your start time.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. No meal or snacks will be given after the race.
  15. The organization reserves the right to expel any participant  who does not comply with the instructions of volunteers and organizers, without warning.

About Us

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