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2017 Fort McMurray Half Marathon

2017 Fort McMurray Half Marathon
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00 am

Fort McMurray Half Marathon

Celebrate a day of outdoor fun and fitness with the Fort McMurray Half Marathon.

The Fort McMurray Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, September 17 and includes a Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and 3km road races and a Kids Fun Run. 

Participants can sign up to complete distances of varying length up to 21K, with opportunities for runners of all ages to get active, meet new people and have fun!

 

Route Maps

     3K Route     

     5K Route     

     10K Route     

     Half Marathon Route     

 

Registration

Distance Start Time  Fee Ages Click Link to Register Now

Half Marathon

 

9:00 am $80 18 yrs+ Register Now

10 km

 

9:15 am $55 8 yrs+ Register Now

5 km

 

9:30 am $30 8 yrs+ Register Now

3 km

 

9:45 am $20 8 yrs+ Register Now
Kids Fun Run presented by Inter Pipeline 11:30 am FREE for kids    No Registration Needed!

 

If you're registering after September 13th, please contact the Shell Place Box Office at 780-791-0070 ext. 2001

If you are 18 or younger & wish to participate in the Half Marathon we require parental authorization a signed waiver on Race Day


 

Kid's Fun Run

presented by 

The Kids Fun Run presented by Inter Pipeline is a chance for little runners to lace up and run for fun and fitness - for free!

 

Key Dates

September 15 - 16: Race Package Available for Pickup through the Shell Place Box Office (Fri 10am-7pm & Sat 10am-6pm)

September 17: Race Day!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download our Frequently Asked Questions

 

 


Volunteer Information

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Fort McMurray Half Marathon:

Opportunity Shift  Spots Duties

Water Station Volunteers

7:30am - 1:00pm

21 total spots

Groups of 3-4 per water station

  • Water Station Set-Up & Tear Down with support from the Fort McMurray Half Marathon Team
  • Filling water cups for runners
  • Handing out water to runners
  • Collecting garbage in the area of the water station
  • Ensure music is playing & upbeat
  • Act as a Fort McMurray Half Marathon Ambassador
  • Cheering on runners!

Course Attendant

7:30am - 1:00pm

30 total spots

Groups of 2

  • Setting up barricade and/or pylons
  • Monitoring location
  • Utilizing bear bells to inform runners of their location (i.e course markers)
  • Dismantling location
  • Act as a Fort McMurray Half Marathon Ambassador
  • Cheering on runners!
Course Cyclist 7:30am - 1:00pm 3 total spots
  • Directing participants along the course
  • Assisting runners (ie: if there is an injury at specific locations)
  • Directly communicating with route team / director if there are any emergencies
  • Act as a Fort McMurray Half Marathon Ambassador
  • Cheering on runners!

Medal Distribution
Start & Finish Line

7:30am - 1:00pm 6 total spots
  • Welcome participants as they arrive
  • Ensure participants have completed their Race Day Waiver
  • Hand out Medals and post-race snacks as participants cross the finish line
  • Act as a Fort McMurray Half Marathon Ambassador
  • Cheering on runners!
Kid's Fun Run
presented by Inter Pipeline
10:00am - 12:30pm 3 total spots
  • Assist with logistics of run, ensure children are reunited with their parents after the run
  • Assisting children with getting into their group based on age category
  • Act as a Fort McMurray Half Marathon Ambassador
  • Cheering on runners!

To learn more about the available volunteer positions click here

If you are interested in becomnig a volunteer email [email protected]

 

If you have a question, comment or concern please contact [email protected]

For information on partnership opportunities please contact [email protected]