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Calgary's Trevor Hofbauer punches his ticket to Tokyo

October 21, 2019

Trevor Hofbauer and Dayna Pidhoresky were the top Canadian male and female finishers at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, securing automatic berths for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Calgary marathon set for Sunday on 'flat and fast' new route

May 22, 2019

The 55th annual Scotiabank Calgary Marathon takes place Sunday with a new route.

The new course is flatter and will require less city resources, such as police, to staff the event, says Run Calgary executive director Kirsten Fleming.

Run Calgary & Spud team up to bring an initmate group of runners tips for race day.

March 15, 2019

On Wednesday March 6th, Blush Lane Organic Market & Sally Powis-Campbell teamed up with Run Calgary to host a group of athletes for a mix & mingle night. We explored how to prep the mind AND body for the upcoming Calgary Marathon. In particular, Sally shared with the group how some foods & ways of eating, as well as mindfulness practices, can be fun & support their athletic performance before & during their race! Missed the event? read all of Sally's race tips here.


-Sally Powis-Campbell is a local runner, public speaker, author, and founder of Wholistic Health YYC. She is a Registered Psychologist who specializes in health psychology, sports psychology, and mindfulness-based interventions for all ages. You can connect with her at sally@wholistichealthyyc.com or by visiting www.wholistichealthyyc.com

Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk & Ride to join Run Calgary family

November 15, 2018

The Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride has been a Mother’s Day tradition in Calgary for more than 40 years, and today it announced a new partnership with Run Calgary, organizers of the Calgary Marathon, at an event at the Sport Chek Women store at CF Chinook Centre. 

Run Calgary ED named to class of 2018 Top 40 under 40

October 24, 2018

Over the past six years, Kirsten Fleming has almost doubled Run Calgary’s operating budget and added three full-time staff positions. She is making Calgary a destination for elite runners, while promoting the already-existing running community in the city.

Scotibank Calgary Marathon joins World Marathon Majors Family!

September 04, 2018

There are four Canadian events on the list of official qualifiers for the WMM: Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon (Sept. 23, 2018), Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (Oct. 21, 2018), Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon (May 26, 2019) and Scotiabank Calgary Marathon (May 26, 2019). This gives Canadian marathoners ample opportunity to take part in the new initiative.

Dress up, Eat Candy, Run and Bring your dogs!

October 01, 2018

The Dash of Doom is Calgary's only Halloween Night Race! This is a family-friendly and pet-friendly event taking place the Saturday before Halloween.

Families, dogs and strollers are all encouraged to don their creative costumes and take part in this race supporting AARCS.

The Wild Run for conservation - it will be pandamonium!

September 15, 2018

You may be familiar with the Gorilla Run, a beloved Calgary event that in its 13 years running, has raised close to $100,000 dollars for gorilla conservation, specifically the Dian Fossey Fund and the Bonobo Conservation Initiative. We at Run Calgary have been honoured to steward the Gorilla Run for the last 3 years.

We will continue to support gorilla preservation and conservation for years to come, however with the evolution of the Wild Run we are happy to share the love around the animal kingdom. We look forward to supporting animal conservation with you at the same race you know and love, now called the Wild Run.

Beat Beethoven and drink champagne in support of CPO

September 01, 2018

Experience the collision of the wonderful worlds of music, run and community. Lace up in support of the CPO and be amongst the first to participate in this inaugural event.

Everything about The Dino Dash

July 30, 2018

Why it's rad:
  • Beer Gardens and Pizza. Need we say more? Well we will, because this year your bib gets you free pizza at the finish! 
  • Student pricing! So you can race and  save your pennies for..... textbooks. 
  • Age grouper? Finish 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in your age category and you get not one but two rad dino medals!

Introducing Run Calgary

July 30, 2018

You've likely high-fived, at the finish of the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Race Weekend. For many years, we went by the Calgary Marathon Society and while that is our legal name, it is no longer the only way we show up in our rad city. Enter Run Calgary.

Expedia rated our event Dash of Doom as one of the "Insta-Worthy" destinations for your pet in Canada!

June 28, 2018

The internet agrees with us! The Dash of Doom is a race worth travelling for. Why not dress up your pooch and join us to run Calgary's only nighttime Halloween run?

New Record set at The Speed Project - 547K in 35h and 49m

April 02, 2018

Run Calgary, organizers of the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, fielded one of two Canadian teams. The six runners (two women, four men), who included accomplished ultramarathoners Ailsa MacDonald and Dave Proctor, grabbed a sixth-place finish, with a time of 39:21. 

Run Calgary backs stacked team for The Speed Project 4.0

December 01, 2017

Next year’s event will mark the fourth running of the non-sanctioned event as team members alternate between following in an RV and completing legs of the relay. The 2018 event begins March 30 and Run Calgary, the organizers of the Calgary Marathon, is backing a six-person team comprising some of the country’s top ultramarathoners.

Get in peak performance shape with Versa Movement Collective

Take your marathon training to the next level with 4 days of world class coaching and professional support in Victoria, BC. Be part of a group that will inspire and equip you to make your Calgary Marathon race the best experience it can be.

Run Calgary unveils 2018 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Medal on Breakfast Television

January 31, 2018

Five Calgary landmarks made the shortlist to be featured on the 2018 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon finisher medals, but it was a clear choice according to an overwhelming number of runners. The Scotiabank Saddledome beat out The Centre Street Bridge, The Simmons building, The National Music Centre and The Peace Bridge to be featured on the finisher medals for all distances from the kids marathon to the 50K Ultra in 2018. The contest was a part of Tourism Calgary’s #LoveYYC day promotions.

If you like running and travelling, why not combine the two and head to one of these destination races this year? Read on for our list of the 20 best city sightseeing races in the world – to help you combine your love of sport and adventure.

Calgarian Trevor Hofbauer's Epic Debut Marathon, Celebration and Post-Party Story

October 24, 2017

More than $2,500 raised in Hofbauer's name to make up for the money, and some, he lost for missing a time bonus at the Canadian Marathon Championships

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