9:35am, Saturday, June 13, 2020
The 5K Run is a family friendly course. The waters of the Bow River are a significant feature of this course.
9:30am, Saturday, June 13, 2020
This 10K course starts and finishes from Confluence Plaza at St. Patrick's Island.
9:30am, Saturday, June 13, 2020
All Run for Water distances take place at Confluence Plaza, on St. Patrick's Island in Calgary.
The race day schedule for Saturday, June 13, 2020.
|7:30 – 9:15 am||Late Package Pick-Up and Race Registration (on site)|
|9:00 am||Kids’ 500m Race Starts|
|9:30 am||10K Race Starts|
|9:35 am||5K Race Starts|
|10:45 am||Post-Race Program (awards, kids activities, dancing)|
Pay parking is available on the east side of St. Patrick’s Island off 12th Street and Zoo Road NE. Please car pool and allow extra time for walking to the race start.
Bag check is available at the start/finish area. Please label all items and allow extra time to check bags prior to race start.
All events will be timed using a Chronotrak technology system integrated into participants' race bibs. Chronotrack technology is the timing choice for 25 of the Top 26 running events in North America and also the timing solution for the largest running event on the planet - the 85,000 person City to Surf in Sydney, Australia.
Complete race day results will be posted on the Run for Water website on race day at or available on the Startline Timing website (www.startlinetiming.com).
Medals will be given to all youth 5 k fun run finishers & all kids 500 m fun run participants. All kids 12 and under will receive a medal!
At your point of registration, you can opt out of your race shirt if you so choose. Opting out allows Run for Water to donate more money to water projects in Ethiopia. Thanks for your consideration!
Official Run for Water merchandise (race shirts, bracelets, etc.) will be available for sale on Race Day.
Kids activities include tattoo station, face-painting, stickers, etc. Bring your family and enjoy the fun!
Funds raised for the Run for Water Foundation can be delivered to the Run for Water event team during Race Package Pickup, or on Race Day.
Over 40 volunteers help make Calgary Run for Water a success. We thank all those who have given their time to this great event, as it would not be possible without them!
$30 until March 1
$35 until May 18
$45 until June 11
$50 race day registration
$40 until March 1
$45 until May 18
$55 until June 11
$60 race day registration
Race Fees are non-refundable & non-transferable and are subject to GST and processing fees.
Register by May 18 to receive a personalized race bib and a race shirt.
Race Fees cover the following:
6. Protect from chafing.
Use a lubricant such as Body Glide. You can buy it at your local running retailer.
7. Be prepared.
Before race day, think through everything you need. Lay out your clothes, bottles, watch, etc. Look through your race packet. Arrive early.
8. Visualize success.
Visualize the day and every motion to ensure you are mentally prepared. Think about how you'll overcome pain or fatigue. Imagine your sense of accomplishment when you finish.
9. Always have 3 goals.
Goal #1 should be finishing the race. Goal #2 should be finishing it in a very reasonable time. Goal #3 is a best case scenario time. NEVER SET YOURSELF UP FOR FAILURE.
10. Have fun!
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