9:35am, Saturday, June 8, 2019
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 8, 2019
This 10K course starts and finishes from Confluence Plaza at St. Patrick's Island.
5:00am, Saturday, June 8, 2019
Run the 61km as a solo runner, or complete the four legs as a team of 2, 3 or 4. Leg One will be 16km, Leg Two will be 12.5km, Leg Three will be 22.5km and Leg Four will be 10km. Leg Four will fall on the regular 10km route of the Calgary Run For Water event.
All Run for Water distances take place at Confluence Plaza, on St. Patrick's Island in Calgary, except for the Urban Ultra & Relay, which begins at Carburn Park. The Urban Ultra & Relay finish line will also be at Confluence Plaza, on St. Patrick's Island.
The race day schedule for Saturday, June 8, 2019.
|5:00 am||Urban Ultra & Relay Start|
|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 particupants. All kids 12 and under will receive a medal!
Participants in the 5K, 5K Youth, 10K, and Urban Ultra & Relay events will receive a short-sleeved race shirt. If you registered after the Guaranteed Shirt Deadline of May 20th, we cannot guarantee a race shirt. For anyone who registered on May 21st or after, race shirts will be given out on a first-come first-served basis.
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!
$35 until March 1
$40 until May 20
$45 until June 6
$50 race day registration
$45 until March 1
$50 until May 20
$55 until June 6
$60 race day registration
Race Fees are non-refundable & non-transferable and are subject to GST and processing fees.
Register by May 20 to receive a personalized race bib and be guaranteed 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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