Calgary Runs You Might Like - June 2017

Calgary Runs You Might Like - June

Here are a few Calgary area runs that you may want to consider racing this June!

 

Footstock

Date: June 3-4, 2017
Distance: 5k, 10k and Half-marathon

Taking place at Edmonton’s Goldbar Park there will be a variety of challenging and scenic trails. The park has a bit of everything, paved paths, single track trails, and hills that will really test your limits! 

Run for Water

Date: June 10, 2017
Distance: 5k, 10k

The 10Km and 5Km races will be high calibre, with chip-timing and well-controlled courses along the Bow River pathways, which feature some of Calgary’s most scenic vistas and attractions – the new Peace Bridge and trendy East Village to name a few.

> Get more info about the Calgary Run for Water

5 Peaks Central Alberta Race 2

5 Peaks Canmore

Date: June 11, 2017
Distance: 1k & 3k Kids races, 7k, 15.5k

This 5 Peaks event taking place in the Canmore Nordic Centre features a variety of races including a 1K Childrens Challenge, a 3K Timed Kids Race, plus the standard sport and enduro distances.

> Get more info about the 5 Peaks Race Series

MEC Calgary Road Race FOUR

Date: June 10, 2017
Distance: 5k, 10k, 15k

The fourth MEC Calgary road race of the year features three distance options plus the usual post race coffee and bananas. All the races in this series are chip timed and come in under $25 if you register in advance. 

> Get more info about the MEC Road Race Series

Sporting Life 10k

Date: June 17, 2017
Distance: 10k

Take in Calgary's cityscape from the start line and enjoy running through the south-west quadrant of the city with your final kilometers amongst skyscrapers through the normally bustling downtown area before finishing in Olympic Plaza.

> Get more info about the Sporting Life 10k

Millarville Run To The Farmers Market Half Marathon

Date: June 17, 2017
Distance: Half-marathon, Relay, 8 mile cinnamon bun race

This is a beautiful, point-to-point, 21.1 km run from Black Diamond, Alberta to the Millarville Farmers' Market. It features a half marathon, two person half marathon relay, and a cinnamon bun run, an eight mile gastronomic race.

>Get more info about the Millarville Half Marathon

Banff Marathon

Date: June 18, 2017
Distances: 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon

This event has been described as one of the planet's most incredible and beautiful running experiences and offers runners stunning views along with plenty of natural wildlife to observe. 

> Get more info about the Banff Marathon

MEC Calgary TRAIL Race TWO

MEC Calgary Trail runs

Date: June 24, 2017
Distance: 5k, 10k, and 15k

The second race in the MEC Calgary Trail Race series features distance options to build on your trail running skills and to challenge the seasoned trail runner. You'll have the option of a 5k, 10k or 15k race in this one

> Get more info about the MEC Trail Race Series

Color Me Rad

Date: June 24, 2017
Distances: about 5k

If you're looking to turn yourself into a human canvas then you'll want to check out Color Me Rad. Work your way through a 5k (ish) course while you become a rainbow!

> Get more info about Color Me Rad Calgary

5k Foam Fest Red Deer

Date: June 24, 2017
Distances: OCR

With over 22 obstacles, the world’s tallest inflatable water slide, 2.5 million cubic feet of Foam and an amazing festival this is one obstacle course event you can’t miss this year. 

> Get more info about the 5k Foam Fest

 

Looking for More Races?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/calgary/runs to get a full list of upcoming Calgary road runs, trail runs, and OCRs. 

Published on May 27, 2017