Get off the sidelines & participate in the Servus Calgary Marathon’s 60th Anniversary on May 26, 2024!

Media outlets are are invited to participate in the Servus Calgary Marathon Race Weekend in any race distance: 5 km, 10 km, 21.1 km or 42.2 km.


Which newspaper employs the fastest reporters? What station will take to the airwaves with bragging rights for quickest runner? There are 90+ local charities participating in the Servus Charity Challenge and the Media Challenge is a great way to raise money for a cause close to your heart!

  1. Participate in a community event
  2. Celebrate a Calgary tradition 60 Years Strong
  3. Compete for media glory and cash for your charity of choice!


Limited complimentary entries are open to journalists, on-air talent, photographers, videographers, producers and editors in each of the following four distances: Servus Credit Union 42.2 km, Centaur Subaru 21.1 km, ASICS Runkeeper 10 km and the GoodLife Fitness 5 km Walk & Run. Register for the race of your choice and select the charity of your choice to fundraise for.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top male, female and non-binary finisher in each distance category across all news outlets, prize money to be awarded to the charity of choice:

  • 42.2 km — $300
  • 21.1 km — $250
  • 10 km - $200
  • 5 km — $100

Media outlets are limited to 5 free entries per company, valid for any of the four race distances.

Winners will be announced the day of the race and prize money allocated directly to the charity of choice. A work email address must be provided as proof of employment when registering for the Media Challenge.


Please email with "Media Challenge" in the Subject Line and we will send you a unique-one time only code to register in the 2024 Media Challenge. Please include the following information so we can make an announcement on LinkedIn.

  • Name on LinkedIn
  • Employer on LinkedIn
  • Position
  • Race Distance
  • Charity
  • Your “WHY”
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