Sunday, Sept 19th 2021 - 7:30 AM

Whether you know this city or not, the Calgary Marathon route will make you blush with its beauty and smile because of the western hospitality by an army of volunteers. Whether it's your first marathon or your 57th, when you run Canada's Marathon on Sept 19, it will quick become a fan favourite. Just ask our fans! Voted Alberta's Best Road Race in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010 and 2009.

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The Calgary Marathon course is certified by AIMS (Association of International Marathons Society) and by Athletics Alberta and can be used as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

Calgary is a qualifier for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Rankings. Age groupers running Calgary can earn points towards the next round of World Championships.

Event Details

Date: Sept 19, 2021
Time: 7:30am
Start Line: Stampede Park
Finish Line: The Grandstand
Course Time Limit: 2:00pm
Age: 16+

Aid Stations - Self Serve
(poured cups will be out on tables, help yourself to your preferred hydration)
Water and Lemon Lime Nuun

Course Map

*The 2021 route is subject to change and requires approval by The City of Calgary.

Training Plans

Check out training plans and tips in our Runner Resources.

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Pace Team

Photo Gallery

These experienced runners are here to help you crush your goals! Let them pace while you race.

Guaranteed to get you across the finish line if you stick with your pacer, you can relax, enjoy the ride and lean on our pacers when you hit the wall or need a little extra hype to get you through a tough part of the race. These pacers have been hand-selected because of their love of run, their racing experience and their swagger - high five and hugs for PACERS!

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Race Distances

For Every Experience Level & Ability.