Info on our host city

Travel to Calgary.

Calgary is a vibrant, bustling city that offers the best of both worlds - a cosmopolitan metropolis of over one million plus the awe-inspiring outdoor adventure of the Canadian Rockies only an hour away.

With a wealth of cultural attractions, award-winning cuisine, parks and pathways, specialty shops and hip night spots, plus outdoor activities such as golfing and hiking, fishing and mountain biking, skiing and dog-sledding - there's something for everyone.

Getting to Calgary

The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the place you will fly into if you are joining us by air. If you are travelling from outside Alberta, please understand and obey the current Government regulations for Alberta and your province before and after the event.

Accommodation

Marriott Calgary Downtown

The Calgary Marriott Downtown is the perfect destination for rest, work and play in the heart of downtown Calgary. Located on 9 Avenue across from the Calgary Tower, it is the closest full-service hotel to the Start / Finish location for the Calgary Marathon and many of Calgary’s celebrated attractions.

Discounted room rates starting at $159/night will be available for participants, family, sponsors, and volunteers from May 26th – May 30th

Included in the room package:

  • Late check-out of 4:00 PM on May 28
  • Valet parking of 1 car per guest room
  • Starbucks in the Calgary Marriott will open at 5:00AM on May 28 for your pre-race caffeination and snack needs

The Servus Calgary Marathon will also be providing shuttle service from the Calgary Marriott Downtown to the race start on race morning, however there won't be shuttles back to the hotel after your event. Information about the shuttle service will be available upon your arrival to the hotel.

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Getting to the Calgary Marathon

The Runner's Expo, Package Pick-up, Start lines, and Post Race festivities all take place in and around the GMC Stadium at Stampede park (2200 Stampede Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1)

For more details on navigating road closures on race day or getting to the start/finish line, please check out our Race Day Info page.

About Calgary

Calgary is located in the province of Alberta in Western Canada, just an hour east of Banff, Canmore and the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The Calgary International Airport is a regular flight destination from most major cities in Canada and many major air transportation hubs in the United States.

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Average Race Day Weather

The average end of May race-day temperature is a high of 21C (70F) and a low of 7C (45F). Calgary's elevation is 1,040 metres (3,500 feet). Local Weather Forecast