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 in close proximity to the Start / Finish location for the Servus Calgary Marathon and many of Calgary’s celebrated attractions.

Discounted room rates starting at $159/night + tax will be available for participants, family, sponsors, and volunteers from May 23, 2024 – May 27, 2024. Click the link below to book a room at our discounted rate.

Included in the room package:

  • Late check-out of 4:00 PM on May 26, 2024
  • Valet parking of 1 car per guest room
  • Starbucks in the Calgary Marriott Downtown will open at 5:00 AM on May 26 for your pre-race caffeination and snack needs
  • Calgary Marriott Downtown offers a 72-hour cancellation policy, so if you cancel 72-hours before your stay, nothing will be charged to your credit card

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.

Buses will start running on a loop between both hotels (Westin Calgary and Calgary Marriott Downtown) and Stampede grounds from 5:15 AM - 6:45 AM. You can expect a bus approximately every 20 minutes. The buses will do their very best to get you as close to Stampede park as possible.

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Westin

The Westin Calgary invites you to settle in, explore and enhance your well-being in downtown Calgary. Located only a few minutes away from the Start/Finish area of the Calgary Marathon and with our signature wellness program, The Westin Calgary will help you recover and relax after your run.

Discounted room rates starting at $159/night + tax will be available for participants, family, sponsors, and volunteers from May 24, 2024 – May 27, 2024. Click the link below to book a room at our discounted rate.

Included in the room package:

  • Late check-out of 2:00 PM on May 26, 2024
  • Complimentary coffee station set up for participants on race day
  • High speed wireless internet included
  • Westin offers a 72-hour cancellation policy, so if you cancel 72-hours before your stay, nothing will be charged to your credit card

The Servus Calgary Marathon will also be providing shuttle buses from the Westin Calgary to the race start on race morning, however there won't be shuttles back to the hotel after your event.

Buses will start running on a loop between both hotels (Westin Calgary and Calgary Marriott Downtown) and Stampede grounds from 5:15 AM - 6:45 AM. You can expect a bus approximately every 20 minutes. The buses will do their very best to get you as close to Stampede park as possible.

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The Alt Hotel Calgary East Village is ready to welcome guests of the Servus Calgary Marathon on race weekend! Alt Hotel Calgary East Village is located just steps from the Bow River and all of the area’s amenities and attractions. Take in the energy of a completely revitalized neighbourhood, just minutes from downtown and an approximately 25 minute walk from the start line!

Discounted room rates starting at $149/night + tax will be available for participants, family, sponsors, and volunteers from May 24, 2024 – May 27, 2024. Click the link below to book a room at our discounted rate.

  • Late check-out of 3:00 PM on Sunday May 26 for all reservations under the Marathon room block
  • CHIX Eggshop, attached to Alt Hotel, will be open at 5:00 AM on May 26 for breakfast and coffee
  • Assigned quiet runner floors for optimal pre-race day rest
  • Welcome amenities in your room
  • Free wireless internet
  • Reservations must be cancelled or modified 3 days before the arrival date to avoid a penalty charge equivalent to one night plus applicable taxes.

Please note that the shuttle buses will not be servicing the Alt Hotel. Shuttle buses will only be stopping at the Westin Calgary and Calgary Marriott Downtown.

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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

The Calgary Marathon Weekend

Race Weekend Information.