Whether you’re a participant or spectator, you won’t want to miss out on this upcoming event happening on September 8th! The Canmore Rocky Mountain Half-Marathon is one of the most scenic and greenest running events in North America. The Half Marathon course takes participants along mountain streams, through wooded forests, and through a historic mine site. The entire course has fantastic rocky mountain views, and promises to be a great event for participants and spectators alike!
Not sure about running the half marathon? There is also a 10k and 5k option for participants, which routes through downtown Canmore and has great views of the Three Sisters and Ha Ling Peak.
Come out and show your support for CAUSE Canada (www.cause.ca). CAUSE is a non-profit international relief and development agency working in Guatemala, Honduras and Sierra Leone. 100% of the race proceeds are used to fund development projects overseas. This year the aim is to help reduce barriers for girls to attend school in Sierra Leone through CAUSE Kids
In addition to supporting a great cause, this race is also committed to being the “Greenest Race in Canada”. Initiatives include everything from recycling all race materials and providing water bottles that are 100% disposable to having support crew on bicycles and medals made from recycled glass. For the price on one entrance fee, you can help support two great causes!
Looking for a place for you and your cheer squad to stay before and after the race? Be sure to check out our Canmore hotel rooms. Make sure you also stop by our Chez Francois Restaurant and Lounge to satisfy the hunger you worked up!