The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon turns 50 on June 1, 2014. Celebrate 50 years of running and Canada's Longest Running Marathon with 15,000 of your closest friends as you "run through the decades" experiencing the look, feel and sound of the 60's 70's 80's 90's and beyond. Participate by dressing up in your favourite retro & vintage gear and have a chance to win 1 of 5 grand prizes to marathons all over the continent! Earn a snazzy belt buckle marathon finisher's medal, buy retro running anniversary gear and take part in the festivities, after all they only come around every 50 years!
Calgary is home to Canada’s longest running marathon and from May 29 to June 1, 2014 we will celebrate the 50th Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Race Weekend at iconic Stampede Park, where the race begins and ends!
A three-day Health and Wellness Expo kicks off the weekend at the Big Four, Stampede Park where 60 exhibitors showcase the best in health and wellness, there are hourly fitness demos, $5000 in fitness-related door prizes and motivational speakers including Ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes who is the keynote speaker.
The Scotiabank Charity Challenge raised over $1.1 million dollars for 76 charities in 2013 and to date since its inception in 2009, more than $4.2 million dollars has been raised for Alberta charities. The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is more than a race -it is a spirited community event that celebrates sportsmanship, healthy lifestyles and community participation. In 2013 12, 000 participants took to the streets enjoying the best and most beautiful of Calgary's newer and historical neighbourhoods. There were 2 Guinness World Record Attempts and one record broken... join in on all the great fun and come to Calgary in 2014 to celebrate a Canadian running milestone!
The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is a challenging, competitive and fun event with a race designed for everyone of any level. Races include the Scotiabank Marathon, Centaur Subaru half marathon. The Jugo Juice 10K, AstraZeneca 5K Walk and Run or Scotiabank Kids Marathon.
Visit www.calgarymarathon.com for more information..