7 Calgary runs happening in May

Dec 19 2017, 11:24 am

Outdoor running season is upon us in Calgary, and for that we’ve compiled a list of runs and walks that are happening around town in May.

From casual strolls to Boston Marathon qualifiers, May has a run for everyone. Here are 7 Calgary runs taking place in May.

Walk so Kids Can Talk

A 5km walk that you can register for as an individual or a team of heroes with family, friends or co-workers.

When: Sunday, May 1

Darkness Into Light

An annual international fundraiser held by Ireland based Pieta House to raise the much-needed funds for mental health awareness and suicide prevention in the city and around the world.

When: Saturday, May 7

St. Patrick’s Island Fun Run

Ring in the summer with a Hawaiian themed four kilometre run and walk to East Villages’ newest addition, St Patrick’s Island.

When: Saturday, May 7

Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run and Walk

Start and finish at Chinook Centre and choose between a 5 km route (5.3594 km) and a 10 km route for the Run, Walk & Ride event.

When: Sunday, May 8

MEC race series

The third MEC Race of 2016 takes place at the Glenmore Reservoir. Choose between 5km, 10km, or 21.1km race routes.

When: Saturday, May 14


The event is held at SAIT and Riley Park. The Woman2Warrior course is non-timed and covers approximately 4.5 km of trails and terrain.  It will incorporate obstacles (challenges) to test your strength, agility, balance and sense of adventure.

When: Saturday, May 28

Calgary Marathon

Racers can sign up for 6 different run throughout the day. The 50KM Ultra, Scotiabank 42.2KM, Centaur Subaru 21.1KM, Jugo Juice 10K, GoodLife Fitness 5K Family Walk & Run and Scotiabank Kids Marathon.

When: Sunday, May 29

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