2017 Fort McMurray Half Marathon
Event Date: 
September 17, 2017
9:00 AM
Event Location: 
Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Event Category: 

Fort McMurray Half Marathon

Celebrate a day of outdoor fun and fitness with the Fort McMurray Half Marathon.

The Fort McMurray Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, September 17 and includes a Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and 3km road races and a Kids Fun Run. 

Participants can sign up to complete distances of varying length up to 21K, with opportunities for runners of all ages to get active, meet new people and have fun!


Route Map Coming Soon!



Distance Start Time  Fee Ages Click Link to Register Now

Half Marathon


9:00 am $80 18 yrs+ Register Now

10 km


9:15 am $55 8 yrs+ Register Now

5 km


9:30 am $30 8 yrs+ Register Now

3 km


9:45 am $20 8 yrs+ Register Now
Kids Fun Run prestented by Inter Pipeline 11:30 am FREE for kids    No Registration Needed!


If you're registering after September 13th, please contact the Shell Place Box Office at 780-791-0070 ext. 2001

If you are 18 or younger & wish to participate in the Half Marathon we require parental authorization a signed waiver on Race Day


Kid's Fun Run

presented by 

The Kids Fun Run presented by Inter Pipeline is a chance for little runners to lace up and run for fun and fitness - for free!


Key Dates

September 15 - 16: Race Package Available for Pickup through the Shell Place Box Office (Fri 10am-7pm & Sat 10am-6pm)

September 17: Race Day!


Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download our Frequently Asked Questions



Volunteer Information

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Fort McMurray Half Marathon:

Opportunity Shift  Spots Duties

Water Station Volunteers

7:30am - 1:00pm

20 total spots

Groups of 3-4 per water station

  • Locate & set up water station
  • Filling up water cups & handing out water to runners
  • Collecting garbage at the station
  • Providing assistance to runners as required
  • Operating a radio to communicate with other stations

Barricade Station

7:30am - 1:00pm

45 total spots

Groups of 3-4 per barricade station


  • Training to set up & take down barricades
  • Monitoring the location & interacting with traffic/public to provide information 

Course Volunteers

7:30am - 1:00pm

8 total spots

  • Directing & assisting runners
  • Ensuring runners are in a safe environment free from traffic flow

Medal Distribution
Start & Finish Line

7:30am - 1:00pm 8 total spots
  • Setting up tents & taking tents down
  • Clean up in tent area
  • Checking in runners 
  • Answering questions for runners
  • Handing out medals & support items to finishers
Bag Drop 7:30am - 1:00pm 2 total spots
  • Manning check in station
  • Assisting runners to check in/register & drop their bags or valuables
  • Answering questions
Kid's Fun Run
presented by Inter Pipeline
10:00am - 12:30pm 2 total spots
  • Checking participants in
  • Organizing participants by age group
  • Moving participants to start location
  • Monitoring that participants are reunited with parents following the run

If you have a question, comment or concern please contact [email protected]

For information on partnership opportunities please contact [email protected]