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September 18, 2016

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

The Fort McMurray Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, September 18 and includes a Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and 3km road races and a Kids Fun Run. 


Race Information

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! Click on the links below for registration information.

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Distance Start Time  Fee Ages Click Link to Register Now
Half Marathon 9:00 am $80 16 yrs+ register for half marathon
10 km 9:15 am $55 8 yrs+ register for 10 km 
5 km 9:30 am $30 8 yrs+ register for 5 km 
3 km 9:45 am $20 8 yrs+ register for 3 km  
Kids Fun Run prestented by Inter Pipeline 11:30 am FREE for kids     

Terry Fox Run

The Annual Terry Fox Run takes place following the Fort McMurray Half Marathon. Commencing at Noon with Registration taking place at 11:30 am.

Terry Fox Run website

Key Dates

September 12th - 17th: Race Package Available for Pickup through the Shell Place Box Office

September 18th: Race Day!

Volunteer Information

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Fort McMurray Half Marathon:

Water Station Volunteers - 20 volunteers total 

Shift 7:30am-1:00pm

Group of 3-4 volunteers 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 Volunteers - 45 volunteers total 

Shift 7:30am-1:00pm

Group of 3-4 volunteers per barricade station


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


Course Volunteers - 8 volunteers total 

Shift 7:30am-1:00pm


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


Medal Distribution/Start & Finish Line - 5-8 volunteers

Shift 7:30am-1:00pm


  • 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 - 2 volunteers

Shift 7:30am-1:00pm


  • Manning check in station
  • Assisting runners to check in/register & drop their bags or valuables
  • Answering questions


Kids Fun Run prestented by Inter Pipeline - 2-3 volunteers

Shift 10:00am-12:30pm


  • 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 or are looking for more information regarding the Fort McMurray Half Marathon, please click here.

For information on partnership opportunities please contact Megan Langille at 780-793-6977