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Melissa's Road Race 2020 - Virtual

Participate from September 26th to October 12th, 2020


5K Register Now!
Until Sep 30 $75
10K Register Now!
Until Sep 30 $89
21K Register Now!
Until Sep 30 $110

Melissa's Road Race 2020 - Virtual

You’re invited to the Virtual Melissa’s Park Road Race taking place from September 26th to October 12th, 2020. Run by yourself or with friends and family - you can run whenever, wherever - run on a treadmill, around your neighborhood or any course of your choosing. This is your opportunity to stick to your original goals, stay healthy and receive all the amazing race day goodies. You will have your own finish line, but you won’t be alone! You will be connected together with the unbreakable spirit of Melissa’s and Banff National Park.

What You Get

  • Famous Melissa’s Technical Long Sleeve Running Shirt (with artwork from renowned artist Peter Wyse)
  • Special Edition Finisher’s Medal with “COVID-19” commemorative reference
  • Virtual Beer Gardens! A voucher to be used for a visit to Banff Ave Brewing Co.
  • Motivation to stay on track, stay healthy and complete your goal
  • Personalized Souvenir Race Bib!
  • On-Line Results
  • Personalized Finisher’s Certificate
    • Chance to win great Draw Prizes
  • Social Media Contests and Photo Ops
  • Event Updates with Training Tips, Articles and more
  • Choose from the 3 Distances that the event offers (5K, 10K, or Half Marathon)

Registration Notes and Policies

  • All prices are in Canadian Dollars
  • 5% GST will be added to race registration purchases.
  • An online processing fee will be added to your online registration
  • All entries are Non-Refundable*, Non-Transferable to another person, and Non-Deferrable to a future event.
    This also applies to a participant with an injury or illness. Sale and/or transfer of race entries/bib numbers is strictly prohibited.
  • All finishers receive a Commemorative Technical Long Sleeve Shirt, Finisher’s Medal, Downloadable Race Bib, Results, Voucher at Banff Ave Brew Co.($6.00), Contests, Draw-Prizes, and Downloadable Finisher’s Certificate.
  • By December 31, 2020 participants must be 14 years of age to participate in the Half Marathon and 12 years of age to participate in the 10K. Participants under 18 years of age must have a statement signed by their parent or legal guardian permitting them to participate
  • The Event Organizers reserve the right to deny entries or registration changes for any reason
  • For full Registration Rules and Policies click HERE

For complete race information visit the Melissas Road Race website

Official Host Hotels

  • Visiting Banff? Need a great place to stay?
  • The Official Host Hotels of Melissa's Road Race, are the Mount Royal Hotel and the Elk and Avenue, which will both offer a special rates for event participants.
  • Need any other reasons to stay at the Mount Royal Hotel or Elk and Avenue?
    - Located in the heart of Downtown Banff.
    - Enjoy the corner-front patio off the main street of Banff Ave (Elk + Avenue)
    - Did we mention that the Mount Royal is home to Banff's roof top hot tubs?
  • For bookings at the Mount Royal call: 1-877-862-2623 and mention Melissa's Road Race when booking.
  • For the Elk and Avenue, please call: 1-403-762-5666


  • Banff Child Care Centre - Our mission is to work with families and our community to provide quality child care and opportunities for personal growth in a nurturing atmosphere of activity and fun!

Contact Information

For more information please contact Melissas Road Race

How to Register view more ▶

  1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page
  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
  3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  • All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fee does not include processing fee .

Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!

If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

Fundraising and Donations view more ▶

Many of our events are affiliated with a charity. Supporting a charity has never been easier!

It's Simple! If you are registering for an event that is associated with a Charity there will be a Donations tab on the top of the race page. All you need to do is go to the Donations tab and select Raise funds to set up your fundraising page. Once you set up a new Fundraising account or login with your existing profile you are ready to solicit your friends and family members to support you! All the resources you need to set your donation goals, solicit donation, and track funds are on your donations dashboard.

For more information on our Fundraising and Donations tools Click Here

Athlete Dashboard view more ▶

The Athlete Dashboard is a new feature when you set up a member login and password and its Free.

The Athlete Dashboard allows you to view everything related to your events on one page; race registration information on all your events, results tracking for all your events, notice of photos for your events and charitable fundraising tracking.

For more information on the Athlete Dashboard link here: Athlete Dashboard

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