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Spruce Meadows Run Series - Heroes Behind the Heroes

Event Information


Friday July 1, 2016 / 8:00 A.M. / Calgary AB

Bring the whole family and spend your Canada Day with Spruce Meadows for our Annual Run Series! Heroes behind the Heroes, is our first chip timed race of the Run Series! Offering a thrilling 5km chip timed obstacle course or, for the more competitive runners, a 10km timed race. At the completion of the race, you will receive your first of four Run Series medal.

Be sure to read and follow the rules and regulations closely to ensure the safety of you and others around you. Frequently asked questions may be found in the link provided, otherwise please direct all questions and concerns to [email protected].

Alcoholic beverages will only be served to persons 18+ with a government issued photo ID.


Spruce Meadows Run Series - Heroes Behind the Heroes

Event Name Regular Late
5km Run $55 $65 Register Now!
10km $55 $65 Register Now!
Team Registration* $50 $60 Register Now!
Family Team** $145
+ $35 for each additional
+ $45 for each additional
Register Now!
    • *The TEAM CAPTAIN must register first and invite the members to join up! Captains who register for the team events will be sent a password to invite members to register to join their team. Click here for more info.

    • **Family teams are a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 members. Each additional family member over 3 will be charged an individual fee. (see chart above)

  • Free Shirt with entry!
  • * Regular Fee - End Date: 2016-06-22 11:59 P.M.
  • * Late Fee - End Date: 2016-06-29 11:59 P.M.


Race Kit Pickup

Participants can pick up their race packages during the three dates and times listed below. If you are unable to make it to the dates/times provided, you may have a friend pick up the package for you with a copy of your photo ID along with written consent to pick up your package. Race packages & race bib numbers are also available for pickup at the PACKAGE PICK UP TENT on RACE DAY, July 1 - no later than 30 minutes before RACE START @ 8:00AM.


    Date: Monday June 27, 2016
    from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Eau Claire Running Room - View Map
    Unit A01, 200 Barclay Parade SW
    Calgary, AB T2P 4R5
    Ph: (403) 264-4095
    What to bring: Photo ID
    Tuesday June 28, 2016
    from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Glenmore Landing Running Room - View Map
    Glenmore Landing Shopping Centre
    A126-1600 90 Ave SW
    Calgary, AB T2V 5A8 
    What to bring: Photo ID
    Wednesday June 29, 2015
    from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Shawnessy Running Room - View Map
    Shawville Blvd. S.E.
    What to bring: Photo ID

Race Times

  • 10km : 8:00 A.M.
  • 5km Run : 8:10 A.M.

Route Maps

Contact Information

For more information please contact Spruce Meadows Ltd.

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!

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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

Training Programs view more ▶

Upcoming Clinics

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Creating a Race?

Before creating a race, you must first login if you have a profile or set up a profile.

One you are logged in you will then be redirected to the Race Form afterwards.