All marathon, 21.1K, and 10K participants will use chip timing. Timing
chips will be picked up at package pick-up and returned at the finish line. Chips
not returned are the responsibility of the participant and a $40 charge will be
administered for unreturned chips. Deposits are not required.
For safety reasons, courses are limited to registered runners and walkers only.
Roller blades, skateboards, bicycles and pets are prohibited. The marathon
course will close at 1:00 p.m. Any marathon participant not completing the half
way mark by 10:00 a.m. will be awarded half marathon medals upon reaching
that point and transported back to the Edmonton City Hall.
- Water and electrolyte beverages at all stations on the route located
approximately every 3K.
- Toilets are located at each station.
- Gel station located at approximately 32K on
the marathon route.
- Full medical services on the route and at the finish line.
- Running Room Pace Bunnies for the marathon and 21.1K.
- Bag check available for Sunday events only.
- Post-race massage is available on Sunday for a fee. Register on the entry form.
- Kilometer markers along the entire route.
- Split time at marathon halfway mark.
Intact Course records
- Male: 2008 - Kip Kangogo 1:05:41
- Female: 2006 - Aster Demissiel 1:14:22
- Male: 2005 - Dallas Raudebaugh 2:36:27
- Female: 2006 - Janelle Morrison 3:03:06
room friendship Run
Saturday, August 15,
2009 - Edmonton City Hall
- 8:30 am Running Room Friendship Run
Join us for our FREE friendship Run/Walk. Meet your pace bunny, get a few last minute tips from John Stanton and head out for a short 3k run/walk to loosen up your legs and work out any last minute nervous energy.
The horses at northlands park 10K
15, 2009 - Edmonton City Hall
am 10K Walk
am 10K Run
A flat and fast course, the 10K run is part of the Athletics
Alberta Timex Road Race Series. This is a chip timed event.
There will be age group awards presented.
Be a part of the River Valley Family Festival. Fun For Everyone!!!
The horses at northlands Park
Kids Marathon Mile
Saturday, August 15, 2009
- Edmonton City Hall
- 12:00 pm Kids Marathon Mile
Who says you have to run/walk a marathon all in the same day?
This one-mile run/walk is the culmination of the marathon distance (26.2
miles or 42.2 km) that students have completed throughout the spring and
summer leading up to this event. The final mile will be celebrated together with
all finishers receiving the same finishers medals their adult counterparts receive
upon completion of their marathon. All children 16 and under looking to stay active
and learn the benefits of lifelong physical fitness are encouraged to participate in
this event. Pick up the Kids Marathon Mile Brochure and Log Book at any Running
The horses at northlands park
5K fun Run/Walk
Saturday, August 15, 2009 - Edmonton City Hall
- 9:45 am 5K Fun Run / Walk
Walk or run through the Downtown area with your family and friends.
A non-competitive event with all the post race perks of the day.
Walkers and runners of all levels are welcome.
Sunday, August 16, 2009 - Edmonton City Hall
- 6:00 am Intact Marathon Walk
- 7:00 am Intact Marathon Run
The Marathon was designed to showcase Edmontons scenic river valley and
surrounding neighborhoods for both local and visiting runners and walkers.
Participants will feel the excitement and enthusiasm of the volunteers and
spectators on this well supported route. Runners can use this event as a Boston
qualifier as it is AIMS Certified. The marathon begins and ends at City Hall located in the heart of downtown Edmonton. The course traces
a route that features the many faces of this friendly city including Hawrelak Park,
MacKinnon Ravine, downtown Edmonton and some great views of the river valley
from a number of established communities on both sides of the river.
Energy Capital Alberta Open 21.1K Run; 2009 Alberta Provincial 21.1 km Road Race Championships
Sunday, August 16, 2009 - Edmonton City Hall
- 8:00 am Energy Capital Alberta Open 21.1K Run
8:15 am Energy Capital 21.1K Walk
The legacy route of the Energy Capital Half-Marathon (21.1) World Championships (2005) and the Canadian National Half-Marathon Championships (2006), this legendary river valley path plays host to the Energy Capital Alberta Open 21.1 Provincial Championships (2007). Participants will head through downtown into the river valley and split from the marathon course at MacKinnon Ravine, dart along side the North Saskatchewan River, up into west-end neighborhoods before turning back to the Edmonton City Hall. Separate start times and age group awards for walkers. Energy Capital is the Home of the 21.1!
Sunday, August 16, 2009 - city hall
Hot buffet brunch at City Hall for all participants (included in
entry). Additional brunch tickets are available to purchase for family and friends
to join in the celebration! Draw prizes and age group awards for both walkers
and runners to follow as well.
Kids Fun Zone
Saturday and Sunday, August 15 - 16 , 2009
- Sir Winston Churchill Square
- Saturday open at 9:00 am
- Sunday Open at 9:00 am
Bring your kids to have fun playing in the Kids Fun Zone. There will be an inflatable playground, music and fun for all the kids.