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Seniors Secret Service

Spruce Meadows Run Series - Dashing Through the Glow

Event Information

Friday, December 4th, 2015 7:00 pm / Calgary, AB


The grand finale of the Spruce Meadows 40th Anniversary Run Series will bring the year to a close with Dashing Through the Glow, in support of Senior Secret Service who bring community spirit and cheer to isolated seniors. Grab your mittens and headlamps, this 2km/5km untimed fun run is at night when Spruce Meadows lights the night with our famous winter wonderland and Christmas light displays. Come out and collect your last participation medal of our inaugural Run Series. After the race come warm up in the Equiplex for Christmas music, winter celebrations, and hot chocolate for the kids or Baileys and wine for the adults available for purchase at the concessions.

Make Spruce Meadows part of your family Christmas traditions and register today to be the first to tour through the festive glow. Please find the link below, for Seniors Secret Service, to pledge your donation to ensure the growing population of seniors without a family and support network are not forgotten over the holidays!

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

Check out our other great Run Series initiatives held throughout our 40th Anniversary year, each with a specially crafted participation medal and collectable tech t-shirt. Complete all four of the chip-timed races part of the "40Km for 40 Years" challenge for a chance to receive great incentives from Spruce Meadows and our supporting sponsors.

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


Spruce Meadows Run Series - Dashing Through the Glow

Event Name Early Bird Regular
2km Run/Walk $45 $55 Register Now!
5km Run/Walk $45 $55 Register Now!
5km/2km Team of 5 $180 $220 Register Now!
5km/2km Family Team*

$90+ $45 for each additional

$110+ $55 for each additional

Register Now!

*Each Family Team is a minimum no. of 2 members and a maximum of 4. The third and fourth family members will each be charged an individual fee. (see chart above)

  • Free Shirt with entry!
  • T-shirts fit slightly large.
  • * Early Bird Fee - End Date: 2015-10-04 11:59 P.M.
  • * Regular Fee - End Date: 2015-12-03 11:59 P.M.

Seniors Secret Service

SSS logo colorSeniors Secret Service: Seniors Secret Services is an organization that delivers programs to isolated seniors in Calgary and the surrounding area. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals 60 years and older that do not have a personal support network. In particular this organization strives to ensure that no seniors are left out at Christmas or on their Birthday, providing over 5200 birthday and Christmas gifts each year. This helps seniors to create a sense of community within nursing homes, as well as new opportunities for social visits to seniors living in their own homes, bringing them a new sense of well-being and contributing positively to their overall health. Click here to donate:


Race Kit Pickup

  • Participants can pick up their race packages during the two 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 PACK-AGE PICK UP TABLE on RACE DAY, Friday December 4, no later than 30 minutes before RACE START @ 7:00PM inside the Equiplex building.



    *Cash or Credit Only

    Parking passes will be available for purchase at Spruce Meadows Run Series parking entrances
    on RACE DAY December 4th, 2015 CASH ONLY

      Date: Monday, November 30th Time: 9:00AM – 2:00PM
      Location: Equiplex building, Spruce Meadows
      What to bring: Photo ID
      Parking passes available for purchase for $10.00 (cash/credit only)
      Tuesday, December 1st 2015 Time: 2:00PM – 7:00PM
      Location: Equiplex building, Spruce Meadows
      What to bring: Photo ID
      Parking passes available for purchase for $10.00 (cash/credit only)

Race Time

  • 7:00 pm


Contact Information

For more information please contact Spruce Meadows Ltd.

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  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
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  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  6. If there are any questions about your online registration please click on the contact us link to communicate with the race director.
  • 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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