Calgary Police Half Marathon 2021 – General Information

The 2021 Calgary Police Half Marathon will be hosted at Mount Royal University on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Race Package Pick Up is scheduled for the two preceding days at MRU.

Your registration will include race bib, race shirt and finisher medal.

Race registrations fees

  • Half $90
  • 10K $60
  • 5K $40


Refunds

We are a small independent race dedicated to connecting new and experienced runners from the community with the Calgary Police Service through a safe and fun running event. Due to ordering deadlines, minimum quantities and financial commitments to our race beneficiaries there will be no refunds offered. Your understanding is appreciated.


Half Marathon (21km)

  • 8:00 am Start
  • No baby jogging strollers, cyclists, rollerblades, support vehicles or pets along the Half Marathon route
  • Every kilometre is marked
  • This is an open course and runners are advised to be aware of vehicle traffic, cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Race route closed at 10:30 a.m. – any remaining participants are kindly asked to move to a safe location along the side of the route. Police will remain on scene until the last person has crossed the finished line

10 km Run

  • 8:15 am Start
  • No baby jogging strollers, cyclists, rollerblades, support vehicles or pets along the 10 km route
  • Every kilometre is marked
  • This is an open course and runners are advised to be aware of vehicle traffic, cyclists and pedestrians.
  • EMS and St John’s Ambulance will be along the route

5 km Run & Walk

  • 8:30 am Start
  • Baby jogging strollers are only be allowed for the 5 km Run & Walk event
  • Every kilometer is marked
  • This is an open course and runners are advised to be aware of vehicle traffic, cyclists and pedestrians.
  • EMS and St John’s Ambulance will be along the route

Mount Royal University

The beautiful campus of Mount Royal University is located in Southwest Calgary and is the host location of the Calgary Police Half Marathon.  Racers will attend the MRU Recreation Centre which is located at 4825 Mt. Royal Gate S.W. for Race Package Pick up and Race Day!

Parking for racers and spectators is located in Parking Lot 2 and parking is free on Race Day.  Parking on Friday and Saturday for Race Package Pick up is free for 30 minutes.  Be sure to keep your pay stub with you as it has to be validated inside of the building. 


Timing and Race Bibs

Racers will receive a timing chip on the race number. You simply attach your bib to the front of your shirt and you’re ready to go (instructions will be included with tag).


Racer Swag

All registered racers will receive the following in their race package:

A one-of-a-kind Finishers’ Medal

A one-of-a-kind technical long-sleeved running shirt

Pre-Race and Post Race Nutrition including Fruit / Muffins / Cookies / Juice and Coffee

 

 

 

 

 


Road Closures

Please be aware of the following race-related road closures effective from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:

  • The exit ramp from northbound Crowchild Trail to Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be closed between 7 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
  • Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Richard Road S.W. and 16 Street S.W.
  • The south side parking lane of 66 Avenue S.W. between Crowchild Trail S.W. and 37 Street S.W. will be restricted for runners/walkers during these hours.
  • There will be additional traffic disruptions along 21 Street between 50 Avenue to Glenmore Trail during this time.