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Banff Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

September 12, 2021 @ 12:00 am

The Banff Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K offers one of the planet’s most incredible and beautiful running experiences, all in Canada’s first National Park. Starting in the picturesque mountain village of Banff, participants will flow through a series of incredible natural, wildlife, and historical stages as they pass by the serene Vermilion Lakes and journey along the stunning Bow Valley Parkway. The return trek will travel alongside the Bow River and over Banff’s famous bridges finishing to cheering crowds in Banff’s downtown Central Park.One of the world’s most beautiful and unique destinations has been given the opportunity to host the most famous running event, the marathon. The Banff Marathon will offer runners of all abilities the chance to participate in this truly special event.
Whether you are an experienced marathon runner or this is your first time, the Banff Marathon will be one of a kind. Since Banff National Park limits the entries, don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience this limited race! This is your chance to run in the only marathon in North America that is fully contained within the boundaries of a National Park, Canada’s very first National Park. Starting and finishing in the beautiful mountain town of Banff, this marathon will take you into the heart of the Rockies to experience the cultural heritage and awe-inspiring nature of Banff National Park. A true destination event in one of Canada’s most scenic locations.
Connect intimately with the natural and cultural heritage and the majestic scenery of this Canadian Rocky Mountain World Heritage Site. The weekend will also be filled with family activities, The Banff Marathon Sport Expo, Clinics and all the incredible activities Banff has to offer.
Course Highlights
This out and back route starts in the picturesque town centre of Banff, passes through the serene Vermilion Lakes, then along the new Legacy Trail and up the incredible Bow Valley Parkway. At the turn-around participants will journey back down the Bow Valley experiencing the easterly views of the incredible mountain vistas as they finish to the cheering crowds in beautiful Banff’s Central Park. With interpreters available at every stage, participants have an opportunity to learn something about the Bow Valley and Banff National Park making this an incredibly unique event.


September 12, 2021
12:00 am
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