(Fort McMurray, AB – May 23, 2019) – The Fort McMurray Marathon organizing committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 race route. These highly anticipated maps can now be found online at FortMcMurrayMarathon.ca, participants are encouraged to incorporate them into their training plans for this year’s race which takes place on Sunday, September 15. The Fort McMurray Marathon is a partnership between the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC).
“Runners can now go online and map their race routes, challenge themselves on the course and use these tools to prepare for the big day,” says Kelsey Stefanizyn, Fort McMurray Marathon Chair. “This route was highly regarded last year, with the scenic beauty of our trail systems as a backdrop we can’t wait to see runners out again this year!”
Runners have the option to register for one of six race distances, including the ATB Financial Marathon (42.2km), ATB Financial Half Marathon (21.1km), ATB Financial 10km, 5km, 3km and the Inter Pipeline Kid’s Fun Run. Early Bird Registration is open until 10 p.m. on Friday, May 24.
Participants are also invited to enjoy a healthy pre-race dinner, meet fellow runners, pick up race packages and ask pre-race questions at the Fort McMurray Marathon Runner’s Social on Saturday, September 14.
For more information on route maps, race distances, registration deadlines, event updates, volunteer needs and partnership opportunities please visit FortMcmurrayMarathon.ca. The Organizing Committee would like to recognize Harvard Broadcasting - Mix 103.7FM and AlumaSafway for their continued support of this annual event.