Last Chance Half Marathon & 10 km

LCH start

Sunday, November 13, 2022
North Glenmore Park
Community Centre
Half marathon early start: 9:30 a.m.
Half marathon start: 10:00 a.m.
10km start: 10:15 a.m.
Click here to register. Opening on Feb 15 at 9:00 a.m.

Congratulations to everybody who participated in our 2021 Last Chance race. It felt like a “real race” for the first time in two years. You all would have seen our wonderful volunteer, Dawn, directing you at the overpass by Glenmore Trail. Dawn was also taking photos and you may be able to find a photo of yourself by clicking here. Thank you Dawn!

General information

We all know that the running season doesn’t end when the snow flies, but it seems like races do! This is your opportunity to get one final race in before everyone retreats to their treadmills.

Be There Races presents the 17th annual Last Chance Half Marathon. Not up for a half marathon in November? Or just want a gentler distance? We introduced a 10km in 2019 which became very popular. The 10 km route will be on the same pathways as the half marathon with an earlier turn around point.

In 2021 we moved the start/finish location to the North Glenmore Park Community Centre and it worked really well. A beautiful, albeit tough, course which we will use again. We utilize pathways from the community centre, around Rockyview hospital and along the reservoir. Please see the route maps for details. Your entry fee includes a t-shirt, finishers medal and post race food.

We do have access to indoor space at the community centre. Washrooms are also inside the community centre building. We won’t have enough space for everybody to be inside at once so we’ll also have a tent set up outside depending on the weather.

Food and beer

The Notorious P.I.G. food truck (from Tool Shed Brewery) will be on site to provide a post race meal for all of our runners (included in your entry fee) . We will also have $5 beer!

Awards

We will have awards for the top three men and women in each 10 year age group.

Package pick up

Will be at Strides Marda Loop (3566 Garrison Gate SW) on Saturday, November 12 from 10:30 – 4:00. Because it worked so well during Covid restrictions, we are going to continue with signing up for a package pick up time to reduce congestion and waiting. You can pick up for other people, just sign up for appropriate number of spots. For example, if you’re picking up for four people, take four spots within the time window.

Please click here to read all of the updated race information. 

Fundraising for MitoCanada

When you register for the Last Chance Half Marathon online, you can also choose to make a donation directly to our charity partner, MitoCanada. Or, you can send the link to friends and family who can sponsor you.

Please note: race registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable. You will be given the option to purchase cancellation insurance when you register online. You can transfer your own registration between distances.

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