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We try our best to give each participant the best possible sporting event experience. 

Here is a list of the benefits that you will receive with your race entry:

  • Finishing medals for all Marathon and Half Marathon finishers

  • Commemorative Technical Race Shirt

  • Race Clinics and Presentations

  • Post-race snacks and recovery nutrition

  • Free Kids Run for the family

  • Beautiful race venue – unique opportunity to race in Banff National Park

  • World Class Race Announcers call participant names as they cross the finish

  • Traffic restrictions & road closures

  • Chip timing and live results on race day

  • Safe and professionally managed event

  • Professional traffic control personnel at all major intersections

  • Excellent support from local sport/charity groups – who receive a portion of proceeds from the event

  • Aid Stations: On the run course with water, gels, electrolyte drink, first aid and communication

  • A strong commitment to respect and stewardship for Banff National Park

  • Comfort in knowing that you are participating in an event that is committed to Sustainability

  • Bragging rights & annual stories to tell


Virtual Banff Marathon

For participants completing the Virtual Event option, here are the benefits that you will receive with your race entry:

  • Motivation to stay on track, stay healthy and complete your goal

  • Banff Marathon Commemorative Technical Running Shirt

  • Special Edition Finisher’s Medal

  • On-Line Results

  • Use your GPS device or our easy-to-use tracking device on your phone

  • Downloadable Souvenir Race Bib

  • Personalized Finisher’s Certificate

  • Chance to win amazing Draw Prizes including trips, sportswear and more!

  • Social Media Contests and Photo Ops

  • Event Updates with Training Tips, Articles and more

  • Choose from the 3 Distances that the event offers (10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon)

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