December 2018 Marathons & Runs in Calgary, AB
Runners looking to participate in December 2018 marathons and runs in Calgary, AB have several options to choose from. Various events, including a cross-country race, are set to occur this December in Calgary. We’ve put together a list of some of the largest race events happening in the Calgary area this December.
The Santa Shuffle 5K Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk in Calgary’s Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW) is scheduled for December 1st at 10 AM. Proceeds for this event help fundraise Calgary’s Salvation Army initiative and supports those in need within the Calgary community. Individual tickets cost $30, though runners under the age of 12 can register for $20. Underground parking is available in Eau Claire Market. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at Eau Claire’s North Plaza after the race.
If you’re looking for an energetic and exciting way to say goodbye to 2018, the 32nd annual Resolution Run will be held on December 31st at Eau Claire Market. 10k and 5k routes are available for adult runners and a 1k kids’ run is scheduled as well. Registration for the adult routes currently costs $60, though starting December 26th will cost $65. The 1k kids’ run costs $15. Participants will be given a free unisex running jacket.
Winter 2018 Cross-Country Race Events in Calgary
Calgary Roadrunners’ Silver Springs cross-country race is set to occur on December 8th. The Calgary Roadrunners’ cross-country series promotes races with varied, natural terrain and surfaces. The Silver Springs race will be preceded by a 1 km race for children. Participants are encouraged to enjoy hot soup, beverage and bread rolls after completing the race to warm up.