Registration for 2016 Fort McMurray Half Marathon open until September 8

Registration for the Fort McMurray Half Marathon, which takes place this year on Sunday, September 18, will remain open until September 8. The Fort McMurray Half Marathon is a partnership between the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) and the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC).

“We would like to take this opportunity to remind interested community members and potential participants that we are approaching the registration deadline for this year’s Fort McMurray Half Marathon,” said Kelsey Stefanizyn, Fort McMurray Half Marathon Organizing Committee Event Chair and Sales and Events Senior Manager of the RRC. “Once again we are seeing strong community support for this annual event, and we would like to thank everyone who has already registered to participate, as well as our community partners.”

The Fort McMurray Half Marathon includes a Half Marathon, 10 km, 5 km and 3 km road races and a Kids Fun Run presented by InterPipeline. The annual marathon has received wide community support with hundreds of participants taking part on a yearly basis. The annual Terry Fox Run also takes place on September 18, beginning at 12:00 pm from the same starting point as the Half Marathon Route.

Online registration for the event is open until September 8 at Race package pickup for participants in the Fort McMurray Half Marathon will take place during the week of September 10-17. Race packages can be picked up at the Shell Place Box Office at MacDonald Island Park.

Participants and community members are invited to visit the Fort McMurray Half Marathon Facebook page at for updated information on the event.

The organizing committee of the Fort McMurray Half Marathon would like to thank the following partners for their support of the event this year:

  • InterPipeline
  • Tridon Communications
  • Culligan
  • Hertz Equipment Rental
  • Mix 103.7 FM
  • Clearwater Physio Therapy
  • Save-On-Foods
  • Sport Chek

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