Route information for 2016 Fort McMurray Half Marathon announced
The organizing committee of the Fort McMurray Half Marathon is pleased to announce the route for the event which takes place this year on Sunday, September 18. 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 are now just over one month away from the return of the annual Fort McMurray Half Marathon!” said Kelsey Stefanizyn, Fort McMurray Half Marathon Organizing Committee Event Chair and Sales and Events Senior Manager of the RRC. “At this time we are pleased to release information on the route as we continue preparations to welcome our enthusiastic participants to this year’s event.”
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 now open at ONErec.ca. 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 facebook.com/fortmcmurrayhalfmarathon 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:
- Tridon Communications
- Hertz Equipment Rental
- Clearwater Physio Therapy