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Calgary
25.08.2018

AIR QUALITY UPDATE

As you know, forest fires have resulted in air quality issues across the province. ULTRA Night Run officials have been closely monitoring the Environment Canada Air Quality Index and weather forecast.

Currently, the forecasted air quality is at an acceptable level for participation and Saturdays events are planned as scheduled.

Participants know how to manage their race experience to minimize their health risks. You can get the latest air quality health index by visiting Government of Canada Air Quality website for updates.

It is an individual’s responsibility to choose whether or not to participate and to choose a distance that reflects their abilities and health factors. Those participants who believe that the air quality carries too great a health risk may choose a shorter distance at no charge. This can be done in-person at race kit pick up or by emailing into the infocalgary@ultranightrun.ca

The event team will issue a further update Saturday, August 25th at 8 AM on Ultra Night Run facebook page

COME LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

The ULTRA Night Run lights up when the sun goes down. From the glowing, ULTRA-lit course to the fun-filled post-race celebration, join us as we light up the night and #LIVEULTRA.

Each runner will receive an Energizer LED Headlamp, an ULTRA Night Run tee, a Michelob ULTRA beer ticket and a post race snack.

Date: Saturday, August 25th, 2018 
Race and Party Location: South Glenmore Park, 8415 24 St SW, Calgary, AB 
Race Start Times: 10K Run - 9:15 p.m., 5K Run/Walk – 9:20 p.m.

Event Until May 1 Until Jul 3 Until Aug 20  
10k Run $50 $55 $60 Register
5k Run/Walk $50 $55 $60 Register
5k /10k Team $45 $50 $55 Register

*MUST BE LEGAL DRINKING AGE TO PARTICIPATE AND REGISTER IN THE ULTRA NIGHT RUN.

*Teams are a minimum of 5 people. The team captain must first register and provide the team name and then the system will generate a password. Team members can then sign up using the team name and password by following the link provided in the confirmation email of the team captain. Each team member needs to register individually to help us gather specific contact information, shirt size, and acceptance of the waiver of liability and payment.

Shine a Light on Safety: The Energizer® LED Headlight allows runners to enjoy a safer night run experience. For this reason, all ULTRA Night Run™ participants are required to wear their Energizer® LED Headlight. To provide a safe run, we also ask that there be no earphones, strollers, dogs, bikes or rollerblades.

Chip Timing Results: All races will be chip timed. Results will be posted shortly after the race. Results can be found after the race at www.startlinetiming.ca

Course Info

Route description and maps

Thousands of runners in both the 5K and 10K run will experience the most spectacular night views of the Glenmore Resevoir and Elbow River. The route is flat and fast!

 

Package Pickup

Race kit pickup times

Thursday, August 23rd from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, August 24th from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location

Glenmore Landing Running Room
Glenmore Landing Shopping Centre
1600- 90 Ave. SW
Calgary AB
T2V 5A8 
Ph: (403) 252-3388

Race kit pickup at the event

Saturday, August 25h (Race Day) from 7:30 pm until the race start at South Glenmore Park

 

Directions

Driving

There is limited parking available at the Variety Childrens' Place (approximately 400 spots). Carpooling is strongly recommended. 

From the North, take 6 Ave SW, Bow Trail SW, Crowchild Trail SW, 14 St SW S and 90 Ave SW W to 24 St SW. Continue to 8415 24 St SW.

From the South, take Macleod Trail SE and Anderson Road SW W to 24 Street SW. Continue to 8415 24 St SW.

Recommended Parking

There are public parking lots and street parking in the neighborhoods surrounding the intersection of 90th Ave SW and 24th Street SW. 

Volunteers

Get involved

One of the most exhilarating events of the year! By joining The ULTRA Night Run volunteer team, your enthusiasm and energy for running and community will glow in the dark!

Numerous positions are available both on and off the course. Being a volunteer is a great way to lend support to your community and help fellow walkers and runners get the most out of the event. Register online now to become a volunteer.

Click here to register and complete our online volunteer interest form!