WELCOME TO THE THIRD ANNUAL GREAT SWEATER RUN!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26
SOUTH GLENMORE PARK, CALGARY
|Shih tZu 2k Walk||$20||$25||$30||$35|
** Register as a team of 6 or more and get $5.00 off per entry!
* Entries recieved within 2 weeks of the event will not be guaranteed our custom toques!
Toques made available for the first 100 entrants!
COURSE DESCRIPTION & MAP
The TACKY 10km event - Starting on the trail just north of the parking area, athletes will
head north along the trail. At the T-intersection, athletes will turn east and follow the pathway
to the 2.5km turnaround point. Return along the same pathway. Before turning south to the
finish, athletes will turnaround to complete another lap!
The FESTIVE 5km event - Starting at the same point as the 10km event, athletes will
complete 1 lap of the above route.
The Shih tZu 2km - a simple out and back course along the trail!
Enjoy the scenery and bathe in the glow of all those festive holiday sweaters!
Race Package Pickup
The distribution of race numbers and toques (for the first 100 entrants) takes place at
Wild & Raw: 1119 Kensington Rd NW
on Thursday, November 24 from 6pm-8pm
Race day pickup will occur onsite from 12:45pm-1:45pm.
Race Day - Saturday, November 26
12:45pm - 1:45am Late package pickup (Onsite)
1:45pm Pre-race briefing
2:00pm 10km Start
2:15pm 5km Start
2:30pm 2km Start
3:00pm Draw Prizes
** ALL times subject to change. Times will be confirmed at package pickup
HOW TO LOCATE THE EVENT SITE
SOUTH GLENMORE PARK
The event starts and finishes at South Glenmore Park.
Access is via 90th ave and 24th Street SW. From that intersection head west along 90th Ave
to the parking area next to the polo field (90th ave and Oakmount Dr).
Parking is available next to the event site, as well as in the east parking lot (90th ave & 24th
Street SW). Please arrive early as parking is 'first come-first serve'.
Registration will take place at the race site @ South Glenmore Park
If you have already received your race kit, you do not need to check-in.
This is also the site of the finish line.
A baggage tent will be available next to the registration tent. Volunteers will place labels with
your race # on them. To retrieve your bag after the event, please ensure you have your bib #.
$2.00 per bag – funds donated to our charity!
Every runner’ biggest concern! We will have porta-potties at the registration/finish.
The course will have refreshments at the 2.5km point and finishline!
THE FINISH LINE
Just past the finish, you will find muffins, hot chocolate & more!
Our medical services will also be available here.
RACE ETIQUETTE & INFORMATION
Start – Please seed yourself according to your own pace. Fast runners to the front of each
race start. Please heed the ‘rules of the road’ (eg. Stay to the right) unless otherwise stated.
IPods/MP3 players are allowed – BUT you have to be able to hear our volunteers, keep that
Course - Please follow the instructions of all course marshals. These volunteers are out there
to help protect you! The course is open to pedestrian and vehicle traffic (at certain locations).
Please be aware at all times.
Dogs – all pet by-laws are in effect.
CHARITY AND FUNDRAISING
We are excited to partner with the Calgary Foodbank for this years event! Please bring out non-perishable donations to package pickup and/or at the event site before the run begins!
Here's a suggested list, each line-item is approximately 3 pounds!
- 3 Cans of fruit
- 6 boxes of KD
- 7 Cans of Tuna
- 4 Cans of Soup
- 18 Instant Noodles
- 7 Juice Boxes
- 3 Cans of beans
- 2 Jar of Peanut butter
- 3 Cans of vegetables