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The Banff Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K offers one of the planets’ most incredible and beautiful running experiences.  2017 marks a very special commemorative edition of the Banff Marathon as Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary in its first National Park.  Starting in the picturesque mountain village of Banff, participants will flow through a series of incredible natural, wildlife, and historical stages as they pass by the serene Vermilion Lakes and journey along the stunning Bow Valley Parkway.  The return trek will travel alongside the Bow River and over Banff’s famous bridges finishing to cheering crowds in Banff’s downtown Central Park. 

Registration fees

Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Sep 27 – Jan 7
    2. $155.00
      Jan 8 – Jun 7
    3. $175.00
      Jun 8 – Jun 16

Half Marathon Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Sep 27 – Jan 7
    2. $110.00
      Jan 8 – Jun 7
    3. $125.00
      Jun 8 – Jun 16

10K Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Sep 27 – Jan 7
    2. $65.00
      Jan 8 – Jun 7
    3. $80.00
      Jun 8 – Jun 16


Need a great place to stay?

The Official Host Hotels of the Banff Marathon are the Fox Hotel & Suites and the Rocky Mountain Resort. These host hotels are offering special athlete rates. For more information about these two hotels and other great accommodation options from Banff Lodging Co go to 

Training Program

Need a great training plan or coach to have your best run?

Training programs and tips are available from LifeSport Coaching. Learn more at

Race Day Insurance


An additional "Day of Race" insurance fee of $3.00 will be charged at checkout if no current and valid Athletics Alberta membership # is provided (IAAF memberships from other provinces or other national federations will be accepted). This license fee is for insurance purposes/costs helping ensure the participant's safety.


In order to have the "Day of Race" insurance fee waived, a current and valid Athletics Alberta membership # (or valid IAAF membership from other province or national federation) must be provided. Proof of IAAF membership will be verified against membership databases and must also be presented at race package pick-up in order to receive insurance coverage and be allowed entry in to the race. You will be asked for your membership # during registration. To look up your membership # click HERE.

Fee & Cancellation Notes

  • 5% GST will be applied to your transaction at checkout.
  • All entries include a commemorative technical race shirt.
  • Online registration will close at noon on Friday, June 16th, 2017.
  • An online processing fee will be applied to your online registration into the 2017 Banff Marathon.
  • All prices listed in Canadian Dollars.
  • VISA, MC, and Amex accepted
  • Your credit card statement will show a charge from Race Roster or Fast North Corp for your online registration into this event.
  • Registration will close when the participant capacity is reached.
  • All entries are Non-Refundable, Non-Transferable to another person, and Non-Deferrable to a future event. This also applies to a participant with an injury or illness. Sale and/or transfer of race entries/bib numbers is strictly prohibited.
  • By December 31, 2017 participants must be 16 years of age to participate in the Marathon, 14 years of age to participate in the Half Marathon and 12 years of age to participate in the 10K. Participants under 18 years of age must have a statement signed by their parent or legal guardian permitting them to participate.
  • Due to the unique character of Banff National Park, a wildlife interaction could occur on the race route. In such cases, the Event Organizers reserve the right to change the race route, delay the race, stop participants on the course until the situation is deemed appropriate to continue, alter the distance of the route, cancel or other measures deemed necessary as per the Event Wildlife Interaction Response Plan. The participant understands this risk and acknowledges that no refunds will be issued in this case.
  • All participants must show picture ID at check-in.
  • The Event Organizers reserve the right to deny entries or registration changes for any reason.



Event Schedule

  • June 18 8:00 AM MDT - 10K Start

  • June 18 9:00 AM MDT - Marathon Start

  • June 18 9:30 AM MDT - Half Marathon Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Banff, AB, Canada

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