Our half marathon course has been certified by Athletics Canada. The route has been altered slightly from 2015 to make it more intuitive. The course is mostly flat with a few small hills and a scenic 1 km gravel loop in the middle. It will be well marked and well marshalled.

From the starting line, the course makes a loop around Drumheller's verdant downtown core to cross the bridge over the Red Deer River. The route follows a paved pathway through North Drumheller and Midland, through trees along the river, and under an old train bridge. From there, the route takes you through the badlands to the Royal Tyrrell Museum. The course then drops down to North Dinosaur Trail to regain the same paved pathway back to Midland.

On the return, the course will take you along the north side of Midland to regain the pathway. From there, you will retrace your steps back to the bridge, with a short but scenic out-and-back near the hospital. After crossing the bridge, the route drops down, using an underpass to access the other last few hundred metres of the course. This final section is fast and shaded, as you run beneath huge Cottonwood trees to the finish line.

21KM Race Price: $70

Race Start Time:
7:30 am *early start for ½ marathon
8:30 am Half Marathon start
*early start available for walkers & participants expecting to finish in longer than 3 ½ hours for the half marathon.

Drumheller Dinosaur Half Marathon Course Map Certified Course Athletics Canada

Our 10 km course is certified by Athletics Canada. It is flat and fast and full of scenic beauty.

From the starting line, the route makes a quick tour along tree-lined residential streets before crossing the bridge over the Red Deer River. From there, the course loops back under the bridge to access the paved pathway which leads to Midland. You will run through huge Cottonwood trees until you reach an old train bridge. At this point, the route turns right and loops around Midland, rejoining the pathway for a fast run back into town. After re-crossing the river, the route circles around under the bridge to gain the last few hundred metres of the course. It will be a fast and shady finish. There are no hills on this course, and it too will be well marked and well marshalled.

10KM Race Price: $50

Race Start Time: 8:45 am

Drumheller Dinosaur 10km Course Map Certified Course Athletics Canada

 

Racers of all ages and abilities will enjoy the security of our paved pathway for the majority of this out-and-back run along beautiful Riverside Drive. The course is flat and well marked---a great course for new runners.

5KM Race Price: $25
5KM Youth Price: $15

Race Start Time: 9:00 am

Drumheller Dinosaur Half 5k Course Map

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