What is the race date for 2020?

The race will be held on September 13, 2020.

How can I register for 2020 race?

Registration will open on December 1, 2020 for the September 13, 2020 event.

Registration deadline to get a T-shirt is August 20, 2020

When does registration close?

Half an hour before the race starts. Registration date to qualify for a race shirt TBA. Late registration will have to pay a special order fee to get a race shirt.

How far is a half marathon?

21.0975 kilometres or 13.1 miles.

Is there a start time for slower runners and walkers of the 21km?

Yes for 21km walkers and runners who will not complete the race in under 3.5 hours. Should you fall into this category, we encourage you to take advantage of the early start time.

What are the race start times?

7:30 am Early start for people who will take longer than 3 hours to complete the race
8:30 am 21K start
8:45 am 10K start
9:00 am 5K start

What is the cost of races?

21K $70; 10K $50; 5K $25 
Sorry No Refunds


Race package pickup.

Badlands Community Facility
80 Veterans Way
Drumheller, AB

Friday, September 6th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 7th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, September 8th 6:30 am until 30 minutes before race begins

I’m injured - Can I get my money back?

No, sorry, there are no refunds. But you can change events and bump down to a lower distance to reduce your chance of injury. There are no refunds for changing to a lower event.

May I run or walk with my dog?

Sorry, no dogs are allowed.

Can I walk instead of run?

Yes, you may walk in all events.

Is there a separate walking half marathon?


Are there course markers?

Yes, there will be markers each kilometre along all routes.

Will there be water stations?

Yes, please reference each course map to see the location of aid stations.

Can I wear my headphones / iPod during the race?

Yes, although we ask that you remove the headset when running on Downtown streets. Runners share the roadway with traffic for part of the race, and it can be very dangerous to wear a headset as it tends to isolate the runner from his/her environment.

Are there shower facilities near the race location?

Yes at the BCF and the Aquaplex that is located beneath the World’s largest Dinosaur and is less than 3 minutes from the finish area. Note there will be a $2.00 charge for the use of the facilities.

Where are the best locations to watch the race from?

There will viewing locations along the route. Care should be taken to avoid traffic congestion and to ensure safety for all participants and road users.

How will I get my results?

Following the event, race results will be posted on our web site.

Do all finishers receive medals?

All participants will receive a finishers medal.

First, second, and third place medals will be awarded for males and females in all age categories, except in the 5km race.”

Will there be portapoties located throughout the race route?

Yes and handwash stations

Will the race be chip timed?

Yes, the race will be chip timed.

Is this an official race?

The half marathon and 10K have been certified by Athletics Canada. The 5k is a little short and only measured with a handheld GPS unit.

Is there on site parking?

Yes, however parking is limited and runner are encouraged to car pool to the site.

What is the weather in Drumheller on race day?

In the races 7 year history our starting temperatures have been 5-10 degrees and in no year has the 10 or ½ marathon exceeded 20 degrees prior to the end of the event. 2015 was the only wet one, it comprised of a light drizzle for a couple of hours.

Are there many hills on the courses?

No all routes are flat! The 21km route has a few short hills around the Museum. The 10km &
5km routes have no hills at all!