Our race menu consists of three different point-to-point events:
1) a 21.1 KM Half Marathon
2) a two-person Half Marathon Relay (legs of 9.2 KM and 11.9 KM)
3) the new, fun COBS Cinnamon Bun Run (8-Miles/12.8 KM).
The Boston Marathon is the world its oldest and most prestigious annual marathon and part of the World Marathon Majors. A maximum field size of 25,000 participants begin in the rural town of Hopkinton and run the legendary course through eight cities and towns before finishing in Boston
The Relay is 258K in length, run in 15 stages on highways from Banff to Jasper utilizing the most beautiful highways in the world; scenic Highway 1A (Bow Valley Parkway) & Highway 93 (Icefields Parkway). The race is run on the shoulder of the highways facing traffic. Highways remain open for vehicles on race day.
The 100 mile course begins among the rolling hills of Longview in south western Alberta. Beginning at 6:00 a.m. the first heat of leg one runners will make their way along highway 541 toward the majestic Rocky mountains. The course traverses the Highwood Pass on the highest paved highway in Canada and takes you into the Kananaskis valley. Leg nine and ten runners will travel cross-country to finish at Nakiska, the site of the alpine events of the XV Olympic Winter Games.
The annual Cabot Trail Relay Race is a 185 mile/276.33 km, 17 stage relay race through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world??? beginning in Baddeck, Cape Breton, over steep mountains in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, through many small communities around the famous Cabot Trail, to the gently rolling Margaree Valley.
This race is to benefit runners who want to run a quality trail ultramarathon race in the Edmonton area. It was organized to allow runners to find out about this jewel just east of Edmonton called the Cooking Lake Blackfoot Provincial Recreation area. This provincial recreation area has 85 km of trails which can be used by runners, mountain bikers, horseback riding and cross country skiing.