10k

RacePoint Interactive Map*

Runners: Use this map to view important course information including on-course amenities, cheer stations, and parking.

Spectators: Use this map to view the best spots to cheer on your friends and family.

Residents: Use this map to view road closures in your area.

RacePoint Interactive Map

*Course subject to City approval

Start Line

The start line is located by the Alberta Legislature Grounds.   

  • Please make sure to arrive early and get organized 
  • Runners will be assigned to coloured corrals based on their expected finishing time 
  • There will be coloured flags at the start line to indicate the entrance to each corral. Head to the flag that corresponds to the coloured stripe on your bib 
  • All runners must be in their corrals by 7:15 a.m. 
  • You will only be allowed to enter the corral that corresponds with the stripe on your bib, except for the purple corral which is open to everyone 
  • The orange corral is for participants who will be walking 100% of the course 
  • Corrals will start in waves to maximize the amount of space runners have at the start, on course and at the finish line 
  • There will be volunteers holding a rope between each corral. Volunteers will guide each corral forward to the start line, the rope holders will move out of the way and you will be signaled to start 
  • Competitive Age Category Runners: Awards will be based on Chip Time 
  • If a corral change is required, send an email to crswest@canadarunningseries.com on or before June 9th or visit the Help Desk at package pickup or on race day 

Corral Times

*Times are subject to change

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Corral Times

Red Corral < 49 minutes
Yellow Corral 50-57 minutes
Blue Corral 58-60 minutes
Green Corral 61-75 minutes
Purple Corral >76 minutes

Finish Line

The finish line is located on the Alberta Legislature Grounds. 

To keep congestion for runners in the finish area under control, we encourage you to make arrangements to meet at the Friends & Family Meeting Zone located in the post-race area. 

Course Restrictions and Support

For the safety of all runners, baby carriers, skateboards, roller blades, Kangoo Jump shoes, animals and unauthorized bicycles and wheeled devices are not permitted in any of the Canada Running Series races. 

Children: Everyone participating in this event must be registered, that includes children. We highly recommend that children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. 

Time Limit

The time limit to complete the 10K course is  1 hour 40 minutes. Those still on course after this time may be asked to move to the sidewalk to complete the course as an ‘informed pedestrian’. 

Water Stations

Water and electrolytes will be available at the following locations: 

  • Start Line Area (water only) 
  • On Course @ Aid Stations 
  • Finish Line 
  • Party Site (water only) 

Port-o-lets

Portable washroom facilities will be located at the start and finish areas, and at all course water stations.

Medical Services

Odyssey Medical will provide medical services on course and at the finish line medical tent.

City of Edmonton Paramedic Services will have a dedicated unit on the course and at the finish line.

Road Closures

More information coming soon.

Hotel and Travel

Run Hotel Headquarters 2019

We’re proud to be working with the Westin Edmonton as our Official Hotel Partner.

Enjoy a 2k walk from your bed to the start line race morning at low rates of: 

  • $149/night for single/double 
  • $174/night for triple  
  • $199/night for quad 

Reservations can be made by calling the central reservation toll-free number at 1-800-937-8461 or through the online booking portal .

 

Training

Also check out the Facebook Event Page and

Strava Run Group https://www.strava.com/clubs/lululemonYEG

Download the training plan here.

Prizing and Awards

Don’t just win your prize, claim it! Participants have 30 days to claim any prizes. 

If you did not pick up your award on race day, please contact us at:  crswest@canadarunningseries.com 

  1st  2nd  3rd  4th  5th 
Top Canadian Men & Women†
(Gun Time) 
$1,500  $1,000  $500  $300  $200 
Masters Men & Women
(Gun Time) 
$200  $150  $100     
Age Categories  Men & Women
(Chip Time) 
Medal  Medal  Medal     

 

  • “Canadian” is defined as: Citizens; Landed immigrants; and Refugees with official status who have been domiciled in Canada for at least one year (proof may be required). 
  • Master defined as: athlete being 40 years old plus, day of event. 
  • The Edmonton 10k is sanctioned and certified by Athletics Alberta, Athletics Canada and the IAAF. 

Note: Winners of the Canadian and Masters divisions are not eligible for the age category prizing. 

† minus 25% for slower than 30:00 (Men) and 35:20 (Women); minus 50% for slower than 31:30 (Men) and 37:40 (Women). 

Elite Hosting

  • We do not accept emails or telephone calls.  
  • Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered, but please note we do NOT issue invitations for athletes requiring a VISA to attend this event.  
  • All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2018.  
  • An Elite Athlete application does NOT guarantee entry. All applications must be approved by the CRS Race Director. 
  • We will inform each applicant of their elite status one week after the application deadline. Best efforts will be made to offer early acceptance where possible.  
  • 2019 Elite Athlete Applications close on May 29, 2019.  
ELITE APPLICATION FORM

Men

Open — sub 31:00
Sub Elite — sub 32:00
Masters — sub 35:00

Women

Open — sub 34:00
Sub Elite — sub 37:00
Masters — sub 40:00

Elite starting list will be posted two weeks prior to the event.  

Athletes with a Disability

If you are visually impaired and would like to be matched with a guide runner, please contact Achilles Canada at www.achillescanada.ca.

 

 

 

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