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September 23


Continuing the Legacy – Melissa’s Road Race stands as one of Canada’s most storied and beloved running events, scheduled for September 23rd, 2023. This iconic race offers participants a choice of a 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of Banff National Park. It consistently reaches full capacity due to its enduring popularity. Since its inception in 1979, Melissa’s has been renowned for infusing sport and joy into Banff National Park, captivating participants with its lively entertainment along the route, infectious enthusiasm, lively post-run celebration, and an exclusive long-sleeved commemorative running shirt adorned with local art. Recognized with numerous accolades as Alberta’s Premier Road Race, Melissa’s Road Race stands proudly as a cherished tradition in the heart of Banff.


1 Sundance Road
Banff, Alberta T1L 1B9 Canada + Google Map