Edmonton Marathon

Sunday, August 18th 2024 Register Now!

Hot Weather Notice

With high temperatures in the race day forecast, we are encouraging participants to plan in advance to stay hydrated and comfortable.Safety is a top priority at the 2022 Servus Edmonton Marathon and organizers have years of experience in supporting participants on the racecourse. Extensive preparations include:

  • A high number of water stations on the course – 10 water stations = one every 4 kilometres
  • 5 mobile Course Managers roaming the course
  • 8 mobile Marshal Ambassadors on course handing out hydration (juice boxes) and snacks to our Course Marshals
  • 2 mobile medical units on course from Alberta Paramedical Services
  • 2 mobile ambulances on course from Alberta Health Services EMS
  • 15% more water added for course water stations
  • 20% more water at the finish line
  • Electrolyte drinks at all 10 water stations
  • Energy chews and gels at 2 water stations
  • Hydration fluids at the finish line. Every runner will be handed a 500ml bottle of water immediately upon crossing the finish line. Plus, there is a Runners Food area with additional hydration and food.
  • Finisher will be able to cool off at our cooling Mist Tent.

To Our Valued Volunteers: Please wear a hat, use sunscreen, and bring extra fluids. Also consider bringing a lawn chair and/or an umbrella.

This event will follow AHS Medical Officer guidelines

To see the latest forecast, visit Edmonton Weather, Environment and Natural Resources Canada