Event Day Information

Race Date: June 15, 2024
Race location: Edworthy Park (5050 Spruce Drive SW, Calgary, AB T3C 3B2)

Start Times:

8:30 a.m. – 1K Little Steps presented by Culturelle Kids
8:50 a.m. – Welcome and Warm-up
9:15 a.m. – 10K start
9:40 a.m. – 5K start

Suggested Arrival Time: 7:00 a.m.

To have the most enjoyable race day experience, please give yourself plenty of time before your race. Factor in timing for: getting to the event site, parking, toilet use (which may include wait time), getting into your start corral, deep breathing and getting into your groove! 

Parking & Shuttle Bus Information

There is limited parking at Edworthy Park. It is recommend that participants park at Market Mall.

North Side of Edworthy Park:
Free Parking & shuttles are available at Market Mall. IMPORTANT: Designated parking area and shuttles run from the NE corner of the mall - at the corner of 40 Ave NW and Shaganappi Trail NW.
Mall Address:  3625 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3A 0E2


The shuttle ride will take approximately 5 minutes. Shuttles will pick up runners at the entrance to the parking lot outside. 

Shuttle pick-up times: 7:00 a.m. – 9 a.m. and will run until 11:30 a.m.  Shuttle pick-up is located at the entrance of the parking lot.

We highly recommend arrival between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. to avoid longer wait times at the shuttle pick up.

Tip: Come in groups! When carpooling, drop off runners at Edworthy Park (near Angel’s Cafe) and have the driver park at the offsite parking. 

South Side of Edworthy Park:
We strongly discourage parking at Edworthy Park South Parking lot as it is very limited and there is no alternative parking on the south side of the river.  Parking is not permitted on Spruce Drive (leading to the south entrance of the park). Please do not park here. 

Route Maps

Important: No dogs or double-wide strollers will be permitted on the course

Due to an unavoidable pinch point on the course, In order to safely accommodate all participants, no dogs or double-wide strollers will be permitted on the course. We ask that participants walk/run no more than 2 side-by-side and to keep to the right of the path as this will allow for participants to pass from behind, on the left. Also, this course is shared with the public so please be courteous of other pedestrians and cyclists.

5k Route
10k Route

Race Results

Offline Donations

Please bring all cash/cheque donations to the Calgary Health Foundation tent at the race, along with a pledge form and provide it to a Calgary Health Foundation on-site representative.

Experience the Race Day Activities

Shoppers Drug Mart

The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women thanks you for participating and donating to support a local women’s mental health program in your community! To date, we’ve raised over $20 million for women’s mental health programs in 18 cities across Canada, helping to improve access for women who need mental health support.

Running Room

Congratulations to all participants and volunteers for your support of the Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women. Together, you are sending a positive message of support to women's mental and physical wellness. As a group let’s speak out and reach out to all women! Our team at Running Room is proud of each one of you!

New Balance

Run your way. New Balance invites you to celebrate your independence in running no matter how you choose to do it. RUNNING WILL TAKE YOU EXACTLY AS YOU ARE; IF YOU RUN, THEN YOU ARE A RUNNER! 

New Balance wants to see how or why you “Run Your Way”. 
Tag @newbalance and @newbalancerunning and include #RunYourWay in the caption.
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Be sure to check out the New Balance photo wall, show us how you #RunYourWay!

OrangeTheory Fitness

Orangetheory is a 1-hour, full-body heart rate zone workout that delivers a more personalized experience in a group setting. Designed to be effective and efficient, our workout boosts your metabolism, burns fat and burns more calories. With more than 100 locations across Canada, Orangetheory has quickly become Canada’s favourite workout that produces real results. Visit orangetheory.com for more information and to find a location near you.


Aging is a beautiful thing! Estroven is a proud sponsor of the Run for Women. Our mission is to help bring relief to the wide range of symptoms that may be experienced with Menopause, a natural stage of life that all women experience, so that women can continue to do the things they love! The Estroven range of products for Menopause Relief is formulated for every Woman’s unique Journey.

Culturelle, a proud sponsor of the Run for Women, is on a mission to help Canadians feel their best and it all starts within the Gut! With products for every member of the family, Culturelle Probiotic supplements with 100% naturally sourced Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) is #1 most clinically studied strain, proven to promote better digestive and overall good health. It’s Trusted. It’s Proven. It Works.

BioFreeze: Cool the Pain

Visit the Biofreeze Pain Relief Zone to stretch those muscles and sign up for a massage. Try Biofreeze, A Fast-Acting cold therapy pain relief for sore muscles, backaches, sore joints and arthritis. Biofreeze – Feel the Cool. Forget the Pain.


Congratulations to all the runners, participants, and volunteers for this year's support in Run for Women! BODYARMOR has been disrupting the world of sports hydration for over a decade by offering unique hydration through premium products – including BODYARMOR LYTE, a low-calorie, hydration drink designed for active people, combining electrolytes, natural flavours, antioxidants, vitamins, and no colours from artificial sources. BODYARMOR LYTE is available in 3 flavours: Peach Mango, Blueberry Pomegranate and Dragonfruit Berry. BODYARMOR is proud to be a part of your hydration journey.

Pure Protein

Pure Protein® is delighted to be part of your day as you raise awareness and funds for women’s mental health as part of The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women.

Pure Protein® focuses on celebrating everyday victories. Whether you’re a participant, supporter, volunteer, donator, or benefit from the funds raised, we are celebrating you and your victory!  Congratulations!

Protein that’s Pro-You!

Share your experience with our community!

Tag us on social

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series

Hashtags: #runforwomen #shoppersdrugmart

Virtual Participation Information


What do I get with my Virtual registration?

With your Virtual registration, you will receive a Technical T-shirt, Bracelet, our Legendary Swag Bag and FREE Home Delivery of your race kit.

How does a virtual walk/run work?

A virtual walk/run can be completed from anywhere, anytime before or on the in-person event day. You can walk/run your own route at your own pace. Do what you feel comfortable doing. The most important thing is that you are participating to support women’s mental health programs in your community while being active.

When can I complete my virtual walk/run?

The deadline to complete your walk/run and submit your virtual results is June 15, 2024.

Do I need a bib number to participate?

No, you are not required to wear your bib (which will be delivered to you with your Race Kit). However, we encourage you to wear your bib if you're taking pictures and posting on social media!

How do I record my walk/run time?

The Wednesday before the event (June 12) you will receive an email with your timing link where you can submit your time. To track your time, use any of your favorite timing apps. You will have the option to submit your walk/run results through the personalized link that will be emailed to you.

Do I have to walk/run the full distance at one time?

As long as you fully track your walk/run and complete the distance you've registered for before the submission deadline, you are welcome to take breaks or split up your distance over more than one day.

How can I share my accomplishments and photos?

You can share your photos, accomplishments, pre-event training and support for the event with our community online by tagging us on social:

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series

Hashtags: #runforwomen

Also check out: Race Kit Information


Title Sponsor


National Sponsors

Running Room
New Balance
Orange Theory Fitness