DATE: September 24, 2022
LOCATION: Whitemud Park, Edmonton, AB
OPTIONS: 10km, 5km, 3km, 1km
Our Goal is to raise $35,000 for Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute.
After year of lockdown – Let’s get outside, get moving, together. Join us for the Edmonton Heartbeat Run on September 24, 2022 at Whitemud Park.
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Don’t miss out on a great Fall Day where you’ll run along the North Saskatchewan River and take in the breath-taking views of trees changing colour and leaves falling.
By registering for the race, you agree to the event terms and conditions. The registration is binding and fees will not be refunded if you are forced to cancel unless you have taken out race insurance and meet the conditions of this insurance.
WHAT YOU GET
All entrants receive a great moisture wicking race tshirt! Entries received before September 6 are guaranteed a shirt – and sizing!
Once you cross the finish line, you will be rewarded with a commemorative Heartbeat Run Medal.
Chip Timing! Using a chip on the racebib, your time is recorded from the time you cross the starting line to you cross the finish!
Cool down with some great finishline snacks!
LOCATION & PARKING
Whitemud Park is located just off of Fox Drive between Fort Edmonton Park, the John Janzen Nature Centre and Whitemud Equine Centre.
Our start area will be adjacent to the Alfred H. Savage Centre.
Ample parking is available in Whitemud Park. Follow the directions of our parking attendants.
COVID19 PRECAUTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS
We will be following the most recent guidelines as presented by Alberta Health Services.
COURSE AND EVENT DETAILS
The 5km – MAP
From the start area in Whitemud Park, athletes will head north towards the Keillor Rd Path and head East. Athletes will follow the pathway up the wonderful Keillor Rd hill and at the top turn South following Saskatchewan Drive. At the 2.5k point there will be a water station. Return the same way down the hill to the finish.
Enjoy the scenery and hills!
The 10km – MAP
As gluttons for punishment, the 10k athletes will enjoy this route and Heartbreak Hill twice!!
All events are chip timed!
WATER STATIONS – THIS IS A CUPFREE EVENT
Refreshments are served at ONE Station per lap . Waterbottles will be available to pickup and fill your container.
THE FINISH LINE
After passing the finish line please move forward 200 meters. Just past the finish, you will find fruit, muffins & more!
Our medical services will also be available here.
DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES
We will not be providing age group awards at this years event.
Results will be posted onsite as they are updated and official results will be posted on our website within 24hours of the event.
REFUNDS, ROLLOVERS & CREDITS
View details here
Friday, September 23 4:00pm-7:00pm Running Room – 8537 109th Street
Saturday, September 24
9:00am-9:50am Race Package Pickup
9:50am Pre-race briefing
10:00am 10km Start
10:15am 5km Start
10:20am 3km Start
11:00am 1km Start
Funds raised by the Edmonton Heartbeat Run will support the Maz Innovation Fund, ensuring the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute remains a world-class cardiac centre for years to come. Support of this fund will lead to the advancement of clinical programs, quality improvement, the purchase of new equipment, and research, in order to support developments in cardiac care, such as minimally invasive approaches.
This fund has already supported initiatives like:
– Surgical procedure to remove blood clots blocking the arteries carrying blood to the lungs, improving oxygen levels – one of only two programs in Canada
– Virtual cardiac rehabilitation for patients unable to attend in-person programs
– After a successful pilot program, proving the safety and effectiveness of Ev-Vivo equipment to essentially keep lungs ‘alive’ outside the body, this technology will begin to be used with patients.
THE VIRTUAL RUN
Can’t make the in-person event? Still leery of large gatherings? No Problem!
You can participate in our virtual run. We will have a finisher medal and tshirt (if you meet our cutoff deadlines) for you.
You can participate in the virtual event from the time you register up to race day.
Items will be made available for local pickup after the event. Purchase shipping to have the items sent to you!