Marafun FAQ’s

The following are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
If you still have unanswered questions, please contact us.

Pre-Race Questions

How do I know if I am registered?

If you register online, you will receive an immediate confirmation notice from Leading Edge Physiotherapy RunWild.  Only applications submitted online will be accepted.  You can also cross-reference the registrations online.  If you are involved in the Marafun your teacher or parents will be emailed before May 7 to confirm if you are with a school team or not.

How many people are expected to participate in RunWild 2017?

Registration is capped at 2000 participants. We expect to sell out. 


Can I secure pledges to help raise money for the Zebra Child Protection Centre or St. Albert Seniors Association?

Yes please.  Every dollar counts towards our fund raising goal of $100,000.
You can create your own page when you register and ask friends and family to support you or you may download and use our pledge form:
Download the Pledge Form

Where can I get a map?

Maps are provided on the race profile pages in the Races section and are available for download.  To get the most out of the event, please be sure to familiarize yourself with the course ahead of time.

What do I receive for participating in the race?

All participants receive a commemorative
medal and an event shirt.

Can my dog run/walk with me in any of the races?

With the exception of the hearing and vision impaired participants, no, we are NOT allowing dogs on any race routes.

Race Day Questions

Where should I park?

There will be parking available in the lot across from St. Albert Place, along Perron Street and Lion’s Park.  More parking may become available closer to race day.  Please check back to this website or follow directional signage on race day.

Where is the start and finish area?

The start, finish and all race day events take place in Lions Park, St. Albert, AB.

Is there somewhere to store my belongings during the race?


What will the weather be like?

The average temperature in St. Albert during May is a low of 3ºC and a high of 17ºC.

Can I walk instead of run?

Yes. Walkers are invited to enter in all race events.

Are there course markers?

Yes, there are markers along the route.  Directional arrows will also be in place.

Post-Race Questions

Who receives medals?

All MaraFun finishers will receive a medal.

Where do I meet my friends and family after the race?

In the Event Village at Lions Park.