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40TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2019!
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MELISSA'S ROAD RACE - 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The very special 40th Anniversary of the Melissa’s Road Race will take place next year on September 28th, 2019 in beautiful Banff National Park.  This is a special invite to everyone that has ever participated as well as anyone who has been wanting to experience this special race.  Special 40th Anniversary celebration activities are being planned along with a very special commemorative retro long sleeve shirt that each participant will enjoy.  Since 1979, Melissa’s has been described as a colourful display of sport and fun in Banff National Park - famous for its entertainment along the course, contagious spirit, post-run party and long-sleeved commemorative running shirt featuring local art. 

PHOTOS, ART AND AWARDS

PHOTO GALLERY

COMMEMORATIVE ART HISTORY - Coming Soon
 
 

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AN EXPERIENCE

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BANFF NATIONAL PARK

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RACE HISTORY

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JOIN US

Come experience some “Fun in the Rockies”!

Melissa’s 2019 Features Include:
- Live Music before the race, on course, and after your run!
- Amazing Cheer Stations along the route
- Run over the “Happy Bridge” with Crazy Larry
- Post Race Festival and Beer Gardens
- Famous Long Sleeved Shirts – Vintage Edition for the 40th !
- Choose from 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Courses
- Full Registration Refund Option until March 1st, 2019
- Special Surprise Features for 40th Anniversary
- Everything else that Beautiful Banff has to offer

Take part in Melissa’s run with family and friends and be part of this long-standing tradition. Melissa’s is a routine sell out, so register now to avoid disappointment – see you there!

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OFFICIAL RUNNING SUPPLIER
PROUD SUPPORTER OF MELISSAS RACE FOR 39 YEARS!

Running Room will always be driven by its emphasis on continuous improvement, customer service and community involvement.

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Official Restaurant
BANFFS ORIGINAL STEAK HOUSE

Melissas is a locally owned and operated restaurant and is proud to be part of the heritage of Banff National Park.

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HORSEBACK RIDING
EXTRAORDINARY HORSEBACK RIDING ADVENTURES

No matter what type of western-style adventure you’re looking for, Banff Trail Riders will give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Banff National Park. 

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Official Lodging
HISTORIC HOTEL IN THE HEART OF TOWN

A hub for visitors and locals alike. Here, art blends with story-telling. And that blends with style. It's truly unique.

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STANDISH TOWING
YOUR CALL TO STANDISH TOWING & RECOVERY MEANS HELP IS ON THE WAY!

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WI-COM SOLUTIONS
WE HEAR YOU - LOUD AND CLEAR

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LA DAV PRODUCTIONS

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NESTERS MARKET
WHERE THE LOCALS SHOP

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LOCAL BREWERY
CRAFTING RELATIONSHIPS ONE BEER AT AT TIME

The Banff Ave Brewing Co was founded in 2010 and is proudly Banff’s only brewpub.  Superior hand crafted beer, food with attitude, and fun customer service!

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KIND SNACKS
MAKE THE WORLD A LITTLE KINDER

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