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12K Trail Run

12K Trail Run consisting of 50% technical single-track and 50% rolling Nordic track with ~350m of elevation change.


6K Trail Run / Walk

6K Trail on 100% Nordic track and rolling hills.

3K Trail Run / Walk

3K Trail is flat on double-wide trails. This course is suitable for all abilities and ages.


1.2K Kids Fun Run

Flat treed loop. 


Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area - Parkland County


This is an organized and timed trail race event designed to be family friendly and open to runners and walkers of all abilities. 


12K / 6K






*Pay a reduced registration fee and fundraise a minimum of $100 for Our House Addiction Recovery and/or McDougall House. More details below under fundraising.


12K/6K/3K - Includes event branded swag.

All finishers get a medal.


5:00 PM – Package pick-up

5:15 PM – Silent Auction opens

5:30 PM - Hot dog stand opens

6:00 PM – Package Pick-up/Check-in Closes

6:05 PM – Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing for ALL DISTANCES
6:12 PM – 1.2K Kid’s Fun Run
6:30 PM – 12K Trail Run
6:40 PM – 6K Run/Walk

6:45 PM - 3K Run/Walk

8:15 PM – Silent Auction Closes 
8:30 PM – Podium Awards

8:45 PM – Short Program

**Race Cut-off: 8:30PM or 2 Hours after start of 12K**

package pick-up

Race day at 5:00 PM

start/finish aid station

Aid stations on course

Start/finish will have hotdogs & chips for sale

important information

Be prepared for the elements and trail conditions on the day of the event

Outhouses onsite

No dogs on the race course

No strollers or baby joggers on 12K course

Park will be open to the general public


Together we can make a difference.


Share your journey and help raise funds to support those in recovery.

Our charity partners will be with us during the event by way of volunteering, running and cheering!


How Reduced Registration Option Works

1. Register and pay a discounted fee to secure your spot.
2. Create a fundraising page and commi
t to raising a minimum of

$100 by race day for one of our charity partners.


The awards will be handed out throughout the evening.


Awards are given to the top three male and female finishers in each age category (U15, Open, 55+) in the 12K and 6K distances and in the 3K distance for kids under 12 years old.

Awards will also be given to top male and female 12k & 6K finishers overall. 

charity partners

All proceeds (race registration fees less expenses, empties, silent auction) will be split equally with

Our House Addiction Recovery Centre and McDougall House.

This amount changes every year based on sponsorship support.

100% of fundraising donations goes directly to

Our House Addiction Recovery Centre* and/or McDougall House.*

*Our House Addiction Recovery Centre is based in Edmonton and offers a one-year residential addiction recovery program to men (18+) through shared accommodations at our 30-room facility. During this year, trained professionals guide residents through modules designed to equip them with the tools for long-term recovery. Dedicated to reducing the effects of substance use disorders and related mental health issues, we are one of the few year-long residential treatment programs in Canada. Additionally, we offer outreach services to the community at large, including individual and family counselling. 

*For over 50 years McDougall House Association has offered compassion and support to thousands of women struggling with addiction to find their way from hopelessness to hope. Based in Edmonton, McDougall House is a 12 bed “second stage” residential addiction treatment facility for women.  Many receive social assistance and have no place to go having lost connection to family, friends, and their support network. These women are battling not only for their future, but to have a positive impact and a better life for themselves, their children, their families, and to contribute to our communities.

The McDougall House addiction treatment program is a safe and supportive place set in a home-like environment. We offer women the necessities to help them recover, heal, and find the support and strength they need to face the world. The recovery plan is unique to each woman and focuses on their individual goals.  Our clients receive over twenty hours of therapeutic programming per week.  The program comprises combination of group and one-to-one sessions.  The one-to-one elements of the program are critical to the thorough approach taken by our team of councilors.

In Support Of

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  Crisis & Immediate Support Services  

There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
- C.S. Lewis

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