Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I park?
There is parking near the start line at Edworthy Park. Arrive early as the Parking Lot fills up quickly.
Is there a bag drop?
No, we do not have a bag drop off for this race.
How long is the route?
We have 3 distances available: 1K Ice Cream Scoops Kid's Run, 5K and 10K Run & Walk.
Can I walk the race?
Yes, you can walk or run in the 10K / 5K. It’s your event, you can even crawl if you like.
Please Note: Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted in the Little Scoops, 1K ,5K & 10K event. Skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, and other wheels are not allowed.
Is this a chip timed time race?
No it is not. You will receive a Bib Number that must be worn in front during the race.
Can you still register on race day?
Yes, registration will be open from 8:00 am until 10:00 am. You can pay with cash or credit card. (No Debit)
Is there a place to change on site?
There are no change rooms available on site, the closest change rooms would be at washroom facilities on site.
Can I bike the race route?
No bikes, roller skates or skateboards. Only Strollers and wheelchairs are allowed.
Can I enter a Team?
Yes. There is a prize for ‘The Biggest Family’. So why not get your colleagues, sports team, drinking buddies and even your real family to form an Ice Cream Run Family?
Can I wear a sponsors’ t-shirt?
Yes! Your employer might be willing to sponsor you a little more if you wear a t-shirt with your company name on it.
Yes! After all the run, there will ice cream for you to enjoy. They are part of the registration fee.
For family or friends who have not registered, you can buy food tickets for $5 at the EGR Store on-site and enjoy the day.
How old do you have to be to take part?
Any age. Recruit the youth!
Are there washroom facilities on site?
Yes, there will be port-a-potties near the Start/Finish Line. There are no port-a-potties on the race route.
How do I become a volunteer?
We love volunteers! If you and your friends and family are interested we would love to see you!
Please call 780.616.3018 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Also, more information about the roles available visit our Volunteer Page!
If you have questions or need more information about the Calgary Ice Cream Run, please contact us at: via Email at email@example.com or call 780.616.3018.
What are the Race Terms & Conditions?
Indemnity and Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risk
The Participant, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assignees do hereby indemnify, defend, hold harmless, waive, release and discharge the Calgary Ice Cream Run and the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Society of Canada, also referred to as "MGCSC", and its directors, officers, agents, contractors, employees, event sponsors and / or their representatives, event volunteers, as well as any government that may have any connection with the event of all liabilities, loss, expenses, fines, suits, claims, demands, property theft, action or causes of action of any kind and howsoever caused, including negligence, or by reason of an act or default by MGCSC or the Participant or guests and including property damage, personal injury or death resulting from, but not limited to, my participation in the event and the travel to and from this event.
I acknowledge the risks of the event and assume all responsibilities in my participating in the event. I understand that at this event or related activities I may be photographed, filmed and/or videotaped. I agree and permit to allow my name, email address, phone number, photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers and assigns without obligation of payment. I understand the fees I pay are non-refundable.
The provisions of the Indemnification shall survive the termination of this Agreement with respect to any claims or liability accruing prior to or after termination. In the event any dispute arises between Participant and MGCSC shall be entitled to collect reasonable costs and attorney fees.
I have read this waiver carefully. My participation in the event acknowledges my acceptance of the Indemnity and Acknowledgement and Assumption of Risk, Release and permissions.