Mother's Day Run, Walk & Ride 2020

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, 2020

Welcome to the 2020 Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk & Ride! It's time to start getting ready for the 42nd Annual Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk & Ride in Calgary! This event continues to be Alberta's largest family fundraising event; with over 4,600 participants, 100 volunteers and fabulous sponsors last year. We welcome everyone to participate and make a difference!

Registration opens Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Register as an individual

Register as a family/group

Register as a volunteer


Package Pick up at CF Chinook Centre

6455 Macleod Trail S
Sport Chek Women (North end of mall)

  • Thursday, May 7th, 2020
    4:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Friday, May 8th, 2020
    12:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, May 9th, 2020
    10:00am – 4:00pm

*Limited Quantities. Product available at race package pickup while quantities last.

Event Details

6455 Macleod Trail S
East parking lot

This year, Sport Chek is proud to present the 5K Walk & Run, 10K Run and FREE Little legs event for kids.

Sunday, May 10th, 2020

  • 8:50 am - Wheelchair & Handcycle Start 
  • 9:00 am - 10KM Run Start
  • 9:15 am - 5KM Run Start
  • 9:20 am - 5KM Walk Start 
  • 10:30 am - Little Legs

Course Information

Course Map


  • 10 KM Run 
  • 10 KM Wheelchair 
  • 10 KM Handcycle


  • 5 KM Run
  • 5 KM Walk
  • 5 KM Wheelchair
  • 5 KM Handcycle


The Sport Chek Mother's Day Run, Walk & Ride proudly supports Jumpstart and the Calgary Health Trust NICU.

Proud partners with Run Calgary


Mother's Day FAQ

When is Mother's Day?

Mother's Day 2020 takes place Sunday, May 10.

What is Mother's Day?

Canadians celebrate Mother’s Day by showing their appreciation for mothers or mother figures. Mother’s Day is celebrated in Canada is on the second Sunday of May each year.

Is Sport Chek open on Mother's Day?

Yes. Sport Chek stores will observe normal business hours on Mother's Day.

Can another registered participant pick up my run, walk & ride package at the Package Pick Up?

Yes, another registered participant may pick up your participant package.

Are dogs allowed?

Certified guide dogs are allowed, we do not allow dogs in the 5km or 10km.

Are strollers allowed?

Absolutely! There are hundreds of them at this family event.

Do participants under the age of 4 need to complete and submit a Registration Form?

Yes, all participants (even "no charge" participants) must be registered. A parent or guardian must sign the waiver form.

Do you offer complimentary entry fees for elite runners?

No. This is a family fundraising event.

Is there a separate registration for the Little Legs Race?

Yes. It is free for children (2 - 4 years of age) that have a parent or guardian that have registered for the Run, Walk & Ride however we need parents to register each child in Little Legs for the purpose of the waiver.

Where do the proceeds go?

We are fortunate enough to have had this event support the Calgary Health Trust (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Foothills Medical Centre) for the past 12 years raising over $2,000,000! This year, we will continue to support the Calgary Health Trust (NICU) & Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities!

Is parking free at Chinook Centre?

Yes, there is free parking at CF Chinook Centre.

Where do I find my race bib number?

Your bib number will be emailed to you in early May. If you cannot find your bib number, you can look it up in your Race Roster account or we can look it up for you by name when you come to pick up your bib. If you register after April 28th your bib number will be assigned on site and you will not have your name on your bib. 

Is there event day registration?

No. The last opportunity to register is on Saturday, May 9th (10:00am – 4:00pm) at Package Pick Up.

Can I walk the 10 KM course?

We prefer that the 10 KM continues to be a run only event as we are required to be off of the Calgary roadway system by 10:45am.

Do you have a place at Chinook Centre where participants can leave their jackets, sports bags etc.

Yes, we have a Bag Check Tent that is staffed during the event. It is by donation and any funds raised will be split between the two charitable partners. 

Are there washrooms on the run, walk & ride course?

Yes. There are portable washrooms at Chinook Centre (also inside Chinook Centre) & the 2 Aid Stations on the course.