The 37th Annual Saskatchewan Marathon – Presented by PotashCorp and hosted by the Saskatoon Road Runners Association – is taking place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The 2015 program features a Marathon, Half-Marathon, GoodLife Fitness 10Km Race, 5Km Race, and a Marafun run for kids. The Saskatchewan Marathon is sanctioned by Sask Athletics and is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon SK-2015-007-BDC.

2015 Saskatchewan Marathon Race Results

Full-Marathon Full Results

Men’s Marathon Winners

Place Name City Time
1 Sergii Vashurin Chernivtsi 2:37:55
2 Brendan Lundy Camrose 2:39:25
3 James Funk Saskatoon 2:50:07

 Women’s Marathon Winners

1 Erin Gardiner Saskatoon 3:00:21
2 A. Danielle Bourgeois Edmonton 3:10:23
3 Marcia Richards Saskatoon 3:10:37

Half-Marathon Full Results

Men’s Half-Marathon Winners

1 Ruslan Kramariuk Kitsman 1:15:05
2 Matt Mazurik Buffalo Narrows 1:18:40
3 Jared Welsh Saskatoon 1:19:29

 Women’s Half-Marathon Winners

1 Amanda Froelich Saskatoon 1:27:00
2 Angela Stolz Regina 1:33:41
3 Sarah Parobec Yorkton 1:34:56

GoodLife Fitness 10 Km Full Results

Men’s GoodLife Fitness 10K Winners

1 Ivan Heshko Chernivtsi 33:03
2 Robert Bigsby Saskatoon 33:33
3 Reid Balezantis Saskatoon 35:34

 Women’s GoodLife Fitness 10K Winners

1 Christina Charles Prince Albert 37:11
2 Courtney Sjodin Saskatoon 40:35
3 Jayme Nagy Weyburn 41:49

5 Km Full Reults

Men’s 5K Winners

1 Ibrahim Mohammed Saskatoon 16:25
2 Coleman Pete Saskatoon 17:21
3 Gamachis Roba Saskatoon 17:35

 Women’s 5K Winners

1 Robyn Luthi Melfort 19:47
2 Jennifer Kripki Saskatoon 20:34
3 Jaedyn Matsalla Saskatoon 20:41

Getting to the Race on Event Day

You’ve trained for weeks and months. You’ve carb loaded. Youv’e got your bib. Now it is just getting there on Sunday morning! We encourage you to take the shuttle, ride your bike, and park in the Saskatoon Cycles Bike Valet.

Below is a map of Prairieland Park parking lot. Police will direct traffic control at Ruth and Lorne intersection. Enter from Ruth Street or Lorne Avenue (Sports on Tap entrance). You can park in the YELLOW areas only. There will be a security guard positioned at Ruth Street and Lorne Avenue entrances. Please connect with them if you have questions about parking.

Parking at Prairieland Park

Race Week is Here!

Important times to note:

  • Race Expo and Package Pickup – Saturday, May 30 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM at TCU Place
  • Pasta Dinner with guest speakers – Saturday, May 30 5:00 PM at TCU Place
  • Race Day – Sunday, May 31 first race starts at 7:30 AM at Diefenbaker Park (next to Prairieland Park)

Online Registration Closed

Online registration for the Saskatchewan Marathon is closed. If you wish to register on Friday, May 29, 2015, please complete the 2015 Offline Registration Form and fax to 306-652-1528 or email to pclarke@onpurpose.ca BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Last minute registration is available at the Race Package Pickup on Saturday, May 30 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM at TCU Place.

Race Event Transfers

Transfers online are no longer permitted. If you wish to transfer events, please do so at the Race Expo on Saturday, May 30 at TCU Place.

Package Pickup

Remember you must attend the Package Pickup on Saturday, May 30 between 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM to pick up your race bib, tee shirt, and other goodies. If you are picking up a package for someone, you must have a signed letter on their behalf.

Please be advised if you have a nut allergy, food on site may have come into contact with nuts.

Race Start Times

  • Marathon – 7:30 AM
  • Half-Marathon – 7:30 AM
  • GoodLife Fitness 10Km – 8:10 AM
  • 5Km – 8:30 AM

Parking on Race Day               

Parking is available in Praireland Park. Due to other events taking place overflow parking will be available at the Western Development Museum.

Bike Valet

Bike Valet is presented by Saskatoon Cycles. Ride your bike to the start/finish area and take advantage of this free service.

Times:

  • 10:10 AM – 5:00 PM at TCU Place (Race Expo – Saturday, May 30)
  • 6:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Diefenbaker Park (Race Day – Sunday, May 31)

Shuttles 

Shuttles are available.

Bag Drop on Race Day

The Participant Bag Drop will be located near the Start Line in the Finish Line Village. Participant’s bags will be identified with their bib number. Please be sure to retrieve your bag by the official close of the Saskatchewan Marathon course.

All participants wanting to use the bag drop must have all belongings inside of the white Brainsport bag provided in the Race Package in order to be accepted at the bag drop. No dufflebags, backpacks, large purses or bags will be accepted. NOTE: The bag will limit the amount of belongings we are able to store during the duration of the event. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Timing and Bibs

Sportstats.ca is the official timers for the Saskatchewan Marathon. Race results will be posted on Sunday, May 31, immediately following the race once all results have been tabulated. Saskatchewan Marathon will be using bib tags for timing.

Aid Stations

Portapotties will be located at the Start/Finish line location and at all Aid Stations. Each Aid Station will have direct communication with Race Headquarters.

Gu gels will be provided in an assortment of flavours and available at Half-Marathon and Marathon Water Stations.

Pace Bunnies

If you need help and encouragement in completing your distance in a target time, be sure to watch for one of nine pace bunnies who will be at the start and on the course. The bunnies are well identified with signs (at the start area), their distinctive hats, and identifying bibs.

Plan to meet your pace bunny at the Race Expo, taking place on Saturday, May 29 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Medical Team On Site

This year, the Saskatchewan Marathon will have a medical team present on the race course.

Dr. Patrick Ling is a Saskatoon sports medicine and emergency physician.  He completed medical school at Queen’s University and Family Medicine residency at the University of Saskatchewan. He has extensive experience in emergency medicine and has served as the emergency medicine residency director and an Adult Life Support course director and instructor. He currently works in his Sports Medicine practice (Avant Sports Medicine) and as a senior physician at the University of Saskatchewan Student Health Clinic. He is an advocate of  ‘Exercise is Medicine’ (EIM) and has been instrumental in bring the EIM to the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Ling is married and father of three.  Besides keeping up with his kids, he tries to keep active by running throughout the year, cycling and riding an Elliptigo in the summer and fatbiking along the river in the winter.

Post-Race Massage

Registered massage therapists will be available on site for post-race aid. Massages will be $10 for 10 minutes.

Race Booklet    

The 2015 Saskatchewan Marathon Race Booklet is updated for viewing on our website. Inside you will find many helpful hints and information about Race Weekend activities, as well as some history on the Saskatchewan Marathon.

Meet Our 2015 Guest Speakers Featured at the Pasta Dinner

The Pasta Dinner, brought to you by Craven SPORT Services, takes place Saturday May 30  5:00 PM at TCU Place. We are really excited to announce our guest speakers, Colette Bourgonje, a Saskatchewan’s multi-medal Paralympic athlete for both winter and summer Paralympic games, and her protégé Brittany Hudak, a Para-Nordic Cross Country Skier. Colette identified Brittany and suggested a career in Para-Nordic skiing.  She coached Brittany to participate in the 2014 Paralympian games in Sochi. Their story is inspiring; we are honoured to have them share their story during the evening. Learn more about them HERE.

Hosted by Saskatoon Road Runners Association

The Saskatoon Road Runners Association is committed to providing opportunities for its members and for the running community to develop physically and mentally by providing access to training and competition for runners of all ages and abilities. We believe that this will improve personal health and well-being through fitness and social interaction.

Charity of Choice

We are pleased to continue our relationship with Meewasin. Make a donation today and help them get across the finish line to expand the Meewasin Trail in Saskatoon. The current $8M Meewasin Matters Trail Campaign is close to completion and your donation today will help them cross that finish line.

For more information, please visit the Meewasin website.

Boston Marathon Qualifier

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity, and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

Check out what time you need to be eligible for the Boston Marathon 2016.

Photos

Take a look at photos from the 2014 Saskatchewan Marathon.

2015 Saskatchewan Marathon photos can be found.