Running and Marathon

Active Living Lectures

Lectures from Active Living provides the highest quality learning opportunities to help you on your athletic journey.  Top notch lecturers from the University of Calgary and community partners will share their  knowledge, discoveries, and research, providing you with tools and strategies to help you achieve your goals, whether they be in competition, or on your path to healthy Active Living.

 

Dinos Track & Field Programs

Dinos Youth is a track and field program offered by the University of Calgary for participants aged 7-15 years.
The goal of Dinos Youth is to provide an enjoyable activity setting where participants can develop: Basic technical models for the main events of Track and Field, Physical Fitness qualities and general health, make new friends and life skills (Self-discipline, respect for authority, competitiveness, cooperativeness, sportsmanship, and self-confidence)

*Dinos Track and Field Programs have been temporarily suspended until January 29th 2022*

Youth Triathlon

Fall 2022 Registrations starts July 15.

Join the longest-serving Triathlon program in Canada! Learn proper swimming, biking and running technique from highly trained coaches. We have spin bikes for those who do not have a road bike and trainer. Training develops your aerobic and anaerobic systems to give you a good base for all sports. You will work with other youth at your level, with progression from start up, all the way to national team level training. The goal will be to have you ready to compete in The Kids of Steel Triathlon Series if you’re interested. This program welcomes athletes of all level.

Requirements: Successful completion of skills in Level 6.
Swimmers develop front crawl (25m), learn back crawl (25m) and whip kick on back, learn stride dive and treading water, perform head-first sculling on back, and swim 75 meters continuously.

Important Information for Participants:
Mask Policy: To promote a healthy environment on campus, non-medical face masks must now be worn in all public indoor areas where physical distancing is not possible. Participants will be required to wear a mask up to the start, and after of their activity.

Participants must not attend class if they are sick, or a member of their household is sick, even if symptoms resemble a mild cold. Symptoms to look for include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, headache, and a general feeling of being unwell. 

Marathon Training and Learn to Run Programs

The marathon training program is an eight-month program that combines leading-edge information, guidance and support with the help of internationally respected experts.

Join Calgary's first and longest running destination marathon training program on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings as you embark on the marathon journey.