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Rattler Run 2018 is on Saturday, April 28!

Lace up! It’s Rattler Run time! Saturday, April 28 is the annual Rattler Run at Medicine Hat College. Start your spring off on the right foot! We hope to get everybody out (e.g. young, young at heart, new racers, experienced racers, wheelchair uses, the list goes on!) We encourage you to bring your friends and family along! Stay connected with any new information from us through Facebook and Twitter. See you there!

Rattler Run 2018 registration is now open! Click here to sign up.

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Race Information (Maps & Race Start Times)

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Medicine Hat College. Start and Finish is at front entrance of the Medicine Hat College.

Staggered Start

  • 10k run start – 11 a.m.
  • 5k run/walk start – 11:05 a.m.
  • 3k run/walk start – 11:10 a.m.

If racers are in need of an accessible route, please contact race director for information.

Entry Information (Individual & Group Registration)

  • Rattler Run 2018 Registration will open up on Wednesday, Feb 14!
  • Early-bird entry fees before or on April 6, 2018
    • Youth Price (17 &under) = $25/person
    • Adult Price (18 & over) = $30/person
    • Group = $5 off each participant when registered as a group of 4 or more racers!
  • Entry fees AFTER April 6, 2017
    • Youth Pricing (17 & under) = $35/person
    • Adult Pricing (18 & over) = $40/person
    • Group = $5 off each participant when registered as a group of 4 or more racers!
  • Add an additional $15 on to entry fee for Rattler Run 2018 Performance t-shirt!! Shirts orders are due on April 6, 2018.
  • No refunds of entry fees UNLESS you can find someone to transfer your entry to. This process is done on our online registration site. For more info, contact
  • Distance changes (e.g., Transfer your registration from 10k to 5k) can be done online PRIOR to race day for a small online processing fee.

Package Pickup

Participants can pick up their race packages in the Medicine Hat College main lobby

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 28, 2018 starting at 9 a.m.
  • Someone else can pick up your package for you.

Race Rules

  • Each competitor must follow mapped course as directed.
  • All participants must follow the directions of race officials, marshals, volunteers, security and follow the course as marked. You must make way immediately for all emergency vehicles, including police, fire brigade and ambulance.
  • Each participant must wear the timing chip provided to them in their race package (do not swap with anyone else).
  • Participants must also remove all other timing chips from previous events.
  • Race routes may change at any point leading up to the event for reasons which may include but are not exclusive to: safety, weather, road or pathway disruptions.
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter without notice any of the Race Rules which govern the event.
  • No dogs permitted to accompany runners (unless it is a service dog).

Post Race Info (Race Results & Prizes)

Participant race times found at RacePro Timing - Race Pro (

  • Prizes for Top Finishers!
    • Prizes will be given to the overall 1st place Male and Female winners of the 3k, 5k and 10k races (NOT for each age category)
    • 3k, 5k, 10k Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category
  • Medal ceremony for 3km at 11:45 a.m.
  • Medal ceremony for 5km at 12:00 p.m.
  • Medal ceremony for 10km at 12:30 p.m.
  • Snacks and refreshments provided for all racers following in MHC main lobby with award presentations being held in the GYMNASIUM

Running Resources

Run Photos

Archived Rattler Run Photos:


Contact Us

Rattler Run

Tara Chisholm
Race Director & Registration
Tel: 403.504.3546
Fax: 403.504.3511

TD Meloche Monnex

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