Melissa’s Road Race is one of Canada’s most historic and popular running events. Melissa’s features sensationally scenic routes in and around Banff National Park and routinely sells out. The event features a 5k, 10k and Half Marathon and has been described as a colourful display of sport and fun in Banff National Park. Melissa’s is also famous for it’s entertainment along the course, contagious spirit, post-run party and long-sleeved commemorative running shirt featuring local art. Melissa’s has received multiple awards as Alberta’s Best Road Race and is a longstanding tradition in Banff.