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.