Race Day

The 13th annual Miles for Smiles will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The event will take place in Saskatoon, specifically Rotary Park along the river, and consists of a 2.5 km fun run/walk, 5 km run/walk and a 10 km run.



Warm-up session

Start Time

End Time

2.5 km fun run/walk 

Rotary Park

8 AM

9 AM 11 AM

5 km 

Rotary Park

8 AM

8:45 AM 11 AM
10 km  Rotary Park 8 AM 8:30 AM 11 AM

                       *Note: times may slightly change closer to the event. Check the website for updates!

Information for participants:

  • All runners are advised to come earlier than 8 and take advantage of warm-up sessions being offered by the Physiotherapy/Kinesiology personnel.
  • If you are feeling unwell, please take care of your health and of others by staying home. 
  • There will be volunteers present at various locations throughout the course. If you are in need of assistance, please do not hesitate to flag down a volunteer.
  • Participants running with their dogs must have the dog leashed at all times. Dog owners are responsible for your pet on race day. 
  • Participants less than 18 years of age are requested to follow all safety precautions while participating in the event. Please be aware of the road markings and speak to a volunteer, when in doubt. 
  • If you are in a team or group, please be considerate of the people behind you who may be trying to pass your team.
  • If you are attempting to pass a slower participant, please call out “passing on your left/right”.
  • All participants are expected to follow the directions of the volunteers, race officials and/or public authorities. Road marshals will be wearing safety vests and will direct you where necessary.
  • Wheelchairs being pushed and people with strollers must line up at the back of the pack.. The order of participants shall be:

Start Line

Runners Assisted Wheelchair Runners with dogs


Strollers, Wheelchairs being pushed

  • Be sure to have fun!
  • Please thank the volunteers along the route.
  • We will have photographers at the finish line and at various sites along the path. If you notice a photographer, smile as you pass them. 



Suggested parking sites

Volunteers: we will have the Rotary Park parking lot reserved specifically for volunteers.

Participant Parking:  The Rotary Park parking lot will be open to volunteers only. It is suggested that participants park in nearby residential parking OR park across the river around the River Landing area and cross the Idylwyld bridge using the pedestrian walkway, which enters directly into Rotary Park.