Written on April 26, 2016 at 12:07 am, by Kevin Brennan
We’ve posted the results and photos from the 2016 Climb and Run for Wilderness. A full recap of the event will be coming soon but for now you can see the results and photo here.
Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
The Towerrunning World Association (TWA) holds tower climbing races throughout the world. This year, one of the races is being hosted in Calgary by Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) and the Calgary Tower as part of AWA’s annual Earth Day celebration. This is the only Canadian stop on the world circuit for elite athletes competing in Continue Reading »
Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:32 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
If you haven’t registered yet, why not celebrate Earth Day on April 23, 2016 with great folks of all ages and abilities. There will be celebrities, clowns, mascots, towerrunning athletes from around the world and local dignitaries. You will have fun and honest, you really can do it! 3 year olds and 100 year olds Continue Reading »
Written on April 14, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
We’re excited to announce our wonderful musical lineup for this year’s Climb.
Written on April 4, 2016 at 8:45 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
The walls inside the Calgary Tower are covered with over 170 original murals, six of which were added on April 2nd. The judges for the mural competition said the pieces this year were “imaginative, beautifully designed and beautifully painted.” The artwork was added to whats known as the tallest gallery in the west. The stairwells Continue Reading »
Written on January 15, 2016 at 11:30 pm, by Christyann Olson
Please join us at the Calgary Tower on Saturday April 23, 2016 for solidarity, exercise, environmental protection and fun! as we look back on the Climb for Wilderness’ amazing 25 year legacy helping raise awareness and money for the defence of Alberta’s wilderness. We’re really looking forward to seeing you there! What a year it Continue Reading »
Written on January 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
On April 2nd, the Calgary Tower will open its doors to the stairwell for artists to paint the walls. Add your wild art to the murals in the tower. Register here!
Written on April 18, 2015 at 7:51 pm, by Kevin Brennan
The results of the 2015 Climb for Wilderness are in. Check out your time and see how you compare to the rest of the field.
Now with photos!
Written on April 18, 2015 at 5:41 pm, by Sean Nichols
A trumpet fanfare by local musician Chris Morrison and a few words from City of Calgary Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra and Liberal Candidate for Calgary-Mountain View, Dr. David Swann, kicked off the 24th annual Climb and Run for Wilderness bright and early this morning on a crisp spring day…
Written on April 14, 2015 at 1:15 pm, by Sean Nichols
This Saturday morning, elite athletes will race up and down the 525 vertical feet of the Calgary Tower, vying to become champions of the only Premium race event in Canada recognized by the Towerrunning World Association…