canadiary Calgary

Diary of Events and Happenings in Calgary, Alberta.

Climb & Run for Wilderness 2012

21st. Annual Climb & Run for Wilderness Location: Calgary Tower When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Contact: Diane Mihalcheon Contact Number: (403) 282-2025 Email: awa@shaw.ca WebSite: http://climbforwilderness.ca/news.asp Climb and Run for Wilderness is a signature event, held annually at the Calgary Tower to increase public awareness of wilderness, wildlife and wild water in Alberta. The Climb and Run for Wilderness provides learning opportunities combined with athletic challenges to climb the 802 stairs and earn funds for Alberta Wilderness Association. The event attracts participants from 2 to 102 years old, with a diverse range of athletic ability. A family day, a corporate challenge day, a fun time, and a serious opportunity to test one's personal best are all combined in this Earth Day event. The event is known as the best Earth Day event in western Canada and attracts more than 1000 individual participants and 150 volunteers annually.. Event Details. Location: Calgary Tower