About the Half-Marathon

Announcing the 2020 Candle Creek Half-Marathon!

Save the date—Clearwater’s 2nd Annual Candle Creek Half Marathon will be held August 29, 2020 at the Wells Gray Outdoors Club Candle Creek trail system. 

This exciting race promises to engage and attract locals and visitors to experience a fun race day in Clearwater. The race will have something for everyone as it consists of a kids 2.5km , 5km, 10km, and 21 km courses which participants can run or walk. This is a trail run/walk with rough terrain . Registration will be open Jan1/2020.

Check out 2019 first annual race on our photo gallery.

The unique terrain of the Candle Creek trail system offers challenging and scenic terrain for serious runners. The trails wind through old growth inland rainforest and can offer views overlooking the expanse of the North Thompson Valley. The race is being hosted by the Wells Gray Outdoors Club with partnership and support from many local businesses and organizations. 

Come for the race, stay for world-class Wells Gray Provincial Park! The quaint and friendly town of Clearwater is the Gateway to Wells Gray Park, also known as ‘Canada’s Waterfall Park.’ With 41 named waterfalls and endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, plan your stay in the Canada you imagined!  The area offers restaurants, accommodations, camping, activities an much more to make your race all the more enjoyable. 

More information at www.wellsgray.ca

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