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Bills Trail Run

Bill’s Trail Run

Bill’s Trail Run is back up and racing and Color Right Now is racing along with you as a key supplier of racing bibs, bike plates, banners, signs, flags, tear drop flags, course markers & backdrops for Alberta races as well as races all over Canada.

Keeping Bill’s Legacy Alive!

Bill Nielsen ran 100 marathons; more than 30 with Parkinson’s disease. Bill transformed people’s lives by encouraging and mentoring them to become runners. At 60 years of age, he ran a sub 3-hour marathon. For the benefit of all, he tirelessly built and maintained miles of trails in Lacombe and Fort McMurray. Most of his “leisure” time was spent in the service of others. Bill was a friend to anyone who ever tried to run any distance at any speed. He represented everything good about running. The literal and figurative trails he built are a legacy for future generations. Bill passed away quietly with pancreatic cancer at age 73.

Bill’s Trail Run 4 Track distances will be 16k, 10k, 5k, 2k & 2k Family / Team. Registration will include a bib, chip, & t-shirt for solo distances. Family /Team gets 1 bib & 1 chip. PLUS a Blindman finish line Refreshment at the Brewery for 18+ soloists!


for the 2022 Bill’s Trail Run

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The event is finished.


Oct 01 2022


Lacombe, AB