Join us to
GET SHIT DONE
Calgary's Flattest Run Courses!
The Get Shit Done Race series was started in 2019 because of a dream. With putting on grassroots 5km and 10km events/races, Richelle wanted desperately to take a shot at race directing the half distance. Taking the theme from Rose's famously designed water-bottles, the Get Shit Done Run was born. The goal for the Get Shit Done Run is to have a course where the can GET SHIT DONE and hopefully get a PB, with all 3 courses being extremely flat.
"We cannot thank you enough for your interest in our race. The goal is always to have an extremely well-organized event, a good, easy-to-follow course, great food and atmosphere post-race, and amazing swag! We hope you will join us to GET SHIT DONE!"
-Richelle and Rose
Brenda's Get Shit Done Story
This was my first half marathon. It was a great success and I am ready to sign up for next year’s Get Shit Done. Thank you for a positive all round experience.
In January my girlfriend set a goal to run your ½ marathon for her 60th year. I decided to support her along with 2 of her daughters. My firm commitment and goal was to join the race. I signed up waiving the withdrawal option. My only stipulation was that I would walk. I was very concerned that my walking would be a negative and worried that there would be no cookies left upon my completion! Along with cookies I was greeted with joyful, loud, cheering organizers and some kooky mascots and friends! Made me smile. In addition, there is even a picture to record the achievements of everyone that participated. Incredibly thoughtful. How cool!
I am genuinely grateful to you for having kept the finish line open until all made their way over the threshold. All kudos go to the organizers and the volunteers. You provided a meaningful, friendly experience anticipating the many different levels of ability. For much of the second half of the race, I held the final position (aka “last”). This is where I was fortunate to meet your volunteer Max, who on his bike, held my pace. We would chat for a while, before he rode ahead to check in on other racers. In not too long, he would be back with me and we would continue with our conversations. We talked about books, movies, values, racing, walking. The time went by as if with a good friend. With about 1 or 2 km to the finish line we came across a racer who was in obvious discomfort with a leg cramp. As I walked on, it filled me with joy to hear Max chatting happily with this gentleman and I knew Max would pace him the remainder of the race. I hope that you will say thank you to Max on my behalf.
Thank you all for a great Sunday morning and my very first medal. See you next year; I am happy to walk.