Manitoba Marathon called off due to heat and humidity

According to organizers, the Manitoba Marathon was called off around 8:15 a.m. this morning due to the humidex and climbing temperatures.

Runners grab water at the Manitoba Marathon on June 19, 2022./Arsalan Saeed.

Runners were told at check points to turn around and head back to IG Field where the race began shortly before 7 a.m. this morning.

Organizers say buses are headed to pick up runners at various spots along the race.

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This is the first Manitoba Marathon back at IG Field since the pandemic.

More to come.

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