The Big Elf Run

This holiday themed run offers a 5K/10K/15K Big Elf Run/Walk as well as a 1K Wee Elf Run/Walk around scenic Stanley Park. Run with hundreds of elves, enjoy a DJ, “elfie station”, prize giveaways, vendors and more. The Big Elf Run tours picturesque Stanley Park. Starting at Lumberman's Arch, the course winds its way along trails surrounded by old oak trees before looping onto the seawall with hallmark views of Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet. With few inclines and…

Boxing Day One Century Run

Boxing Day 10 Miler and 4-Mile Run/Walk Hamilton, Ontario

The Boxing Day One Century Run is a 10 mile & 4 mile run staged out of the YMCA in downtown Hamilton. 2022 will be the 100th running of the race. The course is challenging, but scenic, covering both downtown streets and the paved waterfront trail.​​All participants receive a custom snowman medal and a fleece blanket at the finish.  

60 North Run

60 North Run All provinces and territories

The 60° North Run is a 60km challenge making reference to the 60th parallel north, that constitutes Canada's mainland boundary between the northern territories and the provinces. Participants can run, walk, hike or ski 60km from January 1st to the 31st, conquer the challenge, and start the year with a bang. This unique challenge will keep runners motivated, engaged, and running during the harsh winter days. Participants can go solo, register as a team, or use the private community to…

Polar Bear Run

Polar Bear Run Peachland, British Columbia

Get your New Year's Resolution to be active off to a great start. Choose between a 2K walk or a 5K run.  

Harriers Pioneer 8K

Harriers Pioneer 8K Saanichton, British Columbia

Hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers, the Harriers Pioneer 8K is a popular event to kick off the road race season and is part of the Island Race Series. The event takes place at the Saanich Fairgrounds and follows a mildly undulating course that is known to produce fast times.  

Robbie Burns 8K

Robbie Burns 8K Burlington, Ontario

Hosted by the Burlington Runners Club, the annual Robbie Burns 8K is a popular mid-winter event for runners and walkers of all abilities. Run on the city streets of Burlington, the certified course starts/finishes on Elgin Street next to the Burlington Performing Arts Center. Expect costumes and bagpipes. Charity FAB (Fit Active Beautiful Foundation)

Cobble Hill 10K

Cobble Hill 10K Mill Bay, British Columbia

Organized by the Ceevacs Roadrunners and part of the Island Race Series, the Cobble Hill 10K is a small community race that features a beautiful route on quiet country roads that predominantly passes farmland and forest. It is also known to produce predictably fast finish times.    

Richmond Road Races

Richmond Road Races Ottawa, Ontario

Run Ottawa kicks the new running season with the Richmond Road Races. The event is known for its friendly, warm atmosphere and a post-race social, featuring awards, draw prizes and a lunch with all the fixins.  

Montane Yukon Artic Ultra

Montane Yukon Artic Ultra Whitehorse, Yukon

The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra will follow the Yukon Quest trail, the trail of the world’s toughest Sled Dog Race. The marathon finishes just off the Takhini River, the 100 mile event journeys from Whitehorse to Braeburn, and the 300 mile event travels all the way to Pelly Farm.

‘First Half’ Half Marathon

'First Half' Half Marathon Vancouver, British Columbia

The 'First Half' Half Marathon is one of B.C.'s most popular and best-organized events. Offering a stunning out-and-back course, the First Half is the ideal way to kick off your running season. Participants receive a a long-sleeve tech shirt.