DBA Diamond Dash
The DBA Diamond Dash is a virtual event to raise money for research to find a cure for Diamond Blackfan Anemia. Gather your friends and family, select your own route and complete your walk or run anytime from August 1st to August 31st. Diamond Blackfan Anemia is a rare genetic blood disorder, characterized by severe chronic anemia due to complete or partial failure of the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. Charity Diamond Blackfan Anemia Canada Foundation
The Walk in the Park (WITP) offers distance options of 14K, 25K, and the more traditional 50K Ultramarathon distance. With well stocked aid stations, and a post event BBQ included in your entry fee, this race is still considered one of the best bang-for-buck Ultra and trail runs in Canada. The majority of trails selected for the WITP consist of somewhat rolling double and single-track trail. The route winds through sagebrush desert and Ponderosa Pine/Douglas Fir forest. There are a…
Le Demi Marathon de Casey aura lieu chaque année le dimanche de la fête du travail lors de l’évènement AeroVenture au Camp de Base Casey. Imaginez une course en pleine brousse en Haute Mauricie sur une ancienne base militaire datant de la guerre froide remplie avec des centaines d’avions, entourés d’un environnement naturel enchanteur. Le parcours de 10.55km (2 loops) vous fera visiter les vestiges de la guerre froide, voire des centaines d’avions et d’hélicoptère, courir sur une piste de…
Whistler Alpine Meadows
The Whistler Alpine Meadows encompasses all of the wonder that Whistler and coastal British Columbia has to offer. Runners will be treated to expansive alpine meadows, blooming wildflowers, a suspension bridge crossing, and views out over a half-dozen backcountry lakes. Not to mention the 360 degree panoramic mountain views as far as the eye can see from atop Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Participants can choose between the ascent race, 25K, 50K, 100K, or the 100M challenge.
Haliburton Forest Trail Race
The Haliburton Forest Trail Race takes place in the privately owned Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd. Participants experience the primal beauty found along the trails at Haliburton Forest, running through the heavily forested, hilly and lakes and streams filled area displaying nature at it's best. The event offers a distance option for all level of runners, from 12K to 26K, to 50K and 50M, all the way up to the signature event, the Haliburton Forest 100 Miler.
The Central Alberta Region defines beautiful trail running and this race is an opportunity to run surrounded by high mountain peaks as you pass through alpine forests. The Canmore Nordic Centre course is combination of groomed double-track & single track mountain bike and x-country ski trails. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, great swag, and commitment to sound environmental practices.
Heart Lake Conservation Area, located within the Etobicoke Creek watershed, takes its name from the spring-fed kettle lake, which is roughly shaped like a heart. Runners will experience terrain that is a combination of single-track, x-country ski trails, and hiking trails. This is a true trail run from start to finish. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, amazing swag, and a commitment to sound environmental practices.
The Edmonton WILDRun is a fun-run whereby registrants have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of wildlife by raising pledges and participating in the 5k or 2k run/walk at Queen Mary Park Community League. Stick around after the Edmonton WILDRun and enjoy the Edmonton Wildlife Festival that includes live music, a BBQ, vendors, kid's activities and entertainment, special appearances by live animals. Charity Northern Alberta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation
The Uniformed Services Run is oldest marathon in Canada having first been run in 1950, and the third-oldest in North America (after New York and Boston). This is one of the biggest races in Newfoundland & Labrador which also includes a relay and half-marathon, and 10K options. The races utilize a 21.1K loop —which marathoners complete twice—that starts and finishes in Bowring Park and offers a scenic tour of downtown St. John's and Quidi Vidi Lake.
The Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon is an opportunity to run along the scenic Red Deer river and through the remarkable terrain of the Canadian badlands. There are 3 distance options available, 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon. The Half Marathon route is mostly flat with a few small hills and a scenic 1km gravel loop in the middle. The 10K course is flat and fast, and full of scenic beauty. Both the Half and 10K races are certified. The 5K course…
Marathon by the Sea- Bay of Fundy 30K
Marathon by the Sea is changing it up for 2022, creating New Brunswick’s newest running event the Bay of Fundy 30K. The race weekend also includes a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, or colour run options. Participants have the opportunity to run seaside with the ocean breeze upon your face, and experience the full maritime hospitality of the only city on the spectacular Bay of Fundy.
Laps Around Lymphoma
Laps Around Lymphoma is a fitness challenge to raise awareness of lymphoma and funds for lymphoma programs and resources. Participants are challenged to take 100,000 steps in honour of the 100,000 Canadians currently living with lymphoma. Prizes are available for those who take the most steps and for those who fundraise the most. Funds from Laps Around Lymphoma will help to provide support for patients and their families, educational resources, advocate for equal access to innovative therapies across Canada, and help [...]
Tobermory Trail Race Weekend
The Tobermory Trail Race is a chance to run iconic sections of the Bruce Trail through Bruce Peninsula National Park in Ontario’s most unique trail run. Participant can choose between marathon or half-marathon distance options, or take part in the Flowerpot Island 5K, which includes a ferry ride and breakfast on the island.
The Island Lake Classic 10K & 5K race starts and ends in picturesque Island Lake Conservation Area, in the Town of Mono, next door to Orangeville. The course is largely groomed trails with plenty of bridge crossings of the lake to guarantee an enjoyable event. The event is fun for the whole family, and admission to the park is free for participants and volunteers. A virtual option is also available.
The North Bay Road Race is Northern Ontario’s newest road race! Starting at the North Bay Museum, the flat and fast course takes you through scenic Memorial Drive, along Kate Pace Way past Lee Park and Veteran's Field. The 5K and 10K routes offer something for everyone. Post-race, celebrate at Jordan's Bash for Hope featuring incredible performers and local food and drink vendors. Charity The Gathering Place North Bay
The Canada Army Run is back to a full slate of in-person races, 5K, 10K and Half Marathon. The scenic course runs through downtown Ottawa passing several historic and iconic landmarks of the nation’s capital. Participants can expect a unique experience that celebrates and supports our Canadian Armed Forces Charity SoldierOn and the Support Our Troops fund
The Don Doan Dash race is held on a flat and fast course around Professor's Lake with a few small hills. Runners and walkers have a choice of either 5 or 10 kms. Washrooms and changing facilities in the Professor's Lake Recreation Centre will be open and available for use. Charity ALS Canada
The Fredericton Fall Classic features a half-marathon, 10K and 5K that run in and around downtown Fredericton. Participants cross the mighty Saint John River where the 5K runners turn around, and along paved trails to the town of Marysville—the 10K turn-around—and further along the Nashwaak River before hitting the half-way point and heading back downtown.
BIST Heroes 5K Run, Walk, Roll OR Bike is a fun filled morning to support a great cause. Bring your family, friends, pups and co-workers, break out your capes and superhero costume support programs & services for people living with the effects of brain injury. All funds raised will go towards supporting BIST's programs and services, such as, social drop-in programs, community meetings, workshops and support groups. Charity Brian Injury Society of Toronto (BIST)
The Blue Heron Half Marathon is hosted at the Creston Valley Wildlife Centre. The Half Marathon is an out and back route that winds around the conservation area wetlands, travels over rolling hills before arriving at the Kootenay River for a flat section alongside the winding river before returning to Wildlife Center. The 5K and 10K routes are also out and back courses flanking the conservation area wetlands. The course is very scenic route, and there is a very good…
The Rainforest Trail Run is an unique 5K run through the interior rainforest trails of Central Park (Burnaby, BC) with a start and finish inside Swangard Stadium. The run’s location blends the well-preserved temperate rainforest ecosystem of the 90-hectare park with vistas of Burnaby’s ever rising cityscape. The event was conceived by the Vancouver Sun Run founders as a way to help stimulate physical activity among people in local Indigenous communities, to grow participation in athletics and the love of…
Set to the backdrop of beautiful Bracebridge Ontario, the Muskoka Marathon is a great day of racing. The course is paved, flat, and an ideal spot for a personal best or hitting that Boston qualifying standard. Expect beautiful full colours along the Muskoka River, great race-day energy, and a whole lot of camaraderie. Race options include: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K.
The 2023 Reconciliation Run will take place on September 30th. The run starts at the ruins of the former Birtle Residential School, and concludes on Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation. Once all participants have made it back to Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation, community members, volunteers, and participants are invited to a community gathering/feast.
With trail running races across Canada, 5 Peaks delivers some of the best trail this country has to offer. The events are hosted at some of the most spectacular natural spaces in the country. Each race takes place on pre-marked natural surface trails with participants running over rocks, roots, tree stumps and logs, through mud puddles, snow and so much more.
The Turkey Tea 10K takes place on Thanksgiving weekend in Mount Pearl. The point-to-point course has been described as the fastest in the province. There is also a popular and family friendly post-race reception complete with refreshments, awards and draw prizes.
The Calgary Police Half is a fixture of the Calgary road running scene. The start and finish are located at the Mount Royal University Recreation Area. The course proceeds out and around the Glenmore reservoir with scenic views of the city, running through several parks and residential neighbourhoods. 5K and 10K distance options are also offered.