Embrace Winter is an official event of Ottawa’s biggest and best winter festival - Winterlude. This scenic run takes you through true Canadian winter landscapes and is a great motivator to stay active this winter. This winter running event has something for everyone: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 3K, and Kids 1K.
Gopher Attack is an early spring Boston Qualifier with a flat and fast course that winds through scenic Wascana Park and the University of Regina campus. For 2023 there are four distances - Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, as well as a virtual option. The event is a fundraiser for the MS Society and hosted by Marathon Matters Running Club.
The Georgina Spring Fling is marathon, half marathon, 10K , or 5K run along the shores of Lake Simcoe through the quiet communities of Georgina. The course takes you along Lake Drive North on an out-and-back along a quiet road with lots of shade and views of stunning properties. This course is FAST and FLAT. The Spring Fling can be used to prepare for the very popular Georgina Marathon or Half Marathon in the fall, or use as a stand [...]
Highly acclaimed for its stunning beauty and scenic route, the Vancouver Marathon takes participants on a complete city tour through picturesque parks and cozy neighbourhoods, oceanfront boulevards and past cheering crowds. Participants are sure to enjoy the awesome ocean views alongside natural beaches with a backdrop of distant mountains. The point-to-point course begins in Queen Elizabeth Park and takes participants past the sprawling campus of UBC, through Pacific Spirit Park and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to the…
The Toronto Marathon has been a tradition since 1977. The Marathon course is fast, downhill, and scenic. Starting at Mel Lastman Square in North York and finishing at Ontario Place, the Marathon winds through many of the City’s great neighbourhoods. The event also offers a notably fast half marathon, 10K, and 5K, as well as a team relay. Finishers receive one of Canada’s largest marathon medals.
The Fredericton Marathon (Est. 1978) occurs annually on Mother’s Day weekend and offers race options from 5K to the Boston Qualifying marathon. Participants enjoy flat and fast courses on the roads and trails along the majestic Saint John and Nashwaak Rivers. Runners will take part in point-to-point races with a separate start and finish line at Queen’s Park Square Participants in 10K, half marathon or full marathon events will have the opportunity to cross the Westmorland Street Bridge.
The Emera Blue Nose Marathon is a Boston Qualifying event that takes participants on an adventure through the dynamic streets of Halifax. The course allows you to experience several main attractions, including Citadel Hill, the vibrant North end, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful downtown core. Halifax has gained a reputation for being a little “hill-y” but it’s nothing you can’t handle.
The Tamarack Ottawa Marathon returns to in-person racing for 2022! Virtual events will run in parallel over the month of May to accommodate those living abroad and unable to travel to Ottawa or who wish to continue running or walking in smaller groups. The Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two World Athletics Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro-athletes every year.