The Big Canada Run

The Big Canada Run

The Big Canada Run is a virtual cross Canada running event organized by a team of experienced race organizers and virtual training experts. The event's goal is to keep people active and motivated all year round. The Big Canada Run consists of three different sub-events. The team run across Canada, from St. John's, NL to Victoria, BC, covering 8,000km. A bigger challenge that starts in Victoria, BC, goes up to Whitehorse, Yukon, and finishes on the coast of NL covering…

Sinister 7 Ultra

Sinister 7 Ultra Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

The Sinister 7, inspired by the treacherous Seven Sisters Mountain which looms over the course, may prove to be the greatest challenge a runner ever faces. The 100 mile or 50 mile course can be covered individually or as part of a team relay with up to seven members. The course takes participants through some of the most rugged, remote but beautiful terrain in Alberta's majestic Rocky Mountains and is split into seven stages, each featuring a unique geographic and…

The ENDURrun

ENDURrun Conestogo, Ontario

The ENDURrun is an eight day, seven stage event that totals 80K of running and racing. The “ultimate” competition is for individuals looking to test their maximal endurance.  All stages take place in and around the region of Waterloo and offer excellent organization and race day amenities.    

Buckin’ Hell- Coast Mountain Trail

Buckin' Hell Deep Cove, North Vancouver, British Columbia

With almost 2600 meters of climbing and descent through the rough and rugged North Shore Mountains of British Columbia, Buckin’ Hell earns its name. The race starts and finishes oceanside in the stunning Panorama Park and runners ascend Mount Seymour while travelling through remnants of old growth forest before enjoying magnificent mountain views. Buckin’ Hell is an absolute showcase of some of the best trails and vantage points that Vancouver’s North Shore has to offer. Distance options include a 30K…

Canadian Death Race

Canadian Death Race Grande Cache, Alberta

Every August long weekend in the town of Grande Cache, hundreds of eager participants embark on one of the world's most challenging courses in what has been dubbed "Canada's toughest race." The 125K course at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains includes extreme trails, mountain summits, a major river crossing and over 5,000m of elevation change. The event includes both individual ultra or marathon distances, or a team relay options. Make it a family event and bring the kids…

Fat Dog 120 Trail Race

Fat Dog 120 Trail Race Manning Park, British Columbia

The Fat Dog 120 Trail Race may be the most scenic ultra race in Canada. The challenging point to point race straddles 3 stunning provincial parks, and one recreational area in British Columbia's Cascade Mountains. Expect stunning alpine views, meadows of wildflowers, a good mix of technical and non-technical trails, very little forest service road, a challenging profile, enthusiastic volunteers, and a lake at the end for soaking.    

Yukon River Trail Marathon

Yukon River Trail Marathon Whitehorse, Yukon

All races including the half-marathon and (2-4 person) relays begin and end in Rotary Peace Park. The courses follow alongside or above the Yukon River. The trail is well worn and features significant elevation gain and loss so participants should expect an aerobic challenge. The routes are well-marked with trail markers and volunteers are posted at key points to keep everyone on track. After the races, post-race refreshments and festivities are enjoyed by all.  

The Middle Path Ultra and Trail Race

Middle Path Ultra Kawartha Nordic, Ontario

The Middle Path Ultra is a chance to enjoy the beautiful and challenging trails of Kawartha Nordic. This is the first running event to be held at Kawartha Nordic during the summer months and it is sure to be an unforgettable experience.  Organized by the Kawartha Lakes Lightning, participants can choose between 26K or 52K solo challenge, or take part in the 4X13K team event.

Uniformed Services Run

Huffin' Puffin Marathon Bowring Park, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

After a 2-year hiatus due to Covid-19, the Huffin' Puffin returns under a new name and under new management. 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 option. The races utilize a 21.1K loop —which marathoners complete twice—that starts and finishes in Bowring Park…

Uniformed Services Run 10K/Half Marathon/Relay

Uniformed Services Run 10K/Half Marathon/Relay St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Uniformed Services Run 10K/Half Marthon/Relay is organized by the Athletics NorthEAST running Club. The USR was created to support charities chosen by our Uniformed Services, and all proceeds are donated to the charity chosen by the previous year's Battle of the Badges winner.