Miramichi River Runners host a series of races throughout the year.
The James Cunningham Seawall Race is the oldest consistently run race in the City of Vancouver. Runners start at Second Beach in Stanley Park, join up with the Seawall and make their way counter-clockwise around the park finishing back at Second Beach. Fee(s) $35-40
Niagara Falls is truly an international experience. It is one of only a few events to start in one country and finish in another. The point-to-point marathon course begins in Buffalo, N.Y., then participants cross the Peace Bridge into neighbouring Fort Erie, Ontario. After completing a loop of the historic city, participants follow the scenic Niagara Parkway along the mighty Niagara River toward the world famous finish at the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Participants can expect an exceptional level of organization,…
The Marathon du Mont-Royal is the only marathon on Mount Royal. There are other distances for anyone who’s got big (but not quite marathon-big) goals in mind. Soak in pretty views and fall scenery on loops through the park. The event is easy to access by transit. Fee(s) $15-35 Charity Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)
The Art In Motion 10K/5K/2K is a running/walking event set in the picturesque Humber Valley in Vaughan just west of Canada’s Wonderland. Beautiful fall colours are the canvas to this art themed extravaganza. A VIP finish incorporating the incomparable McMichael Canadian Art Collection seals the deal on a unique racing experience. Proceeds go to the Department of Rheumatology at SickKids Hospital in Toronto and in support of the Dr. Bonnie Cameron Post-Secondary Scholarship. Fundraisers race for free! Fee(s) $39-59 (10K…
The Okanagan Marathon takes place in beautiful Kelowna B.C. during the Thanksgiving Day long weekend. All races start and end in City Park and are run along essentially flat out-and-back courses that provide a scenic tour of Kelowna. The routes showcase the stunning Okanagan Lake waterfront. The 5K race is held on Saturday morning. By the Numbers Participants: 3,000 Fee(s) $90-130 (Marathon); $70-100 (Half); $40-60 (10K); $35-50 (5K) Charity The Sunshine Foundation of Canada
Organized by the New World Running Club, 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 Live, Love Run is a trail race created in support of two amazing women who were fighting Breast Cancer. The event continues to honour their memories, raise money for breast cancer research and awareness. Hosted at Derby Reach Park, the course travels along the Fraser River on the beautiful Fort-to-Fort Trail, a wide, hard packed dirt/gravel trail. The 5ker’s will enjoy mainly flat trails moving in and out of forest and fields. The 10ker’s will, in addition, be running…
The SSQ Quebec City Marathon is the provincial capital’s premier running event attracting a large, and international field. The course passes many of the city’s historic and famous landmarks and maintains a number of rolling hills. The event includes half marathon, 10K, and 5K distance options as well.
The annual North Van Run features a 5K & 10K Run/Walk and a free 1K Kids Run. The North Van Run course is mostly flat and goes right through the heart of the City of North Vancouver. The finish line is located at the end of the 200-meter long pier at The Shipyards, where the post race celebrations take place. Fee(s) $40-55