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This welcoming event invites participants and their families to Carleton-sur-Mer on the shores of Baie-des-Chaleurs. A number of race options are available ranging from 1K to the marathon, so there is something for everyone. The courses start and finish in Parc Germain-Deslauriers and run out-and-back along the shores of the bay affording scenic views. There are a few major hills on the otherwise flat marathon course and fresh refreshments at the finish. Fee(s) $55-70 (Marathon); 50-65 (Half); 45-60 (10K); 20-30…

​Started in 2011, The Character Run in North Perth blends a passion for running with cultivating character in the community.  The run brings the community together while promoting health and fitness and a growing awareness of the character movement.  The event grows every year in numbers and continues to raise awareness and funds for the North Perth Community of Character. Fee(s) $25-50

An immensely popular and family-friendly event with races for everyone. The routes showcase some of the city and its scenic surroundings including along the river. Participants should expect the same great organization and amenities that have kept families coming back year after year. Fee(s) $55 (Marathon) $40 (Half); $25(10K); $20(5K); $8 (2K); $5(1K)  

The Marathon Longueuil is an family-oriented, urban race of  1K, 3.5K, 5K, 10K, 21.1K, and marathon distances. The courses are described flat and fast. A delicious post race meal is offered to every runner, accompanied by non-alcoholic cider and a beer. Fee(s) $75 (Marathon); $65(Half); $42-55 (10K); $37-50 (5K)

The Confederation Park 5K/1K and the “Fast & the Furriest” Dog Run & Walk happen at Confederation Park in Hamilton. This is a fun, fast, scenic, and traffic free race that the entire family can enjoy. Please note all dogs must be on leash at all times. Fee(s) $40-55 (5K); $15-21 (1K) Charity Hamilton/Burlington SPCA

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The First Responders Half Marathon is an annual event taking place in Edmonton each year in the effort to expand awareness of all First Responders and the challenges they face in the community. Choose between 1K, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, or Relay distance options. All course routes loop around William Hawrelak Park. Fee(s) $70-100 (Half); $45-65 (10K); $35-55(5K); $20-25 (1K) Charity Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division  

The Jordan 5K and 1K is a beautiful, flat and very fast course running through beautiful Jordan Station village. This is a great place to set your personal best while supporting a local community organization. Fee(s) $40-50(5K); $15-20(1K) Charity Gillian’s Place

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This early season event has become a popular way to kick off the running and racing season. All races take place from the Eau Claire Market and follow an out-and-back style courses along the Bow River pathways. After the races, participants enjoy a pancake breakfast, awards and prizes. Charity  L’Arche Association of Calgary  

Santa Pur-suit is a festive annual run in Kitchener-Waterloo. Running before the Santa Claus Parade you will find hundreds of jolly runners and walkers making their way down Weber Street. All participants will receive a full Santa Suit which consists of a jacket, pants, hat, beard and belt, and the entire Santa Suit must be worn during the event. Besides being a fun seasonal event, this is also a race, with award medals and every finisher earns a custom finisher ornament. Fee(s) $40-60…

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The First Responders Half Marathon is an annual to expand awareness of all First Responders and the challenges they face in the community. Choose between 1K, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, or Relay distance options. Fee(s) $95 (Half); $55 (10K); $45(5K); $25 (1K) Charity Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division