Tag Archives: 1M/1.6K

The Moustache Miler is an all volunteer-organized event benefiting the Movember Foundation.  Focused on community and empowerment, the event is geared towards families, seasoned runners, and first-time racers. Take part in either the Mile or the 5K event, then stick around for the post-race party and enjoy a beer, massage and maybe a turn on the dance floor. Sweat it out this Movember, have some fun, get your heart rate up, and join the conversation. Charity Movember Foundation

The Masich Mile takes place on the track at Masich Place Stadium.  This event is designed to draw entire families out for a bit of summer fun at the track.  It features an individual mile race, four laps and nine metres around the track, or a team relay, teams of four run a lap before passing the baton to the next member. Fee(s) $15

Originally conceived to celebrate Scotland’s 800th Anniversary, Perth’s World Record Kilt Run is now an annual event and continues to be as popular as ever. The Kilt Run offers its traditional 5 miler race as well as a one-mile race. Fee(s) $25 (5M); $20 (1M)    

Miramichi River Runners host series of races throughtout the year.

The Squamish Days 8K course is an accurately measured fast, flat, out-and-back route with a paved shoulder, minimal traffic and is friendly to wheelchair athletes. There is also a Stroller and Team Division. The “Flashback Mile”, commemorates one of the first runs held in Squamish. This event is popular with kids, but there is also an open adult category – perfect for those just getting into running or those who prefer speed to distance. Post race includes draw prizes, awards…

The Islendingadarurinn 10 Mile Road Race is the flattest, fastest, point to point race course in Manitoba. Race day registration and the starting point will be in Winnipeg Beach. The course travels north along Hwy #9 to Gimli and finishes at the pavilion park.      

A Canada Day tradition, Canada Day Limestone Mile is organized and supported by the Kingston Road Runners Association in support of its charitable causes. It’s four short races in one morning with team competition as well. The course for this classic race distance is two loops finishing in front of Boucher Park.  

Part of the Bread and Honey festival, the Streetsville Mile, down Main Street from Britannia and Queen to Church, is fast, flat, and furious and lined with a few thousand friends to witness and cheer you on. If you don’t finish in less than 12 minutes, no medal, no time, only a DNF and a polite request to step to the sidewalk. **2020 Race Postponed  

West Van’s annual summertime 5K & Mile happens as part of West Vancouver’s Bridge Festival. The 5K route is nice and flat, making it the perfect course for both crushing personal bests and just enjoying. Fee(s) $29-44 (5K); $24-39(1M); $39-69 (double) Charity Special Olympics British Columbia

The ANE Mile is an annual mile event hosted by the Athletics NorthEAST running club. This course has been designed to be fast and safe. The race begins beside the Bandstand on Quidi Vidi Lake and runs down the Boulevard to finish just past the bridge at the end of the Lake. It is net downhill, with no uphill sections, and only one gentle curve, so it should produce your best mile times.