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The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Races are fun trail running events for all ages. The Tunnel Run will be held in Penticton on the Kettle Valley Railway and will consist of 2 categories 20K Solo, or teams of 2 doing 10K each. All runners enjoy post-run snacks and hot drinks, plus prizes from the sponsors. Fee(s) $50-60 (solo); $40-50 (relay)

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)

Cape to Cabot is one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier road racing events  and it has been called “the toughest race in Eastern North America.” The 20K course is one of the most challenging around, with four significant climbs and very little flat running. It is point-to-point and covers beautiful and historic ground along the way, including two national historic parks and the St. John’s waterfront.      

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The Spartan Race series features several events across Canada. All races are timed, judged and incorporate natural and artificial obstacles to create a highly unique and challenging race experience. Choose between the Sprint distance (5K and 20-23 obstacles), Super distance (13K and 24-29 obstacles), or Beast distance (20K and 30-35 obstacles). All participants receive a signature race shirt, an awesome finisher’s medal, and best of all, bragging rights over all their friends. After the race, stick around for the post-race…

The Mactaquac Trail Race is run on the trails of beautiful Mactaquac Provincial Park. The course is a 10K loop, there is some single track, but most of the course is wide enough to pass other runners. The course is beautiful and especially in this time of year! *2020 registration opens May 4, 2020

The Whitemud Beast offers five distances so you can choose your singletrack challenge. Look forward to killer climbs, smoking-fast downhills, and race routes that cover some of Edmonton’s gnarliest trails. Plus, you get to run the city’s hidden gems in full-on fall mode. This race features well-marked routes and fun finish line vibes with music, stretch zones and product demos. Fee(s) $15-40

The Beaver Flat 50 is the best worst thing you’ll do in September. The course is a hilly, hard-as-hell trail run at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park. The terrain is off-camber very narrow animal trail, lined with cacti, juniper bushes, rocks, and sand. Prepare for over 2300 meters of vertical gain across 50 kilometers; it will feel like hill repeats in the worst kind of way. If you are looking for a challenge this is the event for you. Fee(s) $120-150…

Ultra Trail Harricana presented by The North Face has become a respected event on the ultra and trail racing scene and takes place in the stunning Charlevoix region of Quebec. Offering a 125K and 65K ultra as well as 42K, 28K, 10K and 5K races, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Courses take participants deep into the backcountry of Mont Grand-Fonds and pass pristine Boreal forest, shimmering lakes and several mountain ascents, all affording impressive panoramic views. Post-race amenities…

The Iron Legs Mountain Races are held near Bragg Creek in Kananaskis Country, and can be run either solo or as a relay team of 2 or 3 runners. All 3 distance options, 100K, 60K, or 50M, offer amazing views of the Canadian Rockies and fantastic single track that will challenge every runner. The course is mostly on single track trails with some fire roads and lots of elevation change. Fee(s) $120-150 (100K); $110-140 (50M); $100-130 (60K); $50-65 (20K); $140-225…

The Gatineau Parc Ultra is for both the new trail runner and the experienced.  Expect excellent singletrack, tough climbs, and a fun vibe at the foot of the mountain for your crew. This is one of Canada’s must-run trail races. Fee(s) $15-40