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Taking place in ‘the outdoor recreation capital of Canada’ the Squamish 50 Trail Running Festival begins early on Saturday with the 50 mile (80K) race starting at the Squamish Oceanfront. Participants ascend some 3350m before descending to the finish at Pavilion Park. Incredible climbs, technical trail and inspiring scenery are to be expected. 50K and 23K participants depart on Sunday and should expect similar scenic views and a tough but unforgettable trail running experience. For those wanting a special challenge,…

Défi des Couleurs Simard offers a number of trail races that showcase the scenic fall foliage of Côte-de-Beaupré. The trail races depart Chalet St-Julien and complete technical and constantly undulating loops around the campsite before heading west to the lower slopes of the Mont-Sainte-Anne ski resort, the location of the finish. All participants enjoy a post race meal. Fee(s) $80 (42K); $65 (23K); $50 (11K); $45 (10K); $35 (6.5K/5K)  

Considered one of the top trail races in the country, Mont Orford is a scenic and incredibly challenging course that offers a number of race distances to satisfy all participants. Based from the Mont Orford Ski Station, the impressive slopes and climbs threaten to reduce every participant’s pace down to a crawl. Be prepared to face technical trails, unsure footing and occasionally wet and muddy conditions. Following the races, a popular meal and refreshments are served. Fee(s) $95-125 (23K); $52-80…

Le Festival Ultimate XC est un festival de trail running qui saura vous surprendre et vous divertir par ses nombreuses activités et diverses possibilités de participation. En effet, ils offrent la possibilité aux coureurs de tous âges et de tous calibres de participer à l’événement. Ultimate Xtrail c’est plus qu’une course, c’est une grande aventure accessible à tous! Coût(es) $92-130 (42K); $73-95 (23K); $56-75 (13K/11K); $44-60 (5K)

The Kusam Klimb is a wild and rugged 23 km loop heading up and over the back of Mt. H’Kusam then down the Stowe Creek watershed. It’s tough! The Klimb has exclusive access to the award winning Bill’s trail for this annual event, held near the summer solstice. The Kusam Klimb draws participants from around the world hoping to conquer the mountain! Fee(s) $50-80

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Challenge yourself on the trails of Mont Albert in Parc National de la Gaspésie. All races are run on mostly single track trail, and the course features significant elevation change, about 1000 metres. Spectacular mountain views are plentiful. Fee(s) $300 (100K); $130(42K); $10 (23K); $65(10K); $12(5K)