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The Fat Ass Trail Run started 10 years ago with 23 people and has grown to over 700. The event is held on private property so there are limits to what, when and how things are marked, as well as, limiting the impact on the natural surroundings. Trail running typically requires runners to be more vigilant about their surroundings and requires them to take the responsibility of knowing where they are. Everyone is welcome; fast, slow, young, old, runners and…

The Beav Trail Race is named after the Beaver Dam Trail that runs through Hilton Falls Conservation Area. Hilton Falls is hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts and is known to have some of the best trails around. The course is primarily made up of fast, groomed trails with some short but tougher and more technical sections thrown into the mix. Fee(s) $80-90 (50K); $72-80 (25K); $50-60 (10K) Charity Movember Foundation

**NEW DATE** Nimble Bear is one tough cookie of a race. Whether you participate in the 10K, 25K or 50K events, you’ll be sure to feel challenged. The 50K course will roughly be 2 loops of the 25K, which is notably one of the hardest of its distance within BC, with 3350 feet of technical and steep terrain. The 10K is no small potato either with 1,400 feet elevation gain. The terrain in all 3 distances is mostly single-track.  

The annual Grizzly Canmore Ultra Marathon and Relay is one of Canada’s largest and most popular ultra races. Trail runners come from near and far to tackle the 50km course solo or team up for the two- or five-person relays. This destination trail race offers challenging trails surrounded by beautiful mountain landscapes. Fee(s) $160-220 (50k); $220-470 (team)

This race is based on a 5K loop around Christie Lake. The loop is non-technical and mostly flat making the course fast and runnable. The trail surface consists primarily of dirt and is non-technical. Charity Hamilton Conservation Authority

The Valley Harvest Full Marathon will take you on a  journey through several towns in the Annapolis Valley during the absolutely breathtaking autumn harvest. This awesome running event that takes place every Thanksgiving weekend and it includes a free Youth Run (capped at 1000), a 5KM, 10KM, Half Marathon, Full Marathon and Nova Scotia’s only Ultra Marathon!      

With a mission to create fun and challenging running experiences, UpRiver Running has created the Fall Races 10K, 25K, 50K. The races are run on mostly single track. The 10K event is a single loop course that heads from into Shuniah Mines and back, this a great race for anyone new to trail running. The 25K event is run on and out and back course that tours Shuniah Mines, then making its way to Cascade Conservation area, and then head…

Come be a part of Northern Ontario’s longest, toughest and most remote trail run.  Enjoy breathtaking scenery of the Laurentain Mountains in the peak of the autumn colours. The course is 100% trail and completely remote, it is you, your footsteps and the quiet of the wilderness. The course is a 12.5 K loop with a mix of terrain from various single track sections, old forest logging roads, rolling hills, super steep hills, fast flatter sections, technical rocky sections, creek crossings…

The X Ultra 50K Drumheller is a chance to discover the Canadian Badlands and push yourself to the very limit. The event is 50K of mixed trails with 4 legs to complete. Challenge the badlands as a soloist or on a team. All runners receive a pre and post race meal, plus there is refuelling stations on course.

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…