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Diez Vista is one of the most historic ultras in the country. Founded by local trail runners to showcase the trails and terrain around Port Moody, the race has developed an incredibly loyal following, and has attracted some of the biggest names in ultra running over it’s storied history. The race starts and finishes at Sasamat Lake in Belcarra Regional Park, and takes runners up and down the trails of neighbouring Buntzen Lake, including its namesake Diez Vistas trail. Runners…

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The Finlayson Arm is atough 28K, 50K and 100K trail race with lots of elevation and spectacular views! The 50K and 100K run, is a mix of single track, double track, and coastal mountain trails that are littered with Arbutus Trees and old growth forest that begins at the Goldstream Provincial Park in Victoria, BC. The run has numerous difficult climbs: Mt. Finlayson, Mt. Work, and Mckenzie Bight to Jocelyn Hill, but there are awesome views from all three of…

The Walk in the Park (WITP) offers distance options of 14K and 25K, in addition to the more traditional 50k Ultramarathon distance. With well stocked aid stations, the opportunity to win some cool door schwag, and a post event BBQ included in your entry fee, the race is still considered one of the best bang-for-buck Ultra and trail runs in Canada. The majority of trails selected for the WITP consist of somewhat rolling double and single-track trail. The route winds…

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,…

With almost 2600 meters of climbing and descent through the rough and rugged North Shore Mountains of British Columbia, Buckin’ Hell earns its name. The race starts and finishes oceanside in the stunning Panorama Park and runners ascend Mount Seymour while travelling through remnants of old growth forest before enjoying magnificent mountain views. Buckin’ Hell is an absolute showcase of some of the best trails and vantage points that Vancouver’s North Shore has to offer. Distance options include a 30K…

Elk Valley Ultra is a high-vert, challenging 50K race encompassing some of Fernie’s best trails and jaw dropping views. Starting and finishing in the Annex Park, adjacent to the Elk River, enjoy over 2,800m of climbing and a whole lot of amazing Fernie single track, in a fun yet challenging race experience, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.  

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Rundle’s Revenge is a two-day fun-fest that includes mountain biking and trail running events. If you only want to do the mountain biking on Saturday or just the trail running on Sunday, you can! The event offers multiple distance options, and if you choose you can participate in both bike and trail run for maximum pleasure. Charity MitoCanada

Slay the Dragon is a 13K, 25K, 50K Trail Running Race located at beautiful Silver Star Mountain Resort. In this trail running event expect technical and cruisey single track, crazy fun climbs with long thigh shredding descents. This course is designed for trail runners, by trail runners, so priority is placed on a challenging, crazy fun, well flagged, fantastically aided course with the enthusiastic volunteers.  

The Niagara Ultra offers a 100K, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (on traffic-free asphalt footpath) race options, following the Niagara River Parkway from Niagara-on-the-Lake past Fort George and on to Niagara Falls and back.  Runners are in continuous sight of the Great River, and turn around at the Falls. This fast course offers you the opportunity to run on a very scenic course steeped in Canadian and American history.    

Conquer The Canuck Marathon Ultra Trail Weekend is scheduled to take place at Shade’s Mills Conservation, in Cambridge Ontario. Shade’s Mills has been called the best-kept secret in Cambridge, it’s conservation area has 12 km of hiking trails through a mature hardwood forest that winds along Mill Creek. Participants can register for single day races, or a 2 day staged event, Classic Canuck (25K + Marathon) and Ultimate Canuck (50K + Marathon).