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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…

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.    

The Fiddle 50, named after the venue, Fiddle Park, is an endurance challenge around a 1K loop in the park. Distance options vary between 25K to 100M. The course is a very flat, square loop, in fact, this may just be Canada’s flattest 100 miler! Don’t worry, you won’t have to count loops, and the  direction will change every hour so you don’t get dizzy. Each finisher will receive our custom fiddle medal with the distance and date printed on…

The Calgary Marathon is Canada’s longest running marathon. The certified, Boston qualifying course runs along the Bow River and showcases both the beauty of the city and Western hospitality through its volunteers. Whether it’s your first marathon or your 58th, it will quickly become a favourite. The race weekend offers a distance for every runner, 50K ultra, marathon, half marathon 10K and 5K.  

Get out and stretch your legs in the Hook or Crook Ultra. The Rockies are special and Mother Nature can throw anything at you. It could be hot, or it could rain and snow. You’re guaranteed to be in snow at some point, especially at higher elevations. Run, wear snowshoes, even grab a crazy carpet or sled if you think it will help. While it’s mostly running, you can choose any reasonable, non-mechanical form of travel. No skis though –…

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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…

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