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Miramichi River Runners host a series of races throughout the year.

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RememberRun is an annual running event in Cambridge, Ontario, and hosted by the Preston Legion. This is a great fall tradition of remembrance while running through historic Preston and the trails at Riverside Park. Fee(s) $45-60(11K); $40-55(5K) Charity The Preston Legion Poppy Fund

Miramichi River Runners host a series of races throughout the year.

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Niagara Falls is truly an international experience. It is one of only a few events to start in one country and finish in another. The point-to-point marathon course begins in Buffalo, N.Y., then participants cross the Peace Bridge into neighbouring Fort Erie, Ontario. After completing a loop of the historic city, participants follow the scenic Niagara Parkway along the mighty Niagara River toward the world famous finish at the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Participants can expect an exceptional level of organization,…

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)

The Art In Motion 10K/5K/2K is a running/walking event set in the picturesque Humber Valley in Vaughan just west of Canada’s Wonderland. Beautiful fall colours are the canvas to this art themed extravaganza. A VIP finish incorporating the incomparable McMichael Canadian Art Collection seals the deal on a unique racing experience. Proceeds go to the Department of Rheumatology at SickKids Hospital in Toronto and in support of the Dr. Bonnie Cameron Post-Secondary Scholarship. Fundraisers race for free! Fee(s) $39-59 (10K…

This beautiful 21.1K & 7 Mile course circles Burnaby lake, giving you the opportunity to be active while enjoying the scenic trails of Burnaby Lake. Join other walkers & runners on this scenic course with the chance to view birds and animals in this wilderness environment. Fee(s) $48-65 (5K/7M); $ 58-75(Half) Charity ASAP (Anxiety Stress and Autism Program)

Toronto’s signature running event is the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Offered as part of the Canada Running Series, #STWM was the first Canadian marathon to be awarded the prestigious IAAF gold label status. All races are flat, fast and festive attracting elite, recreational and first-time runners alike. The marathon and half courses start and finish near City Hall and take participants on a tour of some of Toronto’s most iconic attractions, notable landmarks and unique neighbourhoods. Participants enjoy the benefits…

The Okanagan Marathon takes place in beautiful Kelowna B.C. during the Thanksgiving Day long weekend. All races start and end in City Park and are run along essentially flat out-and-back courses that provide a scenic tour of Kelowna. The routes showcase the stunning Okanagan Lake waterfront. The 5K race is held on Saturday morning. By the Numbers Participants: 3,000 Fee(s) $90-130 (Marathon); $70-100 (Half); $40-60 (10K); $35-50 (5K) Charity The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

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…