Tag Archives: 5K

De l’île Sainte-Hélène jusqu’à l’Esplanade du Parc olympique, d’une rive à l’autre, les parcours de la 30e édition du Marathon Beneva de Montréal feront découvrir, au fil des kilomètres, les plus beaux attraits de la métropole. From île Sainte-Hélène to the Olympic Park’s Esplanade and from one shore to another, runners in the 30th Marathon Beneva de Montréal will enjoy views of the city’s most appealing attractions with every passing kilometre.

The Maritime Race Weekend continues to grow in popularity hosting four race distances along a gorgeous coastline route. The courses tour the flat coastline of Eastern Passage showcasing the area’s interior beauty. There are rolling hills through Cow Bay. In addition to coastline views, participants can expect a sea of cheering supporters, local bands, and of course East Coast comfort food and beer. The event kicks off with a 5K on Friday and, if you up to the challenge try a…

The Tamarack Ottawa Marathon returns to in-person racing for 2022! Virtual events will run in parallel over the month of May to accommodate those living abroad and unable to travel to Ottawa or who wish to continue running or walking in smaller groups. The Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two World Athletics Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro-athletes every year.  

Around The Bay (a.k.a. ‘ATB’) is the oldest road race on the continent, first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. Starting in downtown Hamilton, the unique and challenging 30K course takes participants on a rolling tour of Hamilton’s harbour before heading along Beach Boulevard and into neighbouring Burlington for the final 10K of panoramic rolling hills and pleasing scenery on the harbour’s north shore. The finish inside First Ontario Centre is epic. It offers two- and three-person…

The New Balance Chilly Half Marathon, Frigid 10 & Frosty 5K has established itself as a popular early season event to kick off the racing season in Ontario. The 2022 edition will hopefully see a return to in-person racing, but if the race is not in-person it will be hosted as a virtual event.  

This holiday themed run offers a 5K/10K/15K Big Elf Run/Walk as well as a 1K Wee Elf Run/Walk around scenic Stanley Park. Run with hundreds of elves, enjoy a DJ, “elfie station”, prize giveaways, vendors and more. The Big Elf Run tours picturesque Stanley Park. Starting at Lumberman’s Arch, the course winds its way along trails surrounded by old oak trees before looping onto the seawall with hallmark views of Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet. With few inclines and…

La course du Demi-Marathon des Microbrasseries est un événement thématique de course / marche de 5-10-21K chronométré. Des défis de course incroyables pour tous les âges et niveaux. Dégustation de bières de microbrasseries locales et il y a un repas d’après-course inclus à l’arrivée.    

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 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. 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 festival. Charity Shriners Hospitals for Children  

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon will definitely offer a virtual race with hopes of in-person events as well. 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…