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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 Rainforest Trail Run is an unique 5K run through the interior rainforest trails of Central Park (Burnaby, BC) with a start and finish inside Swangard Stadium. The run’s location blends the well-preserved temperate rainforest ecosystem of the 90-hectare park with vistas of Burnaby’s ever rising cityscape. The event was conceived by the Vancouver Sun Run founders as a way to help stimulate physical activity among people in local Indigenous communities, to grow participation in athletics and the love of…

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La Course Bryan Liew est un 5K, 10K, et 1K 12 ans et moins, plus un 400 mètres gratuit 6 ans et moins. The 5km race route traces the roads of the magnificent Saddlebrook area of St-Lazare passing small ponds and many beautifully wooded streets. Our young athletes will run a 1K route starting in front of the park on Westwood Street and will finish at the start/finish arch on the track next to the chalet. Charity  Bryan Liew Foundation…

A contender for Alberta’s most beautiful running event. The half marathon follows a scenic route through woodlands, along mountain streams and through a historic mine site with stunning views of Rocky Mountain scenery. Flat and fast, 10K and 5K races are also offered. Charity  CAUSE Canada    

This popular end of summer event features 10-mile (16.1K) and 10K races as well as a 30K option, all of which begin at Memorial Park. Races are run on mostly flat out-and-back courses along the scenic Assiniboine River to their respective turnaround points. At the finish, there is post-race refreshments, finisher’s medals, massages and draw prizes.      

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 Candle Creek Half Marathon, hosted by the Wells Gray Outdoors Club with support of many local businesses and organizations, promises to engage and attract runners from near and far to experience a fun race day in Clearwater.  The race has something for everyone, a 5K, 10K, or 21K course option, plus the unique terrain of the Candle Creek trail system will challenge every level of runner. The trails wind through old growth inland rainforests offering scenic views overlooking the…

An event that runs across the Bay of Fundy while the tide is out, this race is truly like no other. The 10K starts on east side of Economy Mountain in Soley Cove and ends at Sandpoint campground. You must be able to run a normal 10K in less than an hour and 15 minutes in order to participate because the tide will be coming in. The 5K is an out and back course from Sandpoint campground and is suitable for most abilities…

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Located in the picturesque resort town of Mont-Tremblant, this half-marathon event is surely one of Quebec’s most scenic. Half and 10K runners are shuttled to their respective starts north of the town centre where they begin their point-to-point and net downhill journey back to the finish in the downtown Parc au Fil-de-l’Eau. Participants can expect incredible views of mountain lakes, rushing rivers and lush forest along the way and then enjoy the post-race celebrations in one of Canada’s most treasured…

Come for the race, stay for the carnival. The 5K Run For The Lobster is run in conjunction with the Pictou Lobster Carnival. This event is a loop course. Walkers are also welcome in this event.  

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