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The Running Physio and Canada Running Series Foundation are hosting the Freestyle 5K and Kids Run in support of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. This event is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Participants can run, walk, or wheel through the beautiful grounds of Sunnybrook Park.

RunWild is a challenging, competitive, and fun event with races designed for every level of runner and walker. Events include the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and a kids run. Post race, check out the Race Village, which includes a kids’ fun zone, live entertainment, food and beverages and much more. There will also be a virtual option all race distances. May 6th is the kids run (ages 4-12) hosted at Sherwood Park and Spruce Grove. May 7th is the 5K,…

Embrace Winter is an official event of Ottawa’s biggest and best winter festival – Winterlude. This scenic run takes you through true Canadian winter landscapes and is a great motivator to stay active this winter. This winter running event has something for everyone: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 3K, and Kids 1K.

Run The Runway is a unique opportunity to run on a real runway. Fly through a flat and fast course in either the 5K and 2K distance option. Enjoy the festival atmosphere with antique cars, aircrafts, kids activities and food trucks. For anyone interested, aircraft and pilots will be available to take you on a sight seeing flight after the race!

Chill Session is a 5K and 10K trail run at Mansfield Outdoor Centre. The race will be  followed by chili, sourdough buns, s’mores and hot cider around the fire. Look forward to a fun trail day with all the creature comforts heading into the winter season.

The Wiggle Waggle Walk & Run presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Ottawa Humane Society. Race options include a 5K and 10K distances, a 3K walk, a 2K Furry Fun Run and a 1K Kids Fun Run. Post-race, enjoy the Family Fun Zone, a Pet Pavilion Marketplace and the K9 Fun Zone.

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Calling all turkeys to beautiful Fleetwood Park. The 2nd annual Turkey Trot 5K run and walk will take place this Thanksgiving.  Each participant will receive a finishers medal, and there will be snacks and prizes. In addition there will be a free 400-meter dash for any kids that would like to run. Charity Surrey Food Bank

The Foolish Fox Trail race is a fun event to gather the running community and celebrate the end the running season. The race is run on a golf course (which isn’t exactly a trail), and is a looped event, where you will cover a 2.5 K (ish) loop around the course. Distance options included: New Era Grafix 5K , 10K , BackRoads Brews + Shoes 25K,   the individual New Era Grafix 6 hour All You Can Run , and the…

The Turkey Trot is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Fall in beautiful Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Runners and walkers from all levels are welcome, dogs and strollers too. The course is a 5K loop. This year’s event will also offer a Kidz Zone, local vendors and Food Trucks. Charity Rotary Burlington North Foundation

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Organised by Good Neighbors Canada, the Pumpkin Spice 5K is a fundraising event for the Wishing Well Project. The Wishing Well Project supports children in rural Zambia by building accessible wells to provide communities with safe, clean drinking water. Most of the route is stroller and wheelchair accessible. The event also includes a raffle, Goods4Causes table, and activity corner. Participant in-person or virtually, no matter how you participate, you will be making a meaningful difference. Charity Wishing Well Project

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