Bear Mountain is a true gem that many in the Fraser Valley running community adore. With challenging climbs and flowy single track, you’ll be inspired regardless of the distance you choose. The 21K route also showcases neighbouring, Red Mountain, giving runners a great taste of the beautiful Fraser Valley location. All the routes are loop-based and will tour through mossy forests, tall trees, and openings displaying the surrounding mountain ranges.
The Casablanca Classic 8K and 3K race is an opportunity to run through Fifty Point Conservation Area. This is a flat and fast course. As part of the Niagara Running Series, expect a well organized event. Fee(s) $45-55(8K); $30-40(3K) Charity Grimsby Benevolent Fund
**New Date** The Under Armour Spring Run-Off is an excellent way to kick off the spring running and racing season and is part of the acclaimed Canada Running Series. Both 8K and 5K races take place entirely within Toronto’s beautiful High Park. The courses cover the park’s paved trails, roadways, and feature several significant climbs and descents. Participants enjoy lively and supportive crowds, a scenic, albeit challenging course, souvenir swag and popular post-race festivities.
Run Calgary and The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) are bringing the wonderful worlds of music and running together. Challenge yourself to finish a 8K run or a 4K walk before the CPO completes 50 minutes of Beethoven’s best music. The course is a 4K loop along the beautiful Bow River. Participants receive a custom Beat Beethoven wine glass, finishers’ medal and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine under the big white tent while enjoying a free concert by CPO. **2020…
The Spring Trio Trail is a sister race to Spring Trio 5/10/15km. With three distances offered, choose from the 3.2K, 5K or 8K trail race. All three distances are run on single track terrain and elevation. Don’t miss out on this fun mid week, urban trail race, and enjoy the post race BBQ and beer. **2020 Race Postponed until August, date to be confirmed
The fourth event in the Island Race Series, the Hatley Castle 8K has something for everyone. Run through the beautiful Hatley Castle National Historic Park grounds, the course is a mix of road and crushed gravel with some challenging but rewarding climbs. The Hatley Castle is hosted by Frontrunners. Fee(s) $25-30
The Re-Fridgee-Eighter marks the beginning of the annual Run Waterloo racing calendar. It offers runners an opportunity to test their fitness after a winter of rest or training. Since 1998, this race strives to maintain a community-focused and family-friendly environment.
Hosted by the Burlington Runners Club, the annual Robbie Burns 8K is a popular mid-winter event for runners and walkers of all abilities. The course is flat, and when the weather permits, fast, with a fun “sprint for the line” finish. All race amenities, including kit pick-up, bag check, change/shower facilities and a generous post-race breakfast are conveniently offered inside a local high-school. Fee(s) $50-60 Charity Canadian Tire Jumpstart
Steveston Icebreaker 8K Run/Walk and New Balance 1K Kidsrun is Richmond’s first road race of the year. The event is organized by the The Kajaks Track & Field Club, a non-profit community-based athletics club based in Richmond who have been a leading member of the athletics community provincially and nationally for over 50 years. This race is a fun, flat, and fast certified course to start your year on the right foot. The historical Steveston Village provides a scenic run…
The Steveston Ice Breaker 8K is a popular event to kick off the racing year. It is a fun run through the historical Steveston Village along the mouth of the Fraser River. All runners are encouraged to enjoy post-race festivities which include, hot soup, donuts, and pizza. This is a flat and fast race to start your new year on the right foot.