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This 8K/5K is the final event of the Toronto Women’s Run Series. This is an opportunity to run amongst the lovely colours of Toronto’s Sunnybrook Park when the park is in its full autumn splendour. It is an out-and-back course that run along the Don Valley trails through E.T. Seton Park. There is also a virtual race giving you the flexibility to complete your race, your way, anywhere, roads, trails, anytime. Not only is this race is an ideal way…

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For 2022, The Royal Victoria Marathon is back to hosting the marathon, half marathon, 8K and kids run.  For over 40 years the Victoria Marathon has given runners the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area and experience the wonderful community spirit of the City of Victoria. The in-person event will be subject to Provincial Health Orders at the time of the race.      

Le Trail du Coureur des Bois de Duchesnay permettra aux participants de vivre une expérience en pleine nature parfaite pour repousser leurs limites en réalisant une nouvelle longue distance d’approximativement 32K. Découverte ou redécouverte des extraordinaires possibilités de la Station touristique Duchesnay, le parcours proposé se veut rapide, bien balancé et très diversifié. Il inclut un mélange de sentiers de type  “single track”, de sentiers aménagés, de raquettes, de ski de fond et quelques anciens sentiers dans une superbe forêt…

Highly acclaimed for its stunning beauty and scenic route, the Vancouver Marathon takes participants on a complete city tour through picturesque parks and cozy neighbourhoods, oceanfront boulevards and past cheering crowds. Participants are sure to enjoy the awesome ocean views alongside natural beaches with a backdrop of distant mountains. The point-to-point course begins in Queen Elizabeth Park and takes participants past the sprawling campus of UBC, through Pacific Spirit Park  and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to the…

The Under Armour Spring Run-Off takes participants around the hills of High Park in either an 8K or 5K distance option. Both races are an excellent way to kick off the spring running and racing season and is part of the acclaimed Canada Running Series.    

Hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers, the Harriers Pioneer 8K is a popular event to kick off the road race season and is part of the Island Race Series. The event takes place at the Saanich Fairgrounds and follows a mildly undulating course that is known to produce fast times.  

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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.  

Part of 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.    

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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.    

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 2021 event will be virtual, run or walk an 8 K course of your choosing any time between January 23 – 31. Keeping the costume contest tradition, submit pictures to participate in the contest and they will be posted on our website along with the winning entry.

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