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An ever popular event on the Quebec trail racing circuit, Tour du Lac Brome offers a unique and challenging experience for participants of all abilities. For those craving a challenge, the 22.2K race takes place on Saturday, and navigates the rolling country roads of the Eastern Townships on a point-to-point course. The popular 20K on Sunday features a complete loop on the rolling hills around Lac Brome complete with incredible countryside views.  A 4.5K, 9K on trails and 5K ,…

5 Peaks’ British Columbia trail race series is an unforgettable opportunity to conquer trail running in an breathtaking environment. Mt Seymour Provincial Park is located at the top of Mt. Seymour Road and is approximately 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver. The courses are an assortment of single track, double track, all showcasing some great views of the back country and stunning Vancouver cityscape.  5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, great swag, and commitment…

A Toronto tradition since 1980, The Balmy Beach Canoe Club hosts an annual New Years day Run-Walk. The event is a 9K or 3K Fun run beginning at the Balmy Beach Club at the foot of Beech Avenue. There is a hot lunch served post run. Fee(s) $40

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The Vancouver Island Trail Running Series takes runners off the roads and onto some of the most amazing trail networks in Western Canada. Transfer Beach is s summer classic with flowy trails around Ladysmith and along Holland Creek’s beautiful Waterfall. Expect to be challenge, the long course packs in a generous climb up to the Heart Lake Loop. Fee(s) $50-55 (19K); $40-45 (9K)

The MEC Ottawa Trail Race One: the Fortune Fell Race edition. This race is a hybrid mash-up of the Fell running tradition in England (racing and running off road in the hills and mountains), and the North American style trail running race. The Fortune Fell race connects the ski hills (“fells”) of Camp Fortune with sections of amazing flowing single track. Challenge yourself on one of the three distance options, 3K, 5K, or 9K. Fee(s) $20-30

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Part of the Courir à Québec running series, le Super Défi/Super Challenge covers each and every step connecting the lower and upper towns of old Quebec City, some 19K in total. A condensed version totaling about 13K or 9K. All races start and finish in the Parc du Bois de Coulonge. In addition to overall winners, there are awards for the best climbers and sprinters. Fee(s) $59-60(19K);$54-60(13K);$45-50(9K)  

MEC Burlington Race Series One takes runners to the beautiful Dundas Valley for a trail race. Starting from the Dundas Valley Trail Center, expect technical terrain including roots, rocks, mud and/or slippery sections, and narrow dirt trails. These courses are a great challenge, but runners are expected to proceed with care and remain within their abilities. The 3.75k distance is a wide gravel path, perfect for novice trail runners. Choose between 3.5K, 9K, or 12K race distances. Fee(s) $20-30