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The Day of the Dead Race is a 9K circuit with many experiences from race kit pick-up through to the finish. The out and back route will head east first, then loop back on the paved trail going deep into the Ashbridges Bay, finishing back at the Alfresco Picnic Shelter. Each distance group will follow a lead cyclist through a well-marked course. The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a celebration and remembrance of the lives of those…

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The Northumberland Run Forest Run will give you a chance to move your legs through some beautiful forest trails. You can pick one of 4 options. The 4 hour 3K looped Jenny, the 7.5K Lieutenant Dan, the 9K Bubba, or the Full Gump for 24.6K. The course is single and double track with some dirt access roads, expect steep inclines, and an irregular surface with a loose, uneven base.

Hopewell Rocks Multi-Terrain Race is a point-to-point race entirely within the Hopewell park boundaries. The event will feature a variety of surfaces including asphalt, gravel trails, grass, beach and stairs.  Expect muddy/mucky sections, potentially slippery rocks, and coastline views. **2020 event will be a virtual race

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Conquer The Canuck Marathon Ultra Trail Weekend is scheduled to take place at Shade’s Mills Conservation, in Cambridge Ontario. Shade’s Mills has been called the best-kept secret in Cambridge, it’s conservation area has 12 km of hiking trails through a mature hardwood forest that winds along Mill Creek. Participants can register for single day races, or a 2 day staged event, Classic Canuck (25K + Marathon) and Ultimate Canuck (50K + Marathon).  

Part of the Courir à Québec running series, le Défi des Escaliers de Quebec covers each and every step connecting the lower and upper towns of old Quebec City.  Alternately climbing one staircase and descending the next, participants get to run about 30 staircases and a total of more than 3,000 steps. 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.    

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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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. With race options on both Saturday and Sunday, explore the rolling hills around Lac Brome complete with incredible countryside views.