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The Queen City Marathon is the largest and most popular event in Saskatchewan’s provincial capital offering a race and a distance for everyone and which takes place over three days. All races start near the Conexus Arts Centre and run along the lake and around Wascana Park, one of Canada’s largest urban parks. The marathon loops the lake once then follows a flat and scenic out-and-back along the creek using Regina’s pedestrian pathway system. By the Numbers Participants: 6,500  …

All races including the half-marathon and (2-4 person) relays begin and end in Rotary Peace Park. The courses follow alongside or above the Yukon River. The trail is well worn and features significant elevation gain and loss so participants should expect an aerobic challenge. The routes are well-marked with trail markers and volunteers are posted at key points to keep everyone on track. After the races, post-race refreshments and festivities are enjoyed by all. *2020 registration opens in April 2020

Barrington Passage, located on the South Western shore of Nova Scotia, is the lobster capital of Canada and also plays host to the Sea Me Run Nova Scotia Marathon. The certified and Boston qualifier course features rolling hills on country roads and is run as two large loops in a figure eight configuration which starts and finishes near the local arena. *2020 registration opens in December 2019  

Located off the north west coast of B.C, Haida Gwaii is the home and traditional territory of the Haida, and it is host to the Totem to Totem Marathon. The event offers 3 distance options, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K. All three distance are run on an out and back route course, starting at the Kaay Haida Heritage Centre at Second Beach in Skidegate. The Marathon course is a certified Boston Marathon Qualifier. *2020 registration opens December 2019

The Vancouver ‘Scotia’ Half is a well-organized event that is part of the exceptional and always popular Canada Running Series. The point-to-point and net downhill course starts near the East Mall on the UBC campus and takes participants on a scenic ocean-side tour. The route affords spectacular views of the ocean and Vancouver’s many beaches in the West Point. Grey and Kitsilano neighbourhoods before finishing in Stanley Park. By the Numbers Participants: 4,500 Fee(s) $65-120; (Half); 35-60 (5K) Charity  Scotiabank…

In one of North America’s quietest corners you’ll find a scenic, friendly and community supported event with a race distance for everyone. The marathon is challenging fully certified, chip timed, Boston qualifying. Beginning in the USA, the marathon course runs into New Brunswick. Participants enjoy rolling hills and spectacular scenery, a border crossing, and bald eagles, seals, sometimes whales may be seen from the course. Finisher’s medals are handcrafted by local artists. and tech tees are made locally in Maine…

Demi Marathon de Sherbrooke continues to increase in popularity and offers a half, 10K and 5K races. The signature half-marathon is generally flat with a few gentle rolling hills. All races start on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge and participants proceed into the park of the same name and follow a path along the river towards the city of Rock Forest. There they turn around and return to the bridge where they cross for a second time and complete a loop of…

Banff is among Canada’s most beautiful and unique destinations. The city hosted its inaugural marathon in 2014 with rave reviews and the event has grown to now include a popular half marathon and family-friendly 10K. The race starts in mountain village of Banff and follow a course that passes crystal clear lakes and rivers, past stunning mountain vistas,  returning alongside the Bow River and over Banff’s famous bridges finishing to cheering crowds in Banff’s downtown Central Park. *Registration for 2020 opens…

Join Manitoba’s most prestigious running event on the country’s flat-est course, no elevation map required. This flat, fast, and friendly course provides a scenic tour of Winnipeg including many of its signature landmarks, sprawling residential parks and interesting neighbourhoods. Enjoy the optimal running experience throughout the course with shade being provided in all the right places, and then enjoy a big league finish as you cross the CFL goal line inside Investors Group Field! Choose between Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or relay options.…

The Pointe-Claire Desjardins Half-Marathon is a race for all levels of runners, offering Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or either a 2K or 1K race for the kids. The course is a varied route through streets, tunnels, bike paths, parks, and the beautiful shores of Lake Saint-Louis before finishing your race in the charming Village of Pointe-Claire. This is an ideal event for athletes and active families. Proceeds generated by the race will be given to the Alzheimer Society that covers the…