Tag Archives: Half Marathon

Niagara Falls is truly an international experience. It is one of only a few events to start in one country and finish in another. The point-to-point marathon course begins in Buffalo, N.Y., then participants cross the Peace Bridge into neighbouring Fort Erie, Ontario. After completing a loop of the historic city, participants follow the scenic Niagara Parkway along the mighty Niagara River toward the world famous finish at the majestic Horseshoe Falls. Participants can expect an exceptional level of organization,…

This beautiful 21.1K & 7 Mile course circles Burnaby lake, giving you the opportunity to be active while enjoying the scenic trails of Burnaby Lake. Join other walkers & runners on this scenic course with the chance to view birds and animals in this wilderness environment. Fee(s) $48-65 (5K/7M); $ 58-75(Half) Charity ASAP (Anxiety Stress and Autism Program)

Toronto’s signature running event is the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Offered as part of the Canada Running Series, #STWM was the first Canadian marathon to be awarded the prestigious IAAF gold label status. All races are flat, fast and festive attracting elite, recreational and first-time runners alike. The marathon and half courses start and finish near City Hall and take participants on a tour of some of Toronto’s most iconic attractions, notable landmarks and unique neighbourhoods. Participants enjoy the benefits…

The Okanagan Marathon takes place in beautiful Kelowna B.C. during the Thanksgiving Day long weekend. All races start and end in City Park and are run along essentially flat out-and-back courses that provide a scenic tour of Kelowna. The routes showcase the stunning Okanagan Lake waterfront. The 5K race is held on Saturday morning. By the Numbers Participants: 3,000 Fee(s) $90-130 (Marathon); $70-100 (Half); $40-60 (10K); $35-50 (5K) Charity The Sunshine Foundation of Canada

The Victoria Marathon is a historic event that also offers popular half and 8K race options. The marathon is an out-and-back course that features rolling hills with spectacular scenery while touring the city’s downtown, Fairfeld, Oak Bay, Uplands and James Bay neighbourhoods. Participants pass through picturesque parks and along oceanfront boulevards enjoying well-supported aid stations, on-course entertainment and cheering crowds. This is an amazing race whether this is your first marathon or you are a seasoned marathoner. All participants receive a…

Created by one of Québec’s best marathoners, Alain Bordeleau, this point-to-point, net downhill course attracts elite and amateur marathon runners from Canada and beyond with its promise of fast times. The course displays the picturesque diversity of the Laurentian forest as you run along the most beautiful bicycle path. The Marathon du P’tit Train du Nord offers  one of the most beautiful nature marathon course in the world! Fee(s) $110 (Marathon); $85 (Half)

The SSQ Quebec City Marathon is the provincial capital’s premier running event attracting a large, and international field. The course passes many of the city’s historic and famous landmarks and maintains a number of rolling hills. The event includes half marathon, 10K, and 5K distance options as well.        

Mad Moose Marathon is a trail running event. All event distances start and finish at the Otway Ski Center and run through a wilderness setting.  

Melissa’s Road Race is one of Canada’s most historic and popular running events. Melissa’s features sensationally scenic routes in and around Banff National Park offering 5K, 10K and Half Marathon distance options. The event is also famous for it’s entertainment along the course, contagious spirit, post-run party and long-sleeved commemorative running shirt featuring local art.  Melissa’s has received multiple awards as Alberta’s Best Road Race and is a longstanding tradition in Banff. Charity  Banff Child Care Centre  

The Canada Army Run, offers an exceptional half marathon, 10K and 5K races, all known to sell out.  The courses features a scenic tour of the nation’s capital and takes place at a most beautiful time of year. Participants pass several historic and iconic national sites including Parliament Hill, the Canadian War Museum, Rideau Hall and other notable landmarks. From the  cannon to kick off the race to the dog-tag finishers’ medals, participants can expect a unique experience that celebrates…