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The Toronto Marathon has been a tradition since 1977. The Marathon course is fast, downhill, and scenic. Starting at Mel Lastman Square in North York and finishing at Ontario Place, the Marathon winds through many of the City’s great neighbourhoods. The event also offers a notably fast half marathon, 10K, and 5K, as well as a team relay. Finishers receive one of Canada’s largest marathon medals. By the Numbers Participants: 6,500 Fee(s): 100-135 (Marathon); 80-110 (Half); 45-70 (10K); 40-60 (5K); 300-600…

The Mississauga Marathon offers something for every runner, including its signature fast and net downhill marathon course which is ideal for setting a new personal best or qualifying for Boston. The course is a point-to-point race passing through some of Mississauga’s historic neighbourhoods, and along the scenic Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail. The relay and half races run alongside the marathon on Sunday morning, while the flat and fast 10K and 5K races run on Saturday afternoon. All races end at…

Profile 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 through Pacific Spirit Park, past the sprawling campus of UBC and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to…

B.C.’s best-kept secret may well be the April Fools’ Run presented by Eastlink. The point-to-point net downhill course from Gibsons to Sechelt offers pristine coastal scenery, West Coast hospitality and potentially fast times. Following the race, participants enjoy hot soup and refreshments, collect a unique finisher’s medal and take part in awards, a costume contest and draw prizes. Fee(s) $25-50(Half); $20-30/person (Relay) Charity  Sunshine Coast Food Bank  

The Chilly Half Marathon has established itself as a popular early season event to kick off the racing season in Ontario. Conditions on race day can be unkind, with cold temperatures and nasty winds. When the weather permits, however, the out-and-back course along the scenic Lakeshore Boulevard is extremely flat and very fast. Participants love the signature New Balance swag, as well as, the unique finisher’s medal. After the races, all are invited to enjoy post-race chili and beer at…

Since its inception in November 1987, the Demi-marathon de l’Acadie/Acadia Half-marathon has taken place on the first Sunday of every month starting promptly at 10 a.m. Rain or shine, wind or snow, participants of all abilities have taken on the net downhill point-to-point course from St. Isidore to Tracadie-Sheila on New Brunswick’s east coast.  

Located entirely within Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park, all courses take place on the famed Seawall providing panoramic views of the city, northern mountains and the Lion’s Gate Bridge. The half course requires two loops of the park while the 5K and 10K are out-and-back loops. Fee(s) $48-60 (5/10K); $58-70 (Half) Charity The West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre  

This is a final opportunity to test your fitness before the end of fall. The Last Chance Half starts and ends at the Olympic Arch in front of the Eau Claire YMCA. Participants run along the banks of the Bow River before crossing through Prince’s Island Park then out-and-back to Inglewood Wildlands before returning to the finish. Fee(s) $65 Charity MitoCanada

The Fall Classic is a popular Vancouver event to conclude the running season and a last chance to set a late season PB. The event takes place from the beautiful University of British Columbia and features a scenic out-and-back course with two loops for the half, along the west side of the campus with incredible views of the ocean and the seasonal fall foliage. Event details to be announced

Since its inception in November 1987, the Demi-marathon de l’Acadie/Acadia Half-marathon has taken place on the first Sunday of every month starting promptly at 10 a.m. Rain or shine, wind or snow, participants of all abilities have taken on the net downhill point-to-point course from St. Isidore to Tracadie-Sheila on New Brunswick’s east coast.