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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. Charity The West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre  

This Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K  and 5K are flat, fast, and beautiful. Enjoy the scenic route along a beautiful, ocean side trail. All distances are an outback design and the route is completely flat! The only challenge you may face is the weather. The Marathon is the last Boston Qualifying course of the year. Charity  Ronald McDonald House British Columbia  

Hamilton Road2Hope is well known for its fast course with a generous downhill portion that can help any runner set a new personal best. It is Canada’s fastest Boston qualifier, featuring a point-to-point course that tours the rural countryside before heading down the Red Hill Valley Parkway and local trails followed by a lengthy out-and-back with scenic lakeshore views. The marathon and half – also known to be fast – take place Sunday while 10K and 5K races are run…

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,…

Legs for Literacy was started in 2000 by a small group of local runners and a team of enthusiastic volunteers. They saw a need for a community running event and decided that any funds raised would go to local school literacy programs. The first event included 5 and 10 km distances. Over the years the race grew to include the half marathon distance, and due to amazing support from the running community and business sponsors, the race has continues to…

Toronto’s signature running event is the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Offered as part of the Canada Running Series, #TWM, 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.      

A late-season event in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Marathon de Magog is a scenic small town event. The marathon is a double loop which takes participants around downtown Magog, and then on a scenic and occasionally hilly route through the surrounding countryside. Small town charm and fresh country air provide a nice alternative to the larger, big city events, and the overall atmosphere definitely creates a unique and memorable event.      

PEI Marathon weekend is a two-day event that includes categories for every runner or walker in the family. The Marathon is a scenic point-to-point course starting inside the National Park,  Brackley Beach Entrance and ends in downtown Charlottetown with breath taking scenery during the entire route. Event categories include: Marathon, Half Marathon, 16K Run & Walk, 10K Run & Walk, 5K Run & Walk, Corporate/Team Relay and Kids Run. New for 2022, the PEI Marathon offers a combo rate for…

Held annually on the Thanksgiving long weekend, Ottawa Fall Colours takes place at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum just east of Ottawa and features a number of family-friendly running events and pre- and post-race festivities.  The marathon course is in fact a 21K out-and-back style loop that marathoners must complete twice and features a scenic backdrop to the nation’s capital.    

Held annually on the Thanksgiving weekend, the Trapline Marathon showcases the heritage and community spirit of Labrador. The point-to-point marathon course is unique in both its challenging course and spectacular seasonal scenery along the way from the start in North West River to the finish in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. At the finish participants enjoy refreshments including a buffet of traditional Labrador food.