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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.    

The Manitoba Marathon is a beautiful, flat, fast, and shaded course that travels through many of Winnipeg’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Run or walk the distance of your choice, either in-person or virtually, and celebrate fitness, family, fundraising and racing safely together.    

The Saskatchewan Marathon, first run in 1979, has more than three decades worth of event experience. Throughout its history, the course has changed on many occasions but it is designed to provide a flat, fast and scenic view of both the city of Saskatoon and the South Saskatchewan River.    

The Calgary Marathon is Canada’s longest running marathon. The certified, Boston qualifying course runs along the Bow River and showcases both the beauty of the city and Western hospitality through its volunteers. Whether it’s your first marathon or your 58th, it will quickly become a favourite. The race weekend offers a distance for every runner, 50K ultra, marathon, half marathon 10K and 5K.  

The Tamarack Ottawa Marathon returns to in-person racing for 2022! Virtual events will run in parallel over the month of May to accommodate those living abroad and unable to travel to Ottawa or who wish to continue running or walking in smaller groups. The Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two World Athletics Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro-athletes every year.  

The first of the Toronto Women’s Run Series, this half marathon, 10K and 5K, takes place on the last Sunday in May.  The in-person race is run on the paved paths of Sunnybrook Park, in the heart of Toronto. Along the route for all distances, there are themed water stations, including the firefighters’ water station, and the candy and chocolate station to help you to the finish line.  There is also a virtual race giving you the flexibility to complete…

The Marathon Longueuil is an family-oriented, urban race of  1K, 3.5K, 5K, 10K, 21.1K, and marathon distances. The courses are described flat and fast.  

The Fredericton Marathon (Est. 1978) occurs annually on Mother’s Day weekend and offers race options from 5K to the Boston Qualifying marathon. Participants enjoy flat and fast courses on the roads and trails along the majestic Saint John and Nashwaak Rivers. Runners will take part in point-to-point races with a separate start and finish line at Queen’s Park Square Participants in 10K, half marathon or full marathon events will have the opportunity to cross the Westmorland Street Bridge.  

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.    

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