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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) $48-65 (5/10K); $58-75 (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) $70 Charity MitoCanada

**NEW DATE** Known as ‘the people’s marathon’, the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon welcomes all ages, abilities and fitness levels. With the help of 1,400 volunteers, there are six running events (5K, 10K, half marathon, full marathon, team relay, youth run-4KMand 2K) taking place every year during the Victoria Day long weekend.  There is also an Active Living Expo that spans two days with over 40 vendors and more than 50 booths.  Over 50 local charities raise more than half a…

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.  

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. Fee(s) $68-85 (Marathon); $58-75 (Half); $48-65 (10K & 5K) Charity  Ronald McDonald House British Columbia  

A popular local event, Course d’Oka takes place almost entirely within the beautiful Parc National d’Oka. This family-friendly event features races that are both incredibly scenic and also challenging, taking place on a mostly out-and-back course. Fees $25-65 (Half); $25-50 (10K); $25-45 (5K)    

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…

The Halloween Half Run is an event for all ages and abilities. This is an inexpensive chip timed event giving runners the opportunity to participate without breaking the bank. Participants will enjoy the precise organization, a laid back atmosphere, and volunteers are on course guidance and to cheer you on. Fee(s) $25-35  

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,…