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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…

5 Peaks Ontario Race 5 is located at the Mansfield Outdoor Centre in Mansfield. Loaded with fast and flowing singletrack, with some doubletrack, lots of climbing, this course is a combination of roots, rocks, and sand. This race will be 100% enjoyable for all levels of runners. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, amazing swag, and a commitment to sound environmental practices.  

The Wandering Moose is the last event of the season in P.A.C.E. Trail series.  Expect the trails to be flowy with lots of single track, but with ample technical sections and challenges, and the event vibe to be laid back and friendly.  Held on the Thanksgiving weekend every year, this is a chance to close out the trail season feeling thankful to be part of this amazing community of trail runners. Fee(s) $85-95 (42K); $70-80 (21K); $50-60 (12K) *2020 registration…

The Central Alberta Race Series finale happens at the beautiful Bowness Park is one of Calgary’s inner city gems. The race begins in a large group picnic area beside the Bow River and runs along the multiple single track trail connections in the Park. There are multiple creek crossings (the creeks are shallow), so be prepared to get your feet wet! Challenge yourself and enjoy the fall colours. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food,…

The Zoo Run is a popular and family-friendly event and part of the acclaimed Canada Running Series. The 10K and 5K courses provide a winding tour of the Toronto Zoo including near constant views of the park’s wildlife, but be prepared for a number of hills. Participants enjoy exceptional event organization, race amenities and a family-friendly atmosphere as well as on-course support and entertainment. By the Numbers Participants: 5,000 Charity Toronto Zoo  

Every year Terry Fox Runs are held in over 9000 communities across Canada with the goal of raising funds for cancer research. Everyone is welcome to participate in a Terry Fox Run, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. Fee(s) The Run does not have an entry fee or minimum donation, all participants are ask to fundraise or make a donation.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Montreal is part of the Rock n Roll Series that infuses the race course with live music and cheer stations creating an atmosphere that encourages participants to feel like they are something bigger than themselves.  Choose between the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K distance options.      

The Fort McMurray marathon is a day of outdoor fun & fitness. The day-long event festivities have something to offer all levels of runners and spectators, including music, food, prizes, and family fun. Runners can choose between marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, or 3K  distance options. The routes wind through the city and portions of the Thickwood Trail system on a wonderfully scenic course.  

Heart Lake Conservation Area, located within the Etobicoke Creek watershed, takes its name from the spring-fed kettle lake, which is roughly shaped like a heart. Runners participating in Race 4 of the Ontario Trail course will experience terrain that is a combination of single-track, x-country ski trails, and hiking trails. This is a true trail run from start to finish. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, amazing swag, and a commitment to sound environmental practices.…