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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.…

The Central Alberta Region defines beautiful trail running and the Bowmont course is no exception. Bowmont Park lies along the northern bank of the Bow River in the northwest part of the Calgary and provides an opportunity to experience a mature riverine forest with its abundance of flora and fauna. The terrain has plenty of rooty, steep single track, rolling hills through fields of long grass, and some gravely trail. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers,…

Race 3 in the 5 Peaks Northern Alberta Series is hosted at Goldbar Park. Goldbar is located in east Edmonton and it has a variety of challenging and scenic trails for runners. The park has a bit of everything, paved paths, single track trails, and hills to test your limits! 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, great swag, and commitment to sound environmental practices.  

Race 3 of the 5 Peaks Ontario Race Series takes runners to Albion Hills Conservation Area. Set in the hills of Caledon on the banks of the Humber River, Albion Hills offers dramatic scenery, exciting activities and excellent facilities. Runners will experience beautiful single track, well groomed trails, and spectacular scenery. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, amazing swag, and a commitment to sound environmental practices.  

The Ontario trail running race series features some of the nicest trails in the Greater Toronto Area, and Race 2 may be the crown jewel. Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area has some of the most inspiring scenic viewing found anywhere. This course is the most technical of the Ontario courses, and has continually been a favourite. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, amazing swag, and a commitment to sound environmental practices.  

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.  

5 Peaks Northern Alberta trail running races are among the most popular of all the Canadian events. The first stop is Terwillegar Park, located in Southwest Edmonton. It is a 186 hectare park that is popular for its rugged terrain and challenging trail system. You can expect many sections that are technical and demand agility/alertness to overcome obstacles. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, great swag, and commitment to sound environmental practices.  

The 5 Peaks Central Alberta Race Series race #1 is a chance to race on the beautiful trails in Fish Creek Park. This largely flat course, with a few steep hills, starts at Sikome Beach area, then running out past the Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre. 5 Peaks races are known for their incredible staff and volunteers, abundant food, great swag, and commitment to sound environmental practices.  

5 Peaks’ British Columbia trail race series is an unforgettable opportunity to conquer trail running. Alice Lake is one of Squamish’s sweetspots, surrounded by towering mountains, dense forests and grassy areas. There are four fresh water lakes that dominate the landscape and make swimming and fishing very enjoyable pastimes. All races start and finish in the beautiful Alice Lake Provincial Park, where you can even go for a dip post-race, as well as have a BBQ at one of the many…

The Cap Crusher is a quad-crushing course around the upper Capilano Canyon, staring and finishing alongside Cleveland Dam. If you are unfamiliar with this trail system you will most certainly be surprised at the beauty and challenge of the Cap Canyon network. On a clear day your eyes will be continually darting between the terrain underfoot, the river to your side, and the scenery overhead. Celebrate spring and St Patrick’s Day, costumes are encouraged.