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RememberRun is an annual running event in Cambridge, Ontario, and hosted by the Preston Legion. This is a great fall tradition of remembrance while running through historic Preston and the trails at Riverside Park. Fee(s) $45-60(11K); $40-55(5K) Charity The Preston Legion Poppy Fund

The Marathon du Mont-Royal is the only marathon on Mount Royal. There are other distances for anyone who’s got big (but not quite marathon-big) goals in mind. Soak in pretty views and fall scenery on loops through the park. The event is easy to access by transit.  Fee(s) $15-35 Charity Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

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,…

Ultra Trail Stokely Creek is an opportunity to experience Northern Ontario trail running. The event offers 5, 17, 34, 56, 85, 170 km trail races through the rugged back country of Northern Ontario’s Algoma Highlands.  Be prepared for hills, cliffs, scenic mountain views, and tricky technical downhills. Participants will receive great race swag and free craft beer. Fee(s) $50-240 Charity Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society

The annual North Van Run features a 5K & 10K Run/Walk and a free 1K Kids Run. The North Van Run course is mostly flat and goes right through the heart of the City of North Vancouver. The finish line is located at the end of the 200-meter long pier at The Shipyards, where the post race celebrations take place. Fee(s) $40-55  

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