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Taking place in ‘the outdoor recreation capital of Canada’ the Squamish 50 Trail Running Festival begins early on Saturday with the 50 mile (80K) race starting at the Squamish Oceanfront. Participants ascend some 3350m before descending to the finish at Pavilion Park. Incredible climbs, technical trail and inspiring scenery are to be expected. 50K and 23K participants depart on Sunday and should expect similar scenic views and a tough but unforgettable trail running experience. For those wanting a special challenge,…

The Niagara Falls Branch of the St John Ambulance has been serving the local community since 1938 through various community programs providing health and safety to community members of all ages. Proceeds from this fundraiser will help respond to the needs of the many Niagara Falls residents and visitors who benefit from the community services. These community service programs include: Medical First Responders, Water Patrol, Search & Rescue Niagara, Youth and Therapy Dog Programs. Fee(s) $30-45

Demi Marathon de Sherbrooke continues to increase in popularity and offers a half, 10K and 5K races. The signature half-marathon is generally flat with a few gentle rolling hills. All races start on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge and participants proceed into the park of the same name and follow a path along the river towards the city of Rock Forest. There they turn around and return to the bridge where they cross for a second time and complete a loop of…

Join Manitoba’s most prestigious running event on the country’s flat-est course, no elevation map required. This flat, fast, and friendly course provides a scenic tour of Winnipeg including many of its signature landmarks, sprawling residential parks and interesting neighbourhoods. Enjoy the optimal running experience throughout the course with shade being provided in all the right places, and then enjoy a big league finish as you cross the CFL goal line inside Investors Group Field! Choose between Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or relay options.…

An ever popular event on the Quebec trail racing circuit, Tour du Lac Brome offers a unique and challenging experience for participants of all abilities. For those craving a challenge, the 22.2K race takes place on Saturday, and navigates the rolling country roads of the Eastern Townships on a point-to-point course. The popular 20K on Sunday features a complete loop on the rolling hills around Lac Brome complete with incredible countryside views.  A 4.5K, 9K on trails and 5K ,…

The Pointe-Claire Desjardins Half-Marathon is a race for all levels of runners, offering Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or either a 2K or 1K race for the kids. The course is a varied route through streets, tunnels, bike paths, parks, and the beautiful shores of Lake Saint-Louis before finishing your race in the charming Village of Pointe-Claire. This is an ideal event for athletes and active families. Proceeds generated by the race will be given to the Alzheimer Society that covers the…

Venez courir au Demi-Marathon des Vignobles, le plus beau parcours de demi-marathon au Québec! Distances de 5-10 et 15K  aussi vous attendent dans la magnifique municipalité de Saint-Paul-d’Abbotsford. Découvrez et dégustez de délicieux vins pendant at après avoir complété l’un des superbes parcours aux alentours du Mont Yamaska. Originaux et authentiques, ces produits sont un symbole de persévérance et de passion. Tirant avantage d’un microclimat et d’un sol fertile, les vignobles de la région et le Demi-Marathon des Vignobles sont fiers de vous faire…

A contender for Canada’s most scenic running event, the Whistler Half—plus 30K, 10K and 5K races—does not disappoint aesthetically. This scenic 21.1K course is designed to showcase all that Whistler is – an amazing town nestled in the coast mountains of BC. This course will challenge ever runner, the hilly course is not the fastest, but the spectacular views are incredibly rewarding. By the Numbers Participants: 1,500 Charity Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada *2020 registration opens New Years Day…

The Saskatchewan Marathon, first run in 1979, has more than three decades worth of event experience. Offering a Boston qualifying marathon course, the event also hosts a half marathon, 10K and 5K race. 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. Participants enjoy the tireless efforts of organizers and volunteers and are rewarded with a…

The Calgary Marathon Race Weekend offers a distance for every runner, a 50K ultra, marathon, half marathon 10K and 5K. The Marathon is a challenging, competitive and fun event starting and finishing at iconic Stampede Park and run a scenic course in the heart of Calgary. By the Numbers Participants: 15,000 Fee(s) $125-175 (50K); $110-125 (Marathon) $90-115 (Half); $55-70 (10K); $40-60 (5K); $25 (kids) Charity  Scotiabank Charity Challenge