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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,…

The Maritime Race Weekend continues to grow in popularity hosting four race distances along a gorgeous coastline route. The courses tour the flat coastline of Eastern Passage showcasing the area’s interior beauty. There are rolling hills through Cow Bay. In addition to coastline views, participants can expect a sea of cheering supporters, local bands, and of course East Coast comfort food and beer. The event kicks off with a 5K on Friday and, if you up to the challenge try a…

Every August long weekend in the town of Grande Cache, hundreds of eager participants embark on one of the world’s most challenging courses in what has been dubbed “Canada’s toughest race.” The 125K course at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains includes extreme trails, mountain summits, a major river crossing and over 5,000m of elevation change. The event includes both individual ultra or marathon distances, or a team relay options. Make it a family event and bring the kids…

In one of North America’s quietest corners you’ll find a scenic, friendly and community supported event with a race distance for everyone. The marathon is challenging fully certified, chip timed, Boston qualifying. Beginning in the USA, the marathon course runs into New Brunswick. Participants enjoy rolling hills and spectacular scenery, a border crossing, and bald eagles, seals, sometimes whales may be seen from the course. Finisher’s medals are handcrafted by local artists. and tech tees are made locally in Maine…

The Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend has offered something for everyone. If you are looking to do your first 5K or qualify for Boston this is your race. The course is a mainly flat, scenic loop course with lots of support along the way and a finish line experience you will never forget. Effort is put in to make this event exceeds your expectations for hospitality, helpful volunteers go out of their way to make sure your experience is as…

The Fredericton Marathon (Est. 1978) occurs annually on Mother’s Day weekend and offers race options from 5K to the Boston Qualifying marathon. Participants enjoy flat and fast courses on the roads and trails along the majestic Saint John and Nashwaak Rivers. Runners will take part in point-to-point races with a separate start and finish line at Queen’s Park Square Participants in 10K, half marathon or full marathon events will have the opportunity to cross the Westmorland Street Bridge.  

The Toronto Marathon has been a tradition since 1977. The Marathon course is fast, downhill, and scenic. Starting at Mel Lastman Square in North York and finishing at Ontario Place, the Marathon winds through many of the City’s great neighbourhoods. The event also offers a notably fast half marathon, 10K, and 5K, as well as a team relay. Finishers receive one of Canada’s largest marathon medals.    

Highly acclaimed for its stunning beauty and scenic route, the Vancouver Marathon takes participants on a complete city tour through picturesque parks and cozy neighbourhoods, oceanfront boulevards and past cheering crowds. Participants are sure to enjoy the awesome ocean views alongside natural beaches with a backdrop of distant mountains. The point-to-point course begins in Queen Elizabeth Park and takes participants past the sprawling campus of UBC, through Pacific Spirit Park  and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to the…

La course du Marathon des Érables est un événement thématique de course / marche de 1-5-10-15-21-30 et 42 km chronométré organisé par JustRun. Il s’agit d’une course festive dont tous les magnifiques parcours passent par le fameux chemin du Sous-Bois, celui des érablières de Mont-Saint-Grégoire. Le parcours sur route est plat à 100% et plusieurs stations d’eau sont offertes sur le parcours et à l’arrivée.  Ambiance et animation sans arrêt, activités pour les enfants (maquillage, jeux gonflables).      

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…