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Banff is among Canada’s most beautiful and unique destinations. The city hosted its inaugural marathon in 2014 with rave reviews and the event has grown to now include a popular half marathon and family-friendly 10K. The race starts in mountain village of Banff and follow a course that passes crystal clear lakes and rivers, past stunning mountain vistas,  returning alongside the Bow River and over Banff’s famous bridges finishing to cheering crowds in Banff’s downtown Central Park. *Registration for 2020 opens…

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  

The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two IAAF Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro athletes every year. The immensely popular half marathon features a flat and scenic tour of the nation’s capital including many of its notable and historic attractions. The 10K event on Saturday is also an IAAF gold-standard race and hosts the 10K Canadian Championships. In addition to the races, the…

The Blue Nose Marathon is Nova Scotia’s premier running event with a race/distance for all ages and abilities. Participants have the opportunity to run through the vibrant streets of Halifax and Dartmouth. This course allows you to experience several of Halifax’s main attractions, including Citadel Hill, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful downtown core, as well as the charming streets of downtown Dartmouth and a trip over the Macdonald bridge. Expect friendly crowds along the course and excellent amenities before,…

Woody’s provides small race charm with big race organization and has been ranked among Alberta’s best road races. The event takes place every May long weekend, and the shorter distances sell out so register early. The courses provide scenic views of Red Deer and the local trail system and are run almost entirely within a few metres of the river’s edge making this “Alberta’s River Run.” Fee(s) $60-100 (Marathon/Half);$30-75 (10K) Charity Red Deer Hospice  

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. By the…

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. By the Numbers Participants: 6,500 Fee(s): 100-135 (Marathon); 80-110 (Half); 45-70 (10K); 40-60 (5K); 300-600…

The Mississauga Marathon offers something for every runner, including its signature fast and net downhill marathon course which is ideal for setting a new personal best or qualifying for Boston. The course is a point-to-point race passing through some of Mississauga’s historic neighbourhoods, and along the scenic Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail. The relay and half races run alongside the marathon on Sunday morning, while the flat and fast 10K and 5K races run on Saturday afternoon. All races end at…

Profile 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 through Pacific Spirit Park, past the sprawling campus of UBC and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to…

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). Coût(es) $66-115 (Marathon); $59-100(21.1K); $55-95 (30K);…