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De l’île Sainte-Hélène jusqu’à l’Esplanade du Parc olympique, d’une rive à l’autre, les parcours de la 30e édition du Marathon Beneva de Montréal feront découvrir, au fil des kilomètres, les plus beaux attraits de la métropole. From île Sainte-Hélène to the Olympic Park’s Esplanade and from one shore to another, runners in the 30th Marathon Beneva de Montréal will enjoy views of the city’s most appealing attractions with every passing kilometre.

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…

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.    

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.  

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 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon will definitely offer a virtual race with hopes of in-person events as well. Toronto’s signature running event is the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Offered as part of the Canada Running Series, #STWM, was the first Canadian marathon to be awarded the prestigious IAAF gold label status. All races are flat, fast and festive attracting elite, recreational and first-time runners alike. The marathon and half courses start and finish near City Hall and take participants on a…

The Georgina Marathon is flat, fast, and one of Ontario’s most scenic races. Run along the shores of Lake Simcoe through the quiet communities of Georgina on this scenic marathon or half marathon course. You will be running along Lake Drive North on an out and back along a quiet road with lots of shade and views of stunning properties. Georgina is an hour North of Toronto making it a central location for athletes from the GTA, Golden Horseshoe and…

The Prince Edward Island Marathon is one of the most scenic marathon routes in the country, running over rolling hills and through the beautiful fall colours. The run begins at the Brackley entrance in PEI National Park and run along the Gulf Shore Parkway. The route then takes runners through scenic farmlands and along the Confederation Trail, ending in historic Downtown Charlottetown. Other events over the weekend include a Half Marathon, 10K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk, and 2K Wheelchair. Charity Canadian…

Created by one of Québec’s best marathoners, Alain Bordeleau, this point-to-point, net downhill course attracts elite and amateur marathon runners from Canada and beyond with its promise of fast times. The course displays the picturesque diversity of the Laurentian forest as you run along the most beautiful bicycle path. The Marathon du P’tit Train du Nord offers  one of the most beautiful nature marathon course in the world!  

The 2021 Manitoba Marathon will be a hybrid event featuring a safe, socially distanced, smaller in person event along with a virtual event. Run or walk the distance of your choice, either in-person or virtually, and celebrate fitness, family, fundraising and racing safely together.