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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 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 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…

Marathon by the Sea is the largest running event in the city of Saint John and offers challenging but rewarding races for everyone. There are also the ‘Port City Challenges’ to do multiple races on each day. Participants have the opportunity to run seaside with the ocean breeze upon your face, and experience the full maritime hospitality of the only city on the spectacular Bay of Fundy.  

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 Niagara Ultra offers a 100K, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (on traffic-free asphalt footpath) race options, following the Niagara River Parkway from Niagara-on-the-Lake past Fort George and on to Niagara Falls and back.  Runners are in continuous sight of the Great River, and turn around at the Falls. This fast course offers you the opportunity to run on a very scenic course steeped in Canadian and American history.    

Conquer The Canuck Marathon Ultra Trail Weekend is scheduled to take place at Shade’s Mills Conservation, in Cambridge Ontario. Shade’s Mills has been called the best-kept secret in Cambridge, it’s conservation area has 12 km of hiking trails through a mature hardwood forest that winds along Mill Creek. Participants can register for single day races, or a 2 day staged event, Classic Canuck (25K + Marathon) and Ultimate Canuck (50K + Marathon).  

This welcoming event invites participants and their families to Carleton-sur-Mer on the shores of Baie-des-Chaleurs. The courses start and finish in Parc Germain-Deslauriers and run out-and-back along the shores of the bay affording scenic views. There are a few major hills on the otherwise flat marathon course and fresh refreshments at the finish.