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The Queen City Marathon is the largest and most popular event in Saskatchewan’s provincial capital offering a race and a distance for everyone and which takes place over three days. All races start near the Conexus Arts Centre and run along the lake and around Wascana Park, one of Canada’s largest urban parks. The marathon loops the lake once then follows a flat and scenic out-and-back along the creek using Regina’s pedestrian pathway system. By the Numbers Participants: 6,500  …

All races including the half-marathon and (2-4 person) relays begin and end in Rotary Peace Park. The courses follow alongside or above the Yukon River. The trail is well worn and features significant elevation gain and loss so participants should expect an aerobic challenge. The routes are well-marked with trail markers and volunteers are posted at key points to keep everyone on track. After the races, post-race refreshments and festivities are enjoyed by all. *2020 registration opens in April 2020

Barrington Passage, located on the South Western shore of Nova Scotia, is the lobster capital of Canada and also plays host to the Sea Me Run Nova Scotia Marathon. The certified and Boston qualifier course features rolling hills on country roads and is run as two large loops in a figure eight configuration which starts and finishes near the local arena. *2020 registration opens in December 2019  

Located off the north west coast of B.C, Haida Gwaii is the home and traditional territory of the Haida, and it is host to the Totem to Totem Marathon. The event offers 3 distance options, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K. All three distance are run on an out and back route course, starting at the Kaay Haida Heritage Centre at Second Beach in Skidegate. The Marathon course is a certified Boston Marathon Qualifier. *2020 registration opens December 2019

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…

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…

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.…

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  

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…