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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…

The Scotiabank Marathon is a Boston Qualifying event that takes participants on an adventure through the dynamic streets of Halifax. The course allows you to experience several main attractions, including Citadel Hill, the vibrant North end, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful downtown core. Halifax has gained a reputation for being a little “hill-y” but it’s nothing you can’t handle.            

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 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 Servus Edmonton Marathon will be a virtual event. As always, there is a running event to suit all ages and abilities, from the signature marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K distances, to the kids event.  Run anywhere and anytime between August 15-31. The virtual event will be capped so register early to guarantee your spot.  

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.