Tag Archives: Relay

**NEW DATE** Around The Bay (a.k.a. ‘ATB’) is the oldest road race on the continent, first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. Starting in downtown Hamilton, the unique and challenging 30K course takes participants on a rolling tour of Hamilton’s harbour before heading along Beach Boulevard and into neighbouring Burlington for the final 10K of panoramic rolling hills and pleasing scenery on the harbour’s north shore. The finish inside First Ontario Centre is epic.It offers two- and…

**NEW DATE** Known as ‘the people’s marathon’, the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon welcomes all ages, abilities and fitness levels. With the help of 1,400 volunteers, there are six running events (5K, 10K, half marathon, full marathon, team relay, youth run-4KMand 2K) taking place every year during the Victoria Day long weekend.  There is also an Active Living Expo that spans two days with over 40 vendors and more than 50 booths.  Over 50 local charities raise more than half a…

The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Races are fun trail running events for all ages. The Tunnel Run will be held in Penticton on the Kettle Valley Railway and will consist of 2 categories 20K Solo, or teams of 2 doing 10K each. All runners enjoy post-run snacks and hot drinks, plus prizes from the sponsors. Fee(s) $50-60 (solo); $40-50 (relay)

This Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K  and 5K are flat, fast, and beautiful. Enjoy the scenic route along a beautiful, ocean side trail. All distances are an outback design and the route is completely flat! The only challenge you may face is the weather. The Marathon is the last Boston Qualifying course of the year. Fee(s) $68-85 (Marathon); $58-75 (Half); $48-65 (10K & 5K) Charity  Ronald McDonald House British Columbia  

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,…

Legs for Literacy was started in 2000 by a small group of local runners and a team of enthusiastic volunteers. They saw a need for a community running event and decided that any funds raised would go to local school literacy programs. The first event included 5 and 10 km distances. Over the years the race grew to include the half marathon distance, and due to amazing support from the running community and business sponsors, the race has continues to…

The First Responders Half Marathon is an annual to expand awareness of all First Responders and the challenges they face in the community. Choose between 1K, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, or Relay distance options. Fee(s) $70-110 (Half); $45-60 (10K); $35-50(5K); $25(1K) Charity Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division

The Full Marathon is a scenic point-to-point course starting inside the National Park,  Brackley Beach Entrance and ends in downtown Charlottetown with breath taking scenery during the entire route. Event categories include: Marathon, Half Marathon, 16K Run & Walk, 10K Run & Walk, 5K Run & Walk, Corporate/Team Relay and Kids Run. The province’s largest running event includes a popular expo, pasta dine around and  Free Kids Fox Trot to make for an entire weekend of celebrations. Fee(s) $78-98 (Marathon); $68-88…

The Banff Ekiden Relay is a scenic, fun, and memorable event in beautiful Banff National Park. Teams of five complete legs ranging from about 4.5 to 12.8K, which together add up to 42.2K. All legs are incredibly scenic, but some more challenging than others. Fee(s) $300-400 (team); $90-110 (solo)    

This popular relay event comprises an 8-person format with alternating legs of approximately 13K and 7K, or 4-person format with alternating 20K legs. All races are centred in Whistler Village and the picturesque Valley Trail system. The 50 mile (80K) ultra-distance is an ambitious yet achievable option for both novice and veteran ultra-marathoners. The relay option is preferred by those seeking more camaraderie and competition. Participants are also invited to attend the pre-race social on Friday night and post-race party…