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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

This popular relay is among Alberta’s top-rated road races and limited to 180 teams (who can pay extra to guarantee their spot). The 100 mile (161K) course begins among the rolling hills of Longview in southwestern Alberta and includes ten legs that range in distance from 10K to 20K and in difficulty based on the length and elevation profile. The race starts early on Saturday morning and participants make their way along highway 541 towards the majestic Rocky Mountains. The…

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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.…

Covering some 258K in total, sixty teams of 15 compete in what some describe as “the most beautiful relay in the world.” The 15 stage relay travels from Banff to Jasper utilizing the most beautiful highways in the world; scenic Highway 1A (Bow Valley Parkway) and Highway 93 (Icefields Parkway). The relay is entirely contained within the Banff and Jasper National Parks ensuring scenic and inspiring, a once-in-a-lifetime running experience. The relay is tribute to friends lost to brain tumours, and hope…

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The Blue Nose Marathon is Nova Scotia’s premier running event with a race/distance for all ages and abilities. Participants have the opportunity to run through the vibrant streets of Halifax and Dartmouth. This course allows you to experience several of Halifax’s main attractions, including Citadel Hill, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful downtown core, as well as the charming streets of downtown Dartmouth and a trip over the Macdonald bridge. Expect friendly crowds along the course and excellent amenities before,…

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. By the Numbers Participants: 6,500 Fee(s): 100-135 (Marathon); 80-110 (Half); 45-70 (10K); 40-60 (5K); 300-600…

The Mississauga Marathon offers something for every runner, including its signature fast and net downhill marathon course which is ideal for setting a new personal best or qualifying for Boston. The course is a point-to-point race passing through some of Mississauga’s historic neighbourhoods, and along the scenic Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail. The relay and half races run alongside the marathon on Sunday morning, while the flat and fast 10K and 5K races run on Saturday afternoon. All races end at…

Profile 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 through Pacific Spirit Park, past the sprawling campus of UBC and around the famed Seawall of Stanley Park to…

B.C.’s best-kept secret may well be the April Fools’ Run presented by Eastlink. The point-to-point net downhill course from Gibsons to Sechelt offers pristine coastal scenery, West Coast hospitality and potentially fast times. Following the race, participants enjoy hot soup and refreshments, collect a unique finisher’s medal and take part in awards, a costume contest and draw prizes. Fee(s) $25-50(Half); $20-30/person (Relay) Charity  Sunshine Coast Food Bank