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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…

The Sinister 7, inspired by the treacherous Seven Sisters Mountain which looms over the course, may prove to be the greatest challenge a runner ever faces. The 100 mile or 50 mile course can be covered individually or as part of a team relay with up to seven members. The course takes participants through some of the most rugged, remote but beautiful terrain in Alberta’s majestic Rocky Mountains and is split into seven stages, each featuring a unique geographic and…

The Manitoba Marathon is a beautiful, flat, fast, and shaded course that travels through many of Winnipeg’s loveliest residential neighbourhoods. Run or walk the distance of your choice, either in-person or virtually, and celebrate fitness, family, fundraising and racing safely together.    

The Tamarack Ottawa Marathon returns to in-person racing for 2022! Virtual events will run in parallel over the month of May to accommodate those living abroad and unable to travel to Ottawa or who wish to continue running or walking in smaller groups. The Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two World Athletics Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro-athletes every year.  

One of Canada’s best relay races in one of its most beautiful places. Teams run approximately 280K around the world famous Cabot Trail on Cape Breton. Each leg of the relay varies in difficulty and distance—between 12K and 20K—and takes participants over scenic rolling hills, up and down occasional mountains, along sprawling shorelines, through national parks and to charming seaside communities. The relay starts early on Saturday outside the town of Baddeck and continues all day and night until the…

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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 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.      

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 three-person…

 24h Tremblant is the region’s most exciting and impactful winter sport event that takes place over the first weekend in December in Mont Tremblant. Teams of 6 to 12 participants will complete a 24-hour relay challenge choosing between walking/running, skiing/snowboarding, or alpine touring. Teams also have the option to do their challenge in-person, virtually, or a combination of both. In the weeks leading up to the event, participants undertake a fundraising donation drive in support of three children’s charities.  Charity…

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