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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.  

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…

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 Lewiston Ultra is a 60KM solo & relay (2 & 3 person) mountain trail event connecting the communities of Salmon Arm and Sicamous in the gorgeous Shuswap, British Columbia. This point to point ultramarathon starts at Klahani Park in Salmon Arm, runs through the South Canoe trail system, then journeys into into the gorgeous Larch Hills Traverse where runners experience viewpoints overlooking Shuswap and Mara Lake(s). Runners are encouraged to stick around for post race food and drinks.  

Trail Fix is a 100km trail run relay for teams of four or five, featuring 4 unique race stages winding through mixed-terrain trail systems. The course is hosted within the 1,200-acre Albion Hills Conservation Area, where over 50km of mountain biking and on-site serviced campgrounds allow for an all-inclusive weekend of trail activity.  Be it open meadows, rolling forested doubletrack or rugged techincal singletrack that delivers your best runner’s high, this is the race to get your fix!  

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First run in 1983, the Klondike Road Relay offers breath-taking scenery, team camaraderie, physical challenge and gracious northern hospitality.  The 175km race, from Skagway to Whitehorse, commemorates the Gold Rush Stampeders who climbed the famous White Pass to the Yukon over 100 years ago. The race starts on Friday evening and continues non-stop until Saturday afternoon for the finish in Whitehorse. Teams complete ten individual legs which range from about 10K to 25K and offer incredible and scenic views to…

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The 2021 Manitoba Marathon will be a hybrid event featuring a safe, socially distanced, smaller in person event along with a virtual event. Run or walk the distance of your choice, either in-person or virtually, and celebrate fitness, family, fundraising and racing safely together.    

In Ragnar Trail Relays, teams of 8 or 4-members run relay-style on three different single track loops that start and finish at Ragnar Village. Teams run day and night until each member has completed all three trail loops.  

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The TranSelkirks is a multi-day, point-to-point trail running experience based out of Revelstoke. The run is a multi-day trail running adventure which allows athletes to access and traverse wild and remote landscapes, while building camaraderie, overcoming adversity and sharing a singular adventure. Runners may choose to enter the race as a team of 2-5 people, or run solo, plus runners can choose to participate in the 3 or 5 day trail run.  

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…