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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. 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  

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 relay…

The cooler weather is no excuse not to race. The Icebreaker Adventure Run and ARK Fest is a run through varied terrain with rock, open woods, hills and some speedy golf course sections. Run the Icebreaker Adventure Run on your own or as a group or family. Fee(s) $20-40 (adults); $10-30 (junior)

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) $63-75 (Marathon); $58.70 (Half); $48-60 (10K & 5K) Charity  Ronald McDonald House British Columbia  

Haunted Hustle is an engaging and fun event in the City of Temiskaming Shores, geared towards people of all ages and experience levels. Participants are encouraged to run in costumes. Fee(s) $55-75; $120 (relay)

The River’s Edge Ultra is an incredible day of running, scrambling, jumping, crawling, laughing and plain old socializing on hand carved, single track trails in the amazing North Saskatchewan River Valley in Parkland County, just minutes west of the City of Edmonton and the Town of Devon. Enjoy amazing river valley vistas, beaver dams, river crossings, steep inclines and declines, all kinds of critters and natural beauty unobstructed by buildings. Come on out and either run a solo  12K, 21K,…