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Canada Day: where to find a race on July 1

Here are some places to celebrate Canada Day with a race

A young fan missing her front teeth poses with the Canadian flag.

Canada Day is a great day to race, and Canada Day races aren’t just for folks who live in the nation’s capital. Races to celebrate Canada’s birthday will be in full swing on Monday across the country, with all kinds of opportunities for Canada-themed celebrations (and swag). Here’s a quick look at a few races that are happening in various locations. Register today to avoid disappointment! All races take place on Monday, July 1, 2019.

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Eastern Canada

St. John’s, Nfld.: Broken Earth Canada Day–kids’ run, 5K, 10K.

Charlottetown: Canada Day Bash 2019–3K, 5K, 10K, 10 miles.

Moncton: Canada Day 2019–1K, 5K, 15K

Hantsport, NS: Hantsport Canada Day Races–two miles (Arnold Robertson two-mile race), six miles (Dick Beazley Six-Mile Race).

Dartmouth, NS: EPIC Canadian Run for Canada–5K, 10K

Grand Bay-Westfield, NB: Subway Canada Day 10 Miler–5K, 10 miles.


Central Canada

Ottawa: Run Ottawa’s Scotiabank Canada Day Road Races–1K, 5K, 10K. Earl of March Secondary School, Kanata.

Amherstburg, Ont.: Official Canada D’eh Run–bills itself as the largest Canada Day 5K in the country, as well as the nation’s most patriotic race in Canada. 5K

Barrie, Ont.: Barrie Canada Day Races 2019–kids’ run, 5K, 10K run and walk.

Embro, Ont.: Embro Highland Games Road Race–2K, 5K, 10K.

Kingston, Ont.: KRRA Limestone Mile–1 mile.


Western Canada

East St. Paul, Man.: East St. Paul Canada Day Super Run–3K, 5K, 10K.

Moose Jaw, Sask.: Moose Jawg Charity Road Race–5K, 10K.

Edmonton: Edmonton Canada Day Road Race–2.5K, 5K, 15K run and walk events.

Vancouver: Run Canada Day–1K, 5K, 10K. UBC Running Room

White Rock, BC: Canada Day Rock–5K, 10K.

Peachland, BC: Peachland Beach Run–3K, 5K, 10K.