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Celebrate Canada Day at these races across the country

Looking for a race this Canada Day? We have you covered

Photo by: Mathieu Belanger

The Canada Day long weekend is coming up, and running a race is always a great way to celebrate. Not only is Canada Day a holiday, it falls on a Friday this year, meaning you’ll have the rest of the weekend to recover.

Races to celebrate Canada’s birthday will be in full swing on Friday for the first time in since 2019. There will be all kinds of Canada-themed celebrations (and swag) available at these races to help you make the most of it. Here’s a look at a few races that are happening.

Eastern Canada

Moncton Canada Day 15K and 5K (Moncton, N.B.)

Subway Canada Day 10 Miler and 5K (Grand Bay- Westfield, N.B.)

EPIC Canadian – Run for Canada 5K and 10K (Dartmouth, N.S.)

Team Broken Earth Canada Day Run (St Johns, N.L)


Québec Méga Trail (Beaupré, Que.)


Barrie Canada Day 5K (Barrie, Ont.)

KRRA Limestone Mile (Kingston, Ont.)

Otto’s Canada Day 10K and 5K (Ottawa)

VR PRO Canada Day 5K (Burlington, Ont.)

Western Canada

Edmonton Canada Day 5K and 10K (Edmonton)

Canada Day Run Winnipeg 5K (Winnipeg)

Calgary Canada Day Trail 5K and 10K (Calgary)