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Fathers Day and Solstice runs for 2019

Here's a brief selection of Father's Day and Summer Solstice runs across the country over the next two weekends

This Sunday is Father’s Day, a great time for dads and kids to run together–and next Friday, June 21 is the longest day of the summer. There are plenty of races to mark both Father’s Day and the summer solstice around the country over the next couple of weekends. Here are some brief listings to get you started. Enjoy!

For more information, please consult our Race Guide.

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Fathers Day Races

St. Andrews Father’s Day 5-Mile Road Race (St. Andrews, N.B.). 5 miles (8K).
Huron House Boys’ Home Run/Walk/Skate/Bike (Sarnia, Ont.). Sunday, June 16. 5K, 10K.
Waterloo 10K Classic (Waterloo, Ont.). Sunday, June 16. 10K.
The Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer (Vancouver, B.C.). Sunday, June 16. 5K.
The Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer (Chilliwack, B.C.). Sunday, June 16. 5K.

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Summer Solstice Runs

Ulnooweg Summer Solstice Run (Millbrook, N.S.). Saturday, June 22. 5K, 10K and 2K kids run.
Solstice 5K Series (various locations). Friday, June 21. 5K.
The Sunburn Solstice Trail Race (Mount Hope, Ont.). Saturday, June 22. Full solstice (run for 15h, 23m), half, quarter or eighth solstice times.
BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5K & 10K (Vancouver). Friday, June 14. 5K, 10K.
The Yukon Energy Dempster to Dawson City Solstice Race (Dawson City, Yukon). Saturday, June 15. 5K, 10K, half-marathon, marathon.
Outrun Backyard Ultra (Bragg Creek, Alta.) Friday, June 21. SOLD OUT!
Solstice 5K Series (various locations). Friday, June 21. 5K.
Paavo Nurmi Run (Burnaby, B.C.). Saturday, June 22. 3K, 5K, 10K.
Longest Day 5K Run/Walk (Port Moody, B.C.). Saturday, June 22. 5K.