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New Year’s races to start 2019 off right

Fire up your resolutions with a New Year's Eve or New Year's Day race

New Year's Races

Planning to run more in 2019? Plan now to kick-start that resolution with a New Year’s Day race. Running Room offers 5K Resolution Runs in 41 cities across Canada (on Dec. 30, Dec. 31 or Jan. 1). Here’s a selection of other holiday and New Year’s-themed races to get your resolution rockin’.

Note: The Running Room’s Resolution Runs are fun runs without official timing. 

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Eastern Canada

Various dates–Resolution Run 5K (Halifax, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, St. John’s, Charlottetown)
Monday, December 31–New Year’s Eve Resolution Fun Run 5K (New Glasgow, N.S.)
Tuesday, January 1–Rocky Blackmore 5K Fun Run (Miramichi, N.B.)
Tuesday, January 1–Why Wait Resolution Run (Truro, N.S.)
Tuesday, January 1–Beans and Bangers in Blomidon (Canning, N.S.)



Various dates–Resolution Run 5K (Aurora, Barrie, Burlington, Whitby/Pickering/Oshawa, Guelph, Stoney Creek, Kingston, Kitchener/Waterloo, London, Markham, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto)
Sunday, December 16–Reindeer Run 5K (Manotick)
Monday, December 31–New Year’s Midnite Run & Party 5K (Toronto)
Tuesday, January 1–Hair of the Dog 9K run & 3K walk (Toronto)

New Year's Races
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Various dates–Resolution Run 5K (Montreal, Quebec City)

Tuesday, January 1–Harriers New Year’s Day Memorial Run/Walk 10K (Victoria, B.C.)