Top Marathons in Canada

Canadian Marathons for every runner


Looking for a Canadian running experience? Canada hosts numerous marathons each year that celebrate athleticism and Canadian culture. You may be wondering what are some of the top marathons in Canada – here are a few favourite Canadian marathons to give a try:

Vancouver Marathon – Since 1972, Vancouver British Columbia

Vancouver Marathon is a premiere Spring running event with races for everyone, the award-winning Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM, Relay and Kids Run. Listed as one of Forbes’ Top Destination Marathons, it is known for its stunning scenic routes.

Marathon de Montreal – Since 1998

Marathon de Montreal is Quebec’s largest running event and includes a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10KM, 5KM and 1KM race.

Ottawa Marathon – Since 1975

Ottawa Marathon is a large Canadian running event and includes a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10KM, 5KM, 2KM and Kids Run.

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