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Toronto Women’s 8K/5K

October 10, 2019

Coming October 12, 2019. Unified female power! It’s the Toronto Women’s 8K/5K, the final race in the Toronto Women’s Run Series. The out and back courses are scenic ones, with views of lovely fall colors in Wilket Creek Park. Runners and walkers are welcome on this mostly flat, paved path. Race swag includes limited edition […]

Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races

October 9, 2019

Coming October 14, 2019. More than 100 years and still running! Yes, the Guelph Thanksgiving Day Races were founded in 1894, making them one of the 10 oldest road races in the world. Every Canadian Thanksgiving Day (that’s right, Canada has a Thanksgiving, and it came before the United State’s and is celebrated the second Monday of October), […]

Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race

May 21, 2019

Coming June 15, 2019. Hello, is there anybody in there? No, it’s not a performance of that famous Pink Floyd song (though you could play it as you run!). It’s the Comfortably Numb Trail Running Race, a grueling point to point race along Whistler’s challenging Comfortably Numb trail. Runners undertake this popular mountain bike trail which covers 23+ […]

COBS Cinnamon Bun Run 8-Miler

May 15, 2019

Coming June 15, 2019. Who could resist a fresh cinnamon bun?! The COBS Cinnamon Bun Run 8-Miler (say that fast, three times!) is a tasty food themed race starting in Black Diamond, Canada and ending at the Millarville Farmers’ Market. Choose to be a “Bunner”, which has you scarfing down a delicious cinnamon bun at the 3.4 […]

Mountain Trek

April 2, 2019

Kick off spring with a weeklong fitness getaway. Mountain Trek looks like a quintessential lodge complete with timber frame architecture and is perched among the trees in a particularly scenic part of British Columbia. The yoga room and gymnasium look out over Kootenay Lake, and the spa facilities include an infrared sauna, steam room, outdoor jacuzzi, […]

RED Mountain Resort Skied Dating

February 11, 2019

Coming February 14, 2019. Love is in the air! This Valentine’s Day, hit the slopes at RED Mountain Resort for their Skied Dating event. This resort in British Columbia is just 9 miles north of the US-Canadian border and offers 4,200 acres of pristine skiing and a variety of challenging terrain for all levels of skier […]

Trek or Treat

October 11, 2018

Coming October 26, 2018. Halloween is approaching and what better time to go for a night run through the woods? Check out the Trek or Treat 5K Night Run and Creepy Mile held in Oakville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from Toronto. Get your headlamp or flashlight and costume and join the fun as you […]

Ôasis

October 5, 2018

Two parks in Canada are offering a unique camping experience. The Ôasis is a water droplet shaped structure that can be rented out nightly in Fundy National Park and Terra Nova National Park. On the main level, there’s a platform bed with mattresses that can be converted to a table and benches during the day. Climb […]

Aurora Glass Chalets

September 14, 2018

The Northern Lights season is just beginning, and there’s a new way to experience this stunning phenomenon. The Northern Lights Resort and Spa in Canada’s Yukon is building 3 new Aurora Glass Chalets with floor to ceiling windows for optimal viewing of the Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your toasty warm bed or cosy […]

Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

July 17, 2018

Instagram-worthy vistas! Located about an hour’s drive from Whistler Village in Beautiful British Columbia, Joffre Lakes Provincial Park consists of 3 turquoise, glacier-fed lakes, simply named Lower, Middle and Upper Joffre Lakes. Each one is more special than the last, and their striking, saturated blue colour is caused by “rockflour” – or glacial silt – […]

The Chilko Experience

July 13, 2018

A private estate in the middle of the beautiful British Columbia wilderness that treats you like family. The Chilko Experience is a collection of log and timber framed houses combined with incredible adventures for the outdoor enthusiast. The all-inclusive activities include horseback riding, fly and spin cast fishing, ATV riding, paddle-boarding, canoeing, lake cruising, kayaking, and guided […]

Vancouver Island Multi-Sport Adventure with Wild Women Expeditions

July 9, 2018

Coming August 12, 2018. Unparalleled natural beauty. With the Vancouver Island Multi-Sport Adventure, the folks at Wild Women Expeditions, the world’s largest women-only travel company, will amaze you with Canada’s dazzling rainforests, remote wilderness, rugged coastline, and outstanding wildlife. This 7-day adventure includes sea kayaking to Vargas Island, surfing and paddling in Tofino, hiking the […]

Superfly Ziplines

June 26, 2018

Flying fast is fun…especially if it’s with Superfly Ziplines! The folks at The Adventure Group Whistler have designed 4 amazing side-by-side ziplines in Whistler’s backcountry. After a quick ride up the mountain in ATVs, get ready for stunning views and hair-raising speeds of 100km per hour on two of Canada’s longest ziplines! The first of […]

PACE Multisport Dodge City X

June 11, 2018

Coming September 9, 2018. Canada’s toughest off-road triathlon. Big statement for a big event. It’s the PACE Multisport Dodge City X, a die hard cross triathlon in Cumberland, British Columbia. The standard course includes a total elevation gain of 950 m with a 1,500m swim in the glacier-fed waters of Comox Lake, a 23K mountain bike through […]

Perth’s World Record Kilt Run

June 7, 2018

Coming June 23, 2018. Do you hear the bagpipes?! It’s almost time for Perth’s World Record Kilt Run! Yes, this Canadian city in Ontario holds the official Guinness World Record for world’s largest kilt run. Started in 2010, there were 2,400 runners last year, and we’ll see whether 2018 beats that number at this popular race. […]

Women on Water

May 29, 2018

Coming June 8, 2018. Grab your paddles TrailblazerGirls! It’s time for the 5th annual Women on Water festival near Toronto, Canada, co-sponsor by the Ontario Sea Kayak Center and Wild Women Expeditions. As one of the world’s largest women-only paddling events, it’s a full two days of water-based fun for all skill levels. On the […]

The Chocolate Race

April 9, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Running and…chocolate! Yes, please! It’s The Chocolate Race in St. Catharines, Ontario, the largest city in Canada’s Niagara Region. There are plenty of race categories that you can choose to either run or walk: 10K, 5K and a new 2.5K, plus races for the kiddos as well (2.5K and 1K distances). It’s an out […]

Cowgirl Weekend at Sundance Guest Ranch

March 14, 2018

Coming April 20, and October 19, 2018. Trade in your hiking boots for cowgirl boots! It’s the Cowgirl Weekend at Sundance Guest Ranch in beautiful British Columbia. The ranch is located just 4 hours north east of Vancouver, Canada and is a gorgeous setting with panoramic vistas and thousands of acres to explore. This all-inclusive weekend […]

North Face Women’s Ski Camp

January 18, 2018

Various dates in 2018. An all-women’s ski camp at the number one ranked resort in North America! It’s the North Face Women’s Ski Camp held in beautiful British Columbia’s Whistler Blackcomb Resort. With over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, and three glaciers, the dual mountains ensure a skier’s paradise. These 2-day […]

Top Getaways of 2017

December 14, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the DC Insider Tours: Full Throttle DC, the best way to see Washington DC from an insider’s […]

WildPlay’s MistRider Zipline to the Falls

October 12, 2017

Soar through the skies…all within view of Niagara Falls! Wow! WildPlay’s MistRider Zipline to the Falls is a 2,200-foot ride taking you from the top to nearly the bottom of the Niagara Gorge from the Canadian side of the Falls. Travel at speeds of more than 40 mph on one of the 4 ziplines as the mist from […]

Belfast Corn Maze

October 4, 2017

What’s Halloween without a corn maze?! Head to Eldon, for Prince Edward Island’s largest and most challenging corn maze. This year’s theme is celebrating Canada’s birthday with over 10 acres of twist and turns. Once you’ve finished the maze, check out the farmyard with family friendly activities like an obstacle course, giant board games, a train ride, […]

Pure Protein Night Race

September 19, 2017

Coming September 22 and 23, 2017. Light it up with the Pure Protein Night Race! Vancouver and Edmonton will be hosting the last 2 Night Races of the year. Starting at sundown, the 5K and 10K routes take you through Stanley Park in Vancouver or Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park in Edmonton – nice, flat, paved scenic paths that will […]

Zombie Run for Humanity

September 18, 2017

Coming September 30, 2017. Get ready for the Zombie Run for Humanity! No, that’s not an oxymoron, it’s Ottawa, Canada’s answer to the most unique charity event of the year. In it’s fifth year, 100% of the proceeds go directly to Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa. With close to $35K in donations thus far, Zombie Run for Humanity […]