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Running in Canada

Show on the map There are 12 areas in Canada. See them all below. Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, British Columbia and Saskatchewan has the most runnable places.

Highly rated places to run in Canada

Stanley Park / Vancouver / British Columbia Asphalt/Concrete running spot with some hills
Mont Royal / Montreal / Quebec Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot

About track availability in Canada

Outdoor tracks in Canada are generally open to the public without charge unless they are booked for track meets or other events.

Climate in Canada

All of Canada can get snow in the winters. The cold parts around Yellowknife, Northwest Territories often gets temperatures down to -35°C-30°F and the milder parts around Township of Langley, British Columbia usually stays over -5°C20°F.

The warmest parts might be too hot for pleasant runs in the summers. Temperatures around 30°C90°F are not uncommon.

One of the best areas for running, temperature-wise, should be around Victoria, British Columbia. The temperature there seldom gets below 0°C30°F or over 25°C70°F. On the negative side, Victoria gets a lot of rainfall.

More detailed information about the weather in Canada can be found on the page for each city.

Thames RiverThames River / London / Ontario 9km flat asphalt/concrete running route

Blog posts mentioning Canada

Local Phenomena in Running in RTR-blog.
...Winter Races – Canada Any country that has cold winters will undoubtedly have a race for the heartiest runners during that time....
...For that reason, winter races in Canada are more than just a shocking or crazy idea – they are core to the running community in most of the major cities across the country....

Comments on places around Canada

Charlie - on Richfield High School
I don’t know if the track is *officially* open to the public, but you are able to get in the track..
Rob - on Ravsten Stadium
My email is My Facebook page name is Robert House! My phone number is 208-541-..
Robert - on 400m gravel/dirt track
It's not used much at all and not in great shape unfortunately. There will occasionally be someone..
Rob - on Ravsten Stadium
May I ask about Ravsten stadium? Where are we in construction
how many metres is the track ? - on H.A.A.A. Grounds
my grandson
would like to know

Do you know of a YouTube video about running here?

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