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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
Central Tech Stadium / Toronto / Ontario 400m synthetic track

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.

Mont Royal / Montreal / Quebec Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot

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

Timothy RJ Gray junior. - on Washington Park High School
To me, the grave was one of the fastest track owners. Western park high school i've ever had
Visit report on Rotary Challenger Park
Track was completely empty. Bathrooms were locked. Vehicle exhaust from nearby highway was notic..
Opusrun - on Rotary Challenger Park
Track was completely empty. Bathrooms were locked. Car exhaust from nearby highway was noticeable.
Maurice Bonneville - on Cornwall
Anyone doing indoor races over the winter if interested let me know
Anonymous user - on Verona Area High School
Provided that students or teams aren't using the track it's open most of the time.

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