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Running in Canada

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

Highly rated places to run in Canada

Downsview Park, Central Tech Stadium, Piste dathlétisme Mont-Bleu, Mont Royal, Charles Tupper Running Track and Stanley Park are popular places to run in this area.

Stanley Park / Vancouver / British Columbia
Asphalt/Concrete running spot with some hills
Image by Ernesto Andrade on Flickr
Mont Royal / Montreal / Quebec
Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot
Image by Chiara DAvanzo on Flickr

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.

Central Tech Stadium / Toronto / Ontario
400m synthetic track
Image by Jeff Hitchcock on Flickr
Charles Tupper Running Track / Vancouver / British Columbia
Gravel/dirt track
Image by Richard Eriksson on Flickr

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Blog post mentions

Local Phenomena in Running in RTR-blog.
Show 907 tracks, 4 routes, 36 running spots and 47 group runs on the map

Comments on places around Canada

Anonymous user - 13/09 -21 (20:05) on Hagersville
"Beware: Not all streets have.."
Amy Kettrick - 09/09 -21 (07:59) on Whitby
"I run a Whitby Running group.."
Anonymous user - 04/09 -21 (12:14) on Nye Beach
"Jogging down by Nye Beach is.."
Visit report on Newport High School
I have been running on this track daily all summer and have never had an issue. I've visited during day and night hours. During some of my runs, there were coaches on the field with some soccer players. They were friendly and said that me being there wouldn't be a problem.
ian - 28/08 -21 (16:15) on St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School
"the track is actually gravel.."

In Canada

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