The 2021 Fall Racing and Marathon Season at a Glace

With vaccination rates going up and COVID-19 cases going down in person racing is gradually returning. Here is what is and is not happening as of early July. Things change constantly so don’t believe us. Check the race website.

Ottawa Area Races

The larger events are still primarily going virtual but there are a couple of smaller events which may take place. The events below have not been cancelled.

Bring on the Bay Open Water Swim – Virtual only July 1-25

Wooly Bully Races -Virtual only August 7-15

Mad Trapper Mica Run – in person trail run August 21

Glen-Tay Block Race- may be held TBD August 26 –

Canada Army Run – Virtual only Sept 10-19             

9 Run Run – Virtual only October 9-24

RBC Race for the kids- Virtual only Oct 16-17

Run to Empower 5k- in person October 2

Cookie Run – not scheduled but not actually cancelled yet so TBD

Fat Ass Trail Run – in person? November 14

Canadian National XC Championships November 27 in Ottawa

Fall Marathons in Canada

Fredericton Marathon – in person September 5 * You can enter New Brunswick if you are vaccinated but you need to do some paperwork at least 5 days in advance

Manitoba Marathon- in person and virtual September 5

Marathon de Rimouski September 12 TBD

Calgary Marathon in person and virtual Sept 19

P’tit Train du Nord- in person October 3 but it’s full

PEI Marathon in person October 17

Toronto Waterfront October 17 TBD

Hamilton November 7 TBD              

Fall Marathons and Races in the US

Most but not all of the US races are back. As of July 5th if you are fully vaccinated you do not have to quarantine when you get back from the US but you still need a COVID test and you still have to do some extra paperwork.  The land crossings are still closed until at least July 21st. So you may have to fly.

Lake Placid Marathon Sept 12

Erie Marathon Sept 12

Wineglass October 3

Boilermaker 15K October 10 must be fully vaccinated to run

Hudson Mohawk October 10

Chicago October 10

Boston October 11

New Jersey October 17

Empire State October 17

Detroit October 17

Marie Corps October 31

New York November 7

Philadelphia November 21

Published by judyapiel

Runner, triathlete and coach. Owner of RunK2J, Community Events at Bushtukah. Always looking for a new travel adventure.

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