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 www.bringonthebay.com

Wooly Bully Races -Virtual only August 7-15 https://krra.org/calendar/

Mad Trapper Mica Run – in person trail run August 21 https://madtrapperracing.com/index

Glen-Tay Block Race- may be held TBD August 26 – http://www.glentayblock.com/

Canada Army Run – Virtual only Sept 10-19 www.armyrun.ca             

9 Run Run – Virtual only October 9-24 www.9runrun.ca

RBC Race for the kids- Virtual only Oct 16-17 https://www.rbcraceforthekids.com/

Run to Empower 5k- in person October 2 www.runottawa.com

Cookie Run – not scheduled but not actually cancelled yet so TBD  www.runottawa.ca

Fat Ass Trail Run – in person? November 14 http://www.outrace.ca/

Canadian National XC Championships November 27 in Ottawa

Fall Marathons in Canada

Fredericton Marathon – in person September 5 https://frederictonmarathon.com/ * You can enter New Brunswick if you are vaccinated but you need to do some paperwork at least 5 days in advance https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/corporate/promo/covid-19/travel.html

Manitoba Marathon- in person and virtual September 5 https://manitobamarathon.mb.ca/

Marathon de Rimouski September 12 TBD https://www.marathonderimouski.ca/

Calgary Marathon in person and virtual Sept 19 https://calgarymarathon.com/

P’tit Train du Nord- in person October 3 but it’s full http://marathontraindunord.com/en/

PEI Marathon in person October 17 https://peimarathon.ca/

Toronto Waterfront October 17 TBD http://www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com/

Hamilton November 7 TBD www.hamiltonmarathon.ca              

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. https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada  The land crossings are still closed until at least July 21st. So you may have to fly.

Lake Placid Marathon Sept 12 https://lakeplacidmarathon.com/

Erie Marathon Sept 12   https://eriemarathon.net/

Wineglass October 3 https://www.wineglassmarathon.com/

Boilermaker 15K October 10 must be fully vaccinated to run  https://www.boilermaker.com/

Hudson Mohawk October 10 https://mohawkhudsonmarathon.com/

Chicago October 10 http://www.chicagomarathon.com/

Boston October 11 www.bostonmarathon.org

New Jersey October 17 https://www.thenewjerseymarathon.com/

Empire State October 17 https://greatnewyorkstatemarathon.org/

Detroit October 17 http://www.freepmarathon.com/

Marie Corps October 31 https://www.marinemarathon.com/

New York November 7 www.nycmarathon.org

Philadelphia November 21 http://philadelphiamarathon.com/

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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