As the season changes and cooler weather begins to greet us, there’s no better time to get out for a run. Grab your AfterShokz headphones and rack up some mileage while you run, walk, hike, or bike when you join a virtual race or virtual run series. Keep reading to discover the best virtual races to participate in this fall!
Now thru October 31st - $50 CAD Registration
The Great Virtual Salmon Run is in the home stretch, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still join in on the virtual race fun! During this race, participants take on the mission of Pacific Salmon themselves and must “swim” (in this case, run or walk) home to spawn, just like the fish’s journey in the wild. Choose between two separate challenge options and start your quest while you still can. Register here
October 23rd thru November 7th - Free Registration
Calling all marathon runners! Show your love for running by putting in some high mileage at your neighbourhood and local trails as part of the Virtual TCS New York City Marathon. Race your way through the five boroughs of NYC virtually and complete 26.2 miles during the two-week event. Sign up to participate for free and enjoy a complimentary 30-day subscription to Strava, which allows for added perks like accelerated training resources, access to new routes, and more. Register here
Now thru December 1st - $40 Registration
Conquer a virtual race challenge like a superhero when you participate in this run series. Inspired by the iconic heroes of the DC Comics franchise, Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, these races offer 1-mile, 5K, and 10K distances to suit runners and walkers of all experience levels. Registrants will receive superhero-inspired running swag, a commemorative race bib, a medal upon completion, and more. Register here
Now thru November 10th - $40 CAD to $50 CAD Registration
Walk, run, or bike from anywhere in North America in celebration of the monarch butterfly’s enduring annual spring migration from Canada to Mexico. Gear from this ultrarunner-friendly virtual race includes a two-sided and butterfly-shaped medal, a numbered race bib, and an exclusive neck gaiter. There’s still time to catch up and achieve the 4300K race goal, which is also the same distance as the monarch’s entire flight! Register here
November 20th thru November 28th - Free Registration
Go for a run in the spirit of gratitude when you join the Virtual NYRR Run for Thanks 5K. This fun run is inspired by the many connections we all have with family, friends, and loved ones and asks participants to complete a 5K walk or run to show your appreciation for those people. All ages are welcome and registration is free on Strava. Register here
Now thru November 30th - $19 Registration
If you’re a runner who likes to take your four-legged family member along for the miles, this virtual race is for you. This self-paced series of virtual 5K races add up to a total of 100K once finally completed. Running or walking is acceptable. Registration includes a race bib with a tracker, a medal, a double-sided bandana for your dog, and more. Proceeds from every registration benefit abandoned dogs being cared for by Charming Pet Rescue. Register here
Now thru December 31st - $25 to $275 Registration
Traverse the many beautiful national parks of Canada without leaving your local neighborhood. We Run The North is hosting a virtual race that highlights Canada’s National Parks while helping you rack up some serious mileage. Each of the 13 parks features a 10K route and represents a specific Canadian province that can be hiked, run, or walked at your own pace. Register here
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