Toronto Runs You Might Like - April

Toronto Runs You Might Like - April

The warmer weather's here! April's got some great running options for you, especially if you love trail runs.

Already familiar with these runs? You can always head to to get a full list of upcoming Toronto road runs, trail runs, and OCRs.

Beaches Spring Sprint

Date: April 7, 2018
Distance: 5k

The annual Beaches Spring Sprint is a yearly tradition for eastenders in Toronto. The route takes you along the boardwalk and through the legendary Beach neighbourhood. It's fun for the whole family. Kids can participate in the 2k run/walk or tag along to the full 5k.

Pancake Mile

Date: April 7, 2018
Distance: 1 mile

The annual Elmira Pancake Festival near Kitchener-Waterloo organizes a Pancake Miler. What's a Pancake Miler? You eat a pancake, run a quarter-mile distance, repeat four times. Prizes, giveaways, and, of course, pancakes!

Race Roster Spring Run Off

Date: April 7, 2018
Distance: 5k, 8k

This run-off (the first Canada Running Series East race of the year) has been taking place in the winding roads of High Park for over 35 years. It’s a fun opener to the spring racing season and a great pick for seasoned or newbie runners looking for a challenging course with some pretty spectacular scenery.

Angus Glen 10 Miler

Date: April 8, 2018
Distance: 10 miles

An exclusive and challenging run on the rolling golf cart paths of a 32-hole championship golf course in Markham.

Uxbridge Half Marathon

Date: April 15, 2018
Distance: 5k, 10k, half-marathon

Ready for your first half of the year? Head to Uxbridge to run your little 21k heart out.

ENDURrace 5k and 8k

Date: April 14, 2018 and April 21, 2018
Distance: 5k and 8k

Run Waterloo hosts the Endurrace 5k and 8k road races through Elmira, ON. Choose the 5k if you're new to running, or the 8k if you want to try a longer distance. Do both if you got it in you!

5 Peaks Ontario Race 1

Date: April 28, 2017
Distance: Between 5k and 11k

Spring means trail runs are starting up again and 5 Peaks is kicking off their year with a trail race at the Terra Cotta Conservation Area. 

Pick Your Poison Trail Run

Date: April 28, 2017
Distance: 12.5k, 25k, 50k

The first Ultra of the season in southern Ontario? Quite possibly! The trail race is set up in a 12.5k loop - you decide how many times you want to run it ou.

MEC Toronto Trail Race One

Date: April 29, 2018
Distance: 7k, 14k

This year MEC Toronto has split their race series into two - road and trail! The first trail run is on April 30th. For about the same price as a movie ticket you'll get a fun day out in one of the GTA's nicest conservation parks. 

Looking for More Runs?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to to get a full list of upcoming Toronto road runs, trail runs, and OCRs.

Published on Mar 15, 2017