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2019 Epic Canadian - Run for Canada
Celebrate Canada's 152nd Birthday with your running friends!


Monday, July 1, 2019 

EPIC Canadian - Run for Canada

The 2019 EPIC Canadian Run For Canada events are again hosted at Grahams Grove Park on the shores of Lake Banook in Dartmouth, starting Monday, July 1st, at 8AM for The Maple Leaf 10K, followed at 9:30AM by The Canadian 5K. We will use the same race format EPIC pioneered within Canada in 2014, the EPIC Double-In-A-Day: two distances, back-to-back, 90 minutes apart, for a total of 15K, and the additional challenge of posting your best total time for the 15K distance as well. 5K, 10K, 15K - your choice!

We were overwhelmed by the positive response to the first of the "CANADA" medals last year, and are excited to share 2019's Bonus medal design. You will be able to earn this third medal through completing the EPIC Double-In-A-Day, or through a Canada Medals Virtual Run (see the EPIC Race Feature Chart, and images of all our 2019 medals, below).


Earning each CANADA medal is a special achievement, and we also need to find ways to be as inclusive as possible, giving every participant a chance to partake, even if they are new to running, or need to spread their two events out over more than a single day.  To address this need, we have added CANADA Medals Catch Up VIRTUAL RUN registration options that will allow a 2019 participant to complete their EPIC Canadian distances on their own to earn the C or A medal. ('C' Medal Catch Up 'A' Medal Catch Up - check graphic below for all the options) Please see below for the importance of registering by May 30th if you would like to have your Virtual Kits mailed on June 10th; we will take registrations beyond this date but that date is important to give us the most time to mail to you.  


In addition to our usual Double-In-A-Day category featuring one shirt, two races and three medals, we've found a way to make it even Goodr. The EPIC Goodr Double-In-A-Day adds a custom designed pair of Epic Canadian Goodr sunglasses to the race kit. These are the very same, insanely popular polarized, no-bounce sunglasses that have become the running world's most regarded piece of gear.


Note: If you would like to pay by a method other than credit card, please send an email to:info@epiccanadian.ca 


Virtual Race Registration for the Maple Leaf 10K, The Canadian 5K or the Double-in-A-Day:  You are still able to participate Virtually from anywhere in the world. After you select your choice of distance(s), please select and add the correct shipping option on the next page - that is how we will know your race kit is to be shipped! Our plan is to ship the Virtual Kits the week of June 10th, which means you need to be registered by May 30th to meet this deadline, we will continue to take virtual registrations beyond this date but you need to register by May 30th to get a personalized bib and to be included in this first shipment of virtuals, after this date we will be shipping as we get to it.  So while we cannot guarantee that you will have your virtual race kits on July 1st, it is our expectation that you will as long as you order it by May 30th

Registration fees

Maple Leaf 10K

Custom 2019 race bib, accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course, technical race shirt, race wrap and the 2019 Maple Leaf 10K medal!

  1. CA$49.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

The Canadian 5K

Accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course, custom 2019 race bib, technical race shirt, race wrap and the 2019 Canadian 5K medal!

  1. CA$49.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

Double-In-A-Day

Custom technical race shirt, custom race bib, accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course, race wrap and three custom medals: Maple Leaf 10K medal, The Canadian 5K, and the 2019 CANADA medal!

  1. CA$98.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

The "Goodr" Double-In-A-Day

Custom EPIC Canadian Goodr running sunglasses, race bib, accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course, technical race shirt, race wrap and three medals: Maple Leaf 10K medal, The Canadian 5K, plus the 2019 CANADA medal.

  1. CA$125.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

'Just Run' 10K

Custom 2019 race bib including accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course. The EPIC 'Just Run' option does NOT include shirts, medals, or other swag

  1. CA$25.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

'Just Run' 5K

Custom 2019 race bib including accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course. The EPIC 'Just Run' option does NOT include shirts, medals, or other swag

  1. CA$25.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

'Just Run' 10+5K

Custom 2019 race bib including accurate chip-timing on an Athletics Canada certified course. The EPIC 'Just Run' option does NOT include shirts, medals, or other swag

  1. CA$50.00
    Jan 28 - Jun 9
    Register

Race Kit Pick Up Details

You will be able to pick your race kit up on Tuesday, June 25th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and Wednesday, June 26th  from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the race host hotel, the Hearthstone Inn located at 133 Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth. And again on Monday, July 1st  beginning at 7:00am to race close. Not sure where the race site is? 45 Graham's Grove, Dartmouth. 

2019 EPIC Race Feature Chart

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2019 EPIC Race Shirt Styles & Size Charts

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2019 EPIC Canadian Courses (*all distances Athletics Canada certified)

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CANADA Medal Catch Up Events

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Part of the 2019 Run Nova Scotia Race Series

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Event Schedule

  • July 1 8:00 AM ADT - Maple Leaf 10K

  • July 1 9:30 AM ADT - The Canadian 5K

Contact Information

Event Location

Grahams Grove Park, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

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