Run the Great White North

Our newest map and one that explores this vast and diverse land by passing through 11 of the 13 provinces and territories that make up the world’s 2nd largest country. Your 16,390km journey will see you virtually pass through 112 towns and cities, each with their own piece of history and beauty. Finishing in the Capital city of Ottawa will be your reward for years of dedication and commitment to Run The Great White North.

Milestones

Sault Ste. Marie 699km

Sault Ste. Marie is a city that cherishes its roots; known as the Soo and in Ojibwe, Bawating, this is an original meeting ground for Indigenous peoples.

Winnipeg 2,190km

Known as the "Gateway to the West", Winnipeg is a railway and transportation hub with a diversified economy. This multicultural city hosts numerous annual festivals.

Vancouver 4,530km

Vancouver is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre & music scenes.

Tuktoyaktuk 8,289km

Situated on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, “Tuk” is the only community in Canada on the Arctic Ocean that is connected to the rest of Canada by road.

Jasper National Park 10,040km

Located in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper comprises a vast wilderness area of Alberta province defined by glaciers, lakes and peaks - like 11,033-ft.-high Mt. Edith Cavell.

Thompson 11,946km

Originally founded in 1956 as a mining town, Thompson now primarily serves as the "Hub of the North", providing goods and services to the surrounding communities.

Blanc Sablon 14,145km

The area is mentioned several times in Jacques Cartier’s account of his first voyage to North America in 1534. It is also the landing site of the first airplane that crossed the Atlantic Ocean from East to West.

FINISH - Ottawa 16,390km

Sitting on the Ottawa River, Canada’s capital city has at its centre Parliament Hill, with grand Victorian architecture and museums such as the National Gallery of Canada.

The Journey

From To Distance KM Cumulative KMs
Toronto Barrie 91 91
Barrie Parry Sound 132 223
Parry Sound Sudbury 163 386
Sudbury Espanola 71 457
Espanola Blind River 99 556
Blind River Sault Ste. Marie 143 699
Sault Ste. Marie Pancake Bay Provincial Park 77 776
Pancake Bay Provincial Park Wawa 151 927
Wawa Marathon 187 1114
Marathon Nipigon 188 1302
Nipigon Thunder Bay 112 1414
Thunder Bay Shebandowan Shores Resort 80 1494
Shebandowan Shores Resort Atikokan 120 1614
Atikokan Fort Frances 151 1765
Fort Frances Sioux Narrows 138 1903
Sioux Narrows West Hawk Lake 131 2034
West Hawk Lake Winnipeg 156 2190
Winnipeg Brandon 213 2403
Brandon Whitewood 190 2593
Whitewood Regina 175 2768
Regina Moose Jaw 71 2839
Moose Jaw Swift Current 177 3016
Swift Current Maple Creek 137 3153
Maple Creek Medicine Hat 104 3257
Medicine Hat Bassano 155 3412
Bassano Calgary 141 3553
Calgary Banff 126 3679
Banff Golden 139 3818
Golden Revelstoke 147 3965
Revelstoke Salmon Arm 103 4068
Salmon Arm Kamloops 109 4177
Kamloops Merritt 87 4264
Merritt Hope 117 4381
Hope Vancouver 149 4530
Vancouver Whistler 121 4651
Whistler Lillooet 130 4781
Lillooet Chasm Ecological Reserve 125 4906
Chasm Ecological Reserve Williams Lake 146 5052
Williams Lake Quesnel 119 5171
Quesnel Prince George 121 5292
Prince George Burns Lake 228 5520
Burns Lake Witset 175 5695
Witset Kitwanga 84 5779
Kitwanga Meziadin Junction 152 5931
Meziadin Junction Kinaskan Lake Provisional Park 202 6133
Kinaskan Lake Provisional Park Dease Lake 130 6263
Dease Lake Watson Lake 257 6520
Watson Lake Finlayson Lake 216 6736
Finlayson Lake Ross River 122 6858
Ross River Carmacks 228 7086
Carmacks Pelly Crossing 106 7192
Pelly Crossing Dempster/Klondike highway junction 210 7402
Dempster/Klondike highway junction Tombstone Territorial Park 71 7473
Tombstone Territorial Park Blackstone River 75 7548
Blackstone River Eagle Plains 223 7771
Eagle Plains Border into Northwest Territories 95 7866
Border into Northwest Territories Tsiigehtchic 144 8010
Tsiigehtchic Inuvik 129 8139
Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk 150 8289
Tuktoyaktuk Wrigley 0 8289
Wrigley Fort Simpson 221 8510
Fort Simpson Sambaa Deh Falls 151 8661
Sambaa Deh Falls Enterprise 241 8902
Enterprise High Level 274 9176
High Level Manning 194 9370
Manning Fairview 140 9510
Fairview Grande Prairie 116 9626
Grande Prairie Grand Cache 189 9815
Grand Cache Hinton 146 9961
Hinton Jasper National Park 79 10040
Jasper National Park Saskatchewan river crossing 153 10193
Saskatchewan river crossing Red Deer 260 10453
Red Deer Edmonton 155 10608
Edmonton Vegreville 103 10711
Vegreville Lloydminster 147 10858
Lloydminster Glaslyn 134 10992
Glaslyn Prince Albert 182 11174
Prince Albert Nipawin 142 11316
Nipawin The Pas 209 11525
The Pas Wekusko Falls Provincial Park 192 11717
Wekusko Falls Provincial Park Thompson 229 11946
Thompson Saint Felicien 0 11946
Saint Felicien Saguenay 145 12091
Saguenay Les Escoumins 153 12244
Les Escoumins Baie Comeau 161 12405
Baie Comeau Daniel Johnson Dam 217 12622
Daniel Johnson Dam Manicouagan reservoir 95 12717
Manicouagan reservoir Gagnon 70 12787
Gagnon Labrador City 205 12992
Labrador City Churchill Falls 243 13235
Churchill Falls Happy Vally Goose Bay 288 13523
Happy Vally Goose Bay Port Hope Simpson 405 13928
Port Hope Simpson Red Bay 137 14065
Red Bay Blanc Sablon 80 14145
Blanc Sablon Saint Barbe 0 14145
Saint Barbe Daniel's harbour 145 14290
Daniel's harbour Gros Morne National Park 92 14382
Gros Morne National Park Corner Brook 113 14495
Corner Brook Stephenville 75 14570
Stephenville Channell Port aux Basques 150 14720
Channell Port aux Basques North Sydney 0 14720
North Sydney Port Hastings 130 14850
Port Hastings Pictou 127 14977
Pictou Moncton 201 15178
Moncton Portobello Creek National Wildlife Area 136 15314
Portobello Creek National Wildlife Area Hartland 127 15441
Hartland Edmundston 159 15600
Edmundston Riviere-du-Loup 118 15718
Riviere-du-Loup Quebec City 204 15922
Quebec City Trois Rivieres 129 16051
Trois Rivieres Montreal 141 16192
Montreal Ottawa 198 16390

Did you know

  • Canada has the longest highway in the world: The Trans-Canada Highway covers an astonishing 4,860 miles.
  • More than half of all the lakes in the world are located in Canada! The country counts more than 3 million lakes and 31,700 big lakes with an area over 300 hectares.
  • Canada’s Money is Vision Impaired Friendly – Canadian Bank Notes have brail on them for the blind.
  • The oldest rocks on earth can be found in The Canadian Shield. The 4.28 billion-year-old rock that was discovered by geologists in 2001.
  • At the northern tip of Ellesmere Island, just 817 kilometres from the North Pole, you’ll find the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world: Alert, Nunavut.

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