Once registered, you can access the general leaderboard and your individual challenge dashboard. 

You have from July 1st, 2024 and until June 30th, 2025 -a full year- to complete and post all your kilometres.

In there, you will be able to post your activities manually or sync your activities from your sports watch or fitness tracker and track your progress and accomplishments.

To post your kilometres

1. Go to

2. Log into your account

3. Click on “My Challenge Dashboard” on the Big Canada Run 2023 event.

4. Click “Add Activity Manually” to post manually or “Connect your watch” if you want to submit your activities automatically from your sports watch or fitness tracker.

5. When adding manually, enter your activity date, kilometres and duration, then click the “Submit” button. Your activity will be posted immediately. You will see your totals below.

Using the tracking system is simple and straightforward, but if you have any issues, we are happy to help; send us an email at

To connect your sports watch or fitness tracker and post your activities automatically

1. Go to

2. Log into your account

3. Click on “My Challenge Dashboard” on the event you want to post

4. Click “Connect your watch” 

5. This will open your Account Settings page, then click on your chosen tracking device, Garmin, Fitbit or Strava.  Through Strava you can connect other tracking devices such as Apple Watch or Polar, and if you do not have a tracking device you can use the free version of the Strava app.

Below, you can find step-by-step tutorials on how to connect the different options of tracking devices:

How to Connect your GARMIN

How to connect your FITBIT

How to connect STRAVA (To use your Strava app or other devices such as Apple Watch)

6. It is essential to go back to your challenge dashboard and toggle the “Automatic Activities” button to post all of your subsequent activities automatically toward The Big Canada Run 2024.

Are You Ready to Take on the Challenge?