18th Annual Lunenburg World Heritage Site 5K Road Race And Muffin Festival.

Part of the Run Nova Scotia Race Series.  And again voted of the best road races survey winners for 2015 by Run Nova Scotia members.

Take a 5K run or walk through Lunenburg, A World Heritage Site.  The route will take you through a stroll through town starting at the community center.  Passing by the board walk an the Bluenose and many other working fishing vessels.  Between breaths - Try to take in the sites of old buildings and salty air.  The route takes you around  the outside edge of town to see the Lunenburg Acadamy towering for all to see.  Back into town for a downhill sprint to the finish line.


This event always is always enjoyed by a large number of runners and walkers.  Special race souvenir for first 400 paid registrations . So Enter soon to insure that you recieve one.

The Awards and Reception: Begins in Lunenburg Community Center, 10 minutes after the final runner finishes the race. It is here where the hundreds of homemade muffins made by the numerous volunteers are found that make this an even further special event.
Special Draw Prizes: Over 70 draw prizes donated by local merchants. We have also had the support of local Bed and Breakfasts who donate an overnight stay for two, Greybeard s B&B have done this the past eight years. Many thanks to them and all the other B&Bs for their support.   

Race registration is $25.00, with discounts for RNS memebers and Lunenburg County residences.

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Race day registration cost is $30.00.

This event is organized by the West Nova Fuel Lunenburg United Soccer Club with the assistance of the  Bluenose Striders Running Club.

Registration Fees

5k Regular Runner Closed

5k Lunenburg County Resident Closed

5k Run NS Member Closed

Timing and Race Services provided by:

Atlantic Chip Sport Timing

Event Schedule

  • June 12 8:00 AM ADT - Race Kit Pick up

  • June 12 9:30 AM ADT - Start Time

Contact Information

Event Location

Lunenburg, NS, Canada

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