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Registration will still be available on site Friday August 11, 2017. Again this year it will be at the beautiful Five Islands Lighthouse Park. It will be a Fun Filled Afternoon with music, face painting, demos and much more! 

PLEASE NOTE:   the run this year is on a SATURDAY (AUGUST 12, 2017) not a Sunday as in previous years.

PLEASE NOTE:   If you register by July 7 you will be guaranteed a shirt.   It will be first come, first served.  Again this year we will be having womens and mens shirts and not unisex! 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  After July 7 there will only be Men's and Ladies sizes Medium and Large to choose from and only while quantities last.

Once or twice each summer on a weekend, the sea parts in the MinasBasin of Nova Scotia, dropping in six hours from 15 meters to nearly zero. When that happens,  we start running. The 5K course loops out and back from Sand Point in Five Islands while the 10K course starts at Soley Cove and finishes with the 5k at Sand Point.  Both runs have spectacular scenery!  The Basket Run for the kids is a wonderful experience for those under 12.  Buses will transport both 5k and 10k runners to their starts and parking for all (including volunteers and spectators) will be at the ball field in Five Islands, Highway #2 and well marked, with experienced volunteers directing you to your parking spot.

Children 12 and under cannot run without adult supervision!

Also please note that if for some reason you cannot make the run this year 2017, and you let us know before race day, we can defer you for one year to 2018 as we can't do refunds.

Registration fees

5K Closed

5K 12 & Under Pricing Closed

Youth shirt only

10K Closed

Basket Run Closed

Ladies Performance Tee Sizing

Our ladies shirts are fitted.
Please check the sizing chart below before choosing a size (during registration)

Timing and Race Services Provided By:

Atlantic Chip Sport Timing

Event Schedule

  • August 11 3:00 PM ADT - Race Kit Pick-up: 3:00PM to 8:00PM

  • August 12 6:30 AM ADT - Race day Kit Pick-up: 6:30AM to 8:45AM

  • August 12 10:00 AM ADT - Start Time

Contact Information

Event Location

Five Islands, NS, Canada

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