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Course Description: Flat, out and back. Starting at Columbus Field, site of the Antigonish Highland Games, east end of Main Street. The course is three miles (approximately) of a graveled path (no traffic), with the remainder on paved streets. The start and finish is on a dirt track. 

Entry fee includes: $35.00 includes Antigonish Highland Games 5 Mile Road Race technical t-shirt. Refreshment ticket for those 19 years and over. Same day registration fee $40.00

Reception in Ceilidh Corner will follow the race. 

Prizes for top three finishers in the Youth (13 and under), Junior (14-18), Open and Masters (50+) male and female divisions. 
Prizes for top male and female Antigonish resident. 
Prize for the fastest kilt. 


Race kits will be available for pick-up after 3:00PM on race day at Columbus Field


Start Time - 6:00 pm 

You should be able to complete the course in 60 minutes (no walkers).  Due to games scheduling awards must start at 7:00 pm

Access to field will be closed at 6:30 pm. People staying to watch the Concert Under the Stars are asked to purchase a ticket at the Admissions Gate

Registration fees

5 Miler Closed

    1. $35.00
      Jan 19 - Jul 6
    2. $40.00
      Jul 7 - Jul 7

Timing and Race Services provided by:

Event Schedule

  • July 7 6:00 PM ADT - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Main St, Antigonish, NS, Canada

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