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Municipality of Barrington, Nova Scotia, Canada. The municipality is located on the southwest tip of Nova Scotia and has a population of approximately 6994. Fishing and retail are industries in our municipality. We welcome you to the Lobster Capital of Canada.




Rural setting on a secondary road, some rolling hills, basically flat route.

Start time and location

8:00 am  for full marathon, half marathon, and the 10 km, Sherose Island Recreation Centre, 27 Park Lane, Sherose Island, Barrington Passage.


The full marathon was measured in 2007, using the Jones Counter Method. Certification #NS-2007-119-BDC.

The half marathon was measured in 2010. Certification #NS-2010-068-BDC.

The 10 k run is not a certified measured distance.


Every runner receives a performance (moisture wicking) t-shirt; register by April 22nd to be guaranteed your shirt size.

Aid Stations

Aid Stations are located approximately every 3 kilometers throughout the course. Water, Gatorade, cut up oranges, chocolate bars, and first aid supplies are provided at each station.

Special drinks

Runners can place special drinks, gels, etc. in boxes for specific aid stations before the start of the race. The boxes are located at the registration area, there will be labels and markers available. These boxes will be picked up at 7:30am on race day in order to be delivered to the aid stations just before the race begins. 


Change rooms, washrooms, showers and a warm up area available in the Barrington Municipal Arena and the Barrington Recreation Centre.


Results will be published after the race to Run Nova Scotia, municipal and recreation department websites, local newspaper, and radio stations. Full marathon results will be forwarded to the Boston Marathon organizers.

Awards and Post Race Reception

The awards will be presented and a reception will be held at the Barrington Municipal Curling Club, Sherose Island, at 12:30pm. Fish chowder and seafood chowder will be served, with pies & ice cream for dessert. Family and friends are welcome to attend the post race reception.

Certificates will be available to those who request them at the post race reception. If you cannot attend the reception and wish to have a certificate mailed out to, you must notify us.

Awards will be presented to the overall winners. Plaques / medals will be presented to the top three finishers in both male and female categories for the full marathon and the half marathon:

  • youth (18 – 19 yrs. for full marathon) (16 – 19 yrs. for half marathon)
  • open (20 – 39 yrs.)
  • masters (40 – 49 yrs.)
  • senior masters (50 – 59 yrs.)
  • golden masters (60 – 69 yrs.)
  • platinum masters ( over 70 yrs.).

Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in both male and female categories for the 10 km

For those for whom this is their first ever organized Marathon, Half Marathon or 10 km run we have a commemorative mug for you.

Registration fees

Full Marathon Closed

Half Marathon Closed

10 km Closed

Full Marathon - Run NS Closed

Run Nova Scotia Member

Half Marathon - Run NS Closed

Run Nova Scotia Member

10 km - Run NS Closed

Run Nova Scotia Member

Race Technology Services Provided By

Event Schedule

  • July 22 10:00 AM ADT - Race Kit Pick Up with bib/chip

  • July 23 6:30 AM ADT - Race Kit Pick Up with bib/chip

  • July 23 8:00 AM ADT - All Races Start

  • July 23 12:30 PM ADT - Post Race Reception & Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

27 Park Lane, Barrington Passage, NS, Canada

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