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Refund Promise

We get it, things come up and life sometimes gets in the way. So, for your convenience, we offer Refunds until June 1st. 2019, no questions asked. The refund will be for the race fee only. There will be a $5.00 processing fee for all refunds.  Out of respect for our volunteers we will not be able to mail out race kits that are not picked up. Thank you for your understanding.


When - Saturday, June 15, & Sunday June 16, 2019

 Where - 155 Glasgow St, New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E1

 For 43 years the Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend has offered something for everyone. If you are looking to do your first 5km or qualify for Boston this is your race. We offer a mainly flat, scenic loop course with lots of support along the way and a finish line experience you will never forget. We pride ourselves in putting on an event that will exceed your expectations for a running event and for hospitality. Our friendly, helpful volunteers go out of their way to make sure your experience is as enjoyable and rewarding as it can be. We also feel we offer the best value in road racing in Eastern Canada. 

 Entry Fee - $35 to $45 ($30 & $40 for RNS Members ) 

Please Note that the Johnny Walk, Tim Hortons / Subway Kids Fun Run & The Shiretown Dental Clinic Student 5 km are all FREE events with limited spots available.


Saturday, June 15, 2019

Johnny Walk (No Registration Fee)

Kids Fun Run (No Registration Fee) 

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Running Events

  • Johnny Miles Marathon 
  • Advocate Half Marathon
  • Sobeys 10k
  • CIBC Wood Gundy 5k
  • Shiretown Dental Clinic 5k Student Challenge 

Race Fee Includes 

  • 2019 Dry Fit Running Hat - For the first 1000 registrations - 
    • PLESE NOTE - We reached our 1000 participants on June 2nd. so any registrations after June 2nd will come with a 2018 hat 
  • Short Sleeve, Dry Fit Running Shirt - All sizes available, including ladies fit, if you register before June 2nd. 2019
    • PLEASE NOTE - Shirt sizing is on a firts come basis at race kit pick up if you register after June 2nd 
  • Personalized Custom Race Number - When you register by May 15th 
  • Event Specific Finishing Medal
  • Quality Post Race Lunch - Packed & ready to go when you finish
  • Free Race Photos
  • Free Post Race Massage from our friends at LifeMark 
  • Chip Timed
  • Boston Qualifier 
  • All Routes Certified by Athletics Canada
  • Age Group Medals  


Schedule of Events  


Friday, June 14th 2019 

Pioneer Coal Athletic Field, Westville , Auburn Ave, Stellarton 

5:00 PM-7:00 PM         Registration for Kids Run  (No Registration Fee)


Saturday, June 15th 2019  

Kids Run - Pioneer Coal Athletic Field, Westville , Auburn Ave, Stellarton 

8:30 AM             Registration Opens for Kids Run    (No Registration Fee)                  

10:00 AM           Kids Run Starts                                              

12:00 AM           Kids Run Ends        

Johnny Walk & Registration / Race Kit Pick Up - Glasgow Square Theatre

8:00 AM             Registration for Johnny Walk   (No Registration Fee)                       

8:30 AM             Johnny Walk Starts                                  

1:00 PM             Race Kit Pick Up / Registration Opens              

5:00 PM             Race Kit Pick Up / Registration Closes              


Sunday, June 16th 2019

Race Kit Pick Up - Glasgow Square Theatre 

6:30 AM              Race Kit Pick Up Opens                                  

8:00 AM              Race Kit Pick Up Closes                                  

All Events Start - Provost Street – In front of Town Hall 

7:00 AM              Marathon Starts                                             

9:00 AM              5 km & Student 5 km Starts                            

9:05 AM              Half Marathon & 10 km Start                          

9:00 AM              Michelin Post Race Lunch

1:00 PM               Course Officially Closes 



Registration fees

Johnny Miles Marathon Closed

The marathon is a 4 Loops, Certified Course and is a Boston Qualifier. The marathon starts at 7:00 am while all other events start at 9:00 am. The course closes at 1:00 pm and an early start time is available for anyone who will need more than 6 hours to complete the course.

  1. $45.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Advocate Half Marathon Closed

Two Loop, Certified Course. The Half Marathon starts with the 10 km at 9:05 am right after the 5 km leaves the starting-line.

  1. $45.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

The Sobeys 10 km Closed

A Single Loop course which is also certified by Athletics Canada. The Sobeys 10 km starts at 9:05 am with the Half Marathon

  1. $40.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

CIBC Wood Gundy 5km Closed

The 5 km is also a Certified Course this year and takes a different route than the other events. The 5 km and the Student 5 km both start at 9:00 am and both follow the same route.

  1. $35.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Run Nova Scotia Johnny Miles Marathon - RNS Members Only Closed

The marathon is a 4 Loops, Certified Course and is a Boston Qualifier. The marathon starts at 7:00 am while all other events start at 9:00 am. The course closes at 1:00 pm and an early start time is available for anyone who will need more than 6 hours to complete the course.

  1. $40.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Run Nova Scotia Advocate Half Marathon - RNS Members Only Closed

Two Loop, Certified Course. The Half Marathon starts with the 10 km at 9:05 am right after the 5 km leaves the starting-line. Must Provide a valid RNS Membership Number.

  1. $40.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Run Nova Scotia - Sobeys 10km - RNS Members Only Closed

A Single Loop course which is also certified by Athletics Canada. The Sobeys 10 km starts at 9:05 am with the Half Marathon. Must Provide a valid RNS Membership Number.

  1. $35.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Run Nova Scotia CIBC Wood Gundy 5km - RNS Members Only Closed

The 5 km is also a Certified Course this year and takes a different route than the other events. The 5 km and the Student 5 km both start at 9:00 am and both follow the same route. Must Provide RNS Membership Number

  1. $30.00
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Shiretown Dental Clinic Student Challenge 5km Closed

HIGH SCHOOL OR UNDER ONLY - Must Be Currently Attending Grammar School, Middle School or High School ONLY

  1. Free
    Sep 1 - Jun 15

Tim Hortons / Subway Kids Fun Run

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Shirt Sizing Chart

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Course Map - 10km, Half & Full Marathon

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Course Map - 5km


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Event Schedule

  • June 16 7:00 AM ADT - See Full Event Schedule Above

Contact Information

Event Location

New Glasgow, NS, Canada

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