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Welcome to the 49th Annual Nova Scotia Marathon.

NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES IN RACE START TIMES.

FULL MARATHON start time: 7:30am

HALF MARATHON start time: 7:45am

10K & 6K start time: 8am


The Municipality of Barrington welcomes you to the Lobster Capital of Canada! Located on the beautiful south west shore of Nova Scotia, we are Nova Scotia's most scenic run! 

 

Course

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

Start time and location

8:00 am on Sunday  for full marathon, half marathon,10 km and the 6km, Sherose Island Recreation Centre, 27 Park Lane, Sherose Island, Barrington Passage.

Certification

The full marathon was measured in 2007, using the Jones Counter Method. Certification #NS-2007-119-BDC. (To be updated Spring 2019)

The marathon is a Boston Qualifier

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

The 10 km and 6km are not certified measured distance.

Swag

Every runner receives a finishers medal and a performance (moisture wicking) t-shirt; register by May 31st to be guaranteed your shirt size.

Once we have 350 runners you will no longer to be guaranteed to receive your medal on race day. (It will be mailed, please ensure your address is entered correctly.)

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. 

Not available for the 6 km.

Facilities

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

Results

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 Arena, Sherose Island, at 12:30pm. Fish chowder, seafood chowder and a cold plate will be served, with pies & ice cream for dessert. Family and friends are welcome to attend the post race reception.

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

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$75.00

      "I want it all"

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$85.00

      I want it all

      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Half Marathon No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$45.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$55.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

10 k Run NS No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$25.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$35.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Half Marathon Run NS- No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$40.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$50.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Full Marathon Run NS No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$50.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$60.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Virtual Run All distances

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
  • bib, medal, T-shirt, PLUSS Shipping

    1. CA$35.00
      Now registering Dec 12 – Jul 25
      Register

6km No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$20.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$30.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

10 k No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$30.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$40.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Full Marathon No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$55.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$65.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Half Marathon

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$65.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$75.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

6 km - Run NS

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run Nova Scotia Member

    1. CA$35.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$45.00

      I want it all

      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

10 km - Run NS

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run Nova Scotia Member

    1. CA$45.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$55.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Half Marathon - Run NS

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run Nova Scotia Member

    1. CA$60.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$70.00

      I want it all

      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Full Marathon - Run NS

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run Nova Scotia Member

    1. CA$70.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$80.00

      I want it all

      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

6 km

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$40.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$50.00

      I want it all

      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

10 km

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$50.00

      I want it all

      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$60.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

6km Run NS No Swag

Registration closes in 2 months 5 days
    1. CA$15.00
      Dec 12 – Mar 31
    2. CA$25.00
      Now registering Apr 1 – Jul 25
      Register

Race Technology Services Provided By

Event Schedule

  • July 20 6:00 PM ADT - Spaghetti Supper

  • July 21 11:00 AM ADT - Post Race Reception & Awards

  • July 27 10:00 AM ADT - Race Kit Pick Up with bib/chip

  • July 28 6:30 AM ADT - Race Kit Pick Up with bib/chip

  • July 28 8:00 AM ADT - 6 km, 10 km, Half Marathon, and Marathon start

Contact Information

Event Location

27 Park Lane, Barrington Passage, NS, Canada

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