Course Description: Flat, out and back. Starting at Columbus Field, site of the Antigonish Highland Games.
The 5 Mile Road Race will begin at 6:00PM on the Track at Columbus Field East End of Main Street. The course is three miles (approximately) of a gravelled path (no traffic), with the remainder on paved streets. The start and finish is on a dirt track.
Entry fee includes: $40.00 includes Antigonish Highland Games 5 Mile Road Race technical t-shirt. Refreshment ticket for those 19 years and over.
The fee for Junior Runners (18 and Under) and Youth Runners (13 and Under) is $15.00.
Reception in Ceilidh Corner will follow the race.
Prizes Cash prizes for the top three Male and Female runners. Antigonish Highland Games medals for the top three finishers in each age category.
Junior Male (18 & Under) Stu MacMillian Plaque
Junior Female (18 & Under) Joe Earle Award
Master Male (40 & Over)Leonard Thompson Memorial Trophy
Master Female (40 & Over) Fonse MacIntyre Memorial Trophy
Senior Master Male(50 & Over) Cameron’s Jewelers Trophy
Senior Master Female (50 & over The Cameron Cup
Top Local Male Runner (Antigonish/Pictou Counties) Frank MacGibbon Trophy
Top Local Female Runner (Antigonish)The “PAHG” Award......Evelyn and Donald Gillis Trophy
Youth (13 and Under) Male and Female:
Fastest Kilted Runner
Race kits will be available for pick-up after 3:00PM on race day at Columbus Field
Start Time - 6:00 pm
Runners should be able to complete the course in 60 minutes. Due to games scheduling awards presentation must begin no later than 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
July 12 3:00 PM ADT - Race Kit Pick-up - Columbus Field
July 12 6:00 PM ADT - 5 Mile Road Race