MEC Halifax Race TWO: 5K/10K - Citadel Hill

  • Date
    Sunday, 29 April, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:30 am to 12:00 pm ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
    $15.00
  • Address
    Halifax Citadel Square
    Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, 5425 Sackville St
    Halifax, NS

 

Citadel Hill

MEC and Parks Canada bring you the chance to run through the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and experience history in a whole new way!

Please note that this event is weather dependent. Parks Canada and MEC may reroute the race if weather or course terrain becomes dangerous.

Please note that if we have to reroute, it will alter the course length by a small amount.

  • This event sold out last year- likely no day of registration!

REGISTRATION

Register online before April 29, 2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $15 $15 $25
10K $15 $15 $25

Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 8:00–8:30am on January 14th at the registration tent. We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on races. Please see our refund policy here.

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BIB PICK-UP

In store

Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th open till close at at MEC Halifax.

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package. Discount does not apply to clearance items, Blundstones and other package deals.

Race day

Sunday, April 29th from 8:00 am - 8:30 am at event site


RACE DAY INFO

Start times

9:00am: 10K start

9:05am: 5K start

Location

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Course Description:  Runners will experience varied terrain as they run through the Halifax Citadel’s parade square, perimeter road, around the inner ditch and along the ramparts.

PLEASE NOTE - This race starts inside the Citadel in 'Parade Square', NOT 'Grand Parade' by City Hall.

Getting there

There is street parking along the perimitter as well as Metro Transit routes that will be able to drop you off near the site. Biking is also a great way to warm up before a race! 

There will be no parking on site at Halifax Citadel and the road will be closed to traffic.

Sustainability

Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)


Race Details

5K/10K

(TBA)

 

* map is for general reference only


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Email kristian.rafuse@mec.ca for more information. 


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full MEC Race Series


RACE RESULTS

We’ll have live unofficial race results within one hour of runners crossing the finish line at the results station. Official standings will be posted on the Atlantic Chip site as well as this page within two business days of the event. Be sure to check back!

We’ll be giving out medals to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).

Want to see last year’s results to scope out how fast the course is? They’re on Atlantic Chip's event site.


Nuun

All water stations will be equipped by MEC’s electrolyte partner nuun hydration. Nuun is high in electrolytes, yet low in sugar to keep you optimally hydrated throughout the race. 

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