MEC Halifax Race THREE: 5K/10K/21.1K Half Marathon - Salt Marsh Trail

  • Date
    Sunday, 24 June, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
  • Address
    Heritage Park and Salt Marsh Trail
    256 Bissett Rd.
    Cole Harbour , NS


Online registration is now closed. You can still sign up race day morning until 8:30am at the registration tent.

$25 for 5K or 10K, $30 for 21.1K.

Cash Only. 

Join us for a trail race with beautiful scapes, tons of fun people, and just a few hills!  One of the best deals in town for a chip timed race. Great combination of crusher dust, fields, trees, and coastal air which will help you go for your new personal best.


Register online or in-store before June 24, 2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $15 $15 $25
10K $15 $15 $25
21.1K Half Marathon $20 $20 $30
Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 8:00–8:30am on June 24th at the registration tent.
We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on races. 
All ticket sales are final. Refunds will not be given due to sickness, injury, or failure to show up for the event. Registrations are non-transferable; you can't transfer your registration to someone else, and we can't transfer it to another race. If you have a question about a paid event for which you registered, please contact us at

Register now for MEC Race 3 ($15/$20)

Register here for the remaing races in the series. 


In store

Friday June 22nd 11:00am - 7:00pm, and Saturday June 23rd 10:00am - 6:00pm

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off most purchases you make in store when pick up your race package.

Race day

Sunday, June 25th from 8:00am–8:45am at event site


Start times

9:00am: 21.1K start

9:05am: 10K start

9:10am: 5K start

Earphones permitted, but not recommended

Runners are responsible for knowing the course

No dogs.


Cole Harbour/Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Provincial Park

Getting there

From Cole Harbour Rd, turn on to Bissett Rd. 


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




 Half marathon



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


Want more? See the full MEC Race Series


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.


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.