MEC Halifax Race FIVE: 5K/10K/21.1K Half Marathon - Shubie Park

  • Date
    Sunday, 28 October, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
  • Address
    Shubie Park
    54 Locks Rd.
    Dartmouth, NS

Shubie Park Trail

Welcome to the last race of the in the MEC Race Series. All your training has been for this race, Come out and run this beloved trail system and enjoy the many lakes and variety of trees, and challenge yourself with a few hill climbs and the occasional dog hurdle. 


Register online or in-store before October 28th, 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 October 28th at the registration tent. We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on races.

As with all of our 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.

Register now


In store

Friday October 26th 11:00am - 7:00pm, and Saturday October 27th 10:00am - 6:00pm.

Bib 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, October 28th from 8:00am–8:30am at the registration tent.


Start times

9:00: Half Marathon

9:05: 10K

9:10 : 5K

Earphones permitted, but not recommended 

Runners are responsible for knowing the course

No dogs.


Fairbanks Center, Shubie Park

This event will start at the historic site weave its way around the park's beautiful trail system.

Getting there

The park is situated just off the Waverley road (route 318) in Dartmouth. Turn down Locks Rd. and follow to the end. There is also Metro Transit bus nuber 55 that leaves from the Bridge Terminal


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







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. 


This is the final races in our 2018 Race Series. Check back soon to see the dates for 2019!


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 Atlantic Chip's results page.

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? Check out Atlantic Chip.


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. 



Big thanks to Patagonia who will be providing sweet trucker hats to our race winners and other racers. 


Need a ride? Have some space? Please consider using RickyRides to organize carpooling to our races. 

233 spots remaining