MEC Halifax Race TWO: 5K/10K/21.1K Heritage Park and Salt Marsh Trail

  • Date
    Sunday, 23 June, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
  • Address
    Heritage Park and Salt Marsh Trail
    256 Bissett Rd.
    Cole Harbour, NS

*Online Registration closed - Register in store until Saturday June 22 at 3:00pm*


Welcome to the second race of the 2019 MEC Halifax Race Series!

Join us for a trail race with beautiful scapes, tons of fun people, and just a few challenging hills! This route is a great combination of crusher dust trails, old fields, beautiful trees, and fresh coastal air! Join us for our 8th year on this wonderful trail and push for your new personal best.

Register now online or in-store before June 22nd 2019 at NOON.


Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $20 $20 $30
10K $20 $20 $30
21.1K Half Marathon $25 $25 $35
Registration will be available until June 20 at NOON local time. Registration in-store will be available until June 22 at 3pm.  
Note: Race day registration is NOT available on-site for Race Two


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



Friday June 21st 10:00am - 6:00pm, and Saturday June 22nd 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

Race day

Sunday, June 23 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.)


5K (out and back)

10K (out and back)

Half-marathon (out and back)




Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Check out our volunteer page here for more information and to sign up!


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.


Nuun’s flagship hydration product, Active, is packed full of four key electrolytes meant to dial in on optimal hydration yet is low in sugar. When your body needs it the most, Nuun Active is the best way to re-hydrate or pre-hydrate! All water stations will be equipped with MEC’s electrolyte partner Nuun Hydration. Train with NUUN PRODUCTS!

If you have questions about this event, please reach out to our team at along with the name and date of the event you are inquiring about.