The Blue Nose half marathon takes participants on a 21.1-kilometre (13.1 miles) adventure through the vibrant streets of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This scenic route allows you to experience several of Halifax’s main attractions including Citadel Hill, Point Pleasant Park and the beautiful downtown core.

The route is challenging, but you can find comfort in knowing that you’ll have support every step of the way. From our vibrant and enthusiastic cheering stations to the “Giv’er Crew” who will help you up and over the hills in the park, we know that it will be like nothing you have ever experienced.

So go ahead and Giv’er a try! Put the Blue Nose half marathon on your to-do list for 2017!


Race Details

Date: 05/21/2017

Official Start Time: 8:20 am

Official Race Closure Time: 2:00 pm

Distance: 21.1 KM

2017 Course Information

The Start line is located on Sackville Street, near the intersection with Queen Street. Finish line is on Brunswick, just past Duke Street – near the Town Clock.

This course has been certified at 21.1km; to view the slight changes from 2016, please view the map and text details below.  

Please note:  Distances displayed on route maps may vary slightly due to calculations provided by the mapping software.

To view the Blue Nose Half Marathon route map within your own MapMyRun account or App, and to compare your times with others, bookmark the route after logging into MapMyRun.

A print-friendly version of the route map is available here.

A print-friendly written description of the route is available here.