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Double Up

Are you ready for the ULTIMATE race weekend experience? Look no further than the Double UP – your only opportunity to earn TWO medals at the Emera Blue Nose Marathon by doublin’ up your races! Join the Purple Cow 5KM start line on Saturday morning, then GIV’ER on Sunday in your race of choice! Choose […]


Emera Blue Nose Marathon 2024 Registration Fees Event Pricing 0-1,500 Participants 1,501-3,000 Participants 3,001+ Participants Double Up (5KM + Full) $100 $115 $130 Double Up (5KM + Half) $90 $105 $120 Double Up (5KM + 10KM) $80 $95 $110 Full Marathon $85 $95 $105 Half Marathon $75 $85 $95 10KM $60 $70 $75 5KM $45 […]

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 17 Event Location 10:00 am –8:00 pm Blue Nose Marathon Expo presented by Subaru with Kit Pick Up & Registration (all events) Zatzman Sportsplex, 110 Wyse Road 3:00 pm –9:00 pm Taste Asia 2024* Foundation Wharf, 1549 Lower Water Street *Purple Cow 5KM participants and Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run participants must collect […]


The Active Living Expo is the first stop for those participating in Blue Nose weekend. This vibrant two-day active lifestyle event provides an opportunity for people of all ages to learn ways to maintain or take their first steps towards a healthy lifestyle. Our exhibitors are industry leaders who attend the Expo to showcase the […]

Killam Marathon Team Relay

Grab your buddies… It’s time to Giv’er! The Killam Marathon Team Relay is a fun event that welcomes corporate groups, charity fundraisers, families and groups of friends to experience the exciting Blue Nose Full Marathon course divided up into several sections. In teams of 4-8, Relay participants will each run a portion of the Marathon […]

Active Living Expo

Please note due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Active Living Expo will not take place in 2021.

Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run

Looking for a fun way to get your child moving? Look no further than the Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run. The event is a great way to reinforce the importance of physical activity and allows youth to experience first-hand how exciting it is to participate in large-scale fitness events. The Youth Run has become a […]

Purple Cow 5KM

Join thousands of participants at the Purple Cow 5KM start line and prepare for a highly memorable experience. No other event in Atlantic Canada offers a more captivating, challenging, and exciting 5KM race, but you must experience it for yourself. This event, which falls on Saturday morning, is a thrill from start to finish. Run, […]


Our most popular adult race, the GoodLife FITNESS 10KM, is a beautiful adventure through the dynamic streets of Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, beginning and ending at the Emera Oval. The 10KM route is perfect for both walkers, runners and wheelchair users of all abilities, as it provides a challenging course with the perfect amount […]

Medavie Half Marathon

The Medavie Half Marathon takes participants on a 21.1KM (13.1 miles) adventure through the dynamic streets of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Run, walk or wheel this scenic route and experience several of Halifax’s main attractions including the beautiful boardwalk, Point Pleasant Park and the vibrant North End. From our energetic and enthusiastic Blue Nose Cheer Stations […]