Join thousands of others at the 5KM start line and prepare for a highly memorable experience. No other event can offer you a more captivating, challenging and exciting 5 KM race in Atlantic Canada, but you must experience it for yourself.
This event, which falls on Saturday afternoon, is exciting from start to finish. With competitive wheelchair athletes leading the way and spectators clapping and cheering you on from start to finish.
New to running? This is the perfect start.
Experienced runner? Why not Giv’er Twice with the 5 KM on Saturday and a longer distance on Sunday. Twice the run is twice the fun!
*Competitive wheelchair athletes early start time: 7:59 am
Official start time: 8:00 am
Official race closure time: 10:00 am
* type of chair for this start is a 3 wheeled racing wheelchair, according to the rules of the International Paralympic Committee
Mic Mac Mall and Blue Nose recognize the importance of removing financial barriers that prevent individuals from participating in the 5KM Run. We are delighted Mic Mac Mall has made a commitment to support the community through the 5KM Bursary Program, providing free registration spots for the Lifemark 5KM Run.
Check back in the fall for information on the 5KM bursary
Start line is located on Sackville Street, near Queen. Participants will head south first, by turning left on to South Park Street. After passing by the beautiful Halifax Commons, participants will Giv’er through the historic North End of Halifax before heading back downtown to finish on Brunswick Street.
A print-friendly written description of the route is available here.
A print-friendly version of the route map is available here.
Please note this course is pending certification and subject to change.