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Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon

Located In Downtown Halifax (Halifax Peninsula)
Where To Find Us
Halifax, NS
Areas Served Nova Scotia
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Phone 902-496-1889
Mailing Address 206-99 Portland St 
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 1H5
Fax 902-492-2888
Description & Services
It's Time to Giv'er! 
Known as ‘the people’s marathon’, the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon will welcome people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to the start line again for the 15th annual event. With the help of more than 1,400 volunteers, the event hosts six fitness events (Lifemark 5KM, GoodLife Fitness 10KM, Blue Nose Half Marathon, Scotiabank Full Marathon, Killam 
Properties Marathon Team Relay and the Doctors Nova Scotia Youth Run-2KM and 4KM), and the largest Active Living Expo in Atlantic Canada. Through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, over 80 local charities raise more than half a million dollars annually.  
Note: COVID-19 Response and updates: Bluenose Marathon provides online activities and connections to resources through their Facebook Page and website. The event usually takes place annually during the Victoria Day weekend, in Halifax and expects to welcome 13,000 participants in 2018. Due to Covid-19 - 2020 dates are: November 6th - 8th, 2020; Free virtual distance run event on May long weekend 2020 - please consult their website for updates 
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Dates November 6th - 8th, 2020
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Athletics ; Cape Breton Connect ; COVID- Activities for Kids and Families ; COVID- Stay active Outdoors ; Festivals/Events ; Fundy Connect ; Highland Connect ; Racing ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; South Shore Connect ; Walking
Categories - General Marathons ; Special Events & Festivals