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Run Nova Scotia

Located In Spring Garden (Halifax Peninsula)
Where To Find Us
Sport Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS B3J 3G6
Areas Served Nova Scotia
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Phone 902-425-5450 ext. 339
Description & Services
What is Run Nova Scotia? 
Since 1983, Run Nova Scotia has fostered and promoted road running all across Nova Scotia. From one running boom to the next, our mission has not wavered: to promote health, fitness, and camaraderie to people of all ages and abilities through the sport of road running. 
Run Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization, a division of Athletics Nova Scotia, operated entirely by volunteers. We offer a number of services that enrich the running community and enhance running events.  
~Organize the Run Nova Scotia Race Series by providing guidance to race organizers and creating a festival atmosphere at each finish line.  
~Community outreach through the sharing our expertise and passion for running through seminars, clinics, and events. 
~A membership in Run Nova Scotia which has its privileges: get race registration discounts; win great draw prizes at RNS races; win year-end age and gender-class prizes in our points series; and get a chance to win big in the Provincial Performance Series. 
Who joins Run Nova Scotia? 
Anyone with an interest in running! Our members come from all over the province, Yarmouth to Sydney and all places in between - and from every walk of life. Run Nova Scotia members are slow, average, and/or fast; they’re just starting or they’ve been at it a while; they’re young and not so young; they’re group runners and solo artists; they race or they don’t; they run short distances or long distances; they’re everywhere! 
COVID-19 Response and updates: Run Nova Scotia provides online activities and connections to resources through their Facebook Page and website; including race cancellations and upcoming virtual running events throughout Nova Scotia.  
Visit Run Nova Scotia's webpage for additional information including a complete list of all registered events. Also connect on Facebook and Twitter.
Special Information
Established 1983
Tags Active Transportation ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Athletics ; Cape Breton Connect ; COVID- Activities for Kids and Families ; COVID- Stay active Outdoors ; Festivals/Events ; Fitness ; Fundy Connect ; Health ; Highland Connect ; Outdoor Recreation ; Provincial Sport Organizations ; Racing ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Programs ; Trail Running ; Walking
Categories - General Marathons ; Running and Jogging ~ Recreation and Sport Organizations ; Special Events & Festivals ; Track and Field ~ Recreation and Sport Organizations ; Walking Programs/Groups