Category Archives: Read it. Run it.

Read it, run it (and bike too): The Riverport Duathlon

The race: Riverport Duathlon The location: Riverport, Nova Scotia When: Early October Distances: 2 X 4 km runs and 28 km bike, or 2 X 1 km run and 14 km bike Why do it: To experience the natural beauty of … Continue reading

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Read it. Run it. The Moose Run

The race: The Moose Run The location: Cow Bay, Nova Scotia When: Late March Distance: 25 km Why do it: Traditional spring tune-up race to gauge your fitness, particularly if you’re planning to run Boston. And because it hurts so … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: Lucky 7 Relay

The race: Lucky 7 Relay The location: Halifax Common When: Mid-November Distance: Seven kilometres times three Why do it: Because you want to set a PB in a totally odd distance Swag: Running sleeves, gigantic finisher’s medal Website: http://bit.ly/QROVQ0 Do you feel lucky, punk? Well, … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: Maritime Race Weekend

The race: Maritime Race Weekend The location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia When: Mid-September Distance: 5 km, 10, km, 21 km, and 42.2 km Why do it: Because you want a challenge, you love swag, and deep down you’ve always wanted to be a pirate. … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: PEI Marathon

The race: BMO Nesbitt Burns Prince Edward Island Marathon Location: North shore of Prince Edward Island to Charlottetown When: Second week of October Distance: 42.2 km Why do it: Relatively flat course with generally good weather that is kind to first-timers and at points very … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: Cape Breton Trail Relay Race

The race: Cabot Trail Relay Race Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park and Cape Breton Island When: End of May Distance: 175 miles/276 kilometres Why do it: To experience the tremendous natural beauty of Cape Breton, to run some of the most challenging terrain you … Continue reading

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Read it. Run it. Can you Dique it?

The race: Grande-Dique 15 km Location: Grande-Dique, New Brunswick When: April 28 Distance: Gave that away above, but, yes, it’s 15 Km Why do it: Prize money; test yourself against some of the best runners in the Maritimes Swag: More like what doesn’t this … Continue reading

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