Tag Archives: Halifax

To Boston, with love, Halifax

Boston, who loves ya? Halifax, your sister city, that’s who. It was readily apparent this evening as more than 1000 runners gathered in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax’s South End to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in … Continue reading

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In which I run fast(er)

So there’s a Greek, a Scot, a Brit and a couple of Canadians…. Sounds like the beginning of a joke, right? Well, it was no joke. This run was serious from the get-go. Bloody Halifax and its hills and its … Continue reading

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My Run: Can you say Shubenacadie?

The Runner Cathy Carter Construction company administrator and “chronic race volunteer” Current home: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Age: 41 Carter says she’s run regularly for seven years, but ran as a “fair weather jogger” during university. “I started running because I … Continue reading

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Hills: Purcell’s Cove Road

The runner Rob Chambers Elementary school phys ed teacher Current home: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age: 34 A runner for 15 years, Chambers has actively helped “bring the running  lifestyle” to kids at his school through his involvement with the Bluenose … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

The Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon Halifax, Nova Scotia Third weekend in May Its status as the largest marathon east of Montreal attracts thousands of new runners every year.  And its reputation as a demanding and confusing course repels more experienced … Continue reading

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