Nova Scotia Marathon






We can't wait to SEA you RUN in 2023! 

The Municipality of Barrington welcomes you to the Lobster Capital of Canada! Located on the beautiful south west shore of Nova Scotia we are Nova Scotia's most scenic run! You'll love the rural setting, coastal views and a relatively flat route while enjoying the ocean breeze. The Nova Scotia Marathon offers four distances along the gorgeous coast line, is a Boston Qualifying Marathon and is on the Run Nova Scotia circuit. Are you ready to say SEA ME RUN?

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2023 Nova Scotia Marathon - July 23, 2023



Race Site

Municipality of Barrington, Nova Scotia, Canada. The municipality is located on the southwest tip of Nova Scotia and has a population of approximately 6994. Fishing and retail are industries in our municipality. We welcome you to the Lobster Capital of Canada.



marathon routeThe marathon route is in a rural setting on a secondary road. The route contains some rolling hills but is basically a flat route. There will be ropes placed on the ground with 6-foot spacing marked on the ropes to ensure physical distance.

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The full marathon was measured in 2019, using the Jones Counter Method.

resultsThe half marathon was measured in 2021. Certification #NS-2021-005-BDC

The 6 km & 10 km runs are not certified measured distances.


Accommodations and Food

Sea Me Camp

We now have a limited number of campsites available by the start line!

Campsites are available for one night, July 22 and can be reserved during registration through Race Roster. There is a limit of 4 people per campsite. 

You must bring your own tent/RV, we do not have any available for rent.

If you have any questions or would like to make a reservation call 902-905-0328

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Local Restaurants

For more information on what there is to do while you are on the beautiful South Shore check out Nova


Directions to the Event

Travelling from Yarmouth – follow Highway no. 103 to Barrington, take exit 30, follow Oak Park Road to Highway no. 3. At the stop sign, turn right. Follow the road to the Sherose Island sign. Turn left for Sherose Island. Drive less than 1 k and turn left (uphill) at the Recreation Complex sign.

Travelling from Halifax – follow Highway no. 103 to Barrington, take exit 29, follow Highway no. 3 to the Sherose Island sign. Turn left of Sherose Island. Drive less than 1 k and turn left (uphill) at the Recreation Complex sign.

There will be a spagetti Supper, Saturday, July 24th, 6 pm, at the Sandy Wicken memorial Arena, Donations welcomed. This service is dependent on current COVID prevention rules and practices. 


2021 Results

Click here for Atlantic Chip results page. 


2021 Results

Click here to head to Atlantic Chip and select your distance.