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2018 Scotiabank Fredericton Race Weekend

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40th Annual Scotiabank Fredericton Race Weekend - May 11th, 12th and 13th 2018

3 Days of Running

We are celebrating 40 years of the Fredericton Marathon in style with a special 3 day event on a memorable anniversary course.

The 2018 Scotiabank Fredericton Marathon’s three-day event features a one-mile race, a 3k run and our traditional Sunday event with 5k, 10k, half marathon and full marathon events on a special course to commemorate 40 years of this prestigious spring running event in New Brunswick’s capital city.

The anniversary course contains a new separate start and finish line, TWO bridges (Westmorland Street Bridge & Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge) Southside, North side streets and Fredericton’s paved and hard packed trail system.

“The addition of the Westmorland Street Bridge to our 40th anniversary event allows us to provide participants with an extraordinary experience on race day,” said Paul Lavoie, Fredericton Marathon’s race director. Participants will get to see both sides of our picturesque Capital city from both sides of the Saint John River.”

The 40th anniversary weekend event kicks off Friday, May 11 with a good old fashioned one mile evening race along the downtown riverfront trail system to the Delta Marriott Fredericton. Cash prizes will be offered for the top three male and female finishers.

On Saturday, May 12, a mid-morning 3k run is an event that allows family members of all ages to participate together and experience a run-type event along Fredericton’s riverfront trail system. The traditional afternoon Youth Fun Run will occur along Pointe Ste. Anne Boulevard and the trail system.

Sunday’s main event highlights a point-to-point race with a separate start and finish line at Queen’s Park Square. Participants running the 10k, half marathon or full marathon events will cross the Westmorland Street Bridge, a FIRST for the Fredericton Marathon, heading to the streets of the North Side before heading out on the city’s trail system and returning to the South side via the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge to the finish line at Queen’s Square Park.

Special anniversary highlights include: NEW medals, BONUS SWAG for runners participating in an event on each of the three days, NEW Expo and host hotel!

Mark your calendar: Registration opens October 28

Sponsors

We would like to thank the following companies for making this year's marathon possible. We couldn't do what we do without their fantastic support.

Sponsors