This sprint event will be by invitation only for the top distance runners from across Nova Scotia and across the country. The race will immediately precede the annual highland games parade on Saturday July 13th, 2019. The race route begins at St FX University and travels through the heart of Antigonish on West Street turning onto Main Street and finishing at the entrance to Columbus Field. Spectators are encouraged to come to the course early and cheer on the runners in what promises to be a very fast event. Expected to compete are some of Atlantic Canada’s fastest Track & Field athletes.
The field is limited to a maximum of 15 competitors in each race. Minimum qualifying standards ensure the competitiveness and quality of the event. Entrance to the race will be based on the top seed times. Top three male and female finishers will receive medals and cash prizes. First place finishers will also receive a trophy for their mantel. Each runner receives a shirt to commemorate their participation. Race starts at 8:50 am on Saturday July 13th, 2019. Expect road closures so come early and don’t miss this exciting spectator sport.
For information contact Eric Gillis.