Countdown to Marathon By The Sea

Maro Polo 5k

Marco Polo

Race Details:

Date: Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Time: 8:00 am

All events will take place at the furthest parking area at 333 Water Street, adjacent to the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal.

 5K Registration Fee:

Early bird (Until March 30th) – $30

Regular (Until May 30th) – $35

Late (until Aug 8th)- $40

Event Weekend – $50

Register Now! (Coming soon)

Bling :
1. Marco Polo 5K finishers medal
2. Tech Tee shirt

2018 Medals Race day Medal

2018 Full Challenge Medal Set

MTBS Medals Concept 1

Race Kit Pick-up

Pick up your race kit at the  Diamond Jubilee  Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street, Saint John, NB. Marco Polo 5 Km T Shirt

Friday, August 10th, 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday, August 11th, 7 am – 6 pm

Sunday, August 12th, 6:45 am – 7:30 am


The Marco Polo 5 Km is the newest of the Marathon by the Sea Events. Starting at the Port of Saint John’s Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, this event concentrates on the Saint John Harbour section of the city with an out and back course along the Harbour Passage. This  fast 5 Km will see elite runners setting records and all others getting a Personal Best

Turn by Turn

New Marco Polo 5 Km

  • Start/Finish Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal
  • Runners turn left onto Water St
  • Up Water Street turning left into Boardwalk pass stage
  • Around Hilton Point coming out turning left on Smythe St
  • Follow Smythe St runners turn left into Harbour Passage
  • Runners split from the rest at HMCS Brunswicker turn right onto Chesley Dr
  • Continue up Chesley Dr. under rail bridge
  • Right onto Hilyard St
  • Turning right back onto Harbor Passage at LBR
  • Return back Harbor Passage turning right on new trail
  • At end of new trail runners loop around
  • Return  back the new trail Exit right back on Harbour Passage
  • Veering right along water’s edge
  • Exiting  via stairs
  • Around the Hilton Point past Market Square stage
  • Turning right on Water St.
  • Back to Start – Finish

2018 Marco Polo 5 Km map link