Countdown to Marathon By The Sea


Running Room Half Marathon

Andrew Miller, right, Sheila Perry-Long, centre and Jennifer Dobson cross the finish line together in the 12 km race. "This is what it's all about - spending time with friends and pushing each other just a little bit harder," Sheila says.

Race Details:

Date: Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Time: 8:00 am

Distance: 21.1 kilometers / 13.1 miles

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


Please be advised that while walking is allowed, the course will be closed 5 hours after the official start time of 8:00 am. Early start times can be arranged for any walkers who feel they will require more than 5 hours.


Half Marathon Registration Fee:

Early bird (Until March 30th) – $55

Regular (Until May 30th) – $65

Late (until Aug 8th)- $75

Event Weekend – $85

 Register Now!

All registered half Marathon runners will receive a free Tech tee shirt!

Our 2017 Medals

emera Mbts medal

Running room 21.1KM Half Marathon Medal


2017 Medals

All four Port City Challenge Medals


Race Kit Pick-Up

Pick up your race kit at the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street, Saint John, NB. Located on the second floor

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



Turn by Turn

• Start/Finish Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal

• Runners turn left onto Water St

• Up Water Street turning left into Market Sq. past Stage

• Runners go around Hilton turning left on Smythe St

• Follow Smythe St runners turn left into Harbour Passage

• Marathoners exit Harbour Passage at the end onto Chesley Dr.

• Runners cross Chesley Dr. and proceed up Chesley

• Across Reversing Falls Bridge onto Main St

• West on Manawagonish Rd to Dever Rd

• Crossing over to Ocean West way

• Turning around after 800 meters

• Runners return back Manawagonish on the opposite side

• Follow Manawagonish veering right onto Fairville Boulevard

• Follow Fairville Boulevard to the end turning right onto Lancaster Ave

• Crossing over at Castle Funeral Home

• Turning left onto Prince St than left onto Riverside Dr.

• Exiting Riverside Dr. at Market Place overpass

• Runners turn left onto King St West

• Turning left into Harbour Bridge parking lot

• Onto Harbor Bridge exiting Market Square/city Centre exit

• Exiting Harbor Bridge onto Saint Patrick St

• Back to Start/Finish at Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal