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Contest Rules

Cash Prizes

Best Pirate Costume
1st place: $500
2nd place: $300
3rd place: $200

Costumes aren’t mandatory… but strongly encouraged!

Participants will vote online for best pirate costume after race. Most votes wins.

Cash prizes will be awarded to both top male and female in the Sunset 5K:

1st Place – $300
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $75

1st Place – $300
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $75

Breaking the course record in our 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon will earn you $100. Current course records are:

Male Records:
5K – 16:26 (Tim Huebsch in 2017)
10K – 33:03 (Tim Huebsch in 2017)
Half-Marathon – 1:18:22 (Graeme Allardice in 2017)
Marathon – 2:37:56 (James Murphy in 2017)

Female Records:
5K – 18:08 (Denise Robson in 2016)
10K – 36:07:00 (Denise Robson in 2012)
Half-Marathon – 1:24:05 (Rayleen Hill in 2017)
Marathon – 3:02:00 (Emily Hamilton in 2017)

Before winners are confirmed and cash prizes are distributed, finish times will be validated in two ways. Atlantic Chip will confirm all race data is finalized. Each winner’s previous national race finish times will be reviewed. Race organizers have right to disqualify finish times after reviewing data.

Facebook and Twitter Contests

We have hundreds of draws every year, all winners are randomly selected. We do not mail prizes. Prizes can be picked-up at Spartan Fitness (Halifax or Dartmouth) or at race-kit pick-up. Prizes have no cash value, does not include insurance and are not transferable. Prizes must be claimed by September 15, 2017.

Our Commitment to You

  • quality over quantity
  • awesome swag
  • well planned routes
  • fan support
  • music along route
  • cash prizes
  • lots of giveaways
  • exciting finish line
  • fantastic finisher medal
  • and lots of surprises!
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