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Contest Rules

Cash Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded to both top male and female marathoners:

Female
1st Place – $500 for finish time under 3:15 hours ($250 over 3:15 hours)
2nd Place – $250 for finish time under 3:15 hours ($150 over 3:15 hours)
3rd Place – $150 for finish time under 3:15 hours ($100 over 3:15 hours)
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $75

Male
1st Place – $500 for finish time under 3 hours ($250 over 3 hours)
2nd Place – $250 for finish time under 3 hours ($150 over 3 hours)
3rd Place – $150 for finish time under 3 hours ($100 over 3 hours)
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $75

Breaking the course record in our 5K, 10K, 15K, half-marathon or marathon will earn you $100. Current course records are:

Male Records:
5K – 17:16 (Owen Bishop in 2015)
10K – 35:53 (Ian Henman in 2012)
15K – new route
Half-Marathon – 1:20:38 (Dave Holder in 2013)
Marathon – 2:49:33 (Billy MacDonald in 2014)

Female Records:
5K – 18:08 (Denise Robson in 2016)
10K – 36:07:00 (Denise Robson in 2012)
15K – new route
Half-Marathon – 1:28:38 (Chloe Austin in 2016)
Marathon – 3:11:36 (Jen Nicholson in 2015)

Before winners are confirmed and cash prizes are distributed, finish times will be validated in three ways. Atlantic Chip will confirm all race data is finalized. Check-point mat data along route will be reviewed for each winner. 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.

Zero-Runner Early-Bird Draw

zerorunnerRandom.org will determine the winner on December 15, 2016 from Maritime Race Weekend 2017 registration list. The winner will receive the Zero Runner (ZR7 model) featured in Maritime Race Weekend videos. Free delivery within 100km of Halifax, if winner lives beyond this radius they are responsible for delivery costs. To earn an extra ballot, test-run a Zero Runner at Spartan Fitness in Halifax or Dartmouth. Contest open to Canadian residents registered for Maritime Race Weekend by midnight on December 14, 2016. Prizes have no cash value, does not include warranty and are not transferable or substitutions.


Toronto Waterfront 10K Early-Bird Draw

toronto-waterfront-10-logoRandom.org will determine the winner on January 1, 2017 from Maritime Race Weekend 2017 registration list. Winner will receive 2 race registrations to Toronto Waterfront 10K for June 17, 2017 (no substitutions), 1 nights stay in sponsor hotel and airfare. Contest open to Canadian residents registered for Maritime Race Weekend by midnight on December 31, 2016. Both airline tickets must depart from the same city in Canada and flight costs will not exceed $500/person. Prizes have no cash value and are not transferable.


Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Registration Draw

Random.org will determine the winner on August 1, 2017 from Maritime Race Weekend 2017 registration list. Winner will receive 2 race registrations (you choose 5K, half-marathon or marathon) in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon for October 22, 2017 (no substitutions), 1 nights stay in sponsor hotel and airfare. Contest open to Canadian residents registered for Maritime Race Weekend by midnight on July 31, 2017. Both airline tickets must depart from the same city in Canada and flight costs will not exceed $500/person. Prizes have no cash value and are not transferable.


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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