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Medals & Prizes


2018 medals are currently being designed, in the meantime check out last years medals below.

Did you know that Maritime Race Weekend race medals have been chosen by runners and industry leaders as “Best medals in Canada” every year!

Here are the 2017 medals:

Sunset 5K (Imagine the view from the ships in the harbour, when 2,500 lighthouse medals are flashing in Fisherman’s Cove at sunset.)

Sunrise 5K, Coastal 10K, Scenic Half and Marathon (10 lucky pirates will discover a big ruby inside + win Brooks running shoes)

Tidal Trail 15K (No words exist in the English language to describe this awesome medal. I want one. And it’s my own race.)

Tartan Twosome (Does the Tartan Twosome ship wheel spin? Yes, it does.)

Tartan Trio (Tartan Trio runners earn this badge of endurance.)

In addition to looking stylish in your Maritime Race Weekend designer shirt, every finisher gets Maritime Race Weekend bling! The race medals are professionally designed and gorgeous! Only the best for the participants at Maritime Race Weekend! We encourage all Maritime Race Weekend to wear their finishers medal with pride – you earned it!

Check out the shirts & SWAG from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012!

Cash Prizes

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.


We don’t wait to give all the prizes away on race-day – we give them out all year long. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more!

Don’t rush home after the Maritime Race Weekend! Instead, plan to stay for the post-race party, maybe you’ll win an amazing prize, get photos with pirates, enjoy East Coast comfort food and beer! Maritime Race Weekend is a celebration of everything East Coast, hang-out with friends, laugh, eat and enjoy yourself!

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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