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Johnny Miles Marathon

Quick facts

Location New Glasgow, Canada

Distance Marathon

Date 16 June, 2019

About Johnny Miles Marathon

The Johnny Miles Running Event is an annual set of road races held in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada. The Johnny Miles Marathon was founded in 1975 by local physician Dr. Johnny Miles Williston. Williston named the race after Johnny Miles, the legendary Nova Scotia marathoner for whom he was named.Williston served as co-director of the race until 2000. He died in December 2005. The "Johnny Walk," which is part of the event activities, is named for both Johnny Miles and Johnny Miles Williston. On June 20, 2010, the 35th Annual Johnny Miles Marathon and Running Event was held in New Glasgow with a record participation of over 2000 runners. In 2012 the event was named as Run Nova Scotia's event of the year. The popular event sold out in both 2012 and 2013

Start:

Provost street

Provost Street, New Glasgow, NS, Canada

Finish:

povost street

Provost Street, New Glasgow, NS, Canada

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The route takes in the scenic trail system that made up of the Samson and Albion Trails.There is stunning scenery all along the route including farms, mountains and glaciers.

Overview

The marathon is 4 loops of the 10K course. Each loop is mostly flat with a few undulating hills and the one short, steep hill. The route takes in the scenic trail system that made up of the Samson and Albion Trails. The race starts and finishes at povost street New Glasgow, NS Canada.


Johnny Miles Marathon Trivia

  • The Johnny Miles Marathon was founded in 1975 by local physician Dr. Johnny Miles Williston. Williston named the race after Johnny Miles, the legendary Nova Scotia marathoner for whom he was named.Williston served as co-director of the race until 2000. He died in December 2005. The "Johnny Walk," which is part of the event activities, is named for both Johnny Miles and Johnny Miles Williston. On June 20, 2010, the 35th Annual Johnny Miles Marathon and Running Event was held in New Glasgow with a record participation of over 2000 runners.

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