Johnny Miles Race Weekend - 40th anniversary

Johnny Miles Race Weekend

Johnny Miles Race Weekend 2014

Johnny Miles Race Weekend – 40th anniversary

Johnny Miles Race Weekend - 40th anniversaryThe Johnny Miles race weekend has always been a popular event every year here in Pictou County and this years event is expected to be the largest one yet, as they celebrate the 4oth year of the original Johnny Miles marathon.

Dr. Johnny Miles Williston founded the original race in 1975 by local physician Dr. Johnny Miles Williston.

Williston named the race after legendary Nova Scotia marathoner Johnny Miles, whom he was named after. The 35th annual marathon and running event, held in 2010 contained over 2000 participating runners and continues to grow in popularity.

This years Johnny Miles race weekend is scheduled for June 20th & 21st and includes the following events:

  • Free Kids RunJohnny Miles Race Weekend 2014
  • Free 5 km Non-Timed Student Challenge
  • Johnny Walk
  • 5 km run
  • 10 km run
  • Half Marathon
  • Full Marathon
  • Carb Loading Social
  • Get Active Expo
  • Post Race Lunch

Participants get a special 40th anniversary medal, an official race shirt, a running hat, and a reusable bag all with a low registration fee starting at $45. You can download race maps here and for more information on any of the Johnny Miles events or to register visit see

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