Johnny Miles Race Weekend

Johnny Miles Race Weekend - 40th anniversary

The 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 Run Free 5 km Non-Timed Student Challenge Johnny Walk 5 km run 10 km run Half Marathon…
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Miss Miles – Mother’s Day Run

Miss Miles - Mother's Day Run The "Miss Miles - Mother's Day Run" is an all female race event organized by the Jonny Miles team. It is meant to be a fun time to celebrate the "Strength and Beauty of Women in Running", includes chocolate, flowers, jewelry , hugs and is open to women of all ages. The event will be held on May 10th starting at 9:00 am. For more details see the Jonny Miles race weekend site. Miss Miles - Mother's Day Run Race Map
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