Two runners from Kenya broke Blue Nose Marathon course records Sunday morning.
Sarah Jebet won the women's marathon with a time of two hours 36 minutes. She is the first woman to run the Blue Nose Marathon in under three hours.
Phillip Biwott won the men's marathon with a time of two hours 27 minutes. His time was two minutes faster than the previous Blue Nose record.
Three Kenyan runners in Halifax on a cultural exchange competed in the Blue Nose.
Organizers have said they expected 16,000 walkers and runners during the two-day event, which started on Saturday with a 5K and a youth run.