Nova Scotia

Street closures planned for Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax

Police are notifying residents of road closures for the Blue Nose Marathon in both Halifax and Dartmouth this weekend.

Races start today with 5K, youth events

Runners are shown at the start of the 2021 Blue Nose Marathon. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

Several streets will be closed in Halifax and Dartmouth this weekend for the Blue Nose Marathon.

Closures are in Halifax on Saturday and Halifax and Dartmouth on Sunday. Some streets will close at 5 a.m. and not reopen until 4 p.m.

The five-kilometre race and youth races are Saturday between 8 a.m. and noon in downtown Halifax.

On Sunday, the 10K, half-marathon and marathon will take place between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. throughout Halifax and Dartmouth.

Halifax police will provide traffic control along the race routes.

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