All races will start and finish in front of Scotia Bank on Main Street.
Parking is available at the Delta Beausejour and throughout the downtown. See the parking map for details.
We have implemented route improvements based on participant feedback while also focusing on runner and volunteer safety.
Full and Half Marathon
Starting from 780 Main St., proceed East through the downtown core, to Mechanic St. Turn right on Mechanic and continue, crossing Assomption Blvd., through the Rogers parking lot to the trail. Turn right on the trail and follow the trail towards the Gunningsville Bridge. Following the cement sidewalk up to and across the bridge. At the end of the bridge, runners will turn left heading east along the trail with the Moncton skyline and river on the left. On the trail, just past the ball field, runners will then turn back and head west towards the causeway in Riverview. Near the causeway veer to the right, staying on the trail, then circle back, heading east towards the Gunningsville Bridge on the trail. Once back on the bridge, runners will proceed to Moncton and exit the bridge onto the trail heading east towards Dieppe. On the marsh in Dieppe there will be a turning point for the half marathoners near the 18km mark. Half marathoners then back to the finish line via the trail and Mechanic and Main streets.
Marathoners will continue on the trail until the end where it reaches rue Gilliespie in Dieppe. From Gillespie, turn left onto Pointe Aux Renards and proceed right on Amirault then a short downhill to a left turn onto Fox Creek Road . Runners will then have a short climb on Fox Creek Road which levels off proceeding to Melanson Rd. Turn left onto Melanson and then a right onto Bourque Rd. Follow Bourque Rd to Chartersville Road where runners will turn left. Follow Chartersville to rue Centrale .Turning left on Centrale, the runners will then proceed to Francelle Crescent, then right on Centrale. Proceed to rue Vanier est., to rue Gregoire and rue Broussard back to Centrale. Then follow Centrale to Melanson, turning left. Runners will then turn right onto Fox Creek Rd. Follow Fox Creek Road, crossing and turning right onto rue Amirault. From Amirault, turn left on to Pointe aux Renards. At the end of Pointe aux Renards runners will enter the trail to the right and run up to Gillispie and follow the trail back to Moncton. Exit the trail at Mechanic Street through the Rogers parking lot and finish on Main Street near Scotia Bank.
5 AND 10 KM
Starting on Main St across from Assomption Square the participants will head east on Main St all the way to Dieppe. The lane will narrow after Mechanic St. At the Paul St intersection participants will then turn right onto Virginia where they will turn at 171 Virgina, then turn left, then back to the trailhead. Once on the trail the participants will turn right and they are on the home stretch as they head towards Mechanic St then left on Main to the finish line
Starting on Main St across from Assomption Square the participants will head east on Main St all the way to Dieppe. At Paul St intersection the route will turn on to Virginia all the way up to Acadia Ave. There the route moves right (with traffic) all the way to Louis St. Turning right on to Louis St there will be a short out and back which will bring the participants back onto Amirault heading south then right on Amand court which takes participants down to the trail. There the route follows the trail back to Moncton then turning right onto Mechanic then left on Main to the finish.