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We are thrilled to offer a Marathon distance at Legs for Literacy again. We are equaly pleased to announce our Marathon will be a Boston Qualifier.


Race Details

Date: Sunday, October 6, 2024

Official Start Time: 8:00 am

Distance: 42.2 KM

Elevation: 329m

Course Information

Please note the course information is subject to change as we plan for the 2024 race.


Marathon Street by Street


  1. Race Start / Finish - Main Street adjacent Hyatt Hotel & Crowne Plaza at the 4 way Junction of Main / Canada & Highfield Streets.

  2. Run along Main Street until it merges into Champlain Street. 

  3. Continue along Champlain Street and take a right onto Virginia Avenue

  4. Stay on Virginia Avenue and turn right onto Acadie Avenue - route 106.

  5. Stay on Acadie Avenue as it merges onto Amirault Street (route 109).

  6. Stay on Amirault and take a right turn into the maintenance yard at Dover Park Soccer Field.

  7. Turn left and follow path all the way around the perimeter of the soccer fields.

  8. Take the first paved exit (right)from the path onto the parking lot and tun right again to run through the parking lot toward the park exit.

  9. Stay on the right side on the pedestrian walkway through the park entrance - gates.

  10. Emerge from the soccer fields and turn right down the 925 - Dover Road.

  11. Exit Dover Road on the right where if joins KM 0 of the Riverfront Trail just after Andre Street

  12. Stay on the Riverfront Trail all the way back to the City of Moncton.

  13. Just before the Gunningsville Bridge continue left and underneath the bridge onto the trail and run over the Boardwalk.

  14. Stay on the lower trail until it emerges onto the wider trail running towards the the Traffic Circle & Findlay Boulevard.

  15. Stay left and skirt the edge of the traffic circle until it joins the bike lane on the Causeway - route 114.

  16. Cross the river on the Causeway using the protected bike/pedestrian lane.

  17. At the end of the Causeway follow the trail all the way past the Superstore running parallel to Coverdale Road.

  18. As the trail approaches Gunningsville Bridge stay on the main trail underneath the bridge towards Riverview.

  19. Stay on the trail system running on it all the way to Hawke Street.

  20. Runners turn right onto Hawke Street and run up it until it merges with Hillsborough Road.

  21. Runners will cross Hillsborough Road* and run along it until they reach the entrance into Mill Creek Nature Reserve.

  22. Runners will exit Mill Creek and cross over the traffic circle to turn left onto the protected Pedestrian/ Bike lane onto Bridgedale Blvd using the wide pedestrian walkway.

  23. Runners will turn right down Gunningsville Blvd on the sidewalk.

  24. Runners will cross over the 4 way junction of Gunningsville Blvd, Coverdale Road and Hillsborough Road and run back towards Moncton on Vaughan Harvey which will have the inside lane closed.

  25. Runners will continue on Vaughan Harvey Blvd until they reach Canada Street.

  26. Runners will turn right onto Canada Street.

  27. Runners will continue on Canada Street until the Finish Line at the Hyatt Hotel on Canada Street Main Street intersection.

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