17 Garden Hill Avenue, Moncton, NB, E1C 3E2

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Race Weekend

 

Accommodations

The Delta Beausejour, the site of our Event Expo on Saturday, October 20, is offering preferential room rates that are available on a first come first served basis to event participants.  Bookings can be made by phone at 1-888-351-7666 or online. 

Parking

If you’re looking for the best parking option on race weekend, we encourage you to visit the mybestoption.ca website! You can put in your location and preferences, and it will suggest the best place to park your car.

Kit pickup and Expo

Runner kit pickup and Expo will all take place at the Delta Beausejour on Saturday, October 20 from 11 AM to 5 PM; kit pickup will be available at the Downtown Events Centre for a short time (6:30 AM– 7:30 AM) on the morning of Sunday, October 21. 

Start/Finish Line and Celebration Plaza

 

This year, the Start/Finish Line and Celebration Plaza will be located at Canada Street, across from Moncton’s new Downtown Events Centre.

Traffic Disruptions

The following street closures have been granted for Sunday October 21, 2018 between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m.

 

Delays to motorists are expected to be minimal, with participants in the downtown core primarily between 8am and 10am. Please plan travel with these closures in mind and do come out and cheer your family, friends and community as they run through our neighbourhoods!

 

The following street closures have been approved by Moncton City Council:

 

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Time: 5 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Full street closure of Canada St. from Main St. to Vaughan Harvey Blvd.

    • *Please note that the portion of Canada St. between Vaughan Harvey Blvd. and the back of the Moncton Events Centre will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. to accommodate the start of the race only.

  • Full closure of all east-bound lanes on Main St. from Vaughan Harvey Blvd. to Assomption Blvd.

  • Full closure of Downing St. from Assomption Blvd. to Main St.

 

Time: 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. (re-opening the street following the last runner) 

  • Full closure of all west-bound lanes on Assomption Blvd. from Main St. to Vaughan Harvey Blvd. ()

  • Closure of one north-bound lane of Vaughan Harvey Blvd. from Assomption Blvd. to Mountain Rd.

  • Closure of southernmost east-bound lane of Mountain Rd. from Vaughan Harvey Blvd. to Cameron St.

  • Full closure of Cameron St. from Mountain Rd. to St. George St. ()

  • Full closure of St. George St. from Weldon St. to Vaughan Harvey Blvd.

 

New for 2018:

  • Vehicle access for the area north of St. George St. and south of Mountain Rd. will be via the intersections of John St. and Vaughan Harvey and John St. and Cameron St.

  • Access to Gordon St. from Vaughan Harvey Blvd will be closed until the last runner goes through (estimated around 10 a.m.).

 

The IGT Legs for Literacy organizing committee would like to assure residents that every effort will be made to ensure that the impact of this event is minimal and that a positive experience is had by all. We are proud to be the largest running/walking event in New Brunswick and believe these new changes will help us continue to be a leader for sport tourism in the province.

 

IGT Legs for Literacy is a not-for-profit organization governed by a passionate volunteer board of directors and 400+ dedicated community volunteers. We would like to thank you in advance for your continued support!

Pasta Dinner

We will be partnering with local restaurants to offer Legs for Literacy specials on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 (with the presentation of a race bib). 

 

188 Mountain Road, Moncton

506-858-1690

Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21 - $11.99 pasta buffet from 11AM to 7PM

Take out options are also available

Delta Beausejour

506-877-7135

All weekend - Pasta and Caesar salad - $14.95 plus HST

Sunday, October 21 - Grab and Go Café and ful host breakfast buffet at TRIIO opens at 6 AM

9 Champlain Street, Dieppe

506-384-6464

30 Mapleton Road, Moncton

506-855-6464

Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21 -free appetizer (choice of three) with purchase of pasta.

751 Main Street 

Moncton

506-384-7474

Saturday, October 20 - Spaghettini Bolognese with toasted garlic bread - $13 plus HST all day

Sunday, October 21 - Opening at 10AM - Breakfast special untill 3PM - Bacon, 2 eggs, toast and spuds - $8 plus HST