Medals & Prizes


Did you know that Maritime Race Weekend race medals have been chosen by runners and industry leaders as “Best medals in Canada” every year!

No words exist in the English language to describe these awesome medals. I want them all. And it’s my own race.

Tartan Twosome (run both days, earn extra medal)

Sunset 5K

Sunrise 5K, Coastal 10K, Scenic Half and Marathon (10 lucky pirates will discover a big ruby inside + win Brooks running shoes)

In addition to looking stylish in your Maritime Race Weekend designer shirt, every finisher gets Maritime Race Weekend bling! The race medals are professionally designed and gorgeous! Only the best for the participants at Maritime Race Weekend! We encourage all Maritime Race Weekend to wear their finishers medal with pride – you earned it!

Check out the shirts & SWAG from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012!

Cash Prizes

Best pirate costume. We’ll have a photographer dedicated to roaming around getting photos of the great costumes, then have a photo contest online. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place all win cash!

1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $75

Are you fast? We have prizes for race winners too.

Cash prizes will be awarded to both top male and female in the Sunset 5K:

1st Place – $250
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $50

1st Place – $250
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100
4th Place – $75
5th Place – $50

Breaking the course record in our 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon will earn you $100. Current course records are:

Female Records:
5K – 18:08 (Denise Robson in 2016)
10K – 36:07:00 (Denise Robson in 2012)
Half-Marathon – 1:24:05 (Rayleen Hill in 2017)
Marathon – 3:02:00 (Emily Hamilton in 2017)

Male Records:
5K – 16:26 (Tim Huebsch in 2017)
10K – 33:03 (Tim Huebsch in 2017)
Half-Marathon – 1:18:22 (Graeme Allardice in 2017)
Marathon – 2:37:56 (James Murphy in 2017)

Before winners are confirmed and cash prizes are distributed, finish times will be validated in two ways. Atlantic Chip will confirm all race data is finalized. Each winner’s previous national race finish times will be reviewed. Race organizers have right to disqualify finish times after reviewing data.


We don’t wait to give all the prizes away on race-day – we give them out all year long. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more!

Don’t rush home after the Maritime Race Weekend! Instead, plan to stay for the post-race party, maybe you’ll win an amazing prize, get photos with pirates, enjoy East Coast comfort food and beer! Maritime Race Weekend is a celebration of everything East Coast, hang-out with friends, laugh, eat and enjoy yourself!