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Red Nose Run

2019 RED NOSE RUN Registration is now open!
Help lead the way for Santa Claus at Halifax's 5th Annual RED NOSE RUN in support of the QEII Health Sciences Center Foundation (, the only nighttime fun-run through downtown Halifax, guided by hundreds of blinking red noses! The Red Nose Run is a 2.5km fun run open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.
$5 from each entry will support the QEII Foundation and help transform care at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
Starting just prior to The Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights, the Red Nose Run takes place in downtown Halifax on Saturday, November 16th at 6:00PM. Dress in your finest or funniest holiday costume and don your blinking red nose. Run or walk in front of an audience of more than 100,000 spectators lining the route as they cheer you on, while eagerly awaiting the parade and Santa’s arrival! It’s an amazing experience. 

The Red Nose Run begins near 2180 Upper Water Street & Valour Way, travels over the Cogswell interchange to Barrington Street, turning right onto Spring Garden Road, left onto South Park Street, and finally right onto University Avenue where the finish line awaits, near Robie. Post RECEPTION, TUPPER BUILDING ANNEX
As part of the Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights, the Red Nose Run will be filmed on Eastlink TV from Parade Square on Barrington Street.
Entry fees: $35.00 per adult person.
($5 from each entry will be donated to the QEII Foundation in support of the QEII Health Sciences Centre). 

Kids under 12 are $10.00. 
Please note: Registered children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Each participant will receive:
• Official Race Bib & Blinking Red Nose
• Official Red Nose Run Merchandise Item
• Commemorative Holiday Ornament (Medal)
Race Kit Pickup Times at Scotia Square (near food court area):
• Times TBD
For more information regarding the Red Nose Run in support of the QEII Foundation, email
Please note: Registration works best on Firefox and Safari browsers, or on mobile devices. For help with registration email

Earlier Event: October 27
MEC Race 4
Later Event: December 7
Santa Shuffle