Bay of Fundy International Marathon

6th Annual Bay of Fundy International Marathon - Sunday, 24 June 2018

Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada ~ Lubec, Maine, USA

Charity of Choice for 2018: Campobello Island Community Food Bank - additional information about the beneficiary is found on the event site. 

Event details and registration information may be found atBay of Fundy Registation and Information 

Be sure to review closely the start times for each event.  

Registration ends on May 31st for the cross border races to allow for border clearances. 

Two Country Running - Marathon  – Half-Marathon – Ultramarathon –  10K –  Fun Run 

A set of unique races for the discerning runner: run across the Canada-USA border without stopping; no crowds or traffic lights; no more than 350 runners in each event; beautiful scenery and the world’s biggest tides; bald eagles, seals, sometimes whales seen from the course; medals and awards handcrafted by local artists; a challenging fully certified, chip timed, Boston qualifying, not-for-profit event organized jointly by the friendly welcoming communities of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada and Lubec, Maine, USA on the shores of the magnificent Bay of Fundy.

Events Overview: 

Marathon 

  • Athletics Canada/Run Canada Certification NB-2013-033-BC
  • USATF Certification: ME13003JK
  • Boston Qualifier

The course is a combination point-to-point (West Quoddy Head to Lubec) and out-and-back (from the FDR memorial bridge to Head Harbour lighthouse and back). On-course markers are in 1-mile and 5-km increments

Roosevelt Park Bay of Fundy Half-Marathon

  • Athletics Canada/Run Canada Certification: NB-2015-052-BDC
  • USATF Certification #ME15010JK

This unique Canada to USA course is new in 2016 and is the originally intended half marathon course for this event. It starts at  Cook’s Point on Campobello Island, Canada, and joins the marathon course after approximately 600 metres / 1/3 of a mile. Runners proceed north for approximately 5 kms / 3 miles to turn at the northern tip of Campobello Island and then run south down the entire length of the island and across the international Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge into the USA to finish on the Lubec waterfront. Please note that the course is hilly and challenging.

52K Ultramarathon

For those who find our marathon too easy, step it up to a complete Quoddy Head to Head 52K Ultramarathon with 785 metres of total elevation gain. Start on the Lubec waterfront, run out to West Quoddy Head, round the lighthouse and then back to Lubec, cross into Canada over the bridge to Campobello Island, all the way up the island to East Quoddy Head, turn and run back down the island, across the bridge back into the USA, turn right and finish where you started on the Lubec waterfront. Provisional start time 5:30am ET. Water and gatorade every 3-4 kms / 2 miles.Course closes at 1:00pm ET (2:00pm AT). You may remain on the course after this time at your own risk. There will be no official support, traffic control, facilities, or timing beyond this 7.5 hour cut-off. 

Course map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1136340589

Fun Run

All are welcome to participate in a 1-mile Fun Run around Lubec on race morning. The start is on Pleasant Street at the junction with Rt. 189/Washington Street and the finish line is through the main marathon finish line on Water Street. Start at approximately 8:45am Eastern Time just after the last marathoners pass through Lubec on their way to Canada. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 
Sunday, June 24, 2018 -
7:00am to 3:00pm
Sport: 
Running / Trails & Hiking
City: 
Lubec
Annual Event: 
Yes