Rèis Mhàbu - Run Mabou

Race Location
Mabou, Cape Breton
Race Date
Event Date: 
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Start Time: 
Day-of Registration/Kit Pick-Up: 7:45, Races at 9:00
Race Information
Event Description: 

Get fired up for your long weekend of music and turkey by kicking off your Saturday with a run or walk! Live music will be the soundtrack that carries you over the start and finish line and this family-friendly event will showcase the fall colours on full display along the beautiful Mabou Rivers Trail (a charming section of the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail), a scenic and flat route that will play host to all of this year's events. Choose from our four events: - 10km Run (Timed) - 5km Run (Timed) - Kids Fun Run (Approx. 2.5km) and Kids Corner (See details below) - 5km Walk Fun Run and Kids Corner This FREE event (unless a shirt is pre-ordered) approx. 2.5km event will also include a youth-led warm up and cool down and other youth-led activities such as games and crafts. Other Unique Event Features - In the spirit of the cultural events that are such a big part of this weekend in the area, kilts are encouraged and we hope to have perks for those who chose to participate wearing one (stay tuned for information closer to date). - Beaton's Delight will be on site and will be providing LIVE MUSIC in addition to their tasty (and caffeine filled) treats! - We have joined forces with five other local races to form the newly created/revived Inverness Country Race Circuit! We will be the last event to this year’s line-up so be sure to check out the line up ASAP and register at https://app.bookking.ca/invernesscountyrecreationpub/courses/index.asp?f... mMxfE04UzAYaEGA5yRcVH3Pz9zL4KLI3Ogp-WKlG3m1Finutws to register to be a part of the circuit and earn points throughout the season (on the left of the page, navigate to Inverness County Wide -> Outdoor Recreation -> Inverness County Race Circuit - sadly we can't copy a direct link) - Choose between a long sleeve or short sleeve technical running shirt when you pre-register - For this first time, we will be a chip-timed event (for the 5km and 10km runs) - Did we mention LIVE music? *** Whether you are looking for a way to kickstart your Thanksgiving weekend, are visiting the area for the Celtic Colours International Festival or Blueberry Jam Harvest Series, are looking to catch the stunning autumn leaves, want to set a personal best time (you won't find a flatter course around) or you just want to extend (or start!) your running season, this event is for you! Find us on Facebook and Race Roster

Free Kids Fun Run (approx. 2.5k + Kids Corner), 5km Run/Walk and 10km Run
Registration Fee: 
Fees Vary between $0 (Fun Run) and $30 (varies based on event, choice of shirt and time of registration)
Run NS Road Race Series: 
Run NS Performance Series: 
Race Website
Shoneth Leadbetter

About Us

Since 1983, Run Nova Scotia has fostered and promoted road running all across Nova Scotia. From one running boom to the next, our mission has not wavered: to promote health, fitness, and camaraderie to people of all ages and abilities through the sport of road running. For close to 30 years, we’ve supported the unique needs and goals of anyone from Yarmouth to Sydney who has decided to lace up a pair of running shoes and join the thousands of other Nova Scotians running the roads.