Not Since Moses Run

Experience the thrill of running on the ocean floor at the Not Since Moses Run, one of Canada’s most unique and inspiring events. Join us for an unforgettable adventure where the world’s highest tides reveal a breathtaking racecourse.

About the Event

Discover the magic of the Not Since Moses Run, where each summer, on a rare and special day, the world’s highest tides recede to reveal the ocean floor. This extraordinary event offers participants the chance to run across this unique landscape, creating memories that last a lifetime. Choose from two main races:

5K

Suitable for runners and walkers of all abilities, providing a scenic and accessible challenge.

10K

Designed for more experienced runners looking for a thrilling and invigorating experience.

Registration

Secure your spot in the Not Since Moses Run by pre-registering for the 5K or 10K races. Pre-registration is required to ensure your participation and can be completed easily online. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to run across the ocean floor!

For younger participants, we offer Youth Runs with 100m and 500m distances. On-site registration is available at the Five Islands Light House Park. Each youth participant receives a T-shirt and a medal, making their experience memorable and rewarding.

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting, join us for an unforgettable event.

Getting There

The Not Since Moses Run takes place in the picturesque Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada. To make your journey as smooth as possible, we’ve provided detailed directions from the nearest airports and major cities.

From Halifax:

  • Take Highway 102 north to Truro.
  • Just past Truro, take the left lane ramp towards Amherst on Highway 104 West.
  • At Exit 12, follow the signs for Highways 2 & 4.
  • Continue on Highway 2 towards Parrsboro, passing through scenic villages like Great Village, Bass River, and Economy.
  • After approximately 40 km, turn left at Broderick’s Lane towards Five Islands Lighthouse Park, where you’ll find parking for registration and all race events.

From Moncton:

  • Take TransCanada Highway east to Nova Scotia, where it becomes Highway 104.
  • Take Exit 4 near Amherst and turn right onto Highway 2.
  • After approximately 5 km, turn right onto Route 302 and travel through Nappan, Maccan, and Southampton.
  • At Southampton, Route 302 becomes Highway 2 towards Parrsboro.
  • In Parrsboro, take a sharp left at the Irving Station, continuing on Route 2 towards Five Islands.
  • Turn right at Broderick’s Lane towards Five Islands Lighthouse Park, where you’ll find parking for registration and all race events.

Enjoy the scenic drive and prepare for a day filled with adventure and stunning coastal views.

Join Us

Ready for an unforgettable adventure? Join us at the Not Since Moses Run and experience the thrill of running on the ocean floor. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a casual walker, there’s a place for you in this extraordinary event.

Explore our website, follow us on social media for the latest updates, and register to secure your spot. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to create lasting memories in one of Canada’s most breathtaking settings.

Prepare for one of the most exhilarating and memorable days of your life. We can’t wait to see you at the starting line!

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