Dartmouth Natal Day Road Race

The Dartmouth Natal Day Road Race is one of the longest running road races in North America.[1] The event is part of the Natal Day festivities in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Dartmouth Natal Day Road Race
DateNatal Day (first Monday in August)
LocationDartmouth, Nova Scotia
Event typeRoad Race
Distance6 miles
Established1907
Official sitehttp://www.fastcompanyrunningclub.ca/

HistoryEdit

The first Natal Day Road Race took place in 1907. Dartmouthian Chris Wolfe ran the Boston Marathon that year, finishing 23rd. This spurred the Natal Day committee to add a road race to the festivities for that year.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "FAST COMPANY RUNNING CLUB | Natal Day History". fastcompanyrunningclub.ca. Retrieved 2014-07-25.