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Capital Subaru Huffin´ Puffin Marathon, Nautilus Half-Marathon and Marathon Relay

September 22, 2019 # 68
The event starts at 07:00.
The Huffin’ Puffin Marathon is oldest marathon in Canada having first been run in 1950, and the third-oldest in North America (after New York and Boston). This is one of the biggest races in Newfoundland & Labrador which also includes a relay and half-marathon option. The races utilize a 21.1K loop —which marathoners complete twice—that starts and finishes in Bowring Park and offers a scenic tour of downtown St. John’s and Quidi Vidi Lake.

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Marathon Relay

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 07:00
Cut off: 13:00 hours
Running
42.195 kilometers
4 Aid Stations
Road Multiple loops Hilly Seaside / Lakeside City Relay
 

The course is a 21.1k loop starting in Bowring Park on the road adjacent to the south side of the Bungalow lawn. Head down the road leaving the park through the east exit by the duck pond. Turn RIGHT onto Waterford Bridge Road and RIGHT again onto Bay Bulls Road by Corpus Christi with a quick LEFT onto Southside Road.

Head downtown along Southside Road to the Blackhead Road intersection. Turn LEFT to cross the Leslie Street bridge and then RIGHT onto Water Street. Turn RIGHT onto Harbour Drive and then RIGHT again back onto Water Street. Turn up Temperance Street to Duckworth Street with a quick RIGHT and LEFT onto Quidi Vidi Road.

Continue along Quidi Vidi Road to Forest Road turning RIGHT to proceed counter clockwise around Quidi Vidi Lake. AT CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD TURN RIGHT AND PROCEED 400 METERS TO THE TURNAROUND POINT JUST PAST REGIMENT ROAD, MAKING A U-TURN AND RETURNING DOWN CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD BACK TO FOREST ROAD. Turn RIGHT onto Quidi Vidi Village road and proceed around the lake and up The Boulevard. Turn LEFT onto Carnell Drive at the top of the lake, then RIGHT onto Lake Avenue. DO NOT run all the way up to King’s Bridge Road! Instead turn LEFT just past Dominion onto the short footpath taking you to Empire Avenue. Turn LEFT and continue along Empire Avenue through the Forest Road intersection back to Duckworth Street.

A quick LEFT and RIGHT will bring you back down Temperance Street to Water Street. Turn RIGHT and follow Water Street through downtown to Waterford Bridge Road where you veer LEFT and continue up Waterford Bridge Road to the west entrance to Bowring Park at Park Road. Turn LEFT onto Park Road, through the gates into the park and then LEFT at the end of Park Road by the fountain. Continue past the Splash Pad and pool and across the bridge, turning RIGHT and running past the Bungalow to finish where you started.

For the Marathon Team Relay the first team member starts with the full marathon runners and runs the first leg passing a relay armband (provided) to the second team member at the 11k point just past the timing mats on the Boulevard at Quidi Vidi Lake. The second team member passes the arm band to the third runner at 21.1k mark by just past the timing mats in Bowring Park, and the third runner passes the arm band to the final runner at the 32.1k point on the Boulevard at Quidi Vidi Lake just past the timing mats, with the final runner finishing the last 10.1k of the race.

Marathon

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 07:00
Cut off: 13:00 hours
Running
42.195 kilometers
4 Aid Stations
Road Multiple loops Hilly Seaside / Lakeside City Boston Marathon qualifier Solo
 

The course is a 21.1k loop starting in Bowring Park on the road adjacent to the south side of the Bungalow lawn. Head down the road leaving the park through the east exit by the duck pond. Turn RIGHT onto Waterford Bridge Road and RIGHT again onto Bay Bulls Road by Corpus Christi with a quick LEFT onto Southside Road.

Head downtown along Southside Road to the Blackhead Road intersection. Turn LEFT to cross the Leslie Street bridge and then RIGHT onto Water Street. Turn RIGHT onto Harbour Drive and then RIGHT again back onto Water Street. Turn up Temperance Street to Duckworth Street with a quick RIGHT and LEFT onto Quidi Vidi Road.

Continue along Quidi Vidi Road to Forest Road turning RIGHT to proceed counter clockwise around Quidi Vidi Lake. AT CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD TURN RIGHT AND PROCEED 400 METERS TO THE TURNAROUND POINT JUST PAST REGIMENT ROAD, MAKING A U-TURN AND RETURNING DOWN CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD BACK TO FOREST ROAD. Turn RIGHT onto Quidi Vidi Village road and proceed around the lake and up The Boulevard. Turn LEFT onto Carnell Drive at the top of the lake, then RIGHT onto Lake Avenue. DO NOT run all the way up to King’s Bridge Road! Instead turn LEFT just past Dominion onto the short footpath taking you to Empire Avenue. Turn LEFT and continue along Empire Avenue through the Forest Road intersection back to Duckworth Street.

A quick LEFT and RIGHT will bring you back down Temperance Street to Water Street. Turn RIGHT and follow Water Street through downtown to Waterford Bridge Road where you veer LEFT and continue up Waterford Bridge Road to the west entrance to Bowring Park at Park Road. Turn LEFT onto Park Road, through the gates into the park and then LEFT at the end of Park Road by the fountain. Continue past the Splash Pad and pool and across the bridge, turning RIGHT and running past the Bungalow to finish where you started.

Marathon participants continue past the finish line to complete a second identical loop of the course.

Half Marathon

September 22, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:00
Cut off: 13:00 hours
Running
21.1 kilometers
4 Aid Stations
Road Single loop Hilly Seaside / Lakeside City Solo
 

The course is a 21.1k loop starting in Bowring Park on the road adjacent to the south side of the Bungalow lawn. Head down the road leaving the park through the east exit by the duck pond. Turn RIGHT onto Waterford Bridge Road and RIGHT again onto Bay Bulls Road by Corpus Christi with a quick LEFT onto Southside Road.

Head downtown along Southside Road to the Blackhead Road intersection. Turn LEFT to cross the Leslie Street bridge and then RIGHT onto Water Street. Turn RIGHT onto Harbour Drive and then RIGHT again back onto Water Street. Turn up Temperance Street to Duckworth Street with a quick RIGHT and LEFT onto Quidi Vidi Road.

Continue along Quidi Vidi Road to Forest Road turning RIGHT to proceed counter clockwise around Quidi Vidi Lake. AT CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD TURN RIGHT AND PROCEED 400 METERS TO THE TURNAROUND POINT JUST PAST REGIMENT ROAD, MAKING A U-TURN AND RETURNING DOWN CUCKOLD’S COVE ROAD BACK TO FOREST ROAD. Turn RIGHT onto Quidi Vidi Village road and proceed around the lake and up The Boulevard. Turn LEFT onto Carnell Drive at the top of the lake, then RIGHT onto Lake Avenue. DO NOT run all the way up to King’s Bridge Road! Instead turn LEFT just past Dominion onto the short footpath taking you to Empire Avenue. Turn LEFT and continue along Empire Avenue through the Forest Road intersection back to Duckworth Street.

A quick LEFT and RIGHT will bring you back down Temperance Street to Water Street. Turn RIGHT and follow Water Street through downtown to Waterford Bridge Road where you veer LEFT and continue up Waterford Bridge Road to the west entrance to Bowring Park at Park Road. Turn LEFT onto Park Road, through the gates into the park and then LEFT at the end of Park Road by the fountain. Continue past the Splash Pad and pool and across the bridge, turning RIGHT and running past the Bungalow to finish where you started.