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MEC Halifax Citadel Highlander Race
Sunday April 17, 2016
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

MEC and Parks Canada bring you the chance to run through the Halifax Citadel! Experience history in a whole new way! The Kids Fun Run begins in Parade Square, inside the walls of the Halifax Citadel. Participants will learn about the life of a Citadel soldier, an take part in warm ups led by members of the 78th Highlanders. Rifle fire will signal the official start of the Fun Run!

The Kids Fun Run begins at 8:45 a.m., and the Adult 5K/10K runs begin at 9:30 a.m.

Check out the MEC Events page for more event and registration details:

Commemorating the World Wars

image: WWI-era trench

Through special exhibits and events, Parks Canada invites Canadians to learn more about the World Wars and the crucial role civilians and those in the armed forces played in protecting and building their communities and thus Canada as a whole. » Commemorating the World Wars

Hometown Heroes

Canada’s participation in the First World War (1914-1918) and the Second World War (1939-1945) touched every community in this country. » Discover the compelling stories of several Nova Scotian Hometown Heroes