Sole Sisters quarter, half-marathon features new course for 2017

Sole Sisters participants got a waterfront view in Dartmouth, N.S. as part of a new course for the women’s-only event

3,000 runners again make Sole Sisters event Canada’s largest women’s-only 5K

Burnside, N.S. roads were filled with a sea of purple on Saturday evening

Inaugural Sole Sisters quarter and half-marathon a big success in the Maritimes

The Sole Sisters hosted the series’ inaugural women’s quarter and half-marathon events as well as a 5K on Sunday in Dartmouth, N.S.

Sole Sisters continues trailblazing in women’s racing

The Sole Sisters 5K, an untimed, women-only race with the claim to fame of being the largest women-only 5K in Canada, is unwilling to rest on its laurels, with more events and unique race […]

Sole Sisters 5K selling out

The Sole Sisters 5K, Canada’s largest women’s 5K, is 70 per cent sold out, even with increased numbers from previous years. The popular Halifax race has nearly tripled in size since it’s inaugural 2012 […]

Sole Sisters Race introduces shoe bling

The Sole Sisters Race is a women’s only, untimed 5K that takes place in Dartmouth, N.S. on the first Saturday in June each year. When we caught up with race director, Stacy Chestnutt, after […]

Halifax’s Sole Sisters 5K sells out

The popular women’s race fills up its 2,500 spots five months in advance of race day.

Joggler and 11-year-old win Lifemark 5K races at Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon

Hearts were warmed in Halifax yesterday as Abby Lewis and Michael Bergeron win the 5K

The enduring popularity of women-only races

Women-only races have a strong and enduring appeal, for many reasons

A Canadian race a week for all of 2018

Looking to race in 2018? See our picks for an event for each of the 52 weeks including trail, road and ultra races

More than 8,400 runners finish 46th edition of world’s first women’s-only road race

The original women’s-only road race first began in 1972 and over the years has grown to 8,400 finishers from 78 original entrants

Celebrating women who run: The womens-only races/events bucket list

Women’s-only races have become increasingly popular and plentiful across Canada. They exist to promote a common and important goal: to showcase and celebrate the achievements of female runners and walkers. RELATED: Search, view, rate […]