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Demi-marathon de l’Acadie returns March 4

Weather forecast so far so good

By Andrew Wagstaff
Maritime Runner
Feb. 27, 2018

TRACADIE-SHEILA, N.B. – A new month means it’s time for another half marathon here.
The 365e Demi-marathon de l’Acadie will take place from St-Isidore to Tracadie on Sunday, March 4, and race director Donald Wade is hoping for cooperative weather.
“We have snow on the ground, and you can never know when to expect more snow,” he said. “We get storms in March and even April sometimes. But I think we’re safe to go on the weekend; I looked at the long-term forecast and it’s not bad at all.”

The 365e Demi-marathon de l’Acadie will take place in Tracadie-Sheila, N.B. on Sunday, March 4. Shown here are participants during last year’s March event.

Photo courtesy of Demi-marathon de l’Acadie

The February run was plagued by snow, ice and wind, resulting in a low turnout of only 15 runners.
Last year’s March run drew a slightly better 17 on a sunny but cold day that saw temperatures dip to -27C with wind chill. Sylvain Arseneau won that race with a time of 1:26:18.
“Everyone is hoping for good weather, and I’m sure it will come around,” said Wade. “You really don’t know what to expect in March.”
For more on the 365e Demi-marathon de l’Acadie, visit here .