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Are you up for the Challenge?

Mark July 15th in your calendar! We want to see YOU at the Truro Nissan VP Challenge in our beautiful Victoria Park!

This will be the 8th year the Town of Truro has hosted the event and if last year was any indication as to how great this year will be, watch out!

The popular 5k route will be back this year and for the first time, the 7.5k route will be replaced by an ALL NEW 10k route! The kids race will also return this year…be prepared to hose off your kids at the finish line.

Signup now at:

You will not be disappointed!

New Title Sponsor

The Town of Truro is proud to announce that we have brought Truro Nissan on as our title sponsor. Truro Nissan has brought aboard Bike Monkey, Crossfit Hubtown, Well Within Chiropractic and the Rath Eastlink Community Center for this year’s event.Nissan

Kids Race

IMG_1318For the third year the VP Challenge is hosting a free Kids Run!  The race is designed for children up to 11 years old and promises to be exciting. The kids will race over hay bails, through tires, through the mud pit and many more obstacles all between the band shell and the tennis courts.  The kids race will be held directly after the adult races are finished (approximately 10:30).

Register now at Atlantic Chip or in person at the Douglas St. Recreation Centre (40 Douglas St, Truro, NS)

6 unique obstacles

A scenic 5km run in Truro that integrates a series of challenging obstacles.


Scenic Victoria Park

Victoria Park is a gem in the heart of Truro – a natural woodland park of roughly 1000 acres in the centre of town.   Lepper Brook, with its two sets of waterfalls, flows through a steep tree-covered rocky gorge.  The park’s trails and waterfalls have been protected for all to enjoy since 1887.


Several trails follow along the brook allowing a close view of this unique setting.  Beyond this area is the natural parkland with its rustic walking paths along the top ridges of the gorge, all leading to the falls.  Victoria Park’s extensive trail system is built for visitors to use and enjoy and all trails are designated as multiple-use.