Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon will have a new title sponsor in 2023.
The organization announced on Wednesday that Emera Inc. has sponsored the event for its 20th year.
"Blue Nose Marathon has an incredible legacy of community building, and we are thrilled to partner with 'the people's marathon' to celebrate healthy living in our communities," said Karen Hutt, Emera Inc's EVP of Business Development & Strategy.
Blue Nose Marathon Executive Director Sherri Robbins said "Blue Nose Marathon is thrilled to be partnering with Emera." Robbins added, "With their investment, we will connect with the key partners and equity-seeking groups, continuing important conversations to help identify and remove existing barriers that prevent their involvement in the annual celebration."
Organizers also announced on Wednesday that this new partnership will also bring 200 additional complimentary race entries for one of the six events that make up Atlantic Canada's largest annual running and walking event.
This year's Blue Nose Marathon is scheduled for May 19-21, and those interested in taking part in this year's event can find more information at bluenosemarathon.com