Can't-Miss Fall & Winter Half Marathons

Rock 'n' Roll Denver

October 20, 2019 in Denver, Colorado

It's time to take your running to the next level—literally. Race at elevations over 5,000 feet in the Rock 'n' Roll Denver Half. The race starts and ends around the Denver Civic Center Park and takes you through downtown and Denver City Park by the zoo. 

Rock, roll and run through live music to the ultimate finale—the post-race party with headliner Analog Son. Just when you thought you couldn't move your feet anymore, the funky tunes of Analog Son will prove you wrong.

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Healdsburg Half Marathon

October 26, 2019 in Healdsburg, California

Be sure to explore charming Healdsburg after the race because its food and wine offerings might be too tempting to abstain from leading to race day (that is, if you cut such things from your pre-race meal plans). Otherwise, enjoy! The looped course winds its way around 100-year-old mansions, acres of vineyards and just a fraction of the town's 100 world-class wineries.

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Miami Beach Halloween Half

October 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida

There's no better way to speed through a half marathon than in costume! Join hundreds of other costumed hooligans in Miami for a day race through South Beach, and then experience the epic Miami nightlife. It's easy to make a fun weekend vacation out of this race trip. Your race entry includes a Halloween themed shirt, a post-race party at Nikki Beach Club and a shiny Halloween-themed Finisher medal. 

Bring the whole family along so they can participate in the Freaky 4-Miler, too.

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Divas Half Marathon Peachtree City

November 2, 2019 in Peachtree City, Georgia

Half marathons don't always have to be so serious. Pick out your favorite pink tutu and get ready for the Divas Half Marathon. Located in Georgia, where golf carts are the preferred mode of transportation for many residents, participates can get out their pink boas and tiaras for this running event, and not to mention the bling-ed-out medal for all participants. Plus, a diva event would not be so without a glass of champagne after you finish your race. If you're ready for a fun, colorful and sassy event, this is the perfect race for you.

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Golden Gate Half Marathon

November 3, 2019 in San Francisco, California

This race is more than just 13.1 miles through San Francisco. Runners will get to experience running across the Golden Gate Bridge with stunning views of the harbor and the infamous Alcatraz prison. Plus, you'll pass through the Marina and Presidio, along the Golden Gate Promenade to Fort Point. The bottom line? It's an experience you won't forget

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Monterey Bay Half Marathon

November 10, 2019 in Monterey, California

You definitely don't want to miss one of California's most beautiful race courses at the 2017 Monterey Bay Half Marathon. The race begins in historic downtown Monterey, proceeds along Steinbeck's Cannery Row, and runs next to the amazing shoreline in Pacific Grove. Along with cash prizes for the top finishers, there's also a fun finish festival featuring a beer garden, hot soup, live entertainment and more. The day before the big race there is also a 5K and 3K fun run that the whole family can participate in.

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Brooklyn Fall Half Marathon

November 10, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York

Pound the pavement as you run through Brooklyn's Prospect Park for 13.1 miles you don't want to miss. Participants who take on the four-loop course will receive a tech tee, personalized bib and die cast medal. Plus, finishers can enjoy famous New York bagels and spreads, along with jelly and peanut butter, after the race.

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Holiday Half Marathon

December 14, 2019 in Pomona, California

Snow at the start line? In California? Yes, really. And to commemorate the experience, finishers will receive a snowflake medal to go along with this unique Southern California experience. Plus, as runners pound the pavement along the course, they'll pass by giant inflatable holiday characters, holiday carolers and the scenic views of sunny SoCal. Don your favorite ugly Christmas sweater or just you finest red and green running gear, and get ready to toe the line for a race you won't soon forget.

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Key West Half Marathon

January 19, 2020 in Key West, Florida

This sandy beach race is one that all runners will enjoy competing. To start the new year off right, whether you are a veteran runner or beginner, the annual Key West Half Marathon Run & Walk will have both a half marathon and 5K for participants to take part in. As a prime-time destination, the race will celebrate its 21st year with participates from all over the U.S., as well as 11 different countries. If you're looking to get back into the running groove or race in a new topical paradise, the Key West Half is one to scratch off your bucket list.

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The DONNA Half Marathon

Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Neptune Beach, Florida

Ready to run for something more than a medal? The DONNA Marathon Weekend—which includes a 5K, 10K, relay, marathon, ultramarathon and event challenges on top of the half marathon—is filled with over 10,000 runners from across the globe and, as the National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer, the event is very, very pink.

The course if fast and flat and the beautiful beach communities that line the course have become very adept at throwing a 26-mile long party on the sand.

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