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Spokane Half Marathon
Sunday October 8, 2017

 

Spokane Half Marathon Course

The first miles take the runners out of downtown Spokane through the historic Browne’s Addition. After that they will run a few miles along the course of the famous Lilac Bloomsday run. Then they will head west on the Centennial Trail where they will meet some short, but steep hills. After that challenging section, for just over a mile, they will get to enjoy a gradual downhill run along the Centennial Trail with huge trees on both sides of the trail and gorgeous views of the river flowing far below. After crossing the T.J. Meenach Bridge, the runners are jolted back to reality with a trek up the infamous Doomsday Hill right at the nine-mile mark. The runners then turn into the West Central neighborhood where they run along Summit Boulevard and through the trendy Kendall Yards, again running high above the Spokane River. In the final mile, there is a small climb up Lincoln Street, and then it is a flat stretch for about a quarter of a mile when the runners turn right into Riverfront Park and follow the trail south finishing less than 100 meters into Riverfront Park.

As always over 13.1 miles, there may be construction or other issues that will force us to make changes to the course. If this happens we will announce it on this website.

 

"Map My Run" map information Half Marathon.

 

Video information for 2017 Half Marathon

We want to make your running experience to be successful, so we have a virtual run of the course. To take a virtual look of the marathon and see the elevation changes to help you plan your race day strategy, click here.

Half Marathon Schedule

  • Half Marathon - Race Start 9:00 am
  • Awards Half Marathon - Start 11:45

Half Marathon Registration Fees

  Postmarked by 7/7 or online by 7/7 Postmarked by 9/25 or online by 9/27 after 9/27
With Shirt $65.00 $75.00 not available
No shirt $50.00 $60.00 $65.00
  • There is no day of race registration.
  • You may not change races on race day.
  • No Refunds- No Deferrals

    To register Online click RaceMine logo below. Mail-in registration.

 

Register online at Racemine.com

 

Average Weather Conditions

Plan for cool, crisp temperatures at the start line - around 36 Degrees. Please check the race day weather forecast and plan to dress accordingly.

  • High average for October 59 Degrees
  • Low average for October 36 Degrees

Packet Pickup

  • Local and Out-of-town participants may pick-up their race packet:
    Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
    Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
    Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Location:
         Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center
         322 North Spokane Falls Court
         Spokane, WA 99201

 

Race Day Packet Pickup:

This is intended for our out-of-town participants. If you live in the area, please make every effort to pick up on Fri or Sat.  You may also have friends pick up your packet for you.

  • Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017
    Time: 6:00 am - 8:30 am
    Location:
         Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center
         322 North Spokane Falls Court
         Spokane, WA 99201

Please note: Parking is limited around the Double Tree Hotel. There are street parking meters . For downtown Spokane parking lot information check out this link. Parking.

Water Stations

Water and Gatorade will be available approximately every two miles.
Hammer gel will be given out at mile 9.3 and 11.

Awards

  • Awards Ceremony will be at 11:45.
  • Plaques will be given to the top male and female open and the top male and female masters.
  • The top three in each age group will receive ribbons in each race
  • Age Groups: < 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-76, 80+
  • Half Marathon finishers will receive a custom medal

 

Please go to the page for the Race Code of Conduct.

Please read it and follow the rules.

Special Thanks to The Spokane Marathon Sponsors.
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