Harpers Ferry Half Marathon
The Half Marathon is a challenging and hilly course covering the expanse on Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the Civil War era towns connecting them. Experience expansive views of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers while you enjoy a loop through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Murphy Farm, Lower Town Harpers Ferry, John Brown's Fort, Bolivar, Storer College, and the homes taking you back to the 1860's.
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Elevation Gain: 1,230 Feet
Terrain: Mix of grass, crushed gravel, road and mulched trail
Race Start: 8 AM
Road: 8 Miles
Crushed Gravel: 2.6 Miles
Grass: 1.7 Miles
Mulched Trail: 0.8 Miles
Click Here to view Strava Map and Elevation Profile
The Half Marathon course is very hilly with over 1000 ft of elevation gain. You can find a course map with an elevation profile here. If you have ever visited Lower Town Harpers Ferry you know what we mean. The course is not designed for a personal record time, we want you to experience the challenge and rich sights along the way on this unforgettable route.