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
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.
In order to keep registration fees low, we're offering your race tees separate from registration. This means, if you don't need another race shirt to add to your collection, you're free! But if you love collecting special memorabilia from each of your races, you can order them directly through Recover. You can choose a short sleeve option in a Unisex fit or a women's fit, or a long sleeve in the unisex fit. These athletic tees are premium quality made entirely of recycled materials. You can order your shirts through the link provided here beginning NOW and running through May 22nd at 11:59 PM. After that, the ordering window will close. All shirts will be shipped 2 weeks after the 22nd. So get on it ASAP and get your special race shirts ordered today!
**Please note, as these shirts are drop shipped directly from Recover to your door, we will not be able to return, exchange or swap sizes.