Due to the recent start time change (half marathon now begins at 7:15 a.m.), slight modifications have been made to the half marathon course.

To print out a PDF version of this map, click here.
To view an interactive map, click here.
For turn-by-turn half marathon course directions, click here. 

To view a combined marathon/half marathon/8k course map, click here.

*Course subject to change 

Half Marathon Start

7th & Broad Street in downtown Richmond (the marathon and 8k courses also start on Broad Street at 1st and 8th Street, respectively). For a map of the Start Area, click here.


All three races end on a downhill slope at 5th & Tredegar Street at Brown’s Island and the Canal Walk on Richmond’s beautiful downtown riverfront, site of the CoStar Group Post Race Party.

All participants must be able to finish the half marathon in 4 hours. In order to do so, you will need to maintain a 18:19 per mile pace. The race is USA Track & Field sanctioned and certified.

Half Marathon Course Support

  • Water: At the start and approximately at Miles 2, 4, 6, 7, and 9-12
  • Nuun Endurance: Will be at every water stop on the course
  • GU energy gel (Vanilla Bean & Strawberry Banana): Mile 7
  • Junk Food Stop: Mile 9
  • Pickle Juice: Mile 10
  • Port-o-johns: Start/Finish and adjacent to every water stop
  • Medical attention: Available along the course.

Course Time Limit

We encourage the seasoned and first time half marathoners (including walkers) alike to take part. Our course, however, is officially only open for 4 hours.