Course Description

The half marathon starts with the full marathon and relay field and goes through Cincinnati, Newport and Covington. The two groups will run together for approximately nine miles, then the half marathon field will turn back toward downtown and end at the Marathon finish line.

2021 Half Marathon PDF

The course will close on a continuous pace of 18:00 minutes per mile. Anyone who cannot maintain the 18:00 minute per mile pace must move to the sidewalk as the course closes to allow regular traffic through. Participant services cannot be guaranteed for participants beyond the 18:00 minute per mile pace.

  • Minimum age for Half Marathon: 14 years old on race day