Hershey Half Marathon
Hershey Half Marathon: video
Hershey Half Marathon: race description
The 7th Annual Hershey Half Marathon, presented by Dominion Dental Services, will take place on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 7:30 AM. The course will take participants on a 13.1 mile tour of Hershey, PA with several memorable locations along the way, including Hersheypark, Milton Hershey School, the world-famous Chocolate Avenue, and much more! Event benefits Children's Miracle Network at Penn State Children's Hospital.
Participants can choose to run or walk the course as individuals or as part of a 2-person relay team. For those participating in the relay, transportation will be provided to and from the half-way point. All participants must maintain a 14-minute mile pace and must be at least 14 years of age on race day to participate.
Race registration fee includes a race long sleeve tech t-shirt, finisher's medal, goodie bag, post race refreshments, and two (2) tickets to Hersheypark in the Dark. As an added bonus, The Spa at The Hotel Hershey will be offering complimentary post-race massages to runners at the stadium on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Hershey Half Marathon participants have the opportunity to sign their children up for the Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:15 PM. The Fun Run is open to all children ages 2-13 who are a child of a Hershey Half Marathon participant. Kids Fun Run costs $12 and participants receive a t-shirt, Fun Run Medal and a sweet treat!