- 7:30AM - start for half marathon
- 8:30AM start for 5K
- Kids Fun Run will take place Friday, Sept. 15
- Finisher Medal for Half Marathon Participants ONLY (teams and 5K participants do not receive medals)
- Chip Timing for all races
- Well-Marked Routes
- Packet Giveaways
- Water & Gatorade Stops
- Snacks at the Finish
- Performance Shirts (if registered prior to Aug. 14th)
Where can I pick up my race packet?
Tri-County YMCA in Ferdinand.
Can someone else pick up my race packet?
If you need someone else to pick up your packet, you do not need to notify us. Simply have the designated person arrive to packet pickup to retrieve your packet. Their name will be recorded at that time.
Where do I pin my race number?
Pin race number on the front of your shirt or shorts so that your bib can be read by our announcer.
When should I arrive at the start?
Arrive at least 30min prior to start of the race to get parked, walk to start line.
Where do I park on race day at the start?
Check back for updates.
Will there be a Bag Drop?
We will have a location that you can leave your bag if needed before the race near the finish line.
Race Day Information
The half marathon and Team Challenge will start at 7:30 am (ET). The 5K will begin at 8:30 am (ET). The Kids Fun Run will take place on Friday evening. Time TBD.
Are drinks and food available on the course?
Six water stations will be located approximately every two miles throughout the course. Refreshments will be available for the Half Marathon, 5k, Team Challenge, & Kids Fun Run finishers. Just show your bib to our volunteers!
What if I have to go to the bathroom during the race?
Portable toilets are available near where the race begins, along the course, and at the finish.
Where is the best place for people to watch the race?
Route is still pending approval.
What if I get hurt or cannot finish the race?
Safety is our main concern, so please use caution at all times. We will have volunteers throughout the course to assist runners that may need help during the race or afterward.
Does everyone running receive a medal?
Half Marathon Finishers will receive a medal. One medal per team will be given for the team challenge participants. 5K participants DO NOT receive a medal.
Is food available at the finish?
Yes, food is available for participants at the finish of the half marathon race. Please have bib or volunteer shirt visible to receive food.
Will there be transportation provided for runners?
No, you will be able to park close enough to the start line that you should not need any additional transportation before or after the race.
Where can I get my results after the race?
Race results and awards will be announced and handed out after the event in Market Street Park. Results are also available on our website (www.heartlandhalfmarathon.com) following the race.
When will the Awards for the top finishers be given out?