The Rock the Parkway course, along historic Ward Parkway, is one of the most scenic in the Midwest. The fairly flat terrain, together with the long downhill finish, makes it one of the fastest half marathon courses in the area. It has been voted a “Best Race Course” by area runners, year after year.
The USATF-certified course will:
Please note, to allow us to satisfy city permit requirements for street closures, half marathon participants must maintain a pace of 14 minutes per mile or faster. Read more about pacing on the Training/Pacing page.