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Half Marathons 2024 - 2025

Running a good half marathon time is something every runner has on their 'To-Do' list. Whether it’s a trail race or a road race, a 13.1 mile half marathon is the natural next step up from 10k, and one of the classic benchmarks to test yourself against. It's long enough to be a true test of fitness, stamina, pacing, form, and mental strength but short enough to be within reach of anyone willing to train consistently for a couple of months.

Our US Half Marathon calendar contains everything from small, community half marathons organized half marathons to some of the biggest races on the planet the Brooklyn Half - which attracts over 25,000 runners and is part of the Five Boroughs series.

Half Marathon Near Me

So whether you’re after a low-key half marathon near you or the excitement of a major event in Texas, California, New York, and Florida or beyond, check out our comprehensive 2024 - 2025 calendar below and use the “Refine” button above to fine-tune your search.

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Half Marathons 2024 - 2025

Out of the Darkness & Into the Bighorns

Ten Sleep, Wyoming
01 Jul 23 - 06 Jul 24

Heartland Galloway Training Program

Lawrence, Kansas
06 Jan 24 - 31 Dec 24

Fort Smith Marathon/Half/Relays

Fort Smith, Arkansas
16 Mar 24 - 30 Mar 25

The 2024 Runfield Texas Race Series

Buda, Texas
30 Mar 24 - 07 Dec 24

The 2024 Wild and Wonderful Race Series

Davis, West Virginia
27 Apr 24 - 19 Oct 24

The Paavo Nurmi Marathon | Half

Hurley, Wisconsin
11 May 24 - 10 Aug 24

Vermont Sun Triathlon and Run Series

Salisbury, Vermont
12 May 24 - 18 Aug 24

Pengelly Double and Single Dips

Missoula, Montana
23 May 24 - 14 Jun 24

EMC DAM to DSM

Polk City, Iowa
25 May 24 - 01 Jun 24

Grand Teton & Yellowstone Half Marathons & 5Ks

Jackson, Wyoming
31 May 24 - 08 Jun 24

DEXTER-ANN ARBOR RUN

Dexter, Michigan
31 May 24 - 02 Jun 24

Pirate 1M, 5K, 10K, 15K, & Half Marathon at E J Nutter Park, Beavercreek, OH (6-1-2024) RD1

Beavercreek, Ohio
01 Jun 24

Austin's PinkStrong Sprint Triathlon | Aquabike | Duathlon Festival

Austin, Texas
01 Jun 24

Pirate 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon at Anclote Gulf Park, Holiday, FL (6-1-2024) RD1

Holiday, Florida
01 Jun 24

Williston Marathon

Williston, North Dakota
01 Jun 24

Sole Sisters 13.1 / 10K / 5K

Wilsonville, Oregon
01 Jun 24

Pirate 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon at E J Nutter Park, Beavercreek, OH (6-1-2024) RD1

Beavercreek, Ohio
01 Jun 24

The Maryland Half Marathon & 5K

Fulton, Maryland
01 Jun 24

Dallas, TX Galloway Training Program

Dallas, Texas
01 Jun 24 - 15 Dec 24

Copper Country Half Marathon

Houghton, Michigan
01 Jun 24
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How long is a half marathon?

Half marathon races are 13.1 miles or 21 kilometers, exactly half the distance of a full 26.2 miles or 42.2 km Marathon race. The average finishing time for a half in the US is around 1:55 with more seasoned runners often pushing for 1 hour 30 minutes or less. This makes half marathons the perfect choice for runners looking to step up to a new challenge from 10k races and an important milestone for those on their way to running a full marathon.

How long does it take to train for a half marathon?

Half marathons count as the shortest ‘long-distance’ run, so training thoroughly is certainly advised before you arrive on race day. It usually takes around 8 weeks to prepare for a half marathon if you are used to running shorter distances. It is really important to build slowly to avoid injury and we’d recommend finding an easy-to-follow training plan to keep you on track.

Do I need to run every day to train for a half marathon?

Getting some miles under your belt is important before you take part in a half marathon race, but overtraining is a common mistake made by less experienced runners looking to make the step up from 5K runs. Slowly building your fitness and endurance with rest days to recover is the best way to ensure success when you hit the starting line.