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Colonial Half Marathon
February 17, 2024
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About The Colonial Half Marathon
The Colonial Half Marathon held on February 17, 2024, in Williamsburg, VA, is a prestigious and historical race that promises a thrilling experience for all participants. Organized by Colonial Sports, Inc., this race invites runners and walkers to test their endurance and conquer the challenging Fortitude Hill.
Starting near the Dewitt Wallace Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg, the half marathon course takes runners through the heart of this iconic city. Participants will pass landmarks such as the Governor’s mansion and the Capitol Building, immersing themselves in the rich history and charm of Williamsburg. The course also includes a scenic stretch on the Carters Grove Country Road, providing a refreshing change of scenery.
With a time limit of 3.5 hours, the Colonial Half Marathon offers a test of physical and mental strength. Finishers will be rewarded with a long-sleeve performance t-shirt, a prestigious finisher’s medal, and a free entry pass to the post-race celebration, where complimentary beer and pizza will be served.
In addition to the race, Williamsburg boasts numerous attractions and activities to delight visitors. Fun facts about the city include its status as the capital of Virginia, its abundance of colonial-era buildings and reenactments, and its close proximity to world-class theme parks like Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
And if all that doesn’t already have you excited, picture yourself crossing the finish line with a huge smile on your face, surrounded by fellow runners sharing stories and celebrating their accomplishments. The Colonial Half Marathon is not just a race; it’s an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a sense of pride and a lasting memory of overcoming challenges in a truly remarkable setting. Lace up your running shoes and get ready for an incredible journey through history and personal triumph.