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Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon

February 3, 2024

Murphysboro, IL

Get ready to spread your wings and soar through the scenic streets of Murphysboro, IL at the Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon! On February 3rd, 2024, join us for a feather-ruffling good time as you run alongside majestic eagles and take flight towards the finish line. Don't miss out on this high-flying adventure!
Get ready to spread your wings and soar through the scenic streets of Murphysboro, IL at the Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon! On February 3rd, 2024, join us for a feather-ruffling good time as you run alongside majestic eagles and take flight towards the finish line. Don't miss out on this high-flying adventure!
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About The Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon

Get ready to spread your wings and soar through the picturesque town of Murphysboro, Illinois in the exhilarating Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon! As the 18th running of this iconic race, it promises to deliver an unforgettable experience on February 3rd, 2024, at the Southern Illinois Airport.

What sets this race apart is its eco-friendly approach. In line with being a cupless event, there won’t be cups available at aid stations. Instead, dedicated volunteers will be equipped with water pitchers to easily fill your bottles. This emphasizes the race’s commitment to sustainable practices, allowing you to run knowing you’re making a positive impact.

Every participant will receive a custom Finishers Medal as a well-deserved token of their achievement. The top three overall male and female runners will be honored with special awards, while age group categories ensure fair competition for all. No matter your age or level of experience, Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon offers an opportunity for everyone to shine.

Not only will you be captivated by the race, but Murphysboro itself has its own charms to lure you in. Nestled in the heart of Illinois, this enchanting town boasts scenic landscapes, including Shawnee National Forest and the rolling hills of the Mississippi River Valley. The weather in early February is usually crisp and invigorating, making it perfect for a challenging run.

So, lace up your shoes and join us in experiencing the thrill of flying with the eagles. Whether you’re aiming to achieve a personal best or simply indulge in the joy of running, this half marathon will leave you soaring with a sense of accomplishment and a smile that stretches from ear to ear.

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