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Gettysburg Festival of Races

April 28, 2024

Gettysburg, PA

Join us on April 28, 2024, for a historical run like no other at the Gettysburg Festival of Races! Get ready to march through the iconic streets of Gettysburg, PA, where history comes alive, and personal records will be cannon-balled! This half marathon will have you running faster than a musket ball!
Join us on April 28, 2024, for a historical run like no other at the Gettysburg Festival of Races! Get ready to march through the iconic streets of Gettysburg, PA, where history comes alive, and personal records will be cannon-balled! This half marathon will have you running faster than a musket ball!
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About The Gettysburg Festival of Races

The Gettysburg Festival of Races, held on April 28th, 2024, is an exceptional half marathon race that promises a thrilling experience for all participants. Located in the historic city of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, this event combines three illustrious races into one unforgettable weekend.

Runners who choose to partake in the Gettysburg Blue-Gray Half Marathon will be enthralled by the captivating course that winds through the picturesque wooded backcountry roads, offering glimpses of the region’s stunning fields and farms. As an added touch of history, the route even crosses the renowned Mason-Dixon line into Maryland before returning to Pennsylvania.

The Gettysburg Festival of Races also offers the option to compete in the infamous Gettysburg North-South Marathon or the shorter 5K race. Moreover, participants can indulge in the popular health and fitness expo held on Saturday from 1-7pm, ensuring a comprehensive experience for athletes and spectators alike.

This time of year, Gettysburg enjoys favorable weather conditions that make it ideal for a half marathon. With spring in full bloom, participants can expect mild temperatures and a refreshing breeze, creating the perfect setting to test their endurance and achieve personal milestones.

But what truly sets the Gettysburg Festival of Races apart is the city itself. Steeped in rich history, Gettysburg provides a mesmerizing backdrop for this epic race. From the hallowed grounds of the Gettysburg battlefield to its charming streets and unique shops and restaurants, runners will be immersed in the spirit of this illustrious city throughout their journey.

So lace up your running shoes, take a step back in time, and get ready to make history at the Gettysburg Festival of Races. This exceptional event guarantees an awe-inspiring experience that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and memories to cherish for a lifetime. Prepare to run alongside nature’s beauty and the echoes of the past – a truly unforgettable half marathon awaits you!

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