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Princeton Half Marathon
November 12, 2023
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About The Princeton Half Marathon
The Princeton Half Marathon, taking place on November 12, 2023, is the highlight event of the season that no runner should miss! This iconic race is set in the heart of historic Princeton, New Jersey, offering a picturesque and memorable experience for all participants.
The course itself is a runner’s dream, showcasing the rich history and natural beauty of Princeton. Runners will pass through the renowned Princeton Battlefield, the Institute for Advanced Study, and even the former home of the great Albert Einstein. The route also includes Princeton University, the Princeton Boathouse on Lake Carnegie, Westminster Choir College, Mount Lucas, and Herrontown Woods. Each step will be filled with awe-inspiring landmarks and captivating scenery, making this race truly exceptional.
In addition to the incredible course, the Princeton Half Marathon is a USATF Sanctioned Grand Prix Event, ensuring a high level of professionalism and a competitive atmosphere. The race offers a limited field of 1800 runners, allowing for a more intimate and enjoyable experience. Participants can also look forward to receiving a well-deserved commemorative medal, shirt, and bib as lasting mementos of their incredible achievement.
Not only will you have the opportunity to challenge yourself physically, but you will also be contributing to a worthy cause. All proceeds from the race support HiTOPS, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing sex education and LGBTQ+ support for young people throughout New Jersey. By running in the Princeton Half Marathon, you can make a positive impact on the lives of others.
As for the weather, November in Princeton is typically cool and crisp, providing optimal running conditions. The autumn colors will add a touch of magic to your race experience, creating a truly breathtaking backdrop.
Join us for this extraordinary event and become part of the HiTOPS Princeton Half community. Together, we can go the distance and make a difference. Prepare for an unforgettable race filled with camaraderie, stunning sights, and a sense of accomplishment that will leave you beaming with pride. Lace up, and let’s conquer the Princeton Half Marathon!