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Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K

November 12, 2023

Gainesville, FL

Join us on November 12, 2023, in sunny Gainesville, FL, for a running extravaganza that will make your heart race faster than a cheetah on an espresso! The Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K is ready to set your soles on fire, so prepare for a roaring good time that'll leave you breathless!
Join us on November 12, 2023, in sunny Gainesville, FL, for a running extravaganza that will make your heart race faster than a cheetah on an espresso! The Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K is ready to set your soles on fire, so prepare for a roaring good time that'll leave you breathless!
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About The Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K

The Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K is an iconic and popular race that takes place on November 12, 2023, in the beautiful city of Gainesville, FL. The race is set on the scenic Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail, providing runners with a picturesque backdrop throughout their run.

Starting at Boulware Springs, both the half marathon and 5K races offer participants a USTA-certified course that takes them out and back along the trail. The half marathon kicks off at 8:00 AM, followed by the 5K at 8:15 AM, ensuring an exciting morning filled with running and camaraderie. With a time limit of 3 hours and 30 minutes, runners of all levels can challenge themselves on this well-paced course.

One highlight of the Tom Walker Half Marathon is the availability of pacers, giving participants the opportunity to achieve their desired times. From a speedy 1:30 pace to a steady 2:20, these pacers will motivate and guide runners to reach their goals.

For those seeking a bit of friendly competition, the Half Marathon offers prize money for the top finishers in various categories. And registration is made easy with the option to sign up online until 1 hour prior to the race start.

Gainesville itself is a vibrant city with a rich history and a bustling college town atmosphere. Known for its beautiful weather, November brings mild temperatures and clear skies, providing ideal conditions for runners to enjoy their race.

Join us at the Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5K for a memorable racing experience. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or looking to challenge yourself for the first time, this race promises stunning scenery, friendly pacers, and the chance to win prize money. Lace up your shoes, embrace the energy of Gainesville, and get ready for an unforgettable race day. We can’t wait to see you at the finish line!

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