June 02, 2013 @ 8:30 AM
The Half Marathon is our main event, and the RRCA Half-Marathon State Championship Race. It's the big kahuna! If you want the full Dexter to Ann Arbor experience, then this is the event for you. It's 13.1 miles of scenery on winding Huron River Drive with the classic finish in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor!
All finishers will receive a custom-designed medal. If you're up for a challenge, then we've got one for you! Show up early and enjoy the bus ride to the starting line of this race adventure!
Minimum Pace: 15:00 min. per mile!
This event is not for walkers, and all runners must be able to maintain a pace of at least 15 minutes flat per mile. For more info on the minimum pace requirement, see Rules of the Road.
It is stongly recommended that only those 12 years of age and older enter this event.
No strollers in Half Marathon! Strollers are allowed only in the 5K.
The half marathon is staged at Creekside Intermediate School in Dexter (also known as "the old Dexter High School). Creekside is located at 2615 Baker Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Parking is available at Creekside, but parking downtown is encouraged. (There is no return bus service to Dexter after the race.)
IMPORTANT: Race numbers and timing chips will NOT be available at the staging area. See Packet Pick-up for information on where and when to obtain your race materials.
Start Time and Location
The race will start promptly at 8:30 AM on Baker Road, right in front of the school.
Shuttle buses are provided to the starting line
You can park downtown and take a bus to the starting line. See details on the race day busing & logistics page.
We have the MarathonPacing.com pacers leading many pace groups to help you achieve your goals.
Water will be served at nine aid stations, located near miles 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. The aid stations at miles 4, 8, and 10 will also have Gatorade available. Several "port-a-potties" are available near all aid stations.
Half Marathon finishers will receive a custom designed Dexter-Ann Arbor Run Finisher's Medal!