Half Marathons in Washington

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MAY25
Stumptown Trail Runs

The trails of Forest Park are a real treasure for runners and an opportunity to run a race on them shouldnt be missed. The only 50K held in Portland, the Stumptown Trail Runs route will include everyones favorite Wildwood Trail but also some lesser traveled and less well-known paths, with approximately 4,000 of elevation gain.

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Stumptown Trail Runs

3698 NW Lakeview St, Portland, OR 97210, USAView event
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The trails of Forest Park are a real treasure for runners and an opportunity to run a race on them shouldnt be missed. The only 50K held in Portland, the Stumptown Trail Runs route will include everyones favorite Wildwood Trail but also some lesser traveled and less well-known paths, with approximately 4,000 of elevation gain.

$80
Stumptown Trail Runs
JUN8
Helvetia Half Marathon, 5/10K
Hillsboro, OR, United States

Register now for the Helvetia Half Marathon, 5K, or 10K run/walk. We are excited for the annual running of this award winning event where you Leave the City Behind. Come enjoy this scenic course with breathtaking views of the gorgeous countryside in rural Washington County.

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Helvetia Half Marathon, 5/10K

Hillsboro Stadium, 4450 NE Century Blvd, Hillsboro, OR 97124, USAView event
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Register now for the Helvetia Half Marathon, 5K, or 10K run/walk. We are excited for the annual running of this award winning event where you Leave the City Behind. Come enjoy this scenic course with breathtaking views of the gorgeous countryside in rural Washington County.

$45 - $65
Helvetia Half Marathon, 5/10K
JUN8
Rock ‘N’ Roll Seattle

Race through Seattle's tree-lined streets and take in the city skyline in the Rock 'n' Roll running and music festival. What's not to like, with live music galore and vocal supporters all the way along the course. Come along for the bespoke finisher's medal and post-race parties.

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Seattle

Fourth and Madison Building, 909 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98164, USAView event
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Race through Seattle's tree-lined streets and take in the city skyline in the Rock 'n' Roll running and music festival. What's not to like, with live music galore and vocal supporters all the way along the course. Come along for the bespoke finisher's medal and post-race parties.
$51 - $120
Rock ‘N’ Roll Seattle
JUN23
The Great Ferry Race

The Great Ferry Race is unlike any other race youve ever done. Participants will board the ferry in downtown Seattle by walking on, enjoy the scenic 35 minute crossing to Bainbridge Island, and then assemble on the car deck and walk off. This half marathon race will start on the ferry dock and take runners all around scenic Bainbridge Island. The course is approximately 2/3rds road and 1/3rd groomed trail. After the run, enjoy the post-race festival before picking a return ferry of your choosing back to Seattle.

Bainbridge Island residents (or anyone who doesnt need to take the ferry) please select the Bainbridge resident option for a discount when registering

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The Great Ferry Race

1220 N 44th St, Seattle, WA 98103, USAView event
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The Great Ferry Race is unlike any other race youve ever done. Participants will board the ferry in downtown Seattle by walking on, enjoy the scenic 35 minute crossing to Bainbridge Island, and then assemble on the car deck and walk off. This half marathon race will start on the ferry dock and take runners all around scenic Bainbridge Island. The course is approximately 2/3rds road and 1/3rd groomed trail. After the run, enjoy the post-race festival before picking a return ferry of your choosing back to Seattle.

Bainbridge Island residents (or anyone who doesnt need to take the ferry) please select the Bainbridge resident option for a discount when registering

$90
The Great Ferry Race
JUN30
Craft Classic Seattle
Redmond, WA, United States

Indulge in two of Seattles true loves: Running and Craft Beer! The Craft Classic Half Marathon and 5K offers a unique Seattle area course with fast times, riverside views and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line.

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Craft Classic Seattle

Redmond Central Connector, Redmond, WA 98052, USAView event
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Indulge in two of Seattles true loves: Running and Craft Beer! The Craft Classic Half Marathon and 5K offers a unique Seattle area course with fast times, riverside views and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line.

$50 - $80
Craft Classic Seattle
JUL7
Yukon Do It! Half and Full Marathon
Port Orchard, WA, United States

The ONLY half and full marathon in town! Both the full and half marathons are USATF CERTIFIED! Both races start and finish at the Port Orchard Waterfront Park.

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Yukon Do It! Half and Full Marathon

9382 Olalla Valley rd, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USAView event
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The ONLY half and full marathon in town! Both the full and half marathons are USATF CERTIFIED! Both races start and finish at the Port Orchard Waterfront Park.

$90 - $95
Yukon Do It! Half and Full Marathon
JUL20
Olympia Lakefair Run
Olympia, WA, United States

the Olympia Lakefair Races are part of weekend-long running festival that features the Trials Legacy Marathon, a half marathon, 8K and 3K; taking runners on routes that will circle around the town of Olympia and beyond into Lacey and Tumwater. The races take place at the same time as Capital Lakefair, founded in 1957 to create a local celebration each summer. Now, Capital Lakefair is a community tradition for generations of families. Occurring every year during the third week in July, the week-long celebration concludes with the Olympia Lakefair Races on Saturday morning, the Grand Parade through downtown Saturday evening and a firework show on Sunday.

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Olympia Lakefair Run

1100 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501, USAView event
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the Olympia Lakefair Races are part of weekend-long running festival that features the Trials Legacy Marathon, a half marathon, 8K and 3K; taking runners on routes that will circle around the town of Olympia and beyond into Lacey and Tumwater. The races take place at the same time as Capital Lakefair, founded in 1957 to create a local celebration each summer. Now, Capital Lakefair is a community tradition for generations of families. Occurring every year during the third week in July, the week-long celebration concludes with the Olympia Lakefair Races on Saturday morning, the Grand Parade through downtown Saturday evening and a firework show on Sunday.

$10 - $40
Olympia Lakefair Run
AUG3
Orting Summerfest Half Marathon
Orting, WA, United States

Fun 5k, 10k or Half Marathon on the beautiful Foothills Trail in Orting along the Carbon River. Enjoy breathtaking views, fun people and a great run before the Festival in the Park. Monies go towards scholarships for OHS seniors and to support the free Summerfest Festival.

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Orting Summerfest Half Marathon

102 Washington Ave S, Orting, WA 98360, USAView event
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Fun 5k, 10k or Half Marathon on the beautiful Foothills Trail in Orting along the Carbon River. Enjoy breathtaking views, fun people and a great run before the Festival in the Park. Monies go towards scholarships for OHS seniors and to support the free Summerfest Festival.

$20
Orting Summerfest Half Marathon
AUG3
Country Girl

Join us annual Country Girl Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K! This is an all womens event. The Country Girl starts and finishes at the historic Kliever Memorial Armory and runs along the beautiful Columbia River with amazing views of the Cascade mountains. All courses are super flat and fast.

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Country Girl

Oregon Army National Guard Recruiting - Kliever, 1751, 10000 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211, USAView event
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Join us annual Country Girl Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K! This is an all womens event. The Country Girl starts and finishes at the historic Kliever Memorial Armory and runs along the beautiful Columbia River with amazing views of the Cascade mountains. All courses are super flat and fast.

$8 - $79
Country Girl
AUG10
Galloping Gertie Half Marathon
Gig Harbor, WA, United States

The Galloping Gertie Half Marathon, 10k and 5k offer the only race to cross the iconic Tacoma Narrows Bridge twice in the same event! Spanning between Tacoma and Gig Harbor, the original bridge was made famous in 1940 when it collapsed after 5 months of operation, earning its nickname of Galloping Gertie. We assure you the newest bridge (with the running path) is far more sound and offers you the opportunity to take in amazing views of Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains as you race across Gertie far above the Puget Sound!

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Galloping Gertie Half Marathon

4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, USAView event
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The Galloping Gertie Half Marathon, 10k and 5k offer the only race to cross the iconic Tacoma Narrows Bridge twice in the same event! Spanning between Tacoma and Gig Harbor, the original bridge was made famous in 1940 when it collapsed after 5 months of operation, earning its nickname of Galloping Gertie. We assure you the newest bridge (with the running path) is far more sound and offers you the opportunity to take in amazing views of Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains as you race across Gertie far above the Puget Sound!

$45 - $55
Galloping Gertie Half Marathon
AUG17
Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon
Gig Harbor, WA, United States

Run or walk one of the most unique race courses in the Puget Sound Region! This point to point course starts at the Tacoma Narrows Airport, crosses over the majestic Tacoma Narrows Bridge, runs on Scott Pierson Trail, into Cheney Stadium and around the infield and finishes in beautiful downtown Tacoma...the city of destiny. We can't think of a better way to see the city.

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Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon

1202 26th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, USAView event
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Run or walk one of the most unique race courses in the Puget Sound Region! This point to point course starts at the Tacoma Narrows Airport, crosses over the majestic Tacoma Narrows Bridge, runs on Scott Pierson Trail, into Cheney Stadium and around the infield and finishes in beautiful downtown Tacoma...the city of destiny. We can't think of a better way to see the city.

$35 - $85
Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon
SEP1
Sporty Diva at Chehalis Trail

Sporty Diva Walk/Run Events are designed to encourage, motivate and inspire the first time athlete and or people who are returning to fitness in a fun, friendly and supportive- non competitive race environment with a philanthropic/pay it forward mission.

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Sporty Diva at Chehalis Trail

1328 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503, USAView event
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Sporty Diva Walk/Run Events are designed to encourage, motivate and inspire the first time athlete and or people who are returning to fitness in a fun, friendly and supportive- non competitive race environment with a philanthropic/pay it forward mission.

$45
Sporty Diva at Chehalis Trail
SEP2
Labor Day Half
Redmond, WA, United States

Offering one of the flattest half marathon courses in Western Washington with less than 130 feet of cumulative elevation gain/loss over the 13.1 mile course, runners come from all over to gain their personal best! This race also serves as the Northwest USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships, bringing in elite athletes from all over the countrys western most six states. Participants will enjoy the colorful fall leaves and scenery at the start/finish area within the city of Redmond, Washington and along the courses that wind along the Sammamish River Trail.

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Labor Day Half

Kirkland Lifecare facility, 16598-16412 NE 79th St, Redmond, WA 98052, USAView event
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Offering one of the flattest half marathon courses in Western Washington with less than 130 feet of cumulative elevation gain/loss over the 13.1 mile course, runners come from all over to gain their personal best! This race also serves as the Northwest USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships, bringing in elite athletes from all over the countrys western most six states. Participants will enjoy the colorful fall leaves and scenery at the start/finish area within the city of Redmond, Washington and along the courses that wind along the Sammamish River Trail.

$35 - $60
Labor Day Half
SEP14
AppleTree Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

Join us for the 2nd Annual PEACEHEALTH APPLETREE Boston-Qualifying Marathon, Half Marathon & Sunset 5K. This "Run Through History" will take you on a flat, fast and scenic course through Fort Vancouver, Officer's Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport - the oldest operating airport in the USA, the Historical Old Apple Tree, along the majestic Columbia River and many other historical vantage points. There's so much to see that the miles will fly by!

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AppleTree Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

1101 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA 98661, USAView event
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Join us for the 2nd Annual PEACEHEALTH APPLETREE Boston-Qualifying Marathon, Half Marathon & Sunset 5K. This "Run Through History" will take you on a flat, fast and scenic course through Fort Vancouver, Officer's Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport - the oldest operating airport in the USA, the Historical Old Apple Tree, along the majestic Columbia River and many other historical vantage points. There's so much to see that the miles will fly by!

$45
AppleTree Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K
SEP15
JustTRI Lakewood-Steilacoom Half Marathon, JustTRI-7 Dragon, 5K & Kids 1-Mile Fun Run or Walk
Lakewood, WA, United States

JustTRI is hosting the Lakewood-Steilacoom Half Marathon. This run has the best the views in the Pacific Northwestif thats not enough the route leads participants right by the best bars in the area!

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JustTRI Lakewood-Steilacoom Half Marathon, JustTRI-7 Dragon, 5K & Kids 1-Mile Fun Run or Walk

Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498, USAView event
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JustTRI is hosting the Lakewood-Steilacoom Half Marathon. This run has the best the views in the Pacific Northwestif thats not enough the route leads participants right by the best bars in the area!

Free - $45
JustTRI Lakewood-Steilacoom Half Marathon, JustTRI-7 Dragon, 5K & Kids 1-Mile Fun Run or Walk
SEP21
Paradise Valley Trail Run
Woodinville, WA, United States

Paradise Valley Conservation Area is indeed a trail runners paradise, with mostly gently rolling trails of a variety of widths and speeds, from wide and straight promenades where you can stride out to serpentine pathways that wind between wetland cedar groves and meander up and down gentle ridges. The forest is just as varied and offers an enchanting journey to its visitors.

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Paradise Valley Trail Run

23210 Paradise Lake Rd, Woodinville, WA 98077, USAView event
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Paradise Valley Conservation Area is indeed a trail runners paradise, with mostly gently rolling trails of a variety of widths and speeds, from wide and straight promenades where you can stride out to serpentine pathways that wind between wetland cedar groves and meander up and down gentle ridges. The forest is just as varied and offers an enchanting journey to its visitors.

$27 - $31
Paradise Valley Trail Run
SEP22
Orca Half Marathon

Welcome to the Orca Half! Part of the Orca Running family of races, the Orca Half is a half marathon along the shores of West Seattle, starting at Lincoln Park and finishing at Don Armeni Boat Launch. The Orca Half benefits the Whale Trail, a Seattle-based non profit dedicated to inspiring appreciation and stewardship of whales, especially orcas.

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Orca Half Marathon

1222 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126, USAView event
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Welcome to the Orca Half! Part of the Orca Running family of races, the Orca Half is a half marathon along the shores of West Seattle, starting at Lincoln Park and finishing at Don Armeni Boat Launch. The Orca Half benefits the Whale Trail, a Seattle-based non profit dedicated to inspiring appreciation and stewardship of whales, especially orcas.

$80
Orca Half Marathon
OCT5
Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival
Woodinville, WA, United States

Join us for our Annual Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival. It will be a fun, family-friendly, timed running and walking event that will include a half-marathon, 5K and kids 1K trail running races.

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Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival

13139 NE 175th St, Woodinville, WA 98072, USAView event
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Join us for our Annual Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival. It will be a fun, family-friendly, timed running and walking event that will include a half-marathon, 5K and kids 1K trail running races.

$10
Farmer Frog Trail Running Festival
OCT5
Hippie Half Marathon
Port Orchard, WA, United States

Get your running groove on at Blake Island State Park! Run the trails throughout historic Blake Island State Park.

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Hippie Half Marathon

9382 Olalla Valley rd, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USAView event
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Get your running groove on at Blake Island State Park! Run the trails throughout historic Blake Island State Park.

$115
Hippie Half Marathon
OCT13
Girlfriends Run for a Cure

The Annual Girlfriends Run for a Cure offers a Half Marathon, 10K & 5K designed specifically for women to get together to do something good for themselves and to help support a very important women's cause.

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Girlfriends Run for a Cure

Warehouse 23, 100 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, WA 98660, USAView event
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The Annual Girlfriends Run for a Cure offers a Half Marathon, 10K & 5K designed specifically for women to get together to do something good for themselves and to help support a very important women's cause.

Free - $85
Girlfriends Run for a Cure
NOV28
Wattle Waddle

Looking to get out of the house and away from family on Thanksgiving day? Or maybe you just want to work off some calories before you earn them? Well weve got the solution for you! The Wattle Waddle Marathon & Wittle Waddle Half Marathon happen on Thanksgiving!

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Wattle Waddle

Fourth and Madison Building, 909 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98164, USAView event
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Looking to get out of the house and away from family on Thanksgiving day? Or maybe you just want to work off some calories before you earn them? Well weve got the solution for you! The Wattle Waddle Marathon & Wittle Waddle Half Marathon happen on Thanksgiving!

$50
Wattle Waddle
DEC7
Reindeer Run
St. Helens, OR, United States

Welcome to the annual running of the St. Helens Reindeer Run! Come join the fun! All funds raised will be donated to the Columbia County Toy-n-Joy, the Columbia Food Bank, and the St. Helens Police Academy.

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Reindeer Run

Rose Street Boutique, 2250 Columbia Blvd, St Helens, OR 97051, USAView event
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Welcome to the annual running of the St. Helens Reindeer Run! Come join the fun! All funds raised will be donated to the Columbia County Toy-n-Joy, the Columbia Food Bank, and the St. Helens Police Academy.

$40 - $60
Reindeer Run
JAN1
Bling in the New Year Marathon
Snohomish, WA, United States

This event is taking place on New Year's Day! This event will take place at the Centennial Trail, Pilchuck Trailhead.

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Bling in the New Year Marathon

1215 2nd St, Snohomish, WA 98290, USAView event
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This event is taking place on New Year's Day! This event will take place at the Centennial Trail, Pilchuck Trailhead.

$40
Bling in the New Year Marathon
JAN18
The Rain Run
Redmond, WA, United States

Seattle doesn't run from the rain, we run IN the rain!

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The Rain Run

Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USAView event
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Seattle doesn't run from the rain, we run IN the rain!

$65
The Rain Run
FEB9
My Better Half Marathon

Prepare yourself for a running event like no other. Romance. Kitsch. Sweat. My Better Half Marathon is a celebration of running, romance and rom-coms. There are 4 categories: Bromance (two guy friends), Besties (two girl friends), Lovers (romantically involved) and Lonely Hearts (self-explanatory).

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My Better Half Marathon

Road Runner Sports, 7020 Woodlawn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115, USAView event
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Prepare yourself for a running event like no other. Romance. Kitsch. Sweat. My Better Half Marathon is a celebration of running, romance and rom-coms. There are 4 categories: Bromance (two guy friends), Besties (two girl friends), Lovers (romantically involved) and Lonely Hearts (self-explanatory).

$44 - $75
My Better Half Marathon

What you need to know about Half Marathons

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.

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