Half Marathons in Washington D.C.

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MAY26
Spring Georgetown 5K & Half

Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nations Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.

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Spring Georgetown 5K & Half

Washington, DC, USAView event
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Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nations Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.

$30 - $65
Spring Georgetown 5K & Half
MAY27
Fallen Soldiers Memorial Half
Potomac, MD, United States

Come enjoy a scenic 5k/10k/half that will run alongside the Potomac River and check out the waterfalls post race.

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Fallen Soldiers Memorial Half

10127 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854, USAView event
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Come enjoy a scenic 5k/10k/half that will run alongside the Potomac River and check out the waterfalls post race.

$30
Fallen Soldiers Memorial Half
JUN9
Dash Through the Dirt
Potomac, MD, United States

Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs! In partnership with EOD Warrior Foundation. The EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF) serves the EOD community by providing financial assistance and support to active-duty and veteran wounded, injured or ill EOD warriors, families of our wounded and fallen EOD warriors and by maintaining the EOD Memorial.

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Dash Through the Dirt

Potomac, MD, USAView event
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Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs! In partnership with EOD Warrior Foundation. The EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF) serves the EOD community by providing financial assistance and support to active-duty and veteran wounded, injured or ill EOD warriors, families of our wounded and fallen EOD warriors and by maintaining the EOD Memorial.

$30
Dash Through the Dirt
SEP8
9-11 Memorial 5K & Half

Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nations Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path. Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.

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9-11 Memorial 5K & Half

Washington, DC, USAView event
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Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nations Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path. Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.

$25
9-11 Memorial 5K & Half
SEP29
Autumn Georgetown 5K/Half

Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation's Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.

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Autumn Georgetown 5K/Half

1301 Bataan St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USAView event
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Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation's Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.

$23 - $60
Autumn Georgetown 5K/Half
AUG24
Carderock Charge
Potomac, MD, United States

Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs! Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.

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Carderock Charge

Potomac, MD, USAView event
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Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs! Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.

$25
Carderock Charge
OCT5
Potomac River Run Marathon & Half

Open to all levels of ability who can cover the marathon course in less than 6 hours. Join us for this awesome event!

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Potomac River Run Marathon & Half

Fletchers Cove Boathouse, 4940 Canal Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007, USAView event
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Open to all levels of ability who can cover the marathon course in less than 6 hours. Join us for this awesome event!

$90
Potomac River Run Marathon & Half
NOV3
Semper Fi 5K/Half

Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation's Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path. Points count towards 5k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series.

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Semper Fi 5K/Half

1301 Bataan St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USAView event
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Come out and enjoy this scenic, flat half-marathon and 5k in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation's Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path. Points count towards 5k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series.

$25
Semper Fi 5K/Half
NOV10
Freedom is Never Free Half
Potomac, MD, United States

Operation Enduring Warrior is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor, empower and motivate Americas wounded military service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance; ultimately enabling Wounded Warriors' lives to go in directions they once thought impossible. Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs!

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Freedom is Never Free Half

10127 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854, USAView event
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Operation Enduring Warrior is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor, empower and motivate Americas wounded military service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance; ultimately enabling Wounded Warriors' lives to go in directions they once thought impossible. Come enjoy the fast and flat courses at Carderock Recreation Area. They are perfect for PRs!

$25 - $40
Freedom is Never Free Half

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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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