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My Better Half Marathon

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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).

How to enter the My Better Half Marathon

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
    $44
    Event passed
  2. Half Marathon

    Run 13mi
    $57–$75
    Event passed
  3. 5K

    Run 5km
    $44
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My Better Half Marathon routes

All courses run along the beautiful shores of Lake Washington for almost the entirety of their distances.

Half Marathon: The half marathon course is a total of 3 laps. The first lap has a steep but quick hill and is 3.1 miles in length. Laps 2 and 3 are each 5 miles long and are nice and flat!

10K: The 10K course is a total of 2 laps. The first lap has some hills in the beginning and is 3.7 miles long whereas the second lap is nice and flat and is 2.5 miles in length!

5K: The 5k course is the same as the half marathon lap 1 course. A steep but quick hill in the beginning is a great warm-up but once you come back down it’s a breeze!

Half Marathon Relay: The relay course can be completed in any way you prefer, as long as all 3 laps are completed. One person can do lap 1 and 2, and the other person complete lap 3– it’s really up to you. There is a relay bracelet hand off area just before the finish line where you make the exchange from one runner to the other.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Long sleeve tech shirt — register by January 09, 2020 to guarantee your shirt size
  • Free professional race photos
  • Custom unique My Better Half Medal for all finishers
  • Professionally chip timed results
  • Post-race Oatmeal bar – enjoy 3 different oatmeals with a toppings bar, plus fruit and pastries
  • A portion of your entry donated to ReBuilding Together Seattle
Raceday Logistics
6:30 to 7:45am: Race day packet pickup

7:55am: Get your rear in gear and get ready to run!

8:00am: Half Marathon Start

8:05am: 10k start

8:10am: 5k start

Noon: Best be done running

My Better Half Marathon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

48°F
Predicted highs
34°F
Predicted lows

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