Race Information

Registration Info

Registration Info

Registration Cost (Half marathon/5K Run):

$65   I   $28   (through 8/25)

$70   I   $30   (8/26 – 9/29)

$75   I   $35   (9/30 – race day, or until sold out)

 

Packet Pickup:

Packet & gear pick up will be available at Marathon Sports in Norwell (134 Washington St) on the below dates and times. We highly recommend you get your bib number and gear prior to race day to save time and stress. Runners will receive 20% off when picking up their gear at Marathon!

Please bring your personal bib assignment email to collect your bib number (print, or mobile version).

  • Thursday (11/2) 4-7 PM
  • Friday (11/3) 4-7 PM
  • Saturday (11/4) 11AM-5 PM
  • Race Day – Sunday (11/5) Bib number only at start line – gear at finish line

Refund Policy:

No refunds will be offered for this event.

Race Swag

Race Swag

 

  • Long sleeve tech t-shirt (all registered participants)
  • Half Marathon Finisher Medals (pending you get across the finish line)
  • Half Marathon event running hat (register before 8/11 at midnight)
  • Half Marathon commemorative pint glasses (register before 9/15 at midnight)
  • Available at packet pick up locations (recommended) and finish line race day (much less recommended)
Post Race Party

Post Race Party

Post race party will be held at McGreal’s Tavern at the finish line. One free beer for finishers! Additional drinks available for purchase!

Water Stops

Water Stops

 

We will have volunteer manned water stops at the below mile markers:

  • 1.0 (5K will pass this water station)
  • 2.0 (5K will pass this water station)
  • 2.9
  • 4.0
  • 5.0 (Gatorade & Powerade Energy Gels too)
  • 6.0
  • 8.0
  • 9.1 (Gatorade & Powerade Energy Gels too)
  • 10.0
  • 11.3
  • 12.2
Medical

Medical

 

Dehydrated? Light-headed? Nagging Injuries flaring up?

 

We will have a first aid location on course at the shared Mile 5/Mile 9 marker. No need to be a hero. Be safe, and stop in to get checked out!

Awards

Awards

There will be no awards ceremony on race day. All awards will be mailed out after the event.

Half Marathon ONLY – Top 3 Overall Male and Female Winners receive $150, $100 and $50, respectively.

 

Top 3 Male and Female winners in the below age groups (half marathon and 5K Run):

  • 18 and Under
  • 19-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+
Shuttle Buses

Shuttle Buses

 

Shuttle buses will be provided from parking at Hanover Mall to the start line at Norwell High School and from the finish line in Norwell center to Norwell High and the Hanover Mall.

The shuttle buses will start running at 5:30 AM from the Hanover Mall and will continue running from the finish line until 3:00 PM.  The buses will run to the High School and back until 8:00 AM, after that, they will include the finish line in the loop.  Spectators ARE allowed on the shuttles and are encouraged to park at the mall due to limited parking in Norwell center.

NO PARKING OR DROP OFFS AT NORWELL HIGH SCHOOL. EVERYONE MUST PARK OR BE DROPPED AT HANOVER MALL.

Note: It takes about 10 minutes to drive from the Mall to the start line, so please plan accordingly.

Finisher Medals

Half Marathon Finisher Medals

All finishers will receive a custom designed high quality finishers medal.

Bag Check

Bag Check

 

A free bag check will be provided to all participants at Norwell High. Once the race begins, all belongings will be shuttled to the finish line, and available for pick up at the post race vendors area.

Please allow enough time to check your bag!

 

 

Directions and Parking

All parking and drop offs MUST be done at the Hanover Mall. Shuttle buses will bring runners from the mall to the start line at Norwell High School from 5:30AM to 7:00AM (~10 minute ride). Note the last bus leaves 30 minutes before the start of the race.

NO parking or drop offs at the start line at Norwell High School. All runners will be direct to the Hanover Mall for shuttling (less than 1 mile away).

Parking & Drop Offs:
Hanover Mall (by Patriot Cinemas)
1775 Washington Street
Hanover, MA 02339

Finish Line:
Norwell Center
18 Dover Street
Norwell, MA 02061

Course Map

Course Maps

 

This will be a closed course half marathon  AND 5K run through the scenic back roads of Norwell, MA. This course is sure to offer something for runners of all experience levels. Please note the half marathon course is NOT flat. Both the half marathon and 5K run will start in the driveway of the Norwell High School, and finish in Norwell Center.

 

HALF MARATHON INTERACTIVE MAP (CLICK HERE)

5K RUN INTERACTIVE MAP (CLICK HERE)