Half Marathon

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

  • Start time | 8:30am
  • COURSE CLOSES | 2:00pm
  • 13.1 miles | 434 ft climb


The Vancouver USA Half Marathon was tailored for fast times and beautiful landscape. The 13.1 mile USATF certified route begins at Esther Short Park in right in the heart of downtown Vancouver, winds through the streets of the city, continues through our historic region of Ft. Vancouver National Park, a short distance will provide you with nearly 4 miles of views of our stunning Columbia River waterfront trails. A quick visit back through Historic Ft. Vancouver National Park and downtown Vancouver will bring you back to a welcoming crowd at the finish line and to your final destination at our 3-day Oktoberfest celebration!

Walkers and Runners are both welcome! The course will be open until 2pm giving you 5.5 hours to complete the race. During this time, you will have full support from our medical team, volunteers, flaggers and police officers. After 5.5 hours, you'll be instructed to follow the normal rules of the road as the streets will be open to the public.

Registration Includes:

  • Commemorative Tech T-Shirt
  • Hand-Crafted Finisher Medal
  • Goodie Bag
  • Snacks & Beverages
  • Entry into the Oktoberfest and a cold Beer! (Over 21 yrs old only)



on event day: $115

Online registration fees range from $70 to $95 with price increases throughout the registration period based on the number of participants. If current price is $90 - $95, the event is 90% sold out!  Taxes and processing fees are additional.

Finisher Medal:

Half Marathon Finisher Medal

Route Map

Route Map - click for dynamic view


Half Marathon Elevation