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The iconic and always popular Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5k will return to its usual location in 2021 on the GNV/Hawthorne Trail! New this year, the Half Marathon and 5k will both feature new certified courses! They will start from Boulware Springs and feature the usual out and back on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail. New certified courses will be listed soon but maps can be seen below for the tentative course for each.
Half Marathon Starts at 7:00 AM with the 5k starting at 7:15 AM.
Prize Money will be offered in the Half Marathon Only:
Men and Women Overall: 1st: $250, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50....................Masters Men and Women: 1st: $100....................
Registration will be available online until 1 hour prior to the race start.
Volunteers are NEEDED for this race, please go to the "Volunteer" tab on the menu bar at the top of this page and sign up. This event is volunteer-led so please help us make this event successful for our local runners!
The Florida Track Club is sponsored by UF Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute
Prize Money will be offered in the Half Marathon Only: Men and Women Overall: 1st: $250, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50.........Masters Men and Women: 1st: $100
The FTC Marathon will start at the Hawthorne Trail Head of the Gainesville/Hawthorne State Trail. It will head east on the trail traveling through the rolling hills of the hammock before entering the flat portion of the trail. From here it will turn back again giving runners the chance to cheer on their competitors and friends!
USATF Cert. Info Coming Soon:
Parking fills up fast at the trailhead so come early to get a good spot! After that, we will have volunteers parking participants on the road.
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