Sat February 19, 2022 Williamsburg, VA 23185 US Directions
Events

Half Marathon

9:00AM EST - 12:30PM EST

5K Run

8:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST

5K Competitive Walk

8:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST

Mini Half

9:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST
Open to ages 1 - 100.
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://colonialsportswilliamsburg.com.

Place
326 West Francis St.
Williamsburg, VA US 23185
Description

43rd Colonial Half Marathon and 5K

The tradition continues, on February 19th, 2022 in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Colonial Sports, Inc. invites you to test yourself in this prestigious and historical
Half Marathon Run.  Are you Bad Ass!
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5K Runners
 All 5K runners and walkers must be on site NLT 8 AM. This race will start under one gun at 8:30 AM.

The Colonial 5K Starts at 8:30 AM near the intersection of Nassau and Francis Streets adjacent to the Dewitt Wallace Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg, follow Nassau St. to Prince George St. turn left on Prince George St, follow Prince George St. to a sharp right onto Scotland St. follow Scotland St to a right on Nassau St and then left on Prince George St. You’ll enter the historical Colonial Williamsburg, run past the Governor’s mansion and turn left on Nicholson St., then right on Waller St and take a right at the bus stop and enter the path leading past the Capitol Building and onto the Duke of Gloucester St., Run towards the Armory building around the cone on the Duke of Gloucester St. and onto the gravel path leading to Francis St, cross Francis Street and onto S. England st., right on Newport Ave., and right on Nassau and then up Fortitude Hill and to the Finish. 

5K Awards:
Medals are awarded to the top three men and women overall,  top three men and women Masters and Grand Masters, top three male and female 14 and under, and then five year age groups from 15-19 through 80 and over.  Top Three Male and Female in the Competitive Walk

5K PERKS:
Swag bag, Long Sleeve race T, Custom Finisher medal ( Must Finish), Beer and Pizza ticket, Fife and Drum Start line Escort and music/entertainment by DJ Drew.


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Mini Half Runners

One Wave of 50 Runners and walkers.  Mini Half participants start and finish at the start line.  This is not an officially timed race.

Starts at  09:30 AM.  The Mini Half will Start at 9:30 AM following the last of the Half Marathon wave start. See Course Map.  Runners Start on Nassau st, cross Francis take the first right onto Duke of Gloucester St. run to a turn around point at the end of the Duke of Gloucester St. and back to Nassau, left on Nassau, cross Francis and thru to the Finish.

All finishing participants will receive a long Sleeve T-Shirt, Finisher’s Medal, and a free entry pass to the “Post Race Celebration” and complimentary beer. You must show ID if you're 21 or older for your complimentary beer.
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Half Marathon Runners

 All Half Marathon runners and walkers must be on site NLT 8:45  AM.  This race starts with one gun at  9:00 AM 

The Colonial Half Marathon  Starts at 9:00 AM  near the intersection of Nassau and Francis Streets adjacent to the Dewitt Wallace Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg, follow Nassau St. to Prince George St. turn left on Prince George St, follow Prince George St. to a sharp right onto Scotland St. follow Scotland St to a right on Nassau St and then left on Prince George St. You’ll enter the historical Colonial Williamsburg, run past the Governor’s mansion and turn left on Nicholson St., then right on Waller St and take a right at the bus stop and enter the path leading past the Capitol Building and onto the Duke of Gloucester St., Run towards the Armory building and then turn left to cross Francis St. and onto S. England St., then pick up the traditional course (see map) running out and back on the Carters Grove Country Road. On the last leg to the finish, runners turn left off of S. England onto Newport Ave. then right on Nassau St and up Fortitude Hill and on to the Finish.  The time limit for the Half Marathon is 3.5 hours. 

All finishing participants will receive a long Sleeve performance T-Shirt, Finisher’s Medal, and a free entry pass to the “Post Race Celebration” complimentary beer and pizza

Half Marathon Awards:
Cash Awards  Top 3 men and women. 1st Place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd Place $100.

Custom Bowl for the Top Male and Female.

Custom Tiles for the Top 9 overall men and women.

Medals for the Top three men and women in  Masters and Grand Masters.

Medals for the Top 3 in the following Age Group Categories, 16 and Under, 17-19, five years increment age groups 20-24 through 75 and over.
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Both races are a Healthy Heart! Healthy Mind! event.  

 Donations can be made to the Daniel G. and Rosemary B. Stimson Track Endowment at W&M.   For 39 years, the Colonial Half Marathon and 5K benefited the Track and Field program at College of William and Mary. The past success and legacy of this event are due to the guidance and leadership of the College of William and Mary’s Track and Field coaches, in particular, Coach Daniel Stimson. Coach Stimson was the College of William and Mary’s Director of Track and Field as well as the Colonial Half Marathon Race Director for 25 years.  Coach Stimson passed away in Oct. of 2017. 

Race Contact Info

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Registration Mail-in

If you don't want to register online and prefer to mail-in your registration instead.
Download the PDF file below. Note:  Registration must be received no later than
February 12th, 2020. See Participant Information on registration flyer.

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Accomodations
Accommodations:
Williamsburg Lodge
310 S England St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 220-7976

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12% and
$2.00 per night per room occupancy fee) in effect at the time of check-out, and a
nightly resort fee subject to state tax (currently 7%) per room per night.

Packet Pick-up
Early Packet Pick-up Friday, February 18, 2021, will be at Colonial Sports, 1303 Jamestown Rd. Suite # 111, Williamsburg, VA. 23185 from 12 noon till 6:00 PM.

Race Day Packet Pick Up will be in the party tent near the Start Line from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM on Nassau St. (326 West Francis St.).
Half Marathon Course Map

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5K Course Map

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Mini Half Course Map

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Parking

Recommended parking:

Colonial Williamsburg parking lot P6. Located at 410 W. Francis St.  This is a fee lot. $1.00 per hour. lot opens at 5 AM 
It is about a 2-minute walk from this lot to the Start line.

Prince George St. parking garage. This is a fee lot.  The first 30 Minutes is free, $1.00 per hour for a max of $12.00 per day.  This is a covered garage.

There is limited parking at the Museum Parking in the lower half of the parking lot.

 

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