Sat April 15, 2023 Albuquerque, NM 87107 US Directions
Events

Half Marathon

$75 8:30AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm MST

Half Marathon 2-Person Relay

$50 8:30AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm MST

10K

$35 9:15AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm MST

5K

$35 9:30AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm MST

5K (17 and Under)

$20 9:30AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm MST
Open to ages 1 - 17.

KIDS K

$15 10:15AM MDT - 12:30PM MDT Price increases after March 24, 2023 at 11:59pm MDT
Open to ages 1 - 11.

VIRTUAL HALF MARATHON

$40 Registration ends April 14, 2023 at 7:59am MDT

VIRTUAL 10K AND 5K

$30 Registration ends April 14, 2023 at 7:59am MDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.irunfit.org.

Place
1100 Solar Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM US 87107
Description

Register today for the Albuquerque Half Marathon! The Albuquerque Half, 10K, 5K, and Kids K is an absolute must on your event calendar! This fan-favorite is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2023, and is one you won’t want to miss! The Albuquerque Half Marathon crosses the Rio Grande River with spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains and North Valley Bosque and heads to the Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque and the heart of the North Valley on a flat and fast course which makes it a personal best candidate. Finisher medals for all half marathon participants, including age group and overall awards and tech tee shirts for all Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K participants! To register and learn more about the Albuquerque Half Marathon and other exciting events go to: www.irunfit.org

RunFit 13.1 X 2 Marathon Challenge: By running the Albuquerque Half Marathon 2023 and the NM Chips and Salsa Half Marathon 2023 (9/10/23) you qualify for the RunFit 13.1 X 2 Marathon Challenge medal.

Helping to build community and combat childhood obesity one event at a time!

RunFit

ALBUQUERQUE HALF MARATHON 

EVENT INFORMATION

 

Note: Please continue to check our RunFit website: www.irunfit.org for the most current event information

 

Event Schedule: April 15, 2023

Event Location:

Alvarado Elementary School

1100 Solar Rd. NW

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

 

*Half Marathon: 8:30 a.m. (3.5 Hour Cut-off)

10K: 9:15 a.m.

5K: 9:30 a.m.

Kids K: 10:15 a.m.

*Note: The Start of the Albuquerque Half Marathon (ONLY) and Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Half Marathon Relay (FIRST RUNNER ONLY) is located on Winter Haven Rd NW – JUST SOUTH OF SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH. THERE IS NO PARKING ON WINTER HAVEN ROAD. PLEASE PARK AT SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH ONLY (6440 Coors Blvd. NW, ABQ., NM 87120). SHUTTLE BUSSES WILL RETURN PARTICIPANTS TO SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH from Alvarado Elementary School. Team of 2 Half Marathon Relay see “Half Marathon 2-Person Relay” information below.

 

Packet Pick-up and Late Registration:

Friday, April 14, 2023
PACKET PICK-UP:

1:00 to 6:00 p.m.

FLEET FEET SPORTS
North Towne Plaza

5901 Wyoming suite R 

Albuquerque NM 87109

 

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS RACE-DAY REGISTRATION; HOWEVER, ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR EVENT PACKETS AT "PACKET PICK-UP."

If you are not able to pick up your packets in person at the above location and times, you must plan for a representative to pick up your packet. Any out-of-town participants may pick up their packet on race morning at the registration area if you are unable to do so at Packet Pickup. Race Day Packet Pickup for out-of-town residents:  Half Marathon: Parking Lot just west of Half Marathon Start (Winter Haven Rd.) and 10K, 5K, and Kids K: Alvarado Elementary School.

 

IMPORTANT! HALF MARATHON TEAM OF 2 RELAY MUST PICK UP THEIR PACKET AT PACKET PICKUP. THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION FOR THE TEAM RELAY.

 

VIRTUAL RUN OR WALK:

PLEASE NOTE: All registered participants may pick up their event packet: Event Bib and T-Shirt at the time and location listed above, “Packet Pickup.” For those who purchased the “shipping,” (only available to Virtual Run/Walk participants) your race swag will be mailed out beginning April 10, 2023, and continue as registrations come in.

 

For additional event information, please go to our RunFit website: www.irunfit.org.

If you choose to have your packet mailed to you. please make sure you enter your mailing address when registering for the event and add the additional charge for shipping.

Please note: If you would like your packet mailed to you, please add “SHIPPING” prior to completing your registration. All other packets will be available for Packet Pickup.


Be sure to follow social distancing and other safety measures provided by the State of NM and your local government regarding COVID-19 as you participate.

Follow these 3 simple steps to run/walk your Half Marathon, 10K or 5K!

Note: Kids K is a non-timed event.

* Step 1:
Walk or run ANYTIME between April 14-15, 2023 and record your race time using: Strava, Garmin, MapMyRun, MapPedometer.com or a simple stopwatch.

* Step 2:
Email your race completion time to stephenpino@hotmail.com
* Include first and last name, run date, event (5K), city and state, and race completion time in the body of the email. Note: Subject line: Albuquerque Half Marathon, 10K or 5K Virtual Run Result Information
* Run/walk times must be submitted by 11:59 pm (mtn.) on April 16, 2023.

* Step 3:
Submit a selfie on the RunFit Facebook:
* Post on https://www.facebook.com/Runfitabq/

* Submit a selfie after your run/walk or a pic of the location you ran/walked!
* In providing a photo or selfie you allow RunFit to share your pic on the RunFit website and other event social media. (The pic you provide will not be used for sales or marketing purposes without written permission.)

 

Please note: Steps 2 and 3 are optional.

 

START TIMES:

Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay: Start: 8:30 a.m. (Note: There is a 3.5-hour cutoff.)

Note: The HALF MARATHON START is located on Winter Haven Rd. NW (north end). See map/route link below. FINISH IS LOCATED AT ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1100 Solar Rd. NW). Note Printable course map on the website: www.irunfit.org  COURSE MAP LOCATED ON OUR RUNFIT WEBSITE ALONG WITH PARKING INFORMATION: www.irunfit.org.

Restrooms: There are port-a-potties located near the start. Please arrive early to get in line. We will start on time. 

 

START AND FINISH

The Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay starts on Winter Haven Rd. (north end) just south of the Sagebrush Community Church (Parking) and finishes at Alvarado Elementary School (1100 Solar Rd. NW). NOTE: FIRST RUNNER FOR THE RELAY TEAM STARTS ON WINTER HAVEN RD. 2ND RUNNER SEE “RELAY EXCHANGE ZONE” BELOW.

 

NOTE: A SHUTTLE WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE FINISH (ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL) TO RETURN RELAY PARTICIPANTS BACK TO SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH (FIRST RUNNER) AND TAYLOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (SECOND RUNNER).

 

NOTE: FIRST RELAY (START) WILL PICK UP BIB/CHIP WITH BELT AT START. THE LOCATION OF PICKUP IS NEAR THE START OF THE HALF MARATHON (PARKING LOT JUST WEST OF THE START). THE RELAY PARTICIPANTS WILL EACH RECEIVE A MATCHING BIB NUMBER WITH NO CHIP AT PACKET PICKUP. HOWEVER, THE FIRST/START RELAY PARTICIPANT MUST PICK UP BIB/CHIP AND BELT AT THE START.

Relay Exchange Zone
Taylor Middle School

8200 Guadalupe Trail NW, Albuquerque, NM  87114

 

Note: Parking for Relay Exchange (2nd Runner) is available at Taylor Middle School. Please arrive at Relay Exchange Zone no later than 8:00 a.m. 

 

Relay Team Rules
Each relay team consists of 2 members. The first team member will run 6.37 miles, the second team member will run 6.73 miles. There are 3 categories for competing as a team:

·                   Male:  2 male team members

·                   Female: 2 female team members

·                   Coed: 1 male and 1 female team member

 

Relay Race Belt Instructions

1.      There are 2 bibs per team

a.      1 bib will have a Timing Tag on the back.

b.      The other bib will not have anything on it. The other runner will wear their bib to identify them at the Relay Transition Zones.

2. Volunteers must take the bib with the timing tag/label and attach it to one of the RunFit Event Race Belts using the 2 snaps on the belt. 

a.      Snaps will go through the holes at the top of the bib 

3.      The Belt and extra bib will be given to the Relay Captain with the following instructions

a.      Belt with the Bib/tag must be worn by the first runner, with the Bib facing the front and not covered up

b.      The 2nd runner will wear the bib number without the timing tag to be identified at the Relay Zones

c.      At the Relay Transition zone, first-team member passes the Belt with the Bib/tag on to their partner

                                                     i.     Partner attaches the belt around their waist 

                                                    ii.     Spins the belt so the bib is visible in the front and continues the race to the finish line.

d.      Race Belts must be returned at the finish line.

e.      Volunteer will show them how to adjust belt properly

 

PARKING MAPS AND PARTICIPANT INFORMATION ARE LOCATED ON THE RUNFIT WEBSITE: WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG

 

Note: When on the course you MUST make sure you stay within the orange traffic cones for your safety and the safety of others. There are volunteers and sheriff officers along the course as well as course signage: mile markers and directional arrows. It is important that you pay attention to the signs, volunteers, and sheriff officers while on the course.

 

The Wingman Race Pacers will be running with you at the Albuquerque Half. The Wingman pacers are Active Duty and Veteran servicemen and women who provide a volunteer pacing service for full and half marathons. They will be at the race to 1) Help organize race participants at the starting line in groups based on race completion goals, 2) pacers will be wearing a shirt that identifies them as pacers and will be carrying a pacing sign with their group’s planned completion time, and 3) pacers will be there to help motivate runners and coach them to help runners of all levels achieve their goals.

Pacers will be running with the following planned completion times (hr.: min):

1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30

Look for the Wingman Race Pacers at the starting line!

 

 

10K Start: 9:15 a.m.

Note: The START is in the Los Poblanos Fields just south of Alvarado Elementary School/Finish on the west side of the ditch. 5K: Please do not enter the start area until all 10K participants have left. Please remain on the other side of the pedestrian bridge until all 10K participants have passed. Please report to the start by 8:30 a.m. See map/route link below. FINISH IS LOCATED AT ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1100 Solar Rd. NW). COURSE MAP LOCATED ON OUR RUNFIT WEBSITE: www.irunfit.org.

Note: When on the course please make sure you stay within the orange traffic cones for your safety and the safety of others. There are volunteers and sheriff officers along the course as well as course signage: mile markers and directional arrows. It is important that you pay attention to the signs, volunteers, and sheriff officers while on the course.

PARKING MAPS AND PARTICIPANT INFORMATION ARE LOCATED ON THE RUNFIT WEBSITE: WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG

 

5K Run or Walk Start: 9:30 a.m.

Note: The 5K START is in the Los Poblanos Fields just south of Alvarado Elementary School/Finish. Please report to the start by 8:45 a.m. See map/route link below. Note: Please do not enter the start area until all 10K runners have left. Please remain on the other side of the pedestrian bridge until all 10K participants have passed. FINISH IS LOCATED AT ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1100 Solar Rd. NW). COURSE MAP LOCATED ON OUR RUNFIT WEBSITE: www.irunfit.org.

Note: When on the course please make sure you stay within the orange traffic cones for your safety and the safety of others. There are volunteers and sheriff officers along the course as well as course signage: mile markers and directional arrows. It is important that you pay attention to the signs, volunteers, and sheriff officers while on the course.

 

PARKING MAPS AND PARTICIPANT INFORMATION ARE LOCATED ON THE RUNFIT WEBSITE: WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG

 

Kids K Run: 10:15 a.m.

The Start of the Kids K will be taking place at the Alvarado Elementary School (just east of the finish) and will finish under the RunFit arch located on the north side of the school where the Half, 10K, and 5K finish. The Race Director will announce when it is time to report to the start. START IS LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. This is a non-timed event. All participants will receive a finisher’s medal.

 

IMPORTANT REMINDER: ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST FOLLOW AND ABIDE BY ALL EVENT SIGNAGE AND COURSE DIRECTIONS INCLUDING TRAFFIC CONES. DO NOT CROSS OVER STREETS OR ROADS THAT DO NOT HAVE TRAFFIC CONES. IF A PARTICIPANT FAILS TO FOLLOW COURSE CONES AND SIGNS, HE OR SHE MAY BE DISQUALIFIED. THERE ARE SEVERAL BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICERS LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE COURSE AS WELL AS VOLUNTEERS. PLEASE THANK THEM FOR THEIR HELP AND SUPPORT.

 

Getting to the Start/Parking:

 

PARKING MAPS AND PARTICIPANT INFORMATION ARE LOCATED ON THE RUNFIT WEBSITE: WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG


HALF MARATHON START:

The start of the Albuquerque Half Marathon (ONLY) is located on Winter Haven Rd NW – JUST SOUTH OF SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH. THERE IS NO PARKING ON WINTER HAVEN ROAD. PLEASE PARK AT SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH ONLY (6440 Coors Blvd. NW, ABQ., NM 87120). SHUTTLE BUSSES WILL RETURN PARTICIPANTS INCLUDING THE HALF MARATHON RELAY (FIRST RUNNER) TO SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SHOPPING CENTER OR DEFINED FITNESS PARKING. All out of town participants who are picking up their packets on race day may pick up their Race Packet on race day in the parking lot just west of the Half Marathon start between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m. Note: Out of town half marathon participants ONLY may be able to pick up packets at this location. All others must pick up packets at Fleet Feet Sports (see “Packet Pickup” information above. The timing chip is located on the back of the bib. The bib must be worn on the front of the person and must always be visible. No timing chips will be given to Kids K participants since this is a non-timed event.

NOTE: SHUTTLE SERVICE BACK TO THE START (SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH) WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL HALF MARATHON PARTICIPANTS. HALF MARATHON RELAY (2ND RUNNER) WILL HAVE A BUS RETURNING YOU BACK TO TAYLOR MIDDLE SCHOOL. ALL SHUTTLE BUSSES WILL LEAVE FROM ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – EAST PARKING LOT – EAST OF FINISH (11OO SOLAR RD. NW). SHUTTLE SERVICE BACK TO SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITY CHURCH WILL START AT 10:00 A.M. AND CONTINUE TO 12:30 P.M. SHUTTLE BUSSES WILL DEPART/ARRIVE EVERY 15 MINUTES.

 

PARKING: NOTE: THERE IS NO RACE DAY PARKING AT ALVARADO ELEMENTARY DUE TO FINISH-LINE AND POST-EVENT ACTIVITIES. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON OR NEAR THE COURSE: i.e., Solar Rd., Nabor Rd., Fairway Rd., Kensington, Floretta Rd. and Harmony Rd. DO NOT PARK NEAR OR AROUND DITCHES OR OBSTRUCT DRIVEWAYS. YOU WILL BE TOWED. WE ENCOURAGE ALL PARTICIPANTS TO CARPOOL TO THE RACE. ALL RACES WILL START ON TIME SO PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.

 

CARPOOL: We encourage you to CARPOOL and arrive early. 

HALF MARATHON (Race begins at 8:30 a.m.)

See start, parking, and shuttle information above.

 

10K (Race begins at 9:15 a.m.)
Please use any of the following parking locations:

Poblanos Fields Open Space Parking Lot (off Tierra Viva Place NW – just east of Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church

 

Note: Out of town participants ONLY may pick up their packets and timing chip at Alvarado Elementary School between 7:30-8:45 a.m. on race day. Please Park at the locations stated above. There is no parking at the Alvarado Elementary School.

 

5K (Race begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Please use any of the following parking locations: 

Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church: 1801 Montano Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

 

Note: Out of town participants ONLY may pick up their packets and timing chip at Alvarado Elementary School between 7:30-9:00 a.m. on race day. Please Park at the locations stated above. There is no parking at the Alvarado Elementary School.

RunFit Kids K (Race begins at 10:30 a.m.)
Please use 10K parking location (see above) see additional kid’s event information below.

Note: Out of town participants ONLY may pick up their packets and timing chip at Alvarado Elementary School between 8:30-10:00 a.m. on race day. There is no parking at the Alvarado Elementary School.

 

Saturday Start Information

All races will start promptly at the designated times. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start Line to check any gear and seed yourself according to your projected pace time. If you are driving to the race plan to arrive early. See parking information above. 
This race is a Gun Start with a Timing Chip finish. The "official time" will start when the gun goes off. All participants who want to be timed as well as being factored into the results MUST wear a timing bib/chip (see “RESULTS” information below).

 

Please note: Should severe weather that creates dangerous conditions for participants cause cancellation of the race there will be no refunds.

 

 

 

Runner Gear Check

Half Marathon participants may check gear near the Start Line (Registration Site). Volunteers will assist runners in identifying their gear bags. Runners can claim their gear after the race near the school Gym. Show your bib number to the volunteers at the gear pickup location to claim your bag. Allow plenty of time to get to the Start Line to check any gear and position yourself according to your projected pace time.

 


 

 

 

 

 

Race (Bib) Number Requirements

Each participant will receive a Race (Bib) number that must be worn on race day. DO NOT alter your race number in any way. Your bib number must be visible and worn on the front outside of all clothing during the entire race so that it may be clearly seen. Bib numbers are non-transferable and MUST be worn by the runner to whom it is assigned.

 

Can I run with an iPod/headphones?

Yes. USATF, the national governing body of the sport, amended its ban on headphones, iPods, and similar devices. However, athletes competing for prize money are not allowed to use electronic devices such as headphones and earpieces. If you choose to wear headphones, we strongly encourage you to use one earpiece/headphone in-ear for your safety and others. Wearing only one earpiece/headphone, it will allow you to hear race officials, other participants, course volunteers, and traffic officials during the event.

 

Can I run with my GPS device?
Yes, participants may wear their GPS watches/devices. However, these items do not count as “second timing devices" and will not be recognized by the event as official times or distances.

What is NOT allowed on the course?
The use of video devices, and cell phones (Note: cell phones that are used for music must follow the same guidelines as “iPod/headphones” information above. If for some reason you use your cellphone for any other reason, we ask that you pull off to the side to allow others to pass), computers, cameras, or any similar devices by participants in the event is prohibited. The use of wheeled devices by participants or any other person authorized to be on the course shall be strictly limited to: (a) authorized and registered competitive wheelchair participants, and (b) authorized course marshals on bicycles. Baby joggers, baby strollers, skateboards, rollerblades, unauthorized bicycles, or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.

Do you have a Lost & Found in case I lose something at the Event or on the racecourse?
Yes. We will have a Lost & Found for items that were lost and found on race day. If you are missing a personal item, please call 505.217-4774.

I am injured and/or cannot run the event (family commitment, work obligation, etc.). Can I get a refund, donate my entry, or transfer my entry to someone else?
No. Sale and/or transfer of race entry/bib is strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification and/or banning of any individuals involved from future events. All entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be deferred toward a future event.

If I provide medical documentation of my injury or pregnancy, will you give me a refund?
No. Please refer to our official event rules and guidelines.

Can I defer my entry to the next year if I am unable to run this year?
No, participants cannot defer their entries to the next year if they are unable to run.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me if I cannot attend Packet Pickup?
Yes. Your friend can pick up your packet for you. 

What is NOT allowed on the course?
For everyone’s safety baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course.

Strollers and baby joggers are permitted on the 5K course only. Strollers and baby joggers must start at the back of the pack and your child must always be secured in the stroller.

Inclement Weather Policy
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on the RunFit website: www.irunfit.org  so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations. Severe weather updates will also be sent to participants via email as necessary.
The Race Director will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race.
Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15-minute increments.

If extreme heat is predicted, extra water will be provided to the athletes, prior to, during and after the event. The medical team will be alerted that athletes may require additional medical attention during and after the event due to the elevated temperatures.

Medical Support

Medical staff members will be ready to assist you at any time. Radio communications personnel will be positioned at every aid station along the course.
The event officials have the right to withdraw any runner from the race that appears in distress or at risk. If you have a health or medical problem at the Finish Line, you will be directed to the Medical Area. Please cooperate if you are asked to go for a checkup. Only runners requiring medical assistance will be permitted in the Medical Area. If you feel that you need help at any point, please ask for it! Note: If you are unable to finish the race for any reason, please notify a race official of your bib number so medical personnel is aware.

 

Finish Information

When you cross the finish line you will be greeted by volunteers and an Albuquerque Half Marathon Finisher Medal (Albuquerque 1/2 Marathon Participants Only).

 

Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Awards and Prizes
Overall and division award winners will be handed out immediately after the completion of each event. Please check the result board near the finish to see if you are an Age Group and/or Overall award winner. You MUST be present to receive your award. Please note: NO AWARDS WILL BE MAILED. If you are unable to pick up your medal at the event, you may do so at Fleet Feet Sports beginning on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Overall awards to the top 3 men and women will be determined by gun time.

Half Marathon 

Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time.

AWARDS: Awards will be issued to the top three finishers:  19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+. 

Award times will be determined by gun time

 

10K
Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time.

AWARDS: Awards will be issued to the top three finishers:  19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.  

Award times will be determined by gun time

 

5K

Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women determined by gun time.
AWARDS: Awards will be issued to the top three finishers:  6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.

 

RunFit Kids K 

All registered participants (12 and under) are eligible to participate in the RunFit Kids K. The start of RunFit Kids K will begin at 10:00 a.m. All participants will receive a medal at the finish. NOTE: THE KIDS K WILL START AND FINISH AT THE ALVARADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. See the information above for more details.

 

Results
Timing of the event will be done using RunFit’s RACE|RESULTS Timing System. Efforts will be made to post unofficial results at the finish line within 15 minutes of each participant finishing the race. Results will be posted near the finish (Alvarado Elementary Gym) immediately during and after the event as well as online at WWW.IRUNFIT.ORG. Participants who would like their official time posted and be included in the results MUST wear a timing bib/chip. No timing chips will be given to Kids K participants since this is a non-timed event. Please note: Awards will be presented immediately after each event. All awards must be picked up on the day of the event. No awards will be mailed.

 

Post-Race 

The Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Half Marathon Post Race activities will be held at Alvarado Elementary School

 

Review the Course and Support

There are 6 fluid and replacement fluid stations supplied by Gatorade (Miles 4.3, 6, 8, 10, 10.5 and 12) throughout the Half Marathon Course – approx. every 2 Miles beginning at mile 2.5 (Water Only). Restroom facilities will be located near mile 6 and 10.5 and the start/finish. Medical and first aid personnel will be stationed at the finish and at various points along the course. 

Water will be provided for the 5K and 10K events:

5K: Mile 2

10K: Mile 1.3 (approx.) & 3.7 & Mile: 5 (approx.)

See links below to see where water stops are on the course.

 

Note: Cut and paste links to browser:

ALBUQUERQUE HALF MARATHON: ROUTE
ALBUQUERQUE HALF MARATHON 2023 - MapMyRun

 

ALBUQUERQUE 10K: ROUTE
ALBUQUERQUE 10K 2023 - MapMyRun

 

ALBUQUERQUE 5K: ROUTE
ALBUQUERQUE 5K 2023 - MapMyRun


Over 75 volunteers are needed to make the Half Marathon run smoothly. Volunteers are still needed to help! Please contact Stephen Pino-RD at (505) 217-4774 to volunteer for race day. 

 

Lodging:  

There are several fine hotels in and around Albuquerque. To find the closest to the event but still within a short driving distance to the start look for “Journal Center” Hotels or Lodging or I-25 and Montgomery Blvd.

 

Thank-a-volunteer campaign!

The Albuquerque Half Marathon is fortunate to have some of the friendliest and hardest-working volunteers around. More than seventy-five volunteers help us on race morning to ensure you feel welcomed, are fully informed; have a safe, successful, and positive running experience, and more! When you have a chance, give a hearty, fun-loving thanks!

 

RunFit 13.1 X 2 Marathon Challenge:

RUNFIT is proud to announce the return of the 13.1 X 2 RUNFIT MARATHON. This popular RunFit edition gives participants the opportunity to participate in two events: Albuquerque Half Marathon (April 5, 2023) & NM Chips and Salsa Half Marathon (September 10, 2023) and the and by doing so, receive a custom 13.1 X 2 RunFit Marathon finisher medal at the finish of the NM Chips and Salsa Half Marathon.

 

 

Proceeds:

A portion of the event proceeds benefits RunFit, a nonprofit, 501 (c) 3 organization benefiting before, during, and after school running programs for children.

History of RunFit:

RunFit before and after school running program launched in the spring of 2006 as a bold joint initiative aimed at curbing the growing epidemic of childhood obesity by creating a running program for children at after-school (or before school) programs across New Mexico.

RunFit is designed to help youth of all sizes, fitness, and ability levels utilize the discipline of running to improve health, build character and uplift the spirit. After-school programs such as RunFit play a vital role in the lives our communities by keeping kids’ safe, creating healthy habits, and helping working families.

RunFit is a fun, free, and intensive program that motivates and trains elementary school students to run one mile to 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) without stopping, through active participation on an after-school (or before school) running team. Participants learn to set and achieve challenging personal goals and are awarded incentives for attendance and improvement and culminating in local running events.

 

Race Questions and Information
RunFit: Albuquerque Half Marathon 
(505) 217-4774 
Email: stephenpino@hotmail.com

 

 

 

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