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Hershey Half Marathon

Sat October 20 - Sun October 21 Hershey, PA US 17033 Directions RaceJoy Ready

Hershey Half Marathon

10/21 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Hershey Half Marathon Relay

10/21 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Kids Fun Run

10/20 5:15PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT
100 W. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA US 17033

The 9th Annual Hershey Half Marathon, presented by Capital BlueCross, will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 7:30 AM.  The course will take participants on a 13.1 mile tour of Hershey, PA with several memorable locations along the way, including Hersheypark, Milton Hershey School, the world-famous Chocolate Avenue, and much more!  Event benefits Children's Miracle Network at Penn State Children's Hospital.

Participants can choose to run or walk the course as individuals or as part of a 2-person relay team.  For those participating in the relay, transportation will be provided to and from the half-way point.  All participants must maintain a 14-minute mile pace and must be at least 14 years of age on race day to participate.

Race registration fee includes a Unisex Long Sleeve Tech Shirt, finisher's medal, goodie bag, post race refreshments, and two (2) tickets to Hersheypark in the Dark. 

Hershey Half Marathon participants have the opportunity to sign their children up for the Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 5:15 PM.  The Fun Run is open to all children ages 2-13 who are a child of a Hershey Half Marathon participant.  Kids Fun Run costs $12 and participants receive a shirt, Fun Run Medal and a sweet treat! 

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Hershey Half Marathon.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Hershey Half Marathon is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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