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Hershey Half Marathon

Sat October 19 - Sun October 20 Hershey, PA 17033 US Directions RaceJoy Ready


Hershey Half Marathon

10/20 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Open to ages 14 - 99.

Hershey Half Marathon Relay

10/20 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Open to ages 14 - 99.

Kids Fun Run

10/19 5:15PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 13.


100 W. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA US 17033


The 10th Annual Hershey Half Marathon, will take place on Sunday, October 20, 2019 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 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, recovery bag, 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 19, 2019 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 $15 and participants receive a shirt and a Fun Run Medal. 

Race Contact Info

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Hershey Half Marathon.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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Course Map

There will be some changes related to the construction around Hersheypark and the course will vary slightly. We are working on the revised course map and will share the update later this summer.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.




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