Sat February 20 - Mon March 15, 2021 Williamsburg, VA 23185 US Directions
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Events

Half Marathon

$70 02/20 8:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST Price increases after January 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

5K

$35 02/20 8:15AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after January 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

5K Competitive Walk

$35 02/20 8:15AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after January 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Mini Half

$20 02/20 8:15AM EST - 9:20AM EST Price increases after January 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual Half Marathon

$45 Registration ends February 19, 2021 at 6:00pm EST

Virtual 5K Run/Walk

$30 Registration ends February 19, 2021 at 6:00pm EST

Virtual Mini Half

$20 Registration ends February 19, 2021 at 6:00pm EST
Race Website

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

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

42nd Colonial Half Marathon and 5K

The tradition continues, on February 20th, 2021 in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Colonial Sports, Inc. will start a new chapter
in this prestigious and historical
Half Marathon Run.
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5K Runners
10 Waves of 25 runners each from fastest to slowest. 5 Minute separation between waves. All 5K runners and walkers must be on site
 NLT 7:45 AM. We will move Waves and or runners up depending on the number of participants present and the weather.  We will not start Wave one before 8:00 AM.

Wave one Starts at 8:00 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 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.
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Mini Half Runners

One Wave of 25 Runners and walkers.  Mini Half participants start and finish at the start line.  This is not an officially timed race.

Start at  8:50 AM.  The Mini Half will Start at 8:50 AM following the back of the 5K wave start. See Course Map.  Runners Start at Nassau st, cross Francis and right on Duke of Gloucester 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 cotton 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

10 Waves of 25 runners each from fastest to slowest. 5 Minute separation between waves. All Half Marathon runners and walkers must be on site
 NLT 9:15 AM. We will move Waves and or runners up depending on the number present and the weather.  We will not start Wave one before 9:30 AM.

Wave one Starts at 9:30 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 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 four hours (4 hrs).

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.

Half Marathon Awards:
Cash Awards  None for 2021

Custom Tiles for the Top ten overall men and women.

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

Medals for the Top 3 placement in the following Age Group Category, 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.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Men and Women of Vision and Purpose (MWVP).  A program dedicated to mentoring at-risk youth for success in life through High School graduation, entrance into college or trade school, and life after college.

Additionally, 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. 

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Registration Mail-in

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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

METHOD OF RESERVATIONS
Individual Call-in - Reservations will be made by individuals calling (800) 261-9530 between
the hours of 8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST Monday - Friday. Please identify yourself as being with
the Colonial Half Marathon Room Block (CB) at the time the reservation is made in order to
receive the group rate.

You can also register online, click here >>  Room Reservation Online

Woodlands Hotel and Suites

105 Visitor Center Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Woodlands Rates

Williamsburg Lodge
310 S England St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Williamsburg Lodge Rates

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
New Early Packet Pick-up location is relocated in the large party tent near 
the Start line on Nassau Street Adjacent to Dewitt Wallace Art Museum,
326 Francis St., Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Race day packet pick-up will also be in the large party tent near the Start Line from
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM on Nassau St. (326 West Francis St.), same place as early packet
Pick-up.
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 5AM 
It is about a 2 minute walk form this lot to the Start line.

Power Plant Parking lot at the College of William and Mary. No fee. Participants can park all day Sat Feb 16th, 2019.  located off of Grigsby St. Turn onto Grigsby St. from N. Boundary and follow the street into the parking lot.  About a 5 minute walk to the start line.

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

Do not park in the Museum parking lot or the CW employee parking lot. 

 

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