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Additional race information can be found at http://colonialsportswilliamsburg.com.
The tradition continues, on February 16th, 2019 in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Colonial Sports, Inc. will start a new chapter
in this prestigious and historical
Half Marathon Run.
Half Marathon Runners
Start at 8:00 AM on Nassau Street adjacent to the Dewitt Wallace Art Museum in Colonial Williamsburg, follow Nassau St. to Prince George St. turn right 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 pass 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 take a left on Newport Ave and then right on Nassau up fortitude Hill 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 to top three Overall men and women must be registered in the Colonial Half "Run" event to receive the following one of the following placement: $500 1st, $300 2nd and $200 3rd.
Medals placement for the Top ten overall men and women.
Top three placement men and women Masters and Grand Masters.
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.
Start at 8:15 AM on Nassau St. Follow Nassau to Prince George, left on Prince George, right on Scotland St, right on Nassau and left on Prince George. enter Historic Colonial Williamsburg run past the Governor’s Mansion and left onto Nicholson St., turn right onto Waller St. then right at the bus stop and pick up the path running by the Capitol Building and onto the Duke of Gloucester St. take a left just pass the Armory cross Francis St. and then right on Newport Ave and right on Nassau up fortitude hill and straight to the finish.
Mini Half Runners
Start at 8:15 AM. This year we are introducing the Mini Half instead of the One Mile Fun Run. The Mini Half is 1.31 Miles. The Mini Half will Start at 8:15 AM following the back of the 5K wave start. See Course Map.
All finishing participants will receive a long Sleeve performance T-Shirt, Finisher’s Medal and a free entry pass to the “Post Race Celebration” and complimentary beer.
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.
Both races are a Healthy Heart! Healthy Mind! event. A portion of the proceeds benefit 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 is 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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The official partnership Hotel is the Westgate Resorts Williamsburg located at 1324 Richmond Rd. Williamsburg VA. They are offering a room at a reasonable price per night. They are 1.1 miles from the start finish line. Please consider them when looking for accommodations. Clean, comfortable rooms.
Reservations may be made by phone at 1-877-502-7058. Please be sure to use Group Code (64-831), Reservations must be received by the Resort no later than 01/14/2020. All Group guest reservations require a minimum deposit equal to one (1) night’s room & tax to be charged on a major credit card.
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Each reservation for which the required deposit has been received is guaranteed for late arrival from the up until 11:59PM of the scheduled Check-In Date. Check-out time is 10:00 a.m. A late-departure charge may apply for any room(s) occupied after the scheduled check-out time.
Westgate Williamsburg Resort
1324 Richmond Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-229-6220 (Resort Phone Number)
Early Packet Pick up is currently scheduled for Friday Feb 14th, 2020 from 1-6 PM at the Westgate Resorts Williamsburg at 1324 Richmond Rd. 23185
Race day packet pick up is from 7AM-8:30AM near the Start line on Nassau St. (326 West Francis St.) 23185
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.