1) We are taking runners through the most historic areas of downtown Wilmington down Water St., up Market St. & Front St.
2) We’re knocking out the 3 bridges in the first 5 miles!
3) We’re going to get a little distance out by Greenfield Lake, but we’ve got a completely closed course to keep our runners safe on any roads!
4) Over a 1 mile stretch to the finish line down the nation’s top-ranked River Walk!
5) A finish line party you don’t want to miss hosted at The Riverfront Park Downtown Wilmington with free beer and good ol’ Carolina BBQ!

The Wilmington Historic Half Marathon, 10K and 5K takes runners through some amazing views in a completely closed course through Downtown Wilmington and other historic sites.  A race to remember and one you won’t soon forget includes the most historic routes of North Carolina’s largest historic district (Downtown Wilmington, NC), along the nation’s top-rated river walk/boardwalk, and 3 bridges (in the 10K and Half Marathon only).


5K & Historic Half Maps