Gettysburg Battlefield Half Marathon

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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What? Half-marathon (13.1 miles). Most of the course is on the Gettysburg National Military Park.

When? 7 a.m., Nov. 4, 2018

Where? Race begins and ends at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg

Who are the hosts?  Gettysburg Foundation and YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is a membership organization that has been meeting the needs of our entire community for over 90 years. The YW is the largest child care provider in Adams County. It works toward racial justice and the economic empowerment of women. The YW offers a fantastic fitness center with the only public indoor swimming pool.

The Gettysburg Foundation’s mission, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), is to enhance the preservation and understanding of the heritage and lasting significance of Gettysburg and its national parks. The Foundation focuses its work primarily on the battle of Gettysburg and its context in the American Civil War, as well as President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Assistance is also given to occasionally support the Eisenhower National Historic Site, President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s residence in the Gettysburg community.

Event details and schedule

When/where is packet pick-up? Saturday, Nov. 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg; 6 – 8 p.m. at Gettysburg Area Rec Park, 465 Long Lane, Gettysburg; and near the start line the day of the run. Runners may have their family and friends pick-up their packet with an receipt.

What if I register and get hurt, sick, my child has a baby, I have a baby, my mom springs for a Caribbean vacation, or I just realize I was absolutely insane for signing up for this thing?  If you need to cancel your registration, please email no later than Oct. 1, 2018. After Oct. 1, 2018 you may transfer your registration to another person for a $10 fee until Oct. 15, 2018.

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