Hokie Half Marathon and 5K

5K Half-Marathon

Event Info

Date: October 09, 2016

Start Time: 7:30 AM

Distance: half-marathon and 5k

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Virginia Tech
Corporate Research Center
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Oct 8, 2016

  • 12:00 PMPacket Pickup & Race Expo at the Blacksburg High School Auxiliary Gym (3401 Bruin Lane, Blacksburg, VA)
  • 9:00 PMPacket Pickup is Closed

Oct 9, 2016

  • 5:30 AMBuses start shuttling runners & fans from Chicken Hill Parking Lot
  • 7:20 AMInstructions to the runners
  • 7:25 AMVT Corp of Cadets Color Guard
  • 7:30 AMHalf Marathon Starts
  • 7:50 AM5k Starts
  • 11:30 AMCourse Closed
  • 12:00 PMLast buses leave finish for Race Parking Lots


COME TO BEAUTIFUL BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA THIS FALL AND RUN WITH THE HOKIES! The 4th Annual Hokie Half Marathon and 5K will take place Sunday, October 9th, 2016. With the first four miles on roads, the next six travel along the Huckleberry Bike Trail before heading back onto roads and bike trails for the final miles. Water and Gatorade are provided every two miles, along with a Gu station at mile eight, plus porta potties at several intervals along the course. Combined with a ton of live music throughout the course and plenty of cheering along the way, the Hokie Half is one you won’t want to miss! So come join us in October and earn your Hokie Bird finisher medal and some awesome race swag!


James DeMarco, Race Director
1470 South Main Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Email: james@runaboutsports.com

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