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Clinton Half Marathon
The 5th Annual Clinton Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015. Located in scenic Clinton, Iowa, runners can choose a race distance of 5k, 10k, or the Half Marathon. The race starts along Riverfront Drive, paralleling the mighty Mississippi, with challenging hill climbs leading to a majestic overlook of the widest part of the Mississippi River! This will be one of the most exciting racing experiences of the season!
Registration is NOW OPEN! When you register, you will be directed to GetMeRegistered.com. After entering your information on their secure server, registration confirmation will be sent to the email account you provide.
Clinton Half Marathon's New Race Directors
The Clinton Half Marathon Committee has announced new race directors for this years Clinton Half Marathon. Committee members Angela Bengtson and Brad Nolan will take over the reigns as Co- Directors of the fifth annual event.
"During the past four years, Dr. Brian Peck invested his time, personal funds and passion to launch a new running event for our area. The momentum following the 2014 event was stronger than ever, with another great team effort by our entire committee. Brad and I are fully devoted to continue investing and growing the event that Dr. Peck founded, said Bengtson.
The Clinton Half Marathon, offers a half marathon distance, 10K run, and 5K run/walk. The fifth installment of the race will commence at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, September 13, 2015. Registration is now open at www.clintonhalfmarathon.com.
Proceeds from the race benefit the YWCA-Clinton. "We cant thank Dr. Peck enough for bringing the Clinton Half Marathon to our community and selecting the YWCA as the races cause, said YWCA Executive Director Shannon Sander-Welzien. "We are happy to welcome Angela and Brad as our new race directors. They will do a fabulous job of continuing Dr. Pecks great work. "Whether providing a home for the homeless, advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, second-shift childcare, or a worthy child membership, the YWCA is proud to provide programs and services that help our community members to grow and thrive.
Bengtson and Nolan boast this years Clinton Half Marathon will be the biggest race since the races inception. "Each year, weve seen tremendous growth. Once you run the race, you experience what a high caliber race it is and want to come back the next year, said Nolan.
Last years race saw 600-plus participants with 13 states represented. "Not only do we plan to increase the number of participants, but it is our aspiration to continue to provide the community with a positive, high quality event that will showcase some of the greatness our community has to offer, said Bengtson. "We have strong committee, volunteer, and participant support, said Nolan. "This is an opportunity for the city of Clinton to shine, and were thrilled to be a part of it. ###
Clinton Half Marathon 2014
We're pleased to announce that the Healthiest State Initiative has endorsed the Clinton Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk!