Activities

  • Running-Half marathon - Individual Age group/open - EARLY REGISTRATION
  • RELAY Running-Half marathon RELAY - RELAY Half-Marathon RELAY
  • TEAM RWB 13.1 Registration - TEAM RWB 13.1
  • KING CAKE CHALLENGE 1/2 Marathon - KING CAKE CHALLENGE 1/2 MARATHON

Description

Online registration closes on Friday March 1 at 9pm

Run the River City in this FAST and flat course along the Tennessee River in Decatur, Alabama. The course is USATF certified and begins on historic Bank Street in front of the Old State Bank which predates the Civil War. Travel along the Dr. Bill Sims bike trail to Point Mallard Park with breathtaking views of the beautiful river side. The race turns around at Point Mallard Park and ends back in historic downtown Decatur. Many of our past participants have reported personal records both on the half-marathon course and running the 5k relay. 

FREE Chick-Fil-A, Pepsi products, and other food/drinks for all participants after the race. Enjoy entertainment and official cheering stations along the course. 

This event kicks off the day's events for Carnegie Carnival. All proceeds raised go to bringing art to everyone through the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, a 501c3 non-profit. 

Participants may register to run the entire half-marathon distance (13.1 miles) or may register as a relay team, with each team member running at least one 5k (3.1 mile) leg. 

Event details and schedule

Online registration closes on Friday March 1 at 9pm

Packet pickup and in person registration: 

Friday, March 1, 2019, from 10am to 7pm at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center located at 207 Church Street NE, Decatur, Alabama

Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 6am to 7:30am at the Old State Bank located at 925 Bank Street NE, Decatur, Alabama. 

Parking is available along Church Street or in the lot across the street from First Baptist Church on Church Street. Bank Street will be closed to vehicle traffic. 

Be sure to watch the weather and dress accordingly. 

Water stations and porta-potties available every 1.5 miles along the course. 

Organised by

Carnegie Visual Arts Center

P O Box 1591, Decatur

Phone: 256-341-0562