Packet Pick Up:Packet pick-up will be held Saturday, October 8th from 4:30-6:30 pm at The Haul Over at 7 Salem Street – right next to the Stop and Shop grocery store downtown. You will receive race number, timing chip and t-shirt at this time. Limited packet pick-up will be available on race morning at Bartlett’s Farm from 7 – 7:45 am but we highly encourage you to save yourself the time and stress and pick up on Saturday evening. We are unable to accommodate early birds at pick up. Please plan to arrive no earlier than 4:30 pm.
Directions and Parking:The race begins and ends at Bartlett’s Farm at 33 Bartlett Farm Rd and ample parking will be available at the race venue.
Amenities:Food, water and DrinkSimple Maple Water will be available at the finish line. In an effort to reduce waste, each finisher will be given a reusable Nantucket Half Marathon water bottle at the finish line – head over to the water station to fill up and re-hydrate!
Timing:The Nantucket Half Marathon is professionally timed by All Sports Events – race results will be streamed LIVE so be sure your friends and family check your results at www.allsportsevents.com
Aid Stations:There will be 6 aid stations at approximately miles 2.5, 4, 6, 8.5 and 10.5 and 12. We will provide water and Gatorade at each station. We encourage all runners to carry extra water with them. Much of the course runs through Nantucket Land Bank’s Smooth Hummocks Coastal Preserve – a globally-rare sandplain grassland ecosystem – protected open space! Keep Nantucket beautiful and please do not litter! Please place water cups and gel packets in the garbage cans provided at aid stations.
Course Closure:The course is OPEN to traffic throughout the entire race. While we make every effort to make the course as safe as possible with many volunteers, police and signage, the roads are not closed to traffic – be aware of your surroundings at all times. The course closes at 11:00 am. Racers who have not yet finished by this time are welcome to continue to the finish line however official timing may no longer be available.
Awards:All finishers will receive a medal. We will offer a cash prize to the overall male and female finisher, and awards to the top three finishers in each age group. Age group designations are as follows:
M 1-19 F 1-19 M 20-29 F 20-29 M 30-39 F 30-39 M 40-49 F 40-49 M 50-59 F 50-59 M 60-69 F 60-69 M 70+ F 70+