Course Description & Maps

Both races will start and finish at the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center.

Race Site Map:

Race Site Map

Half Marathon:

The race will start on Main St in front of the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center.  The race will finish in the parking lot behind theTennessee Williams Welcome Center.  Runners will begin with a loop around the soccer fields, then navigate a few rolling hills on 7th St N before looping around Highland Circle, then back South towards Military Rd.  The course will go through the beautiful campus of Mississippi University for Women, historic Southside Columbus, the Columbus Riverwalk, and the newly constructed river bridge.

The course will be well marked with ORANGE arrows at all turns and intersections, as well as volunteers at the turns.  There are arrows from other races on the course, but DO NOT follow any arrows that are not ORANGE tape.

5K:

The race will start on Main St in front of the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center.  The race will finish in the parking lot behind theTennessee Williams Welcome Center.   The course starts East on Main St, winds through the beautiful  Mississippi University for Women campus, then tours historic Southside Columbus.

The course will be well marked with ORANGE arrows at all turns and intersections, as well as volunteers at the turns. There are arrows from other races on the course, but DO NOT follow any arrows that are not ORANGE tape.

Aid Stations will be located every 2 miles on the Half Marathon course, and at the halfway point of the 5K.  Also, food/beverages will be available at the finish line.