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War Eagle Run Fest

Sun February 18, 2024 Auburn University, AL 36849 US Directions

Half Marathon Course


The War Eagle Run Fest has three different event distances to offer participants. The race has a Half Marathon, a 5K and War Eagle Kids Mile. Both the Half Marathon and 5K are open to runners, joggers and walkers. The War Eagle Kids Mile is for children ages 3-12.  




The start line for the Half Marathon will be outside Jordan-Hare Stadium.  Runners will be corralled according to expected finish times with the fastest runners in the front and walkers in the back.  The Half Marathon will start at 7:00am in a wave start fashion.  150-200 runners will be allowed to start approximately every 30 seconds.


Runner's will pass Toomer's Corner, the Auburn University President's House, see the Duggar Concourse, Quad Drive, Haley Concourse, and Thach Concourse. After running a lap on the Hutsell-Rosen Track, seeing the Intramural Playing Fields and Football Practice Fields, runners will pass the Coliseum and Auburn Arena before finishing on the 50-yd line Jordan-Hare Stadium!

Half Marathon runners will have separate running lanes from 5K runners so that faster runners in the Half Marathon will not have to navigate around slower runners in the 5K.


*All Half Marathon runners MUST maintain a running pace of 18:20 min/mile.  If runners are not able to hold this pace, they will be picked up by Race SAG vehicles and moved ahead on the course or brought to the finish line.  Our event permits require the courses be reopened on this schedule.  No race services: aid stations, police supervision, and medical assistance will be available beyond this pace.


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