race weekend

Keep coming back to this section! We will continue updating with a great list of events and happenings to extend your race weekend. It's always a fun time in HBURG! 

Eager to plan your trip? Race over to VisitHBURG.org to glimpse at all the places to eat, shop, and play.

race info

packet pick-up

april 1, 10am - 7pm
Hattiesburg Train Depot (308 Newman St)

  • Parking is available at the Train Depot.
     

  • You may have someone pick up your race packet for you. 
     

  • Plan to register and pick up your packet before race day. Please do not call the location of the packet pick-up. If you have questions, please email 
    hburghalfmarathon@gmail.com. 

  • Alternative race packet pick-up will be at a designated tent near the start/finish line from 5:30-6:30am on race day. (No late pickups.)

race
details

april 2, begins at 7am 

201 Forrest St (Intersection of Forrest & W Front St). The race will start downtown in front of the Historic Saenger Theater.

Course Time Limit:

  • Half marathoners: 4 hr limit

  • 10k & 5k: 2hr limit

Timing System: Start2Finish 

Hydration Stations: Available throughout the course.

Suggested Parking: Bancorp South, Trinity Episcopal Church, Mississippi Power, Sacred Heart High School, Main Street Church, Pine Street Parking Garage & Trustmark Park.

Award Info: Awards will be given to overall male & female for the half marathon as well as the top 3 male/female finishers in each age group for the half marathon. Top 3 male/female finishers in each age group 10k & 5k. 

  • 5K Age Groups: 0-7, 8-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

  • 10K Age Groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

  • Half Marathon Age Groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Please note: Registration closes Wednesday, March 30. 

schedule of events

wednesday, march 30
  • 11:59pmregistration closes

friday, april 1
  • 10am - 7pmpacket pickup at Train Depot

saturday, april 2
  • 5:30-6:30ampacket pickup at start/finish line
  • 6:40am: runners should be in their designated flight zone 
  • 6:50am: pre-run ceremonies begin
  • 7:00am: Half Marathon starts
  • 7:05am: 10k starts
  • 7:10am: 5k starts
  • 7:30am: after party begins at start/finish
  • 10am: awards ceremony begins at start/finish

dining partners

FRIDAY - SUNDAY RACE WEEKEND

These local restaurants are offering runners specials Friday, April 9 - Sunday, April 11. Show your bib or digital registration to receive the offer.

  • BLU JAZZ CAFE: 10% off regular priced menu items

  • BRASS HAT AT HOTEL INDIGO: 15% off total ticket

  • FIKA SWEDISH CAFE: 15% off regular priced menu items (One per table.)

  • FUZZY’S TACO SHOP: 10% off regular priced menu items

  • GLORY BOUND GYRO CO.: Free hummus appetizer and 15% off regular priced menu items

  • JAVA WERKS: 15% off regular priced menu items

  • MARIO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT: 15% off total ticket (Lunch specials not included.)

  • NELLIE’S CHICKEN & DAIQUIRIS: Four piece tender combo with drink for $6 and $5 for a traditional daiquiri

  • PATIO 44: One free white chocolate bread pudding with the purchase of entree

  • SOUTHBOUND BAGEL: Bagel & cream cheese with coffee for $4

  • TAZIKI’S MEDITERRANEAN CAFE: 20% off regular priced menu items

travel accommodations

Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10k & 5k has partners with Hattiesburg hotels to make your visit the very best! Hotel booking links with discounted rate will be available Jan. 2022. 

The Hattiesburg Half Marathon · 10K · 5K is a community-led event with numerous local agencies planning the race, including the City of Hattiesburg, VisitHATTIESBURG, United Way of Southeast Mississippi, and the Pinebelt Foundation. 

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