Course

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The tag-timed course will start and finish near the historic Old State Capitol where Lincoln delivered his House Divided speech.

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Interactive Map of Course  (NOTE:  The end of the video shows the previous finish area.  Race now ends at Old State Capitol).

Runners will start the race heading south on Sixth Street, pass the Old State Capitol, then turn east over to the Lincoln Home site, head back downtown and towards the State Capitol, wind their way to Washington Park, loop through the park and exit on Lincoln Avenue.

After heading north for more than a mile on Lincoln, runners will head back to the east and over to the Oak Ridge cemetery, where they will pass the Lincoln Tomb. For Abe’s Amble veterans, there will some familiar terrain as the course loops through Lincoln Park before heading back downtown.

Hydration stop information for the Lincoln Memorial Half Marathon is as follows

(mileage location is approximate):

Mile 1.7      7th & Cook – Iles House

Mile 3.8      Washington Park – Williams Blvd & Lincoln

Mile 6.3      Washington Park – Williams Blvd & Lincoln

Mile 7.75    Lincoln 3 blocks North of Jefferson (Gel will be available)

Mile 10.1    3rd & Eastman 2 houses North of Intersection

Mile 11.9    3rd & Eastman 2 houses South of Intersection