Holly Springs Half Marathon - Presented by Edward Jones & GNC 5k

Holly Springs, NC

The Holly Springs Half Marathon presented by Edward Jones

Join us on November 18th, 2017 for the 2nd Annual Holly Springs Half Marathon presented by Edward Jones. Whether you're an out-of-towner or a lifelong Triangle local, you'll love this route. The out and back course is expected to be fast and starts at the brand new Salamander's Baseball Stadium, offering scenic views along the Holly Springs Greenway. Make your way through Veterans, Jones, and Womble parks before circling Bass Lake and heading back. Cross the finish line and celebrate in the beer garden which will include our custom beer, Runner's High, brewed by Bombshell Beer Company specifically for the Holly Springs Half Marathon.

Be sure to register by October 31st to be guaranteed a race shirt.

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The Course


Whether you are a seasoned runner or hoping to complete your first half marathon, you're absolutely going to love this course. It offers a little bit of everything and proved to be a PR setting course in 2016. From fast flats to rolling hills...from open roads to greenways and trails, the Holly Springs Half Marathon will introduce runners to the best our town has to offer. 

Starting from the Holly a Springs Salamanders' baseball stadium located at the brand new North Main Athletic Complex, runners will begin their journey through the quaint neighborhood of Windcrest. From there, the crowd will filter into the fast canopy-covered greenway trail running through both Jones and Veterans parks. Runners will continue downtown on Main Street by town hall before jumping back on the Womble Park trail on their way to Sugg Farm and eventually to the Bass Lake Park entrance. There will be no time to stop to feed the ducks, while you run 2 miles around Bass Lake's mulch trail before jumping back onto a fast greenway which wraps you back around to Womble Park. From there runners will take the opposite side of the loop around Womble Park, backtracking down Main Street, Veterans and Jones parks, and eventually finishing on a gentle downhill back towards the Salamanders' stadium.  

For those Strava geeks, click on the map to the right to view the route, elevation change, etc.


Start Times (ET)


Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Ainsley's Angels 7:10 am
Half Marathon 7:15 am




Cut off time for the Half Marathon is 3hr 30 mins.


Packet Pickup


November 15th 


November 16th


November 17th


November 18th

 TBD 4:00 - 8:00 pm

4:00 - 7:30 pm

6:00 - 6:30 am
 Omega Sports
314 Crossroads Blvd.
Cary, NC 27518

Bombshell Brewery

120 Quantum Dr.

Holly Springs, NC 27540


VIP Ticket Holders Only

Salamander Stadium

101 Tennis Court

Holly Springs, NC 27540


* Limited race day pickup: There is race day packet pickup for VIP Ticket Holders Only


T-Shirts, Photos & Medals

T-Shirt: Each racer will get race shirt, available in men's and women's sizes, to wear proudly around town.  

Medals: All Half Marathon  will receive a finisher medal to show off to their friends! After all, not everyone will be able to say they competed in the 2nd Annual Holly Springs Half Marathon.

FREE Photos: Yep...you read that right. All participants will be able to download their race day photos for FREE after the race via www.fireeyestudiosphotography.com!! That's right, you can share your embarrassing photos and big smiles without that annoying watermark across the middle.

Post-race party: We know how much runners love to party. So plan to hang out afterwards and celebrate your accomplishment after the race with beer, music, and food! Not be missed!


1) Overall: 1st & 2nd place will be awarded for both Male & Female

2) Age Group Awards: Top 3, Male & Female in each category below:

19 & Under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+




Please plan to arrive early and in sufficient time to get ready for the race. There are 500 parking spots available at the venue. Overflow parking is available and will be posted prior to the event. 

North Main Athletic Complex, 101 Tennis Court, Holly Springs, NC 27540

Spectators: The most ideal locations to view your favorite runners will be along Main Street near town hall in Holly Springs or at the start/finish lines at North Main Athletic Complex

Bib Transfer & Refunds

Unfortunately, there are no refunds or deferments for any circumstances - we will race rain or shine unless conditions are dangerous.  We expect to have a BIB transfer option and will provide details in the coming weeks.

When & Where

Nov 18, 2017


7:15 AM

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