Why should you decide to run the LewisGale Salem Half Marathon? Simple! Salem is known as the "Championship City," which hosts various NCAA Championship tournaments. We have brought that championship mentality to this race. This course allows you to see Salem and experience why we are called the "Championship City."
The scenic race will take you through all the sights and sounds of Salem, "Tour of Salem". This race starts on Main Street, takes you through beautiful Roanoke College, quaint neighborhoods, on the popular Roanoke Green-way, the two different sport complexes, then finish on Main Street with all your family & friends cheering you on as you finish. This race will be something that you don't want to miss!
Event details and schedule
Saturday, October 14th- RACE DAY!
- 6:30a.m.- 8:30a.m. Packet Pick-up
- 9 a.m. Half Marathon & 8K Start
- 9:05 a.m. Kids Mile Start
- 11a.m. 8K Awards Ceremony
- 12p.m. Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
- 1 p.m. Course closes
Every runner in the Half Marathon, 8K & Kids Mile will receive an official race t-shirt and a custom medal at the finish line. There you will be greeted at the finish line by the race director, family, friends and other spectators to congratulate you!
Sign up before September 8th to be guaranteed a correct shirt size!
Packet pick-up will be available at Go Fest at River's Edge Park in Roanoke on Friday, October 13th from 6 p.m - 9 p.m.
A photo ID is required to pick up your race packet. You may pick up a race packet for another pre-registered runner, provided you have a copy of their photo ID.
Salem Parks & Recreation