The Brown County YMCA Hilly Half Marathon hopes to highlight our county, promote health, well-being and create a true sense of community. The Half Marathon scenic route starts and finishes at the Saddle Barn/Lower Shelter house winding its way through picturesque Brown County State Park. Up hills, past the fire tower, vistas and then a fast 2 mile downhill finish. The last mile is the Quaff On! Beer mile. Want to know more?

Course & Elevation

After climbing the first 2 miles, the bulk of the race is along one of Brown County’s most beautiful ridge tops with breathtaking vistas.
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Race Schedule

The Half Marathon starts at 9:00am, the 10k at 9:05am and the 5k at 9:10am. The Big Wood's Post Race Party, 10K and 5k Awards at 10:30am.
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Packets & Pasta

Packet PIck-up: 3:00pm - 7:00pm on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Brown County Y, Big Woods Pasta Dinner: 5-7pm at BC YMCA. Race Day Pick-up: 7:00am - 8:45am at the park.
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Become A Sponsor

Become a Sponsor of the Hilly Half.
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There are a number of volunteer opportunities for this event. If you don't want to run, you can still join the fun!

Make It A Weekend

Nashville is proud to play host to the race weekend. While you're here take advantage of the shops, art galleries, wineries, distilleries, Big Woods Brewery, great restaurants, live music and the list goes on....
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