We have made the tough decision to go Virtual this year.

The Safety of participants and volunteers is our top priority.


Thank you for your patience in waiting for your cancellation resolution options for the 2020 Brown County Y Hilly Half.  We know how disappointing the cancellation is and want to make your resolution selection as smooth as possible. Below are updates and details to help you determine the right resolution option for your individual needs.
  1. Donate 100% of your entry fee to the Brown County Community YMCA
  2.  Run it Virtually to receive your 2020 shirt & medal. Directions to submit virtual results https://iwant2run.com/hilly-half-marathon  Please Submit by 12/6.
  3.  Defer your entry to 2021 with your 2020 shirt-(we will mail it) you buy 2021 shirt
  4.  Defer 100% to 2021
For those of still coming to Brown County the course will be marked by early afternoon Friday! There will be no services available such as water and traffic control, so plan your water drop accordingly.


This event is a fundraiser there will be no refunds.

 Again here are INSTRUCTIONS to submit your virtual results



If you run the course over the week-end send us a picture.



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.

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

Half Marathon starts at 10am, 10k at 11am and 5k at 12pm. Timing ends at 2:00pm.
Complete Event Schedule

Drive-thru packet pick-up

Early Packet Pick-up: 3-7pm Friday, November 20 at Brown County YMCA, 105 Willow St Race Day Pick-up: Brown County State Park pool parking lot.
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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!

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