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COME TO BEAUTIFUL BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA THIS FALL AND RUN WITH THE HOKIES! The 11th Annual Hokie Half Marathon and 5K will be held on September 17, 2023. With the first four miles on roads, the next six travel along the Huckleberry Bike Trail before heading back onto roads and bike trails for the final miles. Water and Gatorade are provided every two miles, along with a Gu station at mile eight, plus porta potties at several intervals along the course. Combined with a ton of live music throughout the course and plenty of cheering along the way, the Hokie Half is one you won’t want to miss! Also check out the Hokie Half Kids Fun Run, a free program to knock out 13.1 cumulative miles over the weeks leading up to race day. So bring the whole family and come join us this fall and earn your Hokie Bird finisher medal and some awesome race swag! The gun goes off for the half marathon at 7:30 am, followed by the start of the 5k at 8:00 am.