Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5k

Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5k

Nov 6, 2022 - Nov 10, 2024

Race Distance



Course Type

Out & Back

Event Details

The iconic and popular Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5k will return to the beautiful Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail. The two races will start from Boulware Springs and feature the usual out and back on the USTA-certified course. (Seen below).  NOTE: There is a chance that Boulware Springs Parking area will be under construction for renovations.  If this happens the race will be moved to the Hawthorne Trail Head.  This would be a two loop course on the Gainesville=Hawthorne Trail for the half marathon.   The 5k will be out and back.

Half Marathon Starts at 8:00 AM with the 5k starting at 8:05 AM. Half Marathon Course Time limit is 3 hours 30 minutes.

We plan to provide pacers for the Half Marathon at 1:30 (6:52 pace), 1:40 (7:37 pace), 1:50 (8:24 pace), 2:00 (9:09), 2:10 (9:55), 2:20 (10:40). **These will be Run Only and not Walk/Run pacers. 

Prize Money will be offered in the Half Marathon Only:

Men and Women Overall: 1st: $150, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $25....................Masters Men and Women: 1st: $50....................

Registration will be available online until 1 hour prior to the race start. 

Volunteers are NEEDED for this race, please go to the "Volunteer" tab on the menu bar at the top of this page and sign up. This event is volunteer-led so please help us make this event successful for our local runners! 

Individual yearly membership to the Florida Track Club is only $40, family membership $65, and student membership $25.  Senior membership (65+) is $25 for individual and $40 for a family. Please email us to set up Senior membership.

The Florida Track Club is sponsored by  UF Health Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and UCAN Energy Products

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Tom Walker Half Marathon & 5k

Gainesville, FL, USA

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