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Florida > Brandon Half Marathon & 5K
Brandon, FL  •  Sunday, December 1, 2013  •  Course Map


Set for its 7th annual running on the first weekend of December 2013, the U.S. Ameribank Brandon Half Marathon & 5K saw more than 440 runners cross the finish line at its 2012 running -- including about 286 runners in the half marathon alone -- at a race that takes runners on a fast, flat course through the streets of Brandon and nearby Tampa.

Run entirely on paved surfaces, with a few gradual uphill and downhill stretches, the race takes runners over highways and through residential neighborhoods in this community that lies just to the east of the Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area. Finishers' medals were presented to every runner who crossed the finish line, as well as trophies for those runners who placed in their respective age groups.

The half marathon -- which is organized and run by the local Brandon Running Association athletic club -- race starts and finishes at Brandon's Sports Authority athletic store at the corner of Lumsden and Providence Roads, and features a 7:00 AM starting time, followed by those participating in the 5K run at 7:30 AM.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled along the central Florida Gulf Coast, just a few miles east of Tampa, St. Petersburg and both Hillsborough and Tampa Bay, Brandon typically experiences weather conditions just like those of its larger neighboring cities, with mild to moderately cool conditions in the late fall and early winter seasons.

December Avg. Day of Race Monthly Precip.
Low: 55°F Low: 57°F Rain: 2.3 in.
High: 72°F High: 75°F Snow: 0 in.

Course Map

See the race route map for the Brandon Half Marathon

Starting Time

7:00 AM - half marathon
7:30 AM - 5K


$50 for the half marathon, if registered by October 31, 2013
$55 between November 1 - 30
$60 on the day of the race


To reserve your spot in the late fall/early winter 2013 running of the Brandon Half Marathon or 5K race, register online at Active.com.

Official Race Website


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