HooDoo Half Marathon

Saturday, October 5, 2024 • Fairbanks, AK

HooDoo Half Marathon course in Fairbanks, AK

Welcoming participants to the 9th annual HOODOO Half Marathon, this community-favorite event is all about bringing everyone together for a fun-filled, energy-packed day that surely doesn’t end once you cross the finish line.

With every dollar reinvested into making the event the best experience it possibly can be, the HooDoo Brewing Company doesn’t take a dollar of profit and, instead, puts it towards all things race day, with any leftover money being donated to local non-profits. 

Rain, snow, or shine, participants are encouraged to come out along this point-to-point course to run, walk, jog, or gallop, all in the name of chasing that ever-so-delightful post-race pint of BEER! 

While the course is likely to venture along highways and backroads, runners can still expect to enjoy the undeniable scenery that Fairbanks, Alaska has to offer, from vast forestry to far-off rolling hills; Hopefully, the autumn colors will be a spectacle in full bloom! 

All runners can guarantee that the half marathon course will end at the HooDoo Brewing Co. for the long-awaited after-party. 

With over 600 registered participants and a cut-off time of five (5) hours, runners shouldn’t feel overwhelmed going into this race; after all, it’s all about having fun! 

Depending on the day’s weather, you can arrive in fashion with the complimentary long-sleeve tech race shirt. After finishing, you’ll be provided with post-race snacks, two (2) drink tokens, and an after-party to remember at HooDoo Brewing Co. 

Race Weather & Climate

Fairbanks, Alaska, is located in the interior of the state, close to the northern border with Canada. It is approximately 360 miles from Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska.

In early October, Fairbanks, Alaska continues its transition into the heart of autumn, bringing notable changes in its climate. On October 5th, the average high temperature in Fairbanks typically reaches around 49°F (9°C), while the average low temperature drops to approximately 30°F (-1°C) in Fahrenheit.

October continues to be a relatively dry month in Fairbanks, with an average rainfall of only about 0.8 inches (2.0 cm). The city experiences decreasing daylight hours as it heads towards winter, and this reduced moisture content contributes to the lower precipitation levels.

On race day (October 5), the average low is 32ºF and the average high is 42ºF.

HooDoo Half Marathon Race Results

HOODOO Half Marathon Past Race Results

HooDoo Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the HOODOO Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

  • The half marathon start time is 10:00 AM.
  • The time limit for the half marathon is 5 hours.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 HOODOO Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

There is a $65.00 fee for the half marathon.

HOODOO Half Marathon Race Website

HOODOO Half Marathon Website

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