Runners start the out-and-back course for the Colchester Half Marathon at Bacon Academy on Norwich Avenue. From there, the race then heads out on a clockwise loop route along the rolling New England countryside surrounding the town, which takes runners on a combination of paved and dirt roads — some sections of the dirt roads may be covered in frozen precipitation, so runners will need to be on the lookout for weather forecasts in the days leading up to the race.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, email us here.