Runners start the Tacoma City Half Marathon at the Point Ruston village, where they’ll begin the race on mostly flat out-and-back section along Commencement Bay. After returning to Point Ruston, runners then head north into Point Defiance Park, tackling steady rolling hills for the rest of the half marathon before returning to Point Ruston for the finish.
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.