Wabash Run the River Half Marathon

Saturday, June 8, 2024 • Wabash, IN

Wabash Run the River Half Marathon in Wabash, IN

Get ready for a scenic run along the Wabash River with the Wabash Run The River Half Marathon! This chip-timed race is perfect for both competitive athletes and leisure runners alike, with options for a 5K or 10K race as well. Starting and ending at the Friendship Hill Inclusive Playground, runners will embark on a journey through the beautiful Wabash River Trail. 

The half marathon starts bright and early at 8:30 AM, followed by the Team Triumph at 8:55 AM, and the 5K and 10K races at 9:00 AM. But the fun doesn’t have to stop after the race! Plan a weekend trip to Wabash County and experience the excitement of the First Friday street festival, outdoor adventures, arts and entertainment, museums, and more.

Again, the course is located along the Wabash River, providing breathtaking views while you run. There are three water stops along the way, located at 1.5 miles, 3 miles, and 6 miles, with water and Gatorade available at each stop. The course features a mix of flat roads, rolling hills, and smooth trails, making it the perfect challenge for those who want a bit of everything. Whether you’re looking for a chance to test your endurance or just want to enjoy the beautiful scenery, the Wabash Run the River Half Marathon is an experience you won’t forget.

And don’t forget about the cash prizes for the top three overall finishers for male and female athletes, thanks to corporate sponsor, Chittick Insurance!

But this race isn’t just about the competition – it’s about the community. The Wabash Run The River Half Marathon has been running for three years now, bringing together runners from all backgrounds and skill levels. It’s not just the race itself that makes Wabash County special – it’s the town itself. From the friendly locals to the charming downtown area, Wabash will make you feel right at home.

Register before April 30th to guarantee your event shirt and pint glass.

Race Weather & Climate

Wabash, Indiana, is a city located in the northeastern part of the state, approximately 60 miles southwest of Fort Wayne, Indiana

On June 8 in Wabash, Indiana, you can expect early summer weather. The average high temperature for this date typically reaches around 79°F (26°C), providing warm and pleasant conditions for outdoor activities. The average low temperature in the evening is around 59°F (15°C). June is generally a relatively wet month in Wabash, with an average precipitation of 4.20 inches.

Wabash Run the River Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Wabash Run the River Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:30 AM EDT.

The course closes at 12:00 PM EDT.


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

Race Fees

  • There is a $65.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 10k.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 5k.

Wabash Run the River Half Marathon Race Website

Wabash Run the River Half Marathon Website

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