Saturday, February 2, 2019 • Starkville, MS
Called “the runner’s race” by the Starkville running club — which started the race back in 1984 — the Frostbite Half Marathon marks its 33rd annual running in January 2018 of offering runners and joggers in this central Mississippi community a wintertime road race event.
Run along the 13.1 miles of rolling hills of Starkville, the home of Mississippi State University, the race starts and finished on Main Street in Starkville, where a post-party with free food and beverages for all event participants.
More than 235 runners crossed the finish line at the 2016 running of the race — including teams for the two-person relay — which runners must complete within 2 hours, 45 minutes.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in center of the eastern half of the state, about 30 miles west of the state border with Alabama, the town of Starkville typically sees moderately cool to cold weather conditions in the mid-winter season. In February, average monthly temperatures range between 35°F and 57°F, while precipitation amounts average about 4.85 inches for the month.
On the day of the race (Feb. 2), the average low is 32°F and the average high is 54°F.
- 2018 Frostbite Half Marathon Results
- 2017 Frostbite Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Frostbite Half Marathon Results
- $45 – $70 for the half marathon
- $30 – $50 for the 10K
- $25 – $35 for the 5K
To reserve your spot in the winter 2019 running of Starkville’s Frostbite Half Marathon, register online at RaceRoster.com by clicking here.
Official Race Website
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