Idaho > See Jane Run Women's Half Marathon & 5K
Boise, ID • Saturday, June 22, 2013 • Course Map
The slow-moving waters of the Boise River are runners' constant companion as they follow its twists and turns along the race course at the annual early summer running of Idaho's See Jane Run Half Marathon & 5K in Boise, a companion event to the now six-year-old See Jane Run Half Marathon in Alameda, Calif.
Organized by the California-based athletic store chain of the same name as a benefit for the Breast Cancer Fund, a national nonprofit that works to eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer. The race gives participants an opportunity to train for and run in their first half-marathon while also raising money to fight breast cancer.
Planned as a race to encourage and celebrate women's athleticism, the 13.1-mile race features an out-and-back loop course that starts and finishes at Boise's Julia Davis Park and takes runners along a mostly flat course (with a few rolling hills mixed in) along the roads and trails that run parallel to the Boise River.
Along the way, runners will also pass through a number of Boise's local parks and urban green space areas, like Baggley Park, Municipal Park, Barber Park and will run through the center of Warm Springs Golf Course, which lies along the banks of the northern side of the river about a fourth of the way through the race.
Runners make the half-way turn in the race as they make their way along the edges of Barber Park, and then follow both East Parkview Drive and East Parkcenter Drive. The course winds its way through these East Boise neighborhoods as it continues taking runners northwest toward the campus of Boise State University, along the edges of the river for most of the last few miles of the race along the Greenbelt. The final stretch of the race takes the field across the bridge at 8th Street, passing by Boise's Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, and then finishes back in the center of Julia Davis Park.
In addition to the half marathon -- which starts at 8:00 AM -- the See Jane Run Boise race will also feature a 5K race for runners and participants with strollers who wish to take their small children along for the ride at the race, and a one-mile race for kids at 10:30 AM.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in the state's southwestern corner, just under 50 miles from the Oregon state line to the west, Boise typically experiences moderately warm to occasionally hot weather conditions in the late spring and early summer seasons.
In June, average monthly temperatures range between 81°F and 54°F, while rainfall totals average just under three-quarters of an inch for the month. On the day of the race (June 22), the average high is 82°F and the average low is 56°F.
View the race route map for the See Jane Run Women's Half Marathon
$59 for the half marathon, if registered before October 31, 2012
$75 between November 1 - March 21, 2013
$85 between March 22 - May 21
$95 between May 22 - June 20
$105 on the day of the race
To reserve your spot in the late spring/early summer 2013 running of Boise's See Jane Run Women's Half Marathon or 5K race, register online at Active.com.
Official Race Website
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