The Tuscaloosa Half Marathon presented by CNL Financial will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018. After five successful races with nearly 1,400 registered participants last year, 33 states represented and a total of $226,200 raised for local charities Read BAMA Read, The Kiwanis Club of Greater Tuscaloosa, and Arts ‘n Autism. The race committee is thrilled to celebrate our 6th year and to join forces with the Mayor’s Cup 5k!

Start Times

All participants in the Tuscaloosa Half Marathon should plan to be at the starting line at least 30-45 minutes before the start of the race. All runners are encouraged to find the appropriate place in the starting area based on your anticipated finish time.

7:00 AM

Start time for Tuscaloosa Half Marathon followed by the Mayor’s Cup at 8:00 am.


Government Plaza

Discount Codes


  • Active and Veteran Military
  • Groups of five or more
  • Corporate groups

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Register Here

Half Marathon Entry Fees

  • $60.00 early bird registration until 11:59 pm CST on 11/30/17
  • $70.00 early registration until 11:59 pm CST on 12/31/2017
  • $80.00 registration until 11:59 pm CST on 3/9/2018
  • $85.00 late registration until 11:59 pm CST on 3/20/2018
  • $90.00 registration fee after

Prize Money

Please refer to the information below for information on awards and age group categories.

  • Age Groups are the following:
    Age Groups Male & Female
    Under 9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 up

Half Marathon presented by CNL Financial Group
Male & Female
1st Overall: TBA + Winner’s Jacket
2nd Overall: TBA + Winner’s Jacket
3rd Overall: TBA + Winner’s Jacket
Masters: 40+ TBA + Winner’s Jacket
Grand Masters: 50+ TBA + Winner’s Jacket
Senior Grand Masters: 60+ TBA + Winner’s Jacket

Age Groups Male & Female
Under 9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 up
1st: Winner’s Jacket
2nd: TBA
3rd: TBA

Packet Pick-up

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 4:00-8:00 pm
Location: Government Plaza
2106 6th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

The Tuscaloosa Half Marathon highly encourages all runners to pick up your race packet at the Race Expo, presented by TBA, which is FREE and open to the public, on Friday, March 23rd. At the Race Expo you will receive your bib, timing chip, shirt and other race information as well as learn about the course. Exhibitor booths, sampling, live music, merchandise sales and other events will be held at the Race Expo.  Participants will also receive discounts to participating Downtown Businesses by showing their race bib.  More details will be announced about the participating locations!

Note: If you are not able to make it to the Race Expo on Friday, you make pick up your race information between 5:30-6:30 am on race morning. You may also have a friend pick up your packet for you but they MUST have a copy of your ID with them.