Cambridge Half Marathon

Join us on Sun, November 19th for the 2nd Annual Cambridge Half presented by CambridgeSide.

Information & FAQ

Race Date: Sunday, 11/18 (pending approval)
Start Time: 7:30am
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Start Location: First & Binney
Course Rules: No Walkers, No Dogs, No Strollers
Course Time Limit: 3:00 hours
Race Parking:
Free parking at CambridgeSide + additional garages near-by.
Public Transportation:
Take Green Line to Lechmere

Social Media:

Bib Pick-Up:

Fri, 11/16 (5:00pm - 8:00pm) 
@ CambridgeSide
100 CambridgeSide Pl, Cambridge
Main Level center near Apple

Sat, 11/17 (12:00pm - 4:00pm)
100 CambridgeSide Pl, Cambridge
Main Level center near Apple

Sun, 11/18 (5:00am - 7:15am)
100 CambridgeSide Pl, Cambridge
Main Level center near Apple

Top 3 Males Overall
Top 3 Females Overall
Top 3 Vision Impaired M/F
Top 3 Male Masters
Top 3 Female Masters
Top 3 Teams


How do I join a team after I registered?
Go here > click race ticket > join team

Who does the race benefit?
Cambridge Camping + others T.B.A.

I signed-up but can't run. Can I get a refund?
Sorry, we don't offer refunds or deferrals, but we do allow runners to transfer their race registration to someone else. Go here > edit > enter your your replacement's complete information [name, gender & date of birth] so they are scored properly in our results.

I wasn't able to run. Can you mail my jacket or can I pick it up? 
Sorry, all race items must be picked-up at bib pick-up before the race. 

Where can I see a course map? 
Google Map:

Can I see the jacket size chart?

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Is the course USATF certified?
Yes, the course certification number is MA17008BK. Here's a map.

Where should I park?
All runners receive free parking at CambridgeSide on race weekend. We expect the CambridgeSide garage to fill up early on race day and plan to direct late arrivers to park at near-by garages (also free). We highly recommend taking the T or using a ridesharing service.

Is there a bag check?

Yes, there will be a free bag near on Charles St.

Can I pick up my friend's bib?
Yes. You can pick up a maximum of 5 bibs. You need to bring each runner's Eventbrite ticket so we can scan their QR code and see their wave selection.

What is your cancellation policy?
The race will be held rain or shine. In the event of an extreme weather emergency, we will reschedule the race but won't offer refunds if you can't run on the new day.

Can I transfer my bib to a friend?
Yes. Go here > edit > enter friend's complete information (including full name, gender, date of birth and home city & state).

How much is registration?
$75 (+ Eventbrite fee) - Until 9/1
$80 (+ Eventbrite fee) - Until 10/1
$90 (+ Eventbrite fee) - Until 11/1
$100 (+ Eventbrite fee) - Until full

What's included with my fee?
Race Jacket (unisex sizing) 
Finisher Medal
5k & 10k split times
Free Parking
Free Bag Check
Free Race Photos
Great party with food & music

Where will the water stops be located?
There are 11 water stops. Each stop will have water & Gatorade (lemon Lime flavor) Here's a map with each water stop location.

How will I receive my finish time?
We will email your results after you finish. We will also have a live results kiosk at the party and post them online immediately afterwards on

Where can I see the race photos?
We will post them on the Cambridge Half Facebook page.

Where is the party located?
This year's post-race party is located in two areas inside CambridgeSide. The 2nd & 3rd Level of the mall will feature breakfast items and a jazz band. Garage Level A will feature team vip areas, beer garden and DJ Renselect.

Which brewers will be at the party?
Notch Brewing, Slumbrew & Bantam Cider

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