Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

in United States at Old State Capitol and President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel

Online registration for this event is closed. You may still register at packet pickup Friday and Saturday.

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The tag-timed course will start and finish in front the historic Old State Capitol (6th and Washington). Runners will start the race heading south on Sixth Street, then veer over to the Lincoln Home site, head back downtown and towards the State Capitol, wind their way to Washington Park, loop through the park and exit on Lincoln Avenue.

After heading north for more than a mile on Lincoln, runners will head back to the east and over to the Oak Ridge cemetery, where they will pass the Lincoln Tomb. For Abe's Amble veterans, there will some familiar terrain as the course loops through Lincoln Park before heading south towards downtown.

Event Shirts

  • A gender specific quality long sleeve tech t-shirt will be available to every participant who registers online by March 17.
  • No t-shirts will be available for participants who register in-person at the Expo or race morning.
  • Shirts and awards must be claimed at the event. We will not mail unclaimed awards. Local awards not claimed will be left at the Springfield Running Center within two weeks after the race.
  • No Shirt Exchanges until after the awards on Saturday, and only if size is available.


Overall award to the top male and female finisher in the open and master divisions; five year age group awards with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for each age group.

Race Circuits

The Lincoln Presidential is a Points Series race for the SRRC, Lake Run Club, and Starved Rock Club.

Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Friday, April 6th, from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 7th, from 6:30 AM - 7:15 AM

President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel
701 E. Adams (2 blocks southeast of start/finish)

Late registration will be available during packet pickup hours for $60. Check or cash only.


For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.

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