The next Tuscaloosa Half Marathon is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 and will again start at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater!

The most exciting time in a runner’s life is finishing the race. The finish makes all the training, hydrating, anxiety, sore muscles, long runs, short runs, dieting and anything else involved worth it.

With distance runs, the finisher’s medal is always a plus! That medal lets everyone else know our accomplishments and helps us as runners know that it was all worth it. Well, that and it helps us remember what races we’ve ran too.

This year’s finisher’s medal for the Tuscaloosa Half Marathon presented by CNL Financial Group was created by a student at the University of Alabama.

Also new to the race this year is your chance to earn a few more medals with what is being called the Half Marathon Rivalry Series. All you have to do is run the Mercedes Half or Full marathon in February, then complete the Tuscaloosa Half on March 4th and run the Auburn Running Festival Half Marathon on March 18th. You'll receive a finisher's medal for each race completed and you'll also earn a Half Marathon Rivalry Series medal. Learn more here.

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