The Gettysburg Festival of Races is the combination of three historic races in one single weekend! Come and race just outside the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg battlefield.  Our course winds through beautiful wooded back country roads, past fields and farms, and crossed the historic Mason-Dixon line into Maryland and back.  

Choose to compete in Gettysburg North-South Marathon, Gettysburg Blue-Gray Half Marathon, or 5K. Saturday features our bigger and better health and fitness expo from 1-7pm.

April 30, 2023
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Blue-Gray 1/2 Marathon
April 30, 2023 (Sunday) - 08:00
13.1 miles
Solo Road
North-South Marathon
April 30, 2023 (Sunday) - 08:00
26.2 miles
Solo Road
April 30, 2023 (Sunday) - 08:15
5 kilometers
Solo Road
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Press Release

North-South Marathon on its Mark in Gettysburg - Second Annual Event Slated for April 29

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – February 1, 2012 Runners are gearing up for the second annual Gettysburg North-South Marathon, April 29, through the battlefields and scenic countryside surrounding the historic Pennsylvania town. Coming off a successful inaugural race in 2011, organizers have made some great changes including the course layout. This year’s route will be a loop course, changed from the out-and-back course
Gettysburg Festival of Races
Jean-Loup Fenaux | 01 Feb 2012 02:00
Gettysburg Festival of Races
Focus on a race Interview

A race to remember : Gettysburg North-South Marathon

On April 29 2012, you’ll be organizing the Gettysburg North-South Marathon. Can you tell us where it is located? The race is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (United States). How old is the race and why was it created in the first place? This will be the 2nd edition of the race. It was created to give people an opportunity to run
Gettysburg Festival of Races
Jean-Loup Fenaux | 01 Dec 2011 07:21



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