The course is a relatively flat out-and-back course that starts and finishes at the Hillwood Baptist Church. The first part of the course is a 3.0 mile loop that circles through an adjacent neighborhood and back to the church. The course continues through southeast Huntsville and includes a 2.0 mile section of the Aldridge Creek Greenway. Click here for a course map. The 1/2 Marathon course is sanctioned by the Road Runners Club of America and the USATF and certified by the USATF/RRTC (1/2 M = AL10021JD).
Aid stations will be provided at the 2, 5, 7, 9, and 11 mile locations. Mile splits will be called at various locations throughout the race. A port-o-let will be located along the course near the intersection with Chaney Thompson Road.