Race Preview: 2015 Harvest Hay Half

Held during the annual Harvest Days Festival in Battleground, Washington, the Harvest Hay Half includes a half marathon, 8K, and a 4K Family Run. Participants of the half marathon and 8K will receive a dri-fit t-shirt, finisher medal, and a post-race celebration that includes a pancake breakfast, beer, a live DJ, and more!

The chip-timed half marathon and 8K are loop courses with aid stations available. Both walkers and runners are welcome with the course closing at 11:30 A.M. The Family 4K allows for families to participate together and pay one fee for the entire family. The Family Run does not include shirts in the cost of registration.  Course maps, including elevation gain/loss charts, can be viewed here.

Men’s 2015 Harvest Hay Half t-shirt -Photo from Harvest Hay Half Marathon on Facebook

This event will benefit the North County Community Food Bank, which provides an emergency safety net to residents in North County in crisis and distress.

After the race, enjoy the post-party at Battle Ground Village and the awards ceremony. Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers for the half and 8K along with age group awards. Be sure to stick around afterwards for the Harvest Days festivities, which include a parade, carnival, classic car show, arts and crafts, food vendors, and live entertainment. This event has something for everyone both during and afterwards.

Harvest Hay Half Details

Date: Sunday, July 19

Times: 7:30 A.M. – Half Marathon
7:45 A.M. – 8K
9:30 A.M. – Family Run

Location: Battle Ground Village, 802 SE 14th Ave, Battleground, WA

Race Fees (through July 16): $70 – Half Marathon
$40 – 8K
$30 – Family Run

Race Website: Click Here

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