Considered one of the most scenic half-marathons in the country. The Ocala Horse Country Half Marathon will take you through the breath-taking course of Ocala's Horse Country.

Ocala Half Marathon - "Getting Out of Town!" for over 20 Years

AwardsJoin us for the 23rd Annual running of the Ocala Half Marathon and 5k run through the renowned horse country of Marion County! Pre-Race Packet Pick-up will be held on Saturday, January 18th and the race will be on Sunday, January 19th, beginning at Paddock Mall parking lot. The Ocala Half Marathon has secured its place as one of the country’s most scenic half marathons. Drawing from over 40+ states and seven countries last year says something good is happening in Ocala. The half marathon is a combination of southern hospitality and a stunning course that you cannot find anywhere else in Florida. Athletes will come from around the world to test themselves and each other on this challenging 13.1 mile course.

Horses of OcalaThe race weekend will kick-off on Saturday with the Runners Expo held at the Paddock Mall, in Ocala, FL. Sunday brings in the Ocala Half Marathon & 5K races, music, and awards starting at 8:30 am. There is a distance for everyone, no hard rules, attitudes, or committees. Great Tech-shirts, well stocked Aid Stations, Easy to follow course signage, and ALL FINISHERS receive a custom die-cast Finisher's Medal. No Florida half marathon is quite like Ocala. Every year runners tell how unique the Ocala route is. Come and join us and run through the beauty of Marion County. Spectators are welcome at the finish line.


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