Novo Nordisk Cape Cod Marathon Half

Main Street, Falmouth, MA

The Novo Nordisk Cape Cod Marathon Half race course is a fast and scenic route that hugs the Falmouth coastline of Nantucket Sound. Designed to maximize runners’ view of Martha’s Vineyard and the beautiful waters of Nantucket Sound this out and back course is limited to one hill, the famous final hill for the Falmouth Road Race located in the Heights of Falmouth Heights. But don’t be alarmed- this one hill occurs at miles 3.5 and 9.75 and is over before you know it.

The 2014 Novo Nordisk Cape Cod Marathon Half starts at Town Hall Square in the heart of Falmouth and proceeds down Walker St.

After a quick loop around Beebe Acres Rd. it proceeds to the end of Walker and makes a left onto Surf Dr.

The course then takes a left onto Shore St. followed by a right onto Clinton Ave.

At the end of Clinton it takes a left onto Scranton where it proceeds until making a right onto Robbins Rd.

At the end of Robbins Rd the course takes a right and follows Falmouth Hights Rd, through the finish line of the Falmouth Road Race where the road turns into Menauhant Rd.

The course continues on Menauhant Rd. until it forks off to the right onto Ocean Ave.

Traveling along Ocean Ave the course flows onto Vineyard St. until it intersects with Bridge St. where it takes a right.

At the end of Bridge St. the course take a right back onto Menauhant Rd and continues until the turn-around point at the intersection of Central Ave and Menauhant Rd.

The course then follows Menauhant Rd. all the way back to Falmouth Heights Rd..

After crossing proceeding past the Falmouth Yacht Club and then the Island Queen on Falmouth Heights Rd. the course takes a left on Robbins Rd.

At the end of Robbins Rd. the course proceeds left onto Scranton Ave.

At the end of Scranton it takes a right onto Clinton Ave where it proceeds until a left onto Shore St.

At the end of Shore St. the course takes a right onto Surf Dr.

The course then follows Surf Dr. until it makes a right onto Walker St.

After another quick look back around Beebe Acres Rd. the course continues down Walker St. until it makes a left onto Chauncery Ln. where the finish line is located.

View the map of the course.


PLEASE NOTE: The entry fee is non-refundable.

THE FIELD WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 1200 HALF MARATHONERS WHO ENTER. Runners entering the Cape Cod Marathon Half should be well enough trained to complete the course in three hours. After 10:30 am, the course will be closed, and runners who finish after that time may not be timed.

  • Heidi WesterlingParking is available at the school and the municipal lots nearby and in walking distance to the start/finish line.
  • All finishers receive a medallion and certificate.
  • All entrants receive a t-shirt.
  • Confirmation of entry will be emailed when entry is processed.
  • Bib number assignment and more information will be emailed out by October.
  • The “ChronoTrack B-Tag” system will be used for timing and scoring.

Half Marathon Prize Money

Place Men’s Overall Women’s Overall Men’s Master Women’s Master Men’s Senior Women’s Senior Men’s Veteran Women’s Veteran
1 $500 $500 $300 $300 $150 $150 $100 $100
2 $400 $400 $200 $200 $100 $100
3 $300 $300 $100 $100
4 $250 $250
5 $200 $200


$500.00 bonus for breaking the overall men’s and women’s course records!