Cape Cod Marathon Half

Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 AM Start, Falmouth Town Square, Falmouth, MA

More footage of the Cape Cod Marathon Half

The 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.   But don’t be alarmed- this one hill occurs at miles 3.5 and 9.75 and is over before you know it.


Early Entry Fee: $70 + registration fee until June 30, 2017

Late Entry Fee:  $80 + registration fee until race fills or Thursday October 26, 2017

PLEASE NOTE:  The entry fee is non-refundable for any reason. Please see deferral policy below.

Included in entry fee:
  • Goodie Bag with samples and race information booklet
  • Gender specific long sleeve shirt
  • Commemorative 40th Anniversary Cow Bell
  • Expo shopping experience at number pick up
  • Customized bib (if registered by September 10, 2017)
  • Unique Coastal Medal
  • Instant Results with Chronotrack
  • Donuts at the finish line!
  • Finisher’s Certificate sent to your home address
  • The best town, volunteers and committee to answer any questions you may have!

CLAM CHOWDAH CHALLENGE: Runners interested in the Clam Chowdah Challenge (running both the Half and Full Marathons), should go to the Clam Chowdah Challenge page for more information. NOTE: To register to run the Challenge, you must register ONLY for the Clam Chowdah Challenge which will automatically enter you in both the half and full marathons plus includes special finisher goodies. DO NOT enter the half and full marathons separately and expect to be entered into the Cam Chowdah Challenge!

Basic Rules

The field will be limited to the 1,650 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 scored. Marathon entrants must be 14 years of age or older on race day. The “ChronoTrack B-Tag” system will be used for timing and scoring.

Number Pick Up

Friday 3:00-7:00pm and Saturday 6:00-7:15am – at the Gus Canty Falmouth Recreation Center, 790 East Main St. Falmouth, MA 02540

Race Day Parking 

Lawrence Junior High School  View a map of the race day parking areas.

View the map of the course.

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 $450 $450 $200 $200 $100 $100
3 $300 $300 $100 $100
4 $250 $250
5 $200 $200

Individuals receiving awards are only eligible for one award.

The Cape Cod Marathon, Half & Relay(including Chowdah Challenge) does not refund registration fees under ANY circumstances.
However, if you have registered for the marathon or half (including Chowdah Challenge and not applicable to relay teams) individually but find you are unable to participate you may choose to defer your entry to 2017 in accordance with our deferral policy.
Please read the deferral policy details below:
Marathon/Half deferrals are allowed from the date of registration through September 10, 2017. Absolutely NO deferrals will be allowed after September 10, 2017. Once a Marathon/Half deferral is requested, the decision is final. The Marathon/Half deferral is good for one year only. An entrant with a Marathon/Half deferral will be discounted 40% for the 2018 race; the 2017 registration fee is NOT refunded.
Liability Waiver:
I hereby release the Falmouth Track Club, which organizes the events, all race officials and volunteers, the Town of Falmouth, all sponsors, USA Track & Field and all other person(s), organizations, or vendors connected with the race from any claim of damage or injury from my participation in or traveling to and from the events of the 40th Annual Cape Cod Marathon Running Weekend to include the Relay, Half Marathon, Marathon, and the Clam Chowdah Challenge on Saturday-Sunday, October 28-29, 2017. If I choose to run the full and/or the half marathon, I attest that I will be properly trained to complete the full marathon within the six-hour time limit and/or the half marathon in the three hour time limit. I also give my permission to use my likeness and publish my name in the news media. I understand that for safety reasons the use of personal electronic devices such as portable music players during the race is a safety risk. If I choose to use portable electronic devices, I accept full liability and responsibility for any injuries to me or other participants in the event and for property damage caused by my use of these devices. I also acknowledge and agree that the entry fee is non-refundable, even if the race is cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of the Organizers, such as, but not limited to, weather, public safety or any other situations that prevent the event from occurring safely.