Whether you are embarking on your first half marathon, looking for a scenic Fall race, a great warm-up race for the Chicago, Milwaukee and Twin Cities Marathons, this is the race for you!
The 10th edition of the Verizon Half Madness Half Marathon will begin at 7 am in downtown Batavia, Illinois. Our race route is a mix of flat to rolling terrain that will bring athletes through the beautiful residential streets of Batavia and along the winding Fox River. This course is designed for athletes from beginners to the experienced, while presenting a challenging and scenic trip through the Fox River Valley. Our race is very spectator friendly, offering several viewing point where runners can see their supporters within walking distance of downtown. Our volunteers are second to none, and we include well stocked aid stations throughout the course.
As a participant in the Verizon Half marathon, each athlete will receive a technical t shirt, a finishers medal, and a ticket to our post race party with free food and drink. The Verizon Half Madness Half Marathon is an USATF certified race.