Amherst Half Marathon, Relay & 5K is centered in Downtown Amherst, the quintessential New England town center with striking commons and parks and distinctive architecture. It is the center of culture and activity with dozens of restaurants, unique shops and attractions. As home to 30,000 college students annually, Amherst is alive with the buzz of energy and motion from UMass Amherst, Amherst College and Hampshire College.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
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The following parking options have been made available on race day for participants, volunteers and spectators to utilize, free of charge:
- UMass Amherst – Lot 32 (1)
345 Lincoln Ave, Amherst, MA 01002
- UMass Amherst – Lot 32 (2)
346 Lincoln Ave, Amherst, MA 01002
- UMass Amherst – Robsham Visitor Center Lot
300 Massachusetts Ave, Amherst, MA 01002
- UMass Amherst – Lot 34
38 Nutting Ave, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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Race Start Times
Half Marathon & Relay: 8:00 AM
5K: 8:10 AM
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
The Amherst Half Marathon is offering real-time athlete updates via Chronotrack through text alerts. Athletes or spectators can search and select an athlete and receive real-time updates with course time and pace from the splits and the finish line. Sign up here.
Athletes who have recently registered for the Half Marathon may not be immediately available in the Athlete Tracking system. Please allow up to 48 hours from the time of race registration for the participant to appear in the Athlete Tracking system. If you need assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
CHARITY PARTNER WHO BENEFITS FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION
HMF is proud to name the Amherst Survival Center as the charity partner of the Amherst Half. The Amherst Survival Center provides a welcoming community where families and individuals who are struggling to make ends meet can come for food, clothing, health care and for companionship and relief from isolation. More…