Half Marathon

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McFarlan Rowlands Half-Marathon: 8:00a.m.

This Half-Marathon is Certified by Bernard Conway.
Certification code: ON-2011-012-BDC

This race has a chip-timed start & finish.

The certified 21.1k course starts downtown, flows through the University of Western Ontario, the Old North residential district and then back downtown via Richmond Street and the Park System.  The Half-Marathon finishes at Victoria Park in the heart of downtown London.

View the half marathon map (PDF 911KB).

Click here for a more detailed race route. *Maps are approximate.

Half-Marathon Route

Start on Central Avenue to Wellington Street
South on Wellington Street
West on Dufferin Avenue and South Clarence Street
West on Queens Avenue to Wharncliffe Road
North on Wharncliffe Road through Oxford Street
Continue north on Western Road to Sarnia Road/Phillip Aziz Drive UWO
Right on Phillip Aziz Drive, right on Lambton Drive, right on University Dr,
Right on Sunset Drive straight to Huron Street
Right on Huron Street crossing The Parkway to the bike path entrance into Gibbons Park
South into Gibbons Park to the end of St James Street
East on St James to Colborne Street
North on Colborne Street to Cheapside Street
West on Cheapside Street to Waterloo Street
North on Waterloo Street to Victoria Street
East on Victoria Street to William Street
North on Willliam Street to Huron Street
East on Huron Street to Adelaide Street
North on Adelaide Street to Windermere Road
West on Windermere to Richmond Street (running on south side of road)
South on Richmond Street to Thames River bridge (running on east side of road)
Take bike path under the bridge
South on Richmond Street to University Drive (running on west side of road)
West on University Drive to Sunset Drive
South on Sunset Drive to Huron Street
West on Huron Street to the bike path entrance to Gibbons Park
South on bike path, under Oxford Street to the end of Anne Street
East on Anne Street to Talbot Street
South on Talbot Street to Central Avenue
East on Central Avenue to Wellington Street
South on Wellington to Dufferin Avenue
West on Dufferin Avenue to Finish Line


NOTE: A four hour finishing time is offered for the half-marathon. Runners finishing after the 4 hour mark will be asked to move onto the sidewalk, and a chip time cannot be guaranteed.