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VIDEO: Borgess Half Marathon sees highest number of participants yet

by
Galen Burrell 2012 Kalamazoo Half-Marathon Winner
Melissa Mantel 2012 Kalamazoo Half-Marathon Winner
Galen Burrell 2012 Kalamazoo Half-Marathon Winner

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- The Borgess Half Marathon, a tradition at the Borgess Run for the Health of It for more than a decade, saw record numbers in 2012. 

The first 3.5 miles of this USATF certified course are identical to the Kalamazoo Marathon.  Half marathoners then go east on South Street and about a mile later are back on the marathon course, which they follow until the finish line, where Tent City awaits, with food, refreshments and entertainment for the whole family into Sunday afternoon.

The number of participants in the Borgess Half Marathon will be limited to 3,000 for the 2013 race.

Details for half marathon runners below.

Packet Pickup details:

Saturday, May 4
11:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wings Stadium

Race Day Details:

Sunday, May 5
6:00 a.m. to 7:20 a.m.

Nazareth campus off Gull Rd

See above the winners from the 2012 Borgess Half. 

Stay updated with all the latest in weather, traffic, and news by tuning into WKZO 96.5 FM on race day for wall-to-wall coverage beginning at 7:30 a.m.  Online WKZO will be providing a live video stream on race day, check it out at our marathon page ‘Everything Kalamazoo Marathon’. You can also receive updates to your phone by texting MARATHON to 80373. Remember that standard message and data rates apply. 

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