Date: September 16, 2017
Start Time: 7am and Walkers Start Time: 6am
Race Day Registration: 5:30am Race Day registration.
Salem Willows, Salem MA (Soccer Field across from 129 Fort Ave)
This will be the 10th Annual Wicked in historic Salem, MA. Runners can participate in the USATF Certified Half Marathon. Participants have 4 hours to complete this course. The course will have a water station ever 1.5 miles and there will be a ton of cheerful volunteers on the course. Everyone will receive a custom finisher medal that you will love. The event attracts close to 1000 runners, elites to beginners traveling from all over the world. The scenery in Salem and Marblehead will make these miles fly by.
New this year! Team has to have a minimum of 3 people. A team can have more however only the top 3 finishers times will be registered. Create or join a team when registering!
13.1 Mile: $55
(+$10 on Race Day)
Packet Pick-Up Options:
(You can register at packet pick up and you can pick up for your friends)
Thursday and Friday: B&S Fitness Facility (90 Leavitt Street, Salem, MA 3pm-6pm
Saturday: Race Site opens for packet pick-up @ 5:30AM
Swag: New this year, Women and Men style shirts!
This course is one of the best around! The half marathon is USATF certified. The course is all on the streets of Salem and Marblehead. There are 5 good climbs, some rolling hills and the rest is pretty flat.
Course Cut Off: 4 hours beginning at 7AM
Course Details (Water Stations and Bathrooms):
The course will have a Water Station every 1.5 miles or so. Each aid station will have gatorade and water. The aid station along the Marblehead Neck will have Gu’s, twizzlers, petroleum jelly, etc.
Bathrooms – Mile 5 at Devereux Beach
There will be plenty of parking available along Fort Avenue and the Salem Willows. There is a large lot next to the tennis courts, parking in the Willows casino area, another smaller lot before the soccer fields, plenty of parking along Fort Avenue and the Bentley School (25 Memorial Dr) less than a 1/2 mile away from the race site. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARK IN FRONT OF ANY HOUSES OR IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OFF FORT AVE. YOUR CAR WILL BE TOWED. PLEASE OBEY ALL PARKING SIGNS.
Cash Purse and Award Details
Cash Purse for Top 3 Male/Female Finishers
*And the Fastest Running Club (Minimum of 3+ Runners)*
Age Groups Awards:
1st, 2nd and 3rd M/F in each age group:
Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Award Ceremony Times: TBD
Post Race Festivities:
Bagels/Fruit and Egg Fratata will be available for all race participants at race site. Other food vendors will be on site providing samples. Brothers Taverna, located in downtown Salem on Derby St. will be offering all participants 10% off your bill! Just make sure to bring/wear your bib and mentioned you participated in the Wicked Half Marathon.
A portion of the proceeds from the Wicked Half Marathon will be allocated to The Plummer Home for Boys of Salem,MA. The Plummer Homes mission is to provide young people who leave the foster care or juvenile justice system safe and stable permanent family connections. They engage families for each young person we serve while building their skills and community connections, and by sharing our knowledge with others.
Learn more about the Plummer Home by clicking the logo below!
The Wicked 1/2 Marathon has been voted one of the top 100 best half marathons in the country by The 100 Half Marathons Club members for 2014, 2015, & 2016!
The Wicked 1/2 Marathon has been voted the Best Half Marathon by North Shore Race Guide in 2015.
Please email B&S Event Management at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-836-0271.