Half Marathon

Along the way, dozens of musicians, cheer groups, DJs and noisemakers will cheer you on! Watch for our Jelly Bee-ns Station, our Nectar Station with orange slices, and our One Love opening mile as a tribute to the Maria Olberding Foundation and the Reggae Run!

10/13/18 7:30AM 13.1

Packet Pick-up

Packet and premium pickup will be at The Bee-U-Tique Expo on Friday, October 6 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. There, you’ll be able to purchase Queen Bee merchandise, visit with our vendors, and treat yourself to a little pampering before the event. You’ll feel “Bee-U-Tiful!”

We will NOT have registration available on-site before the race.

Can’t make it to the Bee-U-Tique? Someone may pick another participant’s packet by filling out the Packet Pick-up Authorization form.

10/12/18 11AM – 8PM Bee-U-Tique Expo Duke Energy Convention Center

Course Map

Both races will again start near the casino with the start lines moving slightly west. The Finish Line for both races will be on E. Third St. near Culvert St. which is just east of Lytle Park. The only on-course change for the half marathon is the incorporation of Lakes Drive including the scenic Eden Park overlook view of the Ohio River!

Half Marathon Course Map PDF

Baggage Check

Gear/Baggage check will be available on Saturday morning for the Half Marathon and 4 Miler. Click here for details.

Pace Chart

The course will close on a continuous pace of 18:00 minutes per mile (Pace Chart). Anyone who cannot maintain the 18:00 minute per mile pace must move to the sidewalk as the course closes to allow regular traffic through. Participant services cannot be guaranteed for participants beyond the 18:00 minute per mile pace.

Pace Team

The Running Spot’s “Spot-on” Pace Teams are the official Queen Bee Half Marathon Pacers.  Click here for details.

Participant Amenities

All registered participants will receive a long sleeve technical ASICS shirt, goodie bag, and a virtual event bag.

All Half Marathon finishers will receive a finisher’s medal, mylar blanket, finish-area refreshments and lots of swag.  Stay tuned for details! Finisher’s certificates will be available to download after the race.


Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three women, determined by gun time.

Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories for women:

  • 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+

Age group award times will be determined by chip time.  Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.

Age group winners will be notified by email on Monday, October 16 with instructions on how to redeem their award.

Age Requirement

  • 14 years old on race day