Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon | Run 13.1 miles through Hampton

Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon


The Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon presented by Bon Secours shows off the best of Hampton, Virginia. All runners will make their way through historic Downtown Hampton and along the Hampton Roads Harbor before finishing near the Hampton Coliseum for a Post-Race Celebration.

Race Perks

  • Flat and fast course in Hampton, Virginia through historic downtown and the Hampton Roads Harbor
  • Beer and entertainment at the Post-Race Celebration included with registration
  • Premium Participant Race Shirt
  • Unique medal for all finishers
  • 2024 finisher item: Coming summer 2024
  • Free parking near the start & finish line
  • Earn extra bling by running the 5K on Saturday to complete the Shell Yeah! Challenge (You must register for the Challenge, not each individual race.)

Half Marathon Course Support

  • Water Stops | approximately every 2 miles on the course
  • Nuun | available at every water stop
  • GU Gel | Energy Gel available at Mile 7
  • Popsicle Stop | Freeze Pops will be available between miles 8 – 9
  • Port-a-Potties | Start/Finish Line and adjacent to every water stop
  • Pace Groups | Join one of our pace groups on race day, and allow the Running Etc. Pace Team to help you achieve your goal


All Half Marathon participants will receive a Finisher’s Medal and participant shirt.

Quick Facts

  • 7:30 AM start in front of the Hampton Coliseum
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Dogs are Not Permitted on the Course
  • Course Time Limit: 4 Hours (18:19 minute per mile pace)
  • Course Certification #: VA22023RT

Course Records

Men’s Record

1:10:42, Jose Garcia Grabriel, 2018

Women’s Record

1:21:07, Kris Lawrence, 2015

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