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Lima Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Lima, Peru

Distance Half marathon

About Lima Half Marathon

The oldest half-marathon in America (and probably in the world), the Lima Half Marathon follows the chronological history of the city, starting in the historic Plaza Mayor and ending in the Circuito Mágico del Agua. Along the way, runners and spectators alike will be able to see various musical performances, circus acts and sports presentations.


The  race usually starts at 8:00am but you can warm up from 6:30am onwards. The overall gain in elevation is 87m over the course of the marathon. Flat ocean level trail.

Only booking your spot for Lima Marathon through World's Marathons you will get: 

-Invitation to train with the Peru Runners team prior to the race. 

-Prime start position. 

Hope to see you there!

Practicalities

Age Limit

18 years old for the Half Marathon and 13 years old for the 10K 

Equipment Storage

Participants wishing to use the cloakroom service must leave their belongings (without valuables) at the stand of the PlazaMayor of Lima (Departure) and pick them up at the Magical Water Circuit of the Reserve Park (Arrival). The schedules are the following:In the Plaza Mayor of Lima.For the 10k from 05:40 hrs. until 06:40 hrs. and for the 21k, from 05:40 hrs. until 07:40 hrs.In the Magical Water Circuit of the Reserve Park.10k and 21k until 12:00 hrs.

Race Kit Includes

Invitation to train with the Peru Runners team prior to the race and prime start position. Bib Number and the electronic timing chip (B-tag) for time control

Timing

The control of the races will be in charge of qualified Technical Control Judges that will give the official results of the Event usingtime chip (B-tag), as established in the regulations of the IAAF International Association of Athletics Federations

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Start:

Plaza de Armas, Lima

Jirón Junín 207, Distrito de Lima 15001, Peru

Finish:

Circuito Mágico del Agua (used to be Parque de la Reserva), Lima, Peru

Sanchez Cerro 869, Distrito de Lima 15046, Peru

Difficulty

flat

Overview



Plaza de Armas (inicio) - Jr. Huallaga - Av. Abancay - Jr. Miró Quesada - Jr. Camaná - Av. Nicolás de Piérola- Jr. De la Unión - Av. Paseo de la República- Av. Bausate y Meza - Jr. Madre de Dios - Av. Arequipa (ambos sentidos) - calle Habana - Felipe Villarán - Av. República de Colombia - Jr. Augusto Tamayo - Av. Canaval y Moreyra - Av. Pablo Carriquirry - Av. Del Parque Norte - Av. José Gálvez Barrenechea - Av. Juan de Arona - Av. Arequipa - Circuito Mágico del Agua (Llegada)



Lima Half Marathon Trivia

The Lima Half Marathon is the oldest half marathon in South America and second oldest in the world after the Boston Half Marathon. 

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.