Half Marathon (13.1 miles)

  • Loop course
  • Scenic, rolling country roads
  • Paved surfaces
  • 4 hills
  • 1,180 feet of elevation gain and loss
  • See Map for more details
Start and Finish Location: Optimist Youth Sports Complex
Located on Hill Road ParkwayStart at the Optimist Football Park,
North on Duncan Lane,
East on Hill Road,
North on Seamans Gulch Road,
East on Hidden Springs Drive,
East on an unnamed paved road,
North on Dechambeau Way,
East on Hidden Springs Drive,
North on North 2nd Avenue,
East on Farm Market Road,
East and South on Dry Creek Road,
South on Cartwright Road,
South and West on Pierce Park Road,
West briefly on Gary Lane,
West on old Hill Road, North
and up the small hill towards Dry Creek Cemetery,
Southwest and down the hill to the finish in Optimist Football Park.
Aid Stations: 6 aid stations: with Gatorade and water
Located at miles 2.5, 4.5, 6.4, 8.4 10.3, 11.9
Portable toilets: At all aid stations
Weather: Estimated average temperature at the 10 a.m. start is 40 degrees.
Average low temperature is 33 degrees.
Average high temperature is 54 degrees.

Thanks to all our Sponsors and Volunteers!
Thank You to all who participated!

To see the final results, see the results page.

Hope to see you all next year!

Procrastinators, it’s time to commit!

The Zeitgeist Half Marathon entry fee increases to $100 after 10pm on Wednesday Nov. 2, 2022.

Click Here to Register!

We are looking for volunteers to help with getting the park set up, handing out packets, distributing T-Shirts and beverages, water stations, course tasks, and tear down after the event.

If you are interested in helping this race be successful please click this link

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Volunteers receive a T-Shirt and Meal!

Highlands Hollow Sign Up Party
Tuesday Sept 10, 2019

What: Zeitgeist Half Marathon Sign Up Party & Training Run/Walk
When: Tuesday, September 11, from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Where: Highlands Hollow Brewhouse
2455 N Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise

Join us for discounted entry fees – must be present for discount!