Her Tern Half


Join us for Alaska’s boutique, women’s only half marathon. It’s one big pamper party with a hand made finisher’s bracelet, shopping party, expotique bib pickup, and massage and mimosas at the finish line. Get ready with a custom tailored training group, and you are sure to have nothing but fun and smiles!

JULY 16, 2017

EARLY WAVE @ 8:00 a.m.
MAIN WAVE @ 9:00 a.m.

EVERYONE @ 9:20 a.m.

Results »


By January 1 – $105
By February 15 – $115
By May 3 – $120
By July 14 – $130
At Expotique – $150


By January 1 – $90
By February 15 – $100
By May 3 – $105
By July 14 – $110
At Expotique – $125

Bib Pickup

Join us for the bib pickup and shopping expotique on Saturday July 15th. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and put your HTH gift cards to good use!

Expotique – July 15
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
@ Skinny Raven Downtown

Race Day July 16

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
@ The Start Area

Bib Pickup

Expotique – July 15
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
@ Skinny Raven Downtown

Race Day July 16
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
@ the start area


The Her Tern Half will start and finish at the West End of the Delaney Park Strip on 10th Avenue between N and O Streets.

Bracelet Unveiling Party – June 23

Included in this exclusive evening at Her Tern Boutique is the unveiling of the hand made finisher’s bracelet by Fresh Tangerine designer Kimberlee Kogane. Along with great hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and raffles you will have the opportunity vote for the One Lucky Guy who will join all the ladies for the run. Festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. Attendees will also get the first look at HTH-exclusive apparel and can pre-order limited edition items.


Each finisher receives a special hand crafted Fresh Tangerine bracelet by artist Kimberlee Kogane. Merchandise prizes will be given to the top three in the following age groups: 0-10; 11-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+.


Event packets and bibs will be available at the Her Tern Half Expotique at Her Tern and Skinny Raven Downtown on Saturday, July 15th from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This one-of-a-kind expotique will include a shopping party, photo backdrop and music provided by DJ Spencer Lee. Event packet will include a HTH event shirt, $50 Her Tern gift certificate, $25 Brooks gift certificate, $10 Nathan Hydration gift certificate, your bib and commemorative race shirt. Race packets can also be picked up picked up on race day from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Start/Finish on Delaney Park Strip.

Training Group – Starts April 26

The 2017 has filled up. Click here to see our other training group options.

Do you want to join fellow ladies training for this great event? Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. No matter what your goals are, you will be guided to success by Skinny Raven’s expert coaches. Beginning on April 26th, you can choose between either of two training sessions held each week – one in the morning and one in the evening. Select which one fits your schedule best from either 6-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday or 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. In addition a single group long run will be Saturday from 8-9:30 a.m. on Saturday. Cost for those signed up for HTH is $125 and includes HTH training program shirt from event sponsor Brooks and HTH custom insulated bottle from Nathan Hydration. Cost for those not registered for HTH is $160 for the 24 session program. The group is limited to 150 participants and the past two years it has sold out quickly so register early if you would like to participate. You can train with the group even if you aren’t planning on running the race. To sign up, click the “Register Now” button above and chose the “Training Group Only” option.

If you have questions, click here to email our head coach.

Post-Race Pamper Party

You just ran 13.1 miles! Let’s celebrate in the mimosa garden with music and drinks. Get photos, cheer others in and celebrate with your friends and family!

Bag Check

Drop your bag at our staffed bag check near the Rose Garden, where it will be waiting when you finish your race.


Parking will available throughout downtown in the streets and parking garages. There will be no parking along the race route on N St. or 9th and 10th Streets between L Street and P Street. Please respect the neighborhoods and if possible park along the park strip East of L St. and in the downtown area.

Safety Policy

For participant safety, and to comply with our insurance, no pets, bicycles, or rollerblades are allowed in the race. Participants running with baby joggers or strollers are asked to start in the back of the field and to be courteous to your fellow runners.

*No day of race registration. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registration can be transferred prior to 7/16*





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