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Council Bluffs Half Marathon

Welcome to the Sixth Annual Council Bluffs Half Marathon

The USRA’s original event, the Council Bluffs Half Marathon returns to the streets of the Greater Omaha area for it’s fifth annual junket this October 12. With a start and finish at Lake Manawa State Park, the Council Bluffs Marathon will showcase the greater Omaha area in both Iowa and Nebraska! The race is sure to feature a great live band at the finish line, tech shirts and finisher medals for Half Marathoners and a post race party for all runners and supporters! So don’t delay and register today for the Fifth Annual Council Bluffs Half Marathon on Sunday October 12, 2014!

Start and Finish at the Lake Manawa

1100 S Shore Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 ‎

Event Date: 

  • Sunday, October 12th, 2014


Event Schedule:

 8:00 a.m. – Half Marathon

 8:15 a.m. – 5K Run/Walk

 9:45 a.m. – Fun Run

 10:00 a.m. – 5K Awards Presentation

 11:00 a.m. – Half Marathon Awards Presentation


  • Half Marathon / 5K / Fun Run
  • Certified Timing
  • Commemorative T-Shirts to Half Marathon/5K/Fun Runners
  • Post Race Celebration featuring Music & Refreshments
  • Finisher Medals to Half-Marathoners
  • Hydration stations throughout the course
  • Results printed online
  • No Bandits, Refunds, Cancellations or Transfers

FINISH LINE CELEBRATION: Once you cross the finish line, the real fun begins. Join with friends and family to celebrate your accomplishment with refreshments and music.

VOLUNTEER: If you are not participating, we’d still love you to be a Volunteer and be part of the fun! All volunteers receive a T-Shirt and entry into the Finish Line Celebration! Please go to our Volunteer Tab to register.

SANCTIONED CHARITIES:If interested in participating in our sanctioned charity please contact us at usrahalf@gmail.com. Sanctioned charities are official charities that can put their donation information on the website, while running our race. Click on each charity's logo to donate to them.

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