Mary Black Foundation Half Marathon & Healthy Kids Day


Date: April 26, 2014    Time: 7:30 am

Join us April 26, 2014 for the Mary Black Foundation Y2Y Half Marathon benefiting the YMCA OF GREATER SPARTANBURG.

Starts at Middle Tyger Family YMCA, 720 Shoals Rd, Duncan, SC 29334

Ends at the Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA, 151 Ribault St., Spartanburg, SC 29302

Run a 13.1 mile course through Spartanburg, starting at the Middle Tyger YMCA and finishing at the Thomas E. Hannah YMCA. (Y bus transportation will be provided.). Register as an individual or as a 2-person or 4-person relay team.

Click to view Google Maps course map.

Click to view course map with transitions and water stops marked.

Day-of registration will be available on-site at the Middle Tyger YMCA from 6:00am-7:00am

Buses will leave from the Thomas E. Hannah Family at 6:30am for those who need transportation to the starting line.

Buses for relay teams will leave from the Middle Tyger Y at 7:20am.  Buses will remain at transition stops until all participants of that relay leg have completed. Once all participants of that relay leg have arrived, the bus will take participants to the Thomas E. Hannah Y. (*some additional rides may be provided for those who finish their leg early, however this is not guaranteed. Parking is available for runners to arrange alternative transportation to the finish line)

Buses will leave the Thomas E. Hannah Y to return participants to the Middle Tyger at 11:00am and will run every 30 minutes.  (Last bus will leave at 1:00pm)

Finisher Medals for all Participants.  Age Group , Overall and Relay awards presented at 11:00am.


Make sure to register early for the best pricing! Prices for this event are: 



Relay Team of 2

Relay Team of 4

April 1 - 24





April 25 - 26





Day-of registration will be available on-site.

Event will be held rain or shine. No refunds will be given.

After the Half Marathon enjoy Healthy Kids Day! A free community event including Fit Kids Explosion, Field Olympics, Climbing Wall, Edible Arts & Crafts Booth, Zumbatomic

AND Spartanburg’s first ever...

Self Esteem Stomp®

The stomp includes artistic route-markers that reinforce self-esteem and a nourish stress-management playground® with interactive arts activities that improve stress-management and coping skills in kids of all ages. $10 per individual. More info and registration at



The Mary Black Foundation Half Marathon and Healthy Kids day is made possible by our generous sponsors: