XTERRA Harbison Half Marathon & 5K
Sunday, July 9, 2017 • Columbia, SC
Set for its 7th annual running this year near South Carolina’s capital city at the height of the summer season, Columbia’s Xterra Trail Run Harbison Half Marathon & 5K is part of a series of trail runs that take place from March through August around the state, which also includes races in the Clemson Issaqueena Forest as well as Table Rock State Park.
The July Xterra trail run takes runners through Harbison State Park, a 2,177-acre environmental educational park nestled along the Broad River, just nine miles from downtown Columbia. Runners in both the Half Marathon and the 5K follow out-and-back routes that start and finish inside the park, just off Lost Creek Drive.
From there, runners follow a clockwise route around the park, running along its 16 miles of trails that wind through its hardwood and pine forests, crossing through streams and winding around along the river before bringing runners back around to the finish line.