For those who like to run, and I mean LIKE to run, the Clinton Half Marathon is coming up in the middle of August. This week, officials from the race revealed the routes for the half marathon, 10K run, and 5K run/walk. The great news is that it all starts and ends in downtown Clinton.

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The Clinton Half Marathon and the races that accompany that half marathon is coming up on Sunday, September 12. This week, officials from the Clinton Half Marathon released race routes so runners have a better idea of where they will be running throughout the city of Clinton.

According to the Clinton Half Marathon's website, the start and finish will be in the 200 block of 5th Avenue South. Officials say that runners and on watchers have been asking for the change.

The race starts along 5th Avenue South in downtown Clinton, then it heads to Riverview Drive with a great view of the Mississippi River, challenging hill climbs lead to Eagle Point Park’s overlook of the widest part of the Mississippi River, and comes back down 2nd Street to finish on 5th Avenue South.

The 10K and 5K races have different race routes. There is a 3-hour guarantee for course time limits and protection on the 10K and Half Marathon Routes.

The Clinton Herald reports that the running will begin at 7:30 a.m. that Sunday morning. All participants receive a race t-shirt, swag bag, and entry to the Hy-Vee Post Race Party. The Clinton Herald also says that all finishers will receive a medal. Age group awards will be presented and there are cash prizes for the overall winners in the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. The schedule of awards can be found here.

Those who want to participate in any of this year's races can register online at

Click one of the buttons below to see the race routes for the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K.

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