December 20, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Peace Run & Harmony Half Marathon?
Sunday, May 5th, 2019 in historic New Harmony, Indiana. The Half Marathon and 1/4 Marathon start at 7:00am. The 5K run will be on Saturday, May 4th at 8:00am. The kids dash will start at 9am on Saturday. Register here.

What’s this about a bicycle ride?
We’re very proud to be partnering with the Harmonie Hundred to make this a full weekend of family activity in New Harmony!

Where/when is packet pickup?
Friday, May 3rd from 2-6pm at Ultimate Fit
Saturday, May 4th starting at 6:30am in Murphy Park
Sunday, May 5th starting at 6am in Murphy Park

Wait? Isn’t this River Run weekend? 
Normally yes, but due to ongoing bridge construction, the River Run is on hiatus for a couple of years. We’re pleased to be able to bring you Peace Run & Harmony as its temporary substitute.

What is the distance of Peace Run & Harmony?
The primary distance is the Half Marathon. We’re also offering a 1/4 Marathon and a 5K. All are out-and-back routes starting and finishing in downtown New Harmony.

Is there a course map?
Click here to see the Course Map.

Where are the water stations?
See course map.

Will there be pace groups?
Sorry, no.

There will be facilities at the start/finish area.

Can I drop down in distance on race day?
Yes, but there are no refunds for the difference in registration fees.

Where can I get a paper entry form?
Sorry, paper entry forms are not be offered at this time.

Why didn’t I get a registration confirmation? Why didn’t you answer my email?
It was probably rejected by your work/school email filters or is sitting your spam folder. Be sure to add,,, and to your safe senders list to ensure proper email delivery. Using a personal email address to register is often better than the more restrictive employer supplied email.

Will there be parking?
There should be ample street parking near the race site.

Can I walk this event?
Yes. But all participants must maintain a minimum 20min/mile pace in order to re-open the roads in a timely manner.

Can I run with a stroller?

Can I run with earbuds/MP3 player?
Yes. But please be aware of your surroundings and follow the instructions of course marshals and law enforcement personnel.

Will there be finisher medals?
Yes. In addition to age group awards for all the top finishers in all three distances, finisher medals will be presented to each athlete that finishes the 1/2 and 1/4 marathon courses.

Can I volunteer to help on race weekend?
Yes! We will need lots of energetic and hard-working volunteers to help during the race weekend. Please send an email to and let us know how you are able to assist.


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