Get ready for the trek through downtown historic Wilmington with a half marathon, 10K or 5K. Started in 1998, the Battleship NC Half Marathon is one of the oldest UST- certified half marathons in the South. Runners traverse charming historic downtown, go around the Battleship North Carolina, cross two bridges and through picturesque Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens. Join the run or cheer on the racers as they travel through some beautiful scenery -- this is a race, party, and destination you'll always remember. Finish Line is in historic downtown.