Rocket City Marathon

As the holiday season comes crashing through the door, in Huntsville, it becomes the fastest time of the year as racing season takes center stage!

Starting in early November and going through the end of December, John Hunt Park become the epicenter of the racing world by hosting a number of events from the high school regional cross country championships, to the Garmin RunningLane Cross Country Championships, and ending with the Rocket City Marathon on Dec. 11.

With the RunningLane Championship, the top high school cross country athletes from across the country will descend on Huntsville in the premier postseason event to declare a national champion.

John Hunt Park has quickly become one of the premier cross country facilities in the country, featuring rolling hills, great sightlines, and plenty of room for amenities that have made it one of the “must run” venues.

Here’s a look at the Race Weeks for the Rocket City:

Oct. 28  AHSAA Sectionals   John Hunt Park
Nov. 13  NCAA South Regionals  John Hunt Park
Dec. 4 Garmin RunningLane Cross Country Championships John Hunt Park
Dec. 11 Rocket City Marathon VBC / Downtown Huntsville

John Hunt Park Cross Country Course Southern Showcase 2019