The 13.1 mile course begins & ends on the Penn State campus in State College, Pennsylvania, touring through rolling countryside, along scenic Spring Creek and through quaint Houserville
The start line is at the Snider Ag Arena.
We have a detailed course map with elevation profile HERE.
Past participants, please look over the map, as the course has a few changes from previous years.
In the event there is snow on the ground, we will use a slightly different route. HERE is the alternative detailed course map with elevation profile.
Outdoor port-a-potties will be available at the Ag Arena and on Rock Road.
New this year: The finish line will be at the Snider Ag Arena.
Please note that we ask spectators and runners to park at the Ag Arena. Please enter the Ag Arena Parking at Orchard Road and Park in the Fields. Please see map.
Snider Ag Arena
800 E Park Ave, State College, PA 16803
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center is perfectly located.
Use Group Code NITT23A when you book to receive a special room rate. Code is good through November 1, 2023.
For more information or to book a room call:
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
Post-Race Shower Facilities
The State College YMCA has graciously offered the use of their showers to runners post-race. Simply tell the front desk staff that you are a Nittany Valley Half Marathon runner when you arrive.
State College Area Family YMCA
677 W.Whitehall Rd
State College, PA 16801