The 2020 Hancock Marathon and Half Marathon was cancelled due to COVID-19. This race will not be conducted in 2021. The plan is to conduct the 2022 Hancock event on Sunday October 2, 2022.
This race uses the scenic C&O Canal Towpath for the course. The marathon starts at 8:00AM, and the half marathon starts at 8:15AM.
This race will be the fifth event in the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series conducted from September 28 – October 2. The other events in the Series are the GAP Marathon and Half, the Eastern continental Divide Marathon and Half, the GAP Trestles Marathon and Half, and the Salisbury Viaduct Marathon and Half. Run one, some, or all the Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series races.
The image above is a view of the course looking west from near the race start/finish which is 200 feet south of C&O Bicycle at 9 S Pennsylvania Avenue Hancock, MD 21750. The entire scenic course can be viewed at maps.google.com since the C&O Towpath has been street view mapped. A link to a spot not too far from the race start/finish can be viewed at this link.