Road Closures For The Middle Half This Saturday

Race day for the Middle Half is just around the corner.  Here are the road closures you need to know about so you don’t get stuck in traffic.

Event: Murfreesboro Half Marathon

  • Nickname: “The Middle Half” (NOT “The Middle Half Marathon”)
  • Title Sponsor: Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford
  • Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Time: 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


  • Start: Main Street, Murfreesboro (In front of Central Magnet School)
  • Finish: Historic Downtown Square, Main Street, Murfreesboro

Road Closures/traffic delays begin at 6:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

  • Over 1200 runners registered
  • This is the last year for the event (15th in person, skipped 1 year for Covid)
  • Certified course: 13.1 miles
  • Donations to local organizations from past 15 years total almost $500k
  • Runners coming from 20 different states
  • Runners from age 14 – 84
  • Course runs through Middle Tennessee State University, by Oaklands Mansion, around the historic downtown square, down Main Street and is known by runners as being FLAT • FAST • FUN! Many state records have been broken on The Middle Half course.

This year’s event honors Miles Tate (event founder) who passed away suddenly in April this year.

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