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Registration for the 2016 ODDyssey Half Marathon is now open!


    The ODDyssey is Serious Run + Serious Fun!

    We hope you will join us for the 7th annual ODDyssey Half Marathon.  We are very proud of our race which is organized by runners for runners. 

    SERIOUS RUN - The ODDyssey has all the bells and whistles that you want and need:

    • USA Track and Field certified course.

    • Professional photography with free photographs.

    • Cash prizes.

    • Chip timing with immediate results at the finish line.

    SERIOUS FUN - the ODDyssey also is the most fun half marathon you will ever run: 

    • Costume contest with bobble-head trophies (35% run in costume every year).
    • Wall mount medals with beer openers built in

    • Commemorative pint glasses to all finishers!

    • Free finish line beer garden from Sly Fox Brewery.  

    • Free post race massages from PhilaMassages.

    • Optional quirky challenges along the course

    The ODDyssey is capped at only 3,500 runners.

    The ODDyssey is also perfectly timed with the Broad Street Run.  If you are training for Philadelphia’s Broad Street Run, just keep your training going for five more weeks and conquer a half marathon this spring.


    The ODDyssey Supports Students Run Philly Style

    Students Run provides mentors who teach distance running to Philly's students. Of course they get fit..  BUT, it's not just about running. Why we are so proud to support Students Run Philly Style:
    * 91% Graduate from high school (30% above Philly average.)
    * 84% Maintain or improve their grades
    * 73% Improve their attendance

    “I’m doing better in school because pushing myself to finish the races helped me push myself to finish the “education race”.” – Student Runner Charnese

    Race Day is June 12 at 7:00am!

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    Philadelphia's Must Do Half

    We are proud that Be Well Philly named the ODDyssey as Philadelphia's Bucket List Half Marathon.

    Check out the Article here

    Download our free app

    The ODDyssey Half Marathon app allows you to track your friends, look up your bib number and take/post race photos!  (Plus nitty gritty stuff like info lookup).