Gorges Ithaca Half

Registration Opens

Monday, November 15, 2021

Registration Closes

Online Registration Closes Tuesday June 7, 2022
In-Person “RaceDay” Registration on Thursday June 8 and Friday June 9. NO Registrations on Day-Of-Race Proper / Saturday, June 11, 2022

Start / Finish Lines:

Starting Line:

Black Diamond Trail Intersection with Gorge Rd
Taughannock Falls State Park
Trumansburg, NY

Finish Lines:

DeWitt Park
102 E Court St.*
Ithaca, NY, 14850
* DeWitt Park is located between Cayuga, Buffalo, and Court Streets

Packet Pickup

  • Finger Lakes Running Company (700 Cascadilla St, Suite 101 – next to Purity Ice Cream)
    Those local’ish to Ithaca (and ANY ENTRANT NOT taking the buses to the Start) MUST choose between two days to pickup BIBS ahead of the race at the Finger Lakes Running Company. Those living outside of Ithaca are also welcome to (but NOT required to) check-in in one of these windows:
    • Thursday, June 9th – 11:00 to 7:00
    • Friday, June 10th – 11:00 to 7:00
  • DeWitt Park (102 E Court St)
    For those outside of Ithaca, you can check-in race morning at DeWitt Park.
    • Saturday, June 11th – 05:30 – 6:30 (those taking the Bus to the Start and who have not picked up BIBS Thursday / Friday ONLY)


  • Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • 05:30 – 06:30 – Check-In begins for those who live outside of the Ithaca area at DeWitt
    • *We strongly encourage all who need to use the PortaJohns to do so if time permits before boarding buses
  • 06:15 – Buses to Start arrive and are able to be boarded
  • 06:40 – Buses to Start leave Buffalo St adjacent to DeWitt Park
  • 07:10 – Buses arrive at Taughannock
  • 07:30 – Start of 8th annual Gorges Ithaca Half Marathon from Black Diamond Trail at Gorge Rd in Taughannock Falls St. Park
  • 08:40 - First finisher anticipated to reach finish line at DeWitt Park and Catering Begins
  • 11:30 - Last finisher anticipated to reach finish line and course closed
  • 12:00 – Catering closed and Park Cleared of Event Staging