RunnersThe Chambersburg Half Marathon has drawn a diverse group of people each year. During the first year Jean Stapleton (Edith on “All in the Family”) was a spectator cheering on the runners. Many Olympic hopefuls have participated in the race. Steve Spence, who ran for the United States at the Olympic Games in Barcelona (1992) holds the men’s record for the course. His time of 1:08:12 was established in 2001. The female record of 1:21:01 was set by Molly Pritz in 2008.

Robert Eyer, Sr. (1926-2001)

The Chambersburg Half Marathon is held in memory of Robert Eyer, Sr., who died while running. Bob was an avid, competitve runner and was a member of the Chambersburg Road Runners Club. The Chambersburg Half Marathon was his favorite race.

Additional Information

  • All finishers will receive a finishers medal
  • Course closes at 11:30 am – you must maintain a 13:44 minute per mile pace
  • Showers will be available in the school
  • Post race pizza and refreshments
  • No bib transfers or deferments
  • No refunds due to weather cancellations or any other reasons
  • Long sleeve gender specific technical shirts available for $15
  • Contact information – Tim Fisler, Race Director 717.496.7431 –