Press Release

Third Annual Publix Women's Half Marathon & 5K Races through Savannah in April


Summer Bozeman




Publix Savannah Women's Half & 5K

SAVANNAH, GA – The Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K returns April 7 and 8 for its third year, highlighting Savannah’s beautiful Historic District with a route winding 13.1 miles through tree-lined streets and city squares. The weekend begins with the Fashion-Fitness Expo at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto on Friday, April 7, where New Balance will showcase its newest fitness lines while giving participants a taste of Savannah with exclusive items from local businesses.

Saturday, April 8, the race kicks off early and will be followed by an exciting post-race party. Don’t miss yoga in Ellis Square on Sunday, April 9 to wrap up the weekend.

Participants will also receive plenty of swag with their registration including an exclusive bracelet created by New Balance, a Publix Savannah Women’s Half & 5K shopping bag, a finisher medal and an official race magazine.


New Balance Fashion-Fitness Expo:

Date:  Friday, April 7

Time:  10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Location:  Hilton Savannah DeSoto


Publix Savannah Women’s Half & 5K and Post-Race Party:

Date:  Saturday, April 8

Time:  7:30 a.m.-Noon

Location:  Start line at Drayton and Gwinnett Streets; Finish line at Forsyth Park  


Morning Yoga at Ellis Square:

Date: Sunday, April 9

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: Ellis Square, Barnard and St. Julian Streets

For media assistance at the event, contact Summer Bozeman, communications coordinator, at [email protected] or 770.354.1364.

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