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May 19, 2018

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Race Day?
May 19th, 2018. Packet Pickup and the Fun and Fitness Expo are May 18th.

Can I have a refund or defer my registration?
There are no refunds and no deferrals

Can I transfer my registration?
*NOTE: Transfers are only allowed if the event is sold out. If race entries are still available for purchase online, no transfers will be allowed at that time. Person to person transfers are allowed as long as the race is sold out. If there are race spaces available for purchase online, no transfers will be allowed at that time. There are no race to race transfers, only runner to runner.
$25 transfer fee applies. You must be the original registered participant to initiate transfer.

Is the Ogden Marathon a Boston Qualifier?
YES. The Ogden Marathon is one of the fastest and most scenic Boston Qualifiers in the nation.

Help, I need the course map.
Here it is

Nice Course! What are the course records?

Full Marathon Course Records

  • Male - Seth Wold, 2:22:51 (2009)
  • Male (2) - Fritz Van DeKamp, 2:23:00 (2012)
  • Male(3) - Bryant Jensen, 2:23:11 (2013)
  • Female - Sariah Long, 2:42:40 (2017)
  • Female (2) - Cynthia Fowler, 2:43:25 (2015)
  • Female(3) - Cynthia Fowler, 2:47:29 (2012)
  • Female(4) - Devra Vierkant, 2:48:21 (2013)
Is the Ogden Marathon USATF certified?
YES

Is the Ogden Marathon part of the Grand Slam in Utah?
YES

Can I wear headphones during the race?
We do not recommend usage of any audio equipment during any of the races. If you use an audio device you do so at your own risk. As a general courtesy, please use just one earpiece so you can still hear what is going on around you.

Is there a limit on the number of race participants?
YES
Full Marathon is limited to 3500 participantsHalf Marathon is limited to 4500 participantsRelay is limited to 200 teams of 5 participants5K is limited to 1,000 participantsKidsK is limited to 1000 participants

Is there a time limit for completing the Marathon?
YESThe Ogden Marathon has a time limit of 6 hours (1:15 pm).
Runners must cross the dam (approximately mile 17.2) by 11:45am. Runners that do not cross the dam before the cutoff will beasked to leave the course. The Ogden Marathon will provide transportation tothe finish line for the runner's safety and security. The race begins at 7:15am, earlier starts will not be supported by the Ogden Marathon

How does my timing device work?
The Ogden Marathon is using the Chronotrack D-Tag system. Your timing device will be attached to your race bib when you pick up your packet at the NordicTrack Fun and Fitness Expo. On race morning you will attach your timing device to your shoe laces. Watch a short instructional video here.

Where will the lost and found be located?
Items lost on the race course should be turned and available at the GOAL Foundation Volunteer booth. Clothing dropped in non-designated areas will be considered a donation. Clothing dropped in designated areas will be available for pick-up at the finish area.

Where are the official clothing drop sites?
You can drop your clothing in designated areas at your start line. Clothing dropped anywhere else will be considered "donated" and will not be returned to the clothing pick up area at the finish of the race. Please make sure you use a runners bag with your bib # clearly marked on it for ease of retreaval at the finish line. Although we make every attemp to get your personal belongings back to you safely, The Ogden Marathon is not responsible for lost or stolen items. You leave items at drop sites at your own risk.

How cold is it at the start? Will there be heat at the start? How should I dress?
It is typically 35 - 45 degrees.YES, there will be fire barrels at the FULL start to keep you warm. Don't overdress. Dress as if the temperature is about 20% warmer than it actually is.

Where can my family watch the race?
At the Eden Town Park (parking is limited), the mouth of Ogden Canyon, along the Ogden River Parkway & at the Finish Line.

Can I or my family drive to the start of my race?
Full Marathon - NO - Take the bus
Half Marathon - YES - Be early, roads close, parking is limited. Best to take the bus.
Relay Points - NO - Take the bus
5K - Please take the bus to the start line

Where can I park during the Marathon?
Parking is available in downtown Ogden and at the host hotels

Can I ride the Frontrunner to the Marathon?
The Frontrunner is a great way to get to the the Runner's ExpoThe Frontrunner does not leave early enough to make it to the Marathon

Will there be a shuttle to take me to my hotel after the race?
Check with your hotel

Can I participate in the Marathon and still be able to watch my child run the KidsK?
YES The KidsK starts at 12:30pmIf you would like, you can even run the KidsK with your child

Are strollers allowed in the FULL or the HALF Marathon?
No strollers are allowed
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