OGDEN MARATHON DISTANCES
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OGDEN MARATHON DISTANCES


There's a distance for everyone to enjoy!



26.2 FULL MARATHON (BQ)

Boston Qualifier and a USATF certified course.
This incredibly scenic course starts at an elevation of 5400 ft. with open roads, green fields and a beautiful river. The final half goes around Pineview Reservoir then drops into Ogden Canyon where you will run along the roaring Ogden River with breathtaking views of pine-covered slopes and steep rock cliffs. The course ends downtown Ogden on Historic 25th street at an elevation of 4,309 Ft. and an incredible finish line festival that is great for the whole family. The gentle downhill makes this event a fast Boston Qualifier, and is one of the many reasons why Runner's World and shape.com named it One of the Best Courses in America for First-Time Marathon Runners.

To view the full course map, CLICK HERE.

13.1 HALF MARATHON

A USATF certified course, the Ogden Half Marathon begins at the midway point of the Full Marathon and at an elevation of 5,000 feet. At the start the race you will run around Pineview Reservoir, then drop into scenic Ogden Canyon where you will run along the roaring Ogden River. Breathtaking views of pine covered slopes changing into steep rock faces will be encountered along with quaint homes nestled along the river's edge. Exiting the canyon you run onto the Ogden River Parkway for approximately 2 miles before the final stretch along Grant Avenue towards Downtown Ogden. The course ends on Historic 25th street at an elevation of 4,309 Feet.

12K

The Ogden Marathon Scenic Canyon 12K is run over the final 7.5 miles of the marathon course. This is a scenic point-to-point race starting in beautiful Ogden Canyon and ending at our world-class finish line on Historic 25th Street. The 12K is a great bridge between a 5K and half marathon distance, and is a perfect to run or walk while awaiting a friend or family member to finish their full or half marathon race. Take in beautiful canyon views while you run along the Ogden River and head towards Downtown Ogden, where the community awaits to cheer you on during the final stretch to the finish line.

5K

The Ogden Marathon 5K starts near the Junction Downtown and winds along the Ogden River Parkway before looping back down Grant Avenue for about a mile until you cross the Finish Line. The Ogden River Parkway is a paved pathway that parallels the Ogden River through lush trees. This winding 3.1 mile course will rank amongst the most enjoyable 5K runs you'll ever experience.

RELAY MARATHON

Relay Marathon Teams consist of 2-5 participants. The marathon's beautiful course starts at an elevation of 5400 ft. The five legs of the relay will take members of your team by open roads, green fields, a beautiful gushing river, through Ogden Canyon with breathtaking views of pine covered slopes changing into steep rock faces, with a view of quaint homes nestled along the river's edge. The course ends downtown on Historic 25th street (elevation of 4,309 ft) with a Finish Line Festival that is great for the whole family.

To learn more about the Relay Marathon, CLICK HERE.

KIDS K

The Granite KidsK is one of our favorite events on marathon day! The KidsK starts at 12:30 pm in front of the Ogden Amphitheater and ends at the same finish line as all of our athletes! You'll want to be at the start line a little early...because we have a pre-run dance party for the kiddos and may have a few special visitors too! Whether you join in on the festivities with your little ones or hang on the sidelines for high-fives, this is an event you will not want to miss! The KidsK is for ages under 12 and the course is less than 1 mile. Everyone will receive a superhero cape and a finishers bell for participating. Registration for this event will open in early May.

VIP UPGRADE

Support the GOAL Foundation's Shoe Giveback Mission and Community Programming by upgrading to a VIP Experience! As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, we provide free and subsidized activities for youth, seniors, and members of our community to encourage an active lifestyle and to "Get Out And Live!" all year long. Our VIP Runners help support this mission, while also receiving the following VIP Perks:

**Available for Full & Half Marathon distances only**

OGDEN MARATHON VIP EXPERIENCE:

  • VIP Packet Pickup area at expo (no line!)
  • Upgraded Swag bag
  • Upgraded Coach Bus to the Start Line
  • Pre-Race Continental Breakfast
  • Private Bathroom on Bus
  • 15-Minute Post-Race Massage & Exclusive Area at Finish Line
  • Special Recognition as a Program Supporter
  • Additional registration cost is a tax-deductible donation to the GOAL Foundation to support our Community Programming efforts in the Greater Ogden Area.

This sounds incredible! What if I am already registered?

If you have already registered for an Ogden Marathon event, please email Brooke at admin@goalfoundation.com to add on this upgraded experience.
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