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22nd ANNUAL OGDEN MARATHON

MAy 20, 2023


~ REGISTRATION NOW OPEN ~




Course Maps

Interactive Course Map

Take a look at our USATF-certified Full & Half Marathon courses! This event is a fast Boston Qualifier, and great for both experienced and new runners.

Use the navigation window on the left to select your distance and other features.

Ogden Marathon events include a Full Marathon (26.2), Half Marathon (13.1), 12K (7.5), 5K (3.1), and Marathon Relay (5 Legs).

TRAVEL & STAY

Whether you live down the street or are flying in from across the globe, you can make your Ogden Marathon experience a full-on vacation! From mountain to metro Ogden has an incredible balance of unique shopping, delectable dining and one heck of a nightlife all while being a complete outdoor mecca. Get a room, relax, shower after the race and then explore our incredible backyard playground, the Wasatch Mountain Range.

To learn more about where to stay and where to play
CLICK HERE

Please check out our partner hotels for exclusive marathon discounted rates! **Coming Soon for 2023!**

HOTEL AVAILABILITY

Packet Pick Up - Fun & Fitness Expo

Packet Pick Up - All registered runner must pick their bib and race shirt up prior to race morning. There will NOT BE RACE MORNING PICK UP.
WHEN:
Friday, May 19th - 10:00am - 8:00pm
WHERE: Fun & Fitness Expo - See details below.

PACKET INCLUDES:
Runner's Clothing Drop Bag
Bib (Timing Chip is on your Bib, please do not fold or bend)
Race Shirt

A photo ID is required to pick up your packet. We do allow you to pick up someone else's packet but will require an image of their ID and a note authorizing you to do so. A text message will suffice.

The Ogden Marathon Fun & Fitness Expo, presented by Fleet Feet, is a free all-day exposition open to the public. ALL participants must attend the expo to pick up their race bib and participant shirt. Up to a projected 15,000 attendees will have the opportunity to learn, demo, and buy products and services. Invite your friends and bring your family, there will be fun for everyone!

Expo Hours: Friday, May 19th, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Weber County Field House
4390 Harrison Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84403

BUS LOADING

There is NO parking at any start line. All participants must ride the Bus to the start area.

You will be required to show your race bib to board the bus. If you miss the bus, there is no other transportation available to the start line.

SATURDAY

4:45 am - 5:15 am — Buses Load 25th St. & East Side of Washington Blvd. in front of Bigelow Hotel for Full Marathon and Relay Legs 1 and 2
4:45 am - 5:15 am — Buses Load 25th Street & West Side of Washington Blvd. in front of Key Bank for Half Marathon and Relay Leg 3
5:15 am - 5:45 am — VIP Buses Load for Full and Half Marathon 26th St. West of Washington Blvd. in front of Bank of Utah
5:30 am - 6:00 am — Buses Load 23rd Street, west of Washington Blvd. in front of Hilton Garden Inn for the 12K
7:00 am - 7:30 am — Buses Load in front of GOAL Building (2440 Washington Blvd.) for Relay Leg 4
7:30 am - 8:00 am — Buses Load in front of GOAL Building (2440 Washington Blvd.) for Relay Leg 5

Bus Loading Locations by Distance:


Full Marathon:

Load 4:45 - 5:15 am
2510 Washington Blvd. (East side of Washington Blvd.) In front of the Bigelow Hotel. Last bus will leave at 5:15 sharp.

Half Marathon:

Load 4:45 - 5:15 am
2491 Washington Blvd. (West side of Washington Blvd.) In front of Key Bank. Last bus will leave at 5:15 sharp.

12K:

Load 5:30 - 6:00 am
2271 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT. Buses will line up on 23rd Street west of Washington Blvd. In front of Hilton Garden Inn. Last bus will leave at 6:00 am sharp.

5K:

No Bussing

VIP FULL & HALF MARATHON:

Load 5:15 - 5:45 am
2605 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT
Located in front of Bank of Utah
The last bus will leave at 5:45 am sharp.


RELAY:

Leg One & Leg Two
Load 4:45 am - 5:15 am
2510 Washington Blvd. (East side of Washington Blvd.) in front of the Bigelow Hotel. You will ride the buses with the Full Marathon participants. The last bus will leave at 5:15 am sharp.

Leg Three
Load 4:45 am - 5:15 am
2491 Washington Blvd. (West side of Washington Blvd.) In front of Key Bank.
You will ride the buses with the Half Marathon participants. The last bus will leave at 5:15 am sharp.

Leg Four
Load 7:00-7:30am
2440 Washington Blvd. in front of GOAL Foundation Building (East side of Washington Blvd.) The last bus will leave at 7:30 am sharp.

Leg Five
Load 7:30-8:00am
2440 Washington Blvd. in front of GOAL Foundation Building (East side of Washington Blvd.) The last bus will leave at 8:00 am sharp.

Shuttle to Finish for Relay legs 1-4:
Once you have completed your relay leg, there will be buses waiting to shuttle relay participants to the finish line. Bus schedules may vary, and participants are not guaranteed to make it to the finish line before their team has finished the race.

PARKING

Parking is available in downtown Ogden and if you are a guest at one of the host hotels. We recommend participants not staying in the hotels park at The Junction in the free garages off of 23rd Street and Grant Ave. Please note that Grant Ave. Will be closed for the race and you will only be able to enter and exit the garages from 23rd Street.

Please check lots to determine if it is a pay lot and pay the appropriate fees.

Follow all no parking and tow away zones, as you are at risk for a ticket and towing.

DROP BAGS

  • You can drop your clothing in the designated trucks at the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, and 12K start lines only.
    • There is no clothing drop at the 5K start line or Relay Exchange points.
  • 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. Items dropped on course will be donated to the local Boys and Girls Club.
  • Please make sure you use a runner’s bag with your bib # clearly marked on it for ease of retrieval at the finish line. Please do not ask aid station volunteers to transport items to the finish line for you.
  • Although we make every attempt to get your personal belongings back to you safely, the Ogden Marathon is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Drop Bag Pickup will be in the Amphitheater at the Autoliv Finish Line Festival.

START & FINISH LINES

START LINES
It is typically anywhere between 20-35 degrees at the Full Marathon start line and slightly warmer at the Half Marathon start line. There will be fire barrels at the Full & Half Marathon start to help keep you warm.

We highly recommend that you come prepared for cold temperatures at the start line by layering and then shedding your layers to put in your drop bag just before the race begins.

You can also check the local forecast for the Huntsville area leading up to the race if you are running the Full or Half. Porta-potties and last-minute instructions will be provided at the starting areas.

Please utilize our pacers and line up accordingly. Faster runners will line up in the front, their times are based on the gun time all other age group awards are based on your chip time.

If you are planning to walk the Full, Half, 12K, or 5K please plan to line up towards the back. This helps the flow of the start and also helps to keep all athletes safe.

FINISH LINE
The finish line is located downtown Ogden at 25th and Grant Ave. This is a full-on festival perfect for the whole family and is packed with food, kids activities, live music, assisted stretching, vendor booths, food trucks, and more!

AID STATIONS

Aid stations are located at:
Start, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15.5, 17, 18.5, 20, 21.5, 23, 24, 25, Finish

Water and Gatorade will be provided at every aid station.
Portable Restrooms will be available at each start line and aid station.
*Red indicates fruit available at aid station.

Cliff Shots (Energy Zones):
5, 8.5, 13, 17, 23



SAFETY & MEDICAL

Your safety and well-being is of the upmost importance to us. As such, we, together with Intermountain McKay-Dee Sports Medicine, have put together a comprehensive plan to provide the best care possible throughout the entire course. Should you need assistance, it is typically, at the most, only one aide station away.


MEDICAL TEAM
  • 10 physicians, 7 athletic trainers, 2 physical therapists
  • 3 medical vans with first aid equipment
  • 16 aid stations.

ON COURSE

  • 16 aid stations along the route. There will be a volunteer at each station ready to help. If more assistance than they are able to provide is needed, help is only a radio call away.
  • 3 fully stocked medical vans with trained volunteers ready to assist you.

FINISH LINE

  • Medical tent staffed by physicians, ready to help.
  • Foot Care Tent staffed by Athletic Trainers ready to take care of any foot issues you may have.
  • Self Serve Ice Station

Hopefully you won’t need any medical services, but if you do, we are 100% here for you.

PACING TEAM & TIME LIMITS

PACING TEAM:
The American Flyer Pacers will be available to both Full and Half Marathon runners to help you accomplish your goal time.

HALF MARATHON: 1:30,1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15 and 2:30
FULL MARATHON: 3:05, 3:15, 3:35, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30 and 5:00

Please be courteous and line up as close as possible to the pacer who will be running your speed. If you are planning on competing, be sure to line-up in the front as Overall and Masters results are based on gun time.

Pacers will be pacing according to Chip Time.
Age group awards are based on chip time.

WALKING: Those planning to walk any of the distances are more than welcome to do so. We ask that you line up behind the final pacing group. This will help to ensure the safety of all participants and will help prevent bottle necks at the start of the race. The Course time limit is 7 hours and your time is based on your chip.

TIME LIMITS:
Runners will need to reach the following check points:
  • Pineview Spillway by 11:30 am - mile 4.3 | 17.3
  • Ogden Canyon by 1:00 pm - mile 9.5 | 22.5
  • Finish the race by 2 pm.
Due to safety and security, If these cutoffs are not met, you will be required to board the bus and be transported to the finish line.

SPECTATORS

There is a lot of fun to be had even if you're not participating in any of the Ogden Marathon running events. We have an incredible Expo on Friday and a Finish Line Festival race day that includes live music, vendors, activities for the kids, food trucks and a beer garden.

You can track your runner's progress on race day through a link your runner will receive during race week. Track My Runner

Where can we watch the race?
  • The best place to watch is at our Finish Line, which is at 25th Street and Grant Ave.
  • The half way point for the Full Marathon is at Eden Park (parking is very limited and the Ogden Canyon is closed)
  • Along the Ogden River Parkway
  • Along the final mile between 18th and Grant Ave. and 25th and Grant
  • Please discourage family members from attempting to spectate at the mouth of Ogden Canyon due to high traffic levels and congestion.

AWARDS

Prize money distribution is based on gun time results. Decisions of the Race Referee and jury of appeal are final. All finishers will receive a finishers medal. Masters Division winners who also win in an overall category will only receive the greater of the two prizes.


AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN AS FOLLOWS:


MARATHON OVERALL

Marathon Male, Female, & Non-Binary categories | 1st Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque

Marathon Male, Female, & Non-Binary categories | 2nd Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque

Marathon Male, Female, & Non-Binary categories | 3rd Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque


MARATHON MASTERS (ages 40+)

Masters Division winners who also win an Overall category are not eligible for both prizes. The greater of the two will be awarded.

Masters Male, Female & Non-Binary categories | 1st Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque

Masters Male, Female & Non-Binary categories | 2nd Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque

Masters Male, Female & Non-Binary categories | 3rd Place, Cash (TBD) and Plaque

Award times to be announced. Awards will be given at the Main Stage during the Finish Line Festival.


MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, 12K, 5K, & ASSISTED PUSH CATEGORIES

Plaques will be awarded in each age division for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places.

Award times to be announced. Awards will be given in the Amphitheater. All runners who finish will be given a finishers medal.


RELAY

Team Plaques will be awarded in each division for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places.

There are 4 relay divisions: Corporate, Male, Female, Mixed Relay

All runners who finish will be given a finishers medal


KIDS K

The Kids K is a fun-run format and is not officially timed.

All participants will receive a finishers bell.


AGE CATEGORIES:
13 and Under (5K, 12K, and Half Marathon only)
14-18
19-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-75
75-80
80-85
85 and over

OGDEN MARATHON VIP EXPERIENCE

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**

INCLUDED IN THE 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
    • Coach Buses have their own Private Bathroom
  • Exclusive area at Finish Line
    • 15-Minute Massage included!
  • Special runner 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 for 2022 simply email Brooke at admin@goalfoundation.com to add this upgraded experience.

Photos/Results

Course Records

FULL MARATHON COURSE RECORDS

Male - Riley Cook, 2:21:56 (2018)

Male (2) - Seth Wold, :2:22:51 (2009)

Male (3) - Fritz Van DeKamp, 2:23:00 (2012)



Female - Sariah Long, 2:42:40 (2017)

Female (2) - Cynthia Fowler, 2:43:25 (2015)

Female (3) - Cynthia Fowler, 2:47:29 (2012)

ARCHIVED PHOTOS AND RESULTS

2019 RESULTS

FAQ

Volunteer

The Goal Foundation

The Ogden Marathon is produced by the GOAL Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

During the 2002 Winter Olympic Games it was very apparent that the community of Ogden had something special, something unique that was revealed in the spirit of the games.... unequivocal volunteer support. A small group of people that later became the founding board members of the GOAL Foundation immediately realized that this spirit had to be captured and nurtured in order to transform the community into a mecca for outdoor recreation and world class athletic events.

They asked the local organizing committee for permission to reach out to the volunteers and were granted just one shot. The rest is history. Thirteen years later, as a result of that spirit and vision, the Ogden community and GOAL have played host to world class events such as the Archery World Cup, The Dew Tour, XTERRA USA Championships, XTERRA USA Trail Championships, USA Collegiate Cycling Championships, USA Cycling Masters Championships, The Tour of Utah, The Zions Bank Ogden Marathon and many, many more!

Today we continue with that legacy and sincerely thank all those who have contributed in one way or another as a GOAL Foundation Volunteer. GOAL Volunteers are, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the best in the business! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

If you are interested in receiving volunteer information as events are approaching, please fill out the information here and we'll be sure to email you as volunteer opportunities arise!

Ogden Marathon National Accolades

Voted: “Best Running Event in Utah” By Salt Lake City Weekly Magazine Staff and Reader Pick 2018

Voted: “One of the Top Ten Marathons in the World” – Runner's World

Voted: “One of the Best Courses in America for First-Time Marathon Runners” – Runner's World

Voted: “5th Best Marathon in the Country for Beginning Marathon Runners” – Shape.com

Listed as one of the Top 6 Most Scenic Races by Jeff Galloway in his book, “America’s Best Places to Run”.

“Having run almost 200 marathons, I’ve found the Ogden Marathon to be special because it has gentle downhills that keep you moving, great scenery and friendly supporters throughout race weekend.” – Jeff Galloway, Olympic Runner, Author

Sponsors

Granite
Title - Kids K
America First Credit Union
Intermountain McKay-Dee Sports Medicine
Utah Eye Centers
Title - 5K
JBT Jetway
NordicTrack
Fun & Fitness Expo
Striders X Fleet Feet
Title
AutoLiv
Finish Line Festival
Admiral Beverage | Pepsi
Young Subaru
Altra
Official Shoe
Bechtel
Title
KSL TV
KSL.COM
Striders
Kimberly Clark
Integrated Tax
Sonora Grill
Warrens
Gatorade
Weber County
Talisman
Miller Lite
Official Beer Sponsor
Visit Ogden
Ogden City
Mackenzie Exhibit
Expo Design and Set Up
Zucca
10 Year Club Dinner
Creamies
Finish Line Treats
R.A.M.P
Great Harvest
Finish Line Bread
Golden Beverage
Roosters
Intermountain Northern Utah Pediatrics
Kids K
Daily Rise
Winter Race Circuit
Jimmy Johns
Winter Race Circuit
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