We are back for 2021. Mark your calendars!
Registration opens March 2nd
REGISTRATION PRICE INCREASES ON EACH OF THESE DATES SO REGISTER EARLY AND GUARANTEE YOUR JACKET/SHIRT AND CORRECT SIZING:
Online Registration closes on November 1st at 11:59 P.M. PST.
You may register for any event at packet pickup.
IF YOU DEFERRED YOUR REGISTRATION FROM 2020,
YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED FOR 2021.
YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL.
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Runners must be 18 years old on the day of the Marathon; 15 years old on the day of the Half Marathon (with parent/guardian signature). Age requirements are based on regulations by IMMDA-International Marathon Medical Directors Association. For further information or background, see: IMMDA Advisory Statement on Children and Marathoning.
If you do not meet the age requirements but believe that you are qualified to participate, please contact MUMDirector@gmail.com. Each case is reviewed by the race medical director. Include the runner's name, address, email, age on race day, race distance in which runner wants to participate, how runner plans to train/prepare for the event and the reasons why the runner/guardian believes that he/she is qualified to participate. The information will be provided to the race medical director for approval.
* October 30th is the deadline for changing races without charge. There will be a $10 Administration fee for changing races at time of Expo. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any changes in registration prior to October 30th.
* MUST be an active member of the US Military to be eligible for the special military pricing.
Eligible participants will be asked to present Active military ID at packet pickup.
5K COMPETITIVE RUN/WALK
Start line for 5k is the same as the marathon.
Start time for 5k is 7:15 a.m.
The 5k course will take you through the MU campus.
Finish line will be the same as the marathon/half-marathon inside the stadium.
All finishers will receive a medal unique to the MUM.
5k runners/walkers will head east on 3rd Avenue and turn right on 27th street and then turn right again on 5th Avenue. They will proceed on 5th Avenue until turning right at the Student Union. They will turn right at the memorial fountain (water stop). They will continue east through campus until they exit at 20th street. They will turn left on 20th street and right on 3rd Avenue. They will proceed east on 3rd Avenue until 22nd street where they will turn right and continue down the east ramp of the football stadium and toward the finish line.
This is a timed event for all 5k participants.
All finishers in each of our three events will receive a commemorative medal unique to the MUM.
Awards are given to the first 3 finishers overall in all races. Age group awards are given only in the marathon and the half. The age group categories are:
Over 70 (half & full for both male & female)
Awards for the 5k will be limited to the first 3 finishers in male and female category.
There is no Awards Ceremony. Runners should pick up their award at the Awards table outside the stadium as their result becomes official, approximately 25 minutes after finish. Awards must be picked up by the conclusion of event or otherwise forfeited. We do not ship awards,
We welcome and encourage all walkers and runners to participate in our events. The Half-marathon may be walked. Please be aware there is a 6-hour time limit. We have incorporated the 5k Run/Walk in our list of events and this is a timed competitive run/walk. 5k runners and walkers will start at 7:15. They will finish in the Marshall University Stadium. There will be prizes and official timing for this event.
There is no bag check for the Marshall-St. Mary’s University Marathon due to liability concerns. The start and finish line are separated by mere yards. We apologize for any inconvenience. The parking lot is next to both start and finish lines.