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Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay Marathon, 5K, 1-Mile Kids Run, Push Rim Wheelchair, Handcycle

Saturday, August 28, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (link coming soon)

START TIMES

MARATHON, 1/2 MARATHON, MARATHON RELAY 
Check-in 5:00 - 5:45 am Races begin 6:30 am  
except Wheelchair & Handcycle which begin at 6:20 am

5K   Check-in 5:00 - 6:40 am    Race begins 7:00 am

1-MILE KIDS RUN    Check-in 5:00 - 7:00 am      Race begins 7:10 am

COURSE & MAPS

Marathon Map   Half Marathon Map    5K Map    1 Mile Kids Run Map      

The State Fair Marathon is a Boston qualifier. USATF course certification number is NE18012GM.

The Marathon Course is open for 6 hours (6:30 am to 12:30 pm).
All races start and end on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds. 
Chip timing provided by Precision Race Results.

Water stations on the course will feature Gatorade with the exception of the first station. We also have gu and some type of fruit at every station.  

ENTRY FEES


March 1-May 31 Jun 1-Aug 5 Aug 6- Aug 27
Marathon $65 $75 $85
Half Marathon $55 $65 $75
Relay Marathon $200 $225 $250
5K $35 $40 $45
Kids 1-Mile $20 $20 $25

AGE DIVISIONS

Marathon, Half-Marathon (Men & Women): 18 & Under, 19 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65- 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80 - 89, 90+  

5K (Men and Women): 10 & Under, 11 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65- 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80 - 89, 90+ 

Relay Division: Male, Female, Coed; 4 people per team; Coed minimum of 2 females

1-Mile Kids Division: 5 & Under, 6-9, 10-13

Open Division: Push Rim Wheelchair, Handcycle

RELAY INFORMATION

Click here for Relay Information (pdf). 

GOODIES

Medal for Marathon & Half-Marathon Finishers
Tech Shirt to all participants
Entry into Nebraska State Fair

REGISTRATION

Register at getmeregistered.com thru Wednesday, August 25 at 11:59 pm. Register at the the Grand Island Y thru Friday, August 27, at 5:00 pm. No guarantee of a shirt after Saturday, July 31.
Registration is limited to 5,000 entrants.

Click here for a paper registration. 

PACKET PICK UP

August 27, 1:00 - 7:00 pm, at Grand Island YMCA, 221 E. South Front Street. 
August 28, starting at 5:00 am at the State Fair Grounds

AWARDS

  • Marathon, Half-Marathon, 5K: Cash prizes given for the top 3 male and female winners in the Marathon, Half-Marathon and the top male and female in the 5K. Cash prize given for breaking course record. Please click here for a full listing of cash prizes.
  • Medals will be presented for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place runners in each age division.
  • After the race, please join us for the awards ceremony in the Nebraska Building.
    • 8:30 am    Kid's 1 Mile, 5K 
    • 10:00 am    Half-Marathon
    • 11:30 am    Marathon and Marathon Relay

SPECTATOR TICKETS:

  • Spectators will need to purchase tickets to see the beginning and end of the races. Tickets may be ordered through getmeregistered.com or purchased at the gate the morning of the race. 
  • Click here to purchase the spectator tickets. Cost: Adult $8.00; Youth 5-12 $3:00; Age 4 & Under Free; carnival wristband: $25. Deadline to purchase is August 15.