Join us for a flat, fast, shady course through town streets and bike paths along the scenic Fox River.
Avoid the crowds of a big city marathon. Take advantage of a hassle-free start. Begin the race fresh, and use our pace groups to make this your Boston Qualifier.
Towns, bridges, waterfalls, parks, an authentic Dutch windmill, river scenes, and lots of shade will help keep your mind fresh and your body cool as you click off the miles.
With a unique riverside finish you’ll see and hear the excitement of the crowds for the last mile of the course to pull you through to your best finish ever.
Aid stations every 2 miles, extra water stops in the final 6 miles, and easy spectator access for friends or family to provide any of your custom in-race needs.
Your fall marathon is getting close. It feels like you’ve been training forever. And you still need another long training run. Make it a training run to look forward to.
Your best marathon will result from your best long training run. The flat, shaded bike paths along the scenic Fox River are an ideal setting.
aid stations every 2 miles
swap strategy with other runners
crowd support to cheer you on
Join us and the miles will roll by. You’ll be rewarded with a shirt, a medal, that all-important refueling immediately after the run. You’ll finish inspired and ready for another challenge.
A flat fast, shady course through the town streets and bike paths along the scenic Fox River has you joining marathon runners for the first 5 miles, then makes it your own race as you branch off on your own.
Take advantage of the crowd support and extra aid stations as you finish on the final 5 miles of the marathon course.
And watch the marathon finish while you relax and enjoy the post race atmosphere.