CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILLINOIS

Marathon | Half Marathon | Marathon Relay | 10K | 5K | Youth Run | Volunteer

Why Run Our Race

From the friendly Midwest spirit, to the flat course,

to the photo finish inside Memorial Stadium,

this is a race not to be missed.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flat and fast courses… A beautiful, scenic tour of revitalized downtown streets, tree-lined residential neighborhoods and awesome, paved park trails
  • Thousands of friendly, fun fans and volunteers from Champaign-Urbana who exemplify Midwest hospitality
  • First-class race shirts, medals, food, and fanfare
  • Unforgettable finish line inside the Memorial Stadium.
  • Boston qualifier

MAKING RUNNERS HAPPY, ONE
MILE AT A TIME!

But don’t take our word for it! Read runner reviews at the Marathon Guide site.

Legendary Boston Marathon race director, Dave McGillivray, who participated in our 2016 race weekend, had this to say about our event: “I am in awe. I thought your event was a masterpiece! You have raised the bar in the industry. Even in challenging conditions, the end product was stellar. Your attention to detail coupled with so many unique and creative touches made this one of the best runners experiences I’ve ever encountered.”