Presented by Eagle Mine
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023, 7:30 am
The Marquette Marathon, presented by Eagle Mine, is run on a point to point course through beautiful Marquette County, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Marquette Marathon has a history dating back to the late 1970's.
The course has changed a few times
over the years, with the 2023 race
finishing, once again, at the
The course is certified and fast,
with over 23% of 2022 finishers
qualifying for the Boston Marathon,
making this course one of fastest
in the Midwest!
Come run with us!
2023 Marquette Marathon
This course has quickly become known as one of the fastest Boston qualifier courses in the country, with an average finishing time of 4:09 in 2022!
The start is in the heart of the small iron mining town, Ishpeming, which means “heaven” in Ojibwa. The course then follows the Iron Ore Heritage Trail down into Marquette. The Marquette Marathon will finish at the Superior Dome.
Shirts and medals to all finishers!
Race starts at 7:30 am in Ishpeming, MI.
You'll park at the Berry Events Center on
race morning and take a
shuttle/bus to the start.
Marathon course map is posted HERE.
Marathon elevation map is posted HERE.
Marquette Marathon time limit: 6:30
From Start to Finish: Net Elevation
Drop of 814 feet.
The Marquette Marathon will
feature Skratch Labs Hyrdation,
Fruit Punch flavor, on the
course, as well as Acai
Pomegranate Honey Stinger
energy gel. (Non-caffeinated)
Awards will be presented to the
Top 3 Male and Female Overall finishers,
and Top 3 in the following age groups:
19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,
50-59, 60-69 and 70+
Think you have what it takes to
earn a coveted ELITE entry?
Send us an email:
2023 Pace Times
Marathon Pace Times:
3: 00 | 3:30 | 3:40 | 3:50 | 4:00
4:15 | 4:30 | 5:00 | 5:30 | 6:00
Half Marathon Pace Times:
1:40 | 1:50 | 2:00 | 2:10
2:20 | 2:30 | 2:45 | 3:00