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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

Superior Dome. 

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!

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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+

ELITE Athletes.

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

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