Marathon Information

Shawnee Marathon

Registration Information

This is where you can find the most current Shawnee Marathon information including start times, packet pick-up, entry fees, awards, and more.

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Sponsor

Want to get your business seen by thousands of potential customers? The Shawnee Marathon is actively seeking race sponsorship for 2016 Shawnee Marathon and Half-Marathon.

 

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Volunteer

Are you an honest energetic individual looking to volunteer with us and have fun doing so? The Shawnee Marathon is always looking for individuals and organizations to provide great customer service to our race participants.

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Photos

Photo gallery from Shawnee Marathon events beginning in 2016 can be found here. Memories are made and captured through photography.

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Course Records

Beginning with the 2016 Shawnee Marathon, we will begin keeping course records for both the Marathon and 1/2 Marathon

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Results

Results from the Shawnee Marathon and Half-Marathon can be found here.

Recent News

Uphill Climb

The path to acquiring the Shawnee Marathon was an uphill climb to say the very least.  As you have probably heard by now, the Shawnee Marathon is under new management for 2016 and moving forward. Run To Succeed Race Management and Timing Company and River to River Runners Timing Services have jointly taken over the

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Registration Information

We are only 4 days away from the 4th Annual Shawnee Marathon in beautiful Saline County! I hope you are as excited about it as we are. We wanted to pass along some registration information, locations and times so that the participants come prepared. The half-marathon will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. The full marathon

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Marathon Update for 2016

The Shawnee Marathon is now under new management for 2016. Run To Succeed, LLC and River to River Timing Services have jointly taken over the event. Please be patient as we are working hard in making the transition as smooth as possible. The path that was provided for us has been an uphill challenge, but

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What Our Participants Say

Great race, nice that it's local. I would recommend for a half, not a full though. I wasn't anticipating as much gravel as there was. Well organized, friendly staff, awesome medal and shirt! Thank you!

Kass Gregory

( Kass Gregory )

Great race! I enjoyed the mix of gravel, pavement, and trail. It was a little harder than I expected but I enjoyed it. Well done! Oh and the medals are awesome!

Rosana Sifuentes

( Rosana Sifuentes )

Nice race put on by the new management team. The medals were awesome, the shirts were awesome, and the age group awards were also awesome. Great job! The only thing I was disappointed by was the amount of gravel road on the course. It was difficult to run on but the rest of the course was great.

Shawn Moore

( Shawn Moore )

Excellent race! Very well-organized, great shirts & medals, course was well-marked & check-in was a breeze. I know the new management company faced many obstacles with the event, but you would never have known that given how well the event seemed to go.

Abby Hower-Clark

( Abby Hower-Clark )

It was Excellent! LOVED the shirts and medals (My new favorites) by the way! Will be back for sure! The gravel road was a little rough but other then that amazing!

Zach Niebruegge

( Zach Niebruegge )

The new management was great. You'd never know the obstacles they had to overcome to make it happen. Thanks for your efforts!

CJ Buss

( CJ Buss )

The new management was awsome! The t shirts are cool

Rachel Essary

( Rachel Essary )

Great weather, great support, beautiful setting, great race! Thanks to all who made it possible. Lot of fun this weekend at a great event! Thanks to all in management who made it possible

Craig Ohlau

( Craig Ohlau )

Awesome event. Well organized. Volunteers on course we're awesome. Plenty of water stops. Way to go new management

Morgan Lyn

( Morgan Lyn )

Y'all did a great job. Thank for the event and the aid stations were great.

Wanda Shoemake

( Wanda Shoemake )

It was a great race. Nice job getting it all together. Loved the finishers medal. Already looking forward to next year!

Jeff Garner

( Jeff Garner )

Great race and great event. Great course as well. Good job on putting a solid race. It takes a village to put a great event and this was awesome event!! Thank you!

Arturs Bareikis

( Arturs Bareikis )

Great run! Thanks for all your efforts!

Pamm Blankenship Hunter

( Pamm Blankenship Hunter )

Such a HUGE thanks to Tim Jarvis for doing such a great job with the race this year!! Looking forward to many more years of Shawnee.

Melissa Lewis

( Melissa Lewis )

Tim and James both did a great job. The Shawnee Marathon had a winning hand considering what they were dealt. The shirts were amazing and the medal was ginormous. That medal instantly became one of my top 5 favorites of all time. Thanks guys.

Jim Olsen

( Jim Olsen )

After last year's shawnee marathon I wasn't sure I would run it again, kudos to run to succeed and river to river the shirt and finisher medal were awesome talked to so many that ran their first shawnee marathon and all of them were impressed, great job r2s and r2r

Randall Hammersley

( Randall Hammersley )

I ran the Half. Great event. You and James did a wonderful job. The folks I ran with were all complementary and talked about returning in 2017.

Michael Ahrens

( Michael Ahrens )

Ran the Shawnee half and thought it was well organized. You did a great job. A few things need fine tuning such as more water stations. The medals were great. Also, if unisex t-shirts, it would be nice if you had some XS. I plan on running it again next year and bring more friends with me.

Marie Roeder

( Marie Roeder )

We had such a great time at Shawnee Marathon yesterday. All interaction with race coordinators was so positive and helpful (we're the group that came from Cincinnati). Loved the shade on the course and the full water bottles provided for the full participants. Volunteers were very energetic and supportive. Nice medal & tech long sleeve shirt (although a more fitted cut for women would be nice) I didn't mind crossing the precarious bridge with the gravel- glad that got worked out. BUT the 4mi of gravel has to go. Was so painful, especially on my way back in. Also, another suggestion is to break out the prize money for the top 3 men and top 3 women. I'll definitely tell friends about this race & hope to run it again soon! Thank you!

Jody Gastrich

( Jody Gastrich )

I have no experience with the past Shawnee Marathon/Half and the race director. It sounds like a bad situation and an unethical race director. I just wanted to let you know I thought it was really well done yesterday! Of course I loved the low entry fee and flat course, but it was also really well organized and efficient. Hats off to you all for turning the table on what was left behind for you. I look forward to seeing you next year!

Elizabeth Bailey-Smith

( Elizabeth Bailey-Smith )

Thanks for the great race…

Tammy Crawford

( Tammy Crawford )

Great race!! Well run, great supporter participation, scenic course... what more could you ask for?? And now it's a Boston Qualifying course! Amazing!

Kelly M. – Finisher

( Kelly M. - Finisher )

Mostly flat course, well marked, great aid stations, well organized. I will definitely be back!

Marissa M. – Finisher

( Marissa M. - Finisher )

Very nice course with tremendous support from various local groups. It's mostly flat with a few mild to moderate hills. I will be back next year!

Larry J. – Finisher

( Larry J. - Finisher )

Wait, that was a half marathon i just did? It surely didn't feel like one.. the support and encouragement from all the organizers and volunteers along the course made me feel like i wasn't running a race at all. Every step I made along the run was filled with smiles and a beautiful scenery. Have a love hate relationship with running? This run makes you biased towards the love side.

Mira S. – Half-Marathon Finisher

( Mira S. )

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