The 7th annual running of the Shawnee Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K is set for Saturday, October 26, 2019.

The race will draw participants from all over the country. Since 2016, we have had participants from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Delaware, Washington, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Florida, Wisconsin, Idaho, Kansas and even Japan!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Marathon begins at 7:30 am

Half-Marathon begins at 8:30 am

10K begins at 9:30 am

Race Location:


Begins at Garden of the Gods parking lot

Finishes at the intersection of Poplar and Vine Streets in Harrisburg

Half Marathon:

Begins at Southeastern Illinois College

Finishes at the intersection of Poplar and Vine Streets in Harrisburg 


Begins at the intersection of Poplar and Vine Streets in Harrisburg 

Finishes at the intersection of Poplar and Vine Streets in Harrisburg 

Shuttles will be made available at the finish line location near Poplar and Vine Streets in Harrisburg. There is plenty of public parking nearby. Some participants may choose to park at the start line locations, which is perfectly fine. Just know that there are no shuttles that will be returning you to your vehicle.

There is no designated shuttle time. The shuttles will be first come first serve and depart once filled. The shuttles will make multiple trips as necessary.

The last shuttle departs for Garden of the Gods for the Marathon at 6:40 am

The last shuttle departs for Southeastern Illinois College for the Half Marathon at 7:45 am

Registration Deadline:

No registrations will be accepted after October 11, 2019. 

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Race Swag:

* 4″ Custom Race Medal

* Custom Longsleeve Race Shirt

* Awesome Additional Swag

Awards and Prize Money:

Podium Award Ceremony

Half Marathon

11:00 am

Podium Award Ceremony


11:15 am

Podium Award Ceremony


11:30 am

There will be $1,500 in cash prizes awarded in the following manner:


First Place Male: $500

First Place Female: $500

Half Marathon

First Place Male: $250

First Place Female: $250

There will be an additional $100 provided to anyone who breaks the course record for both the Marathon and Half Marathon

***We will honor the IHSA restrictions for student athletes receiving prize money – By-law 3.080***

Packet Pickup Information:

Friday, October 25, 2019

10:00 am – 3:00 pm


RTS Sports

702 N Carbon St

Suite A

Marion, IL 62959

Friday, October 25, 2019

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm


First Presbyterian Church (Basement)

34 West Poplar Street

Harrisburg, IL 62946

Late Packet Pickup:

Marathon Participants: 6:00am – 6:30am

Half Marathon Participants: 7:00am – 7:30am

10K – needs to be picked up before 9:00am

Late Packet Pickup will be available in the courtyard near the start/finish line at Vine & Poplar Streets

Entry Fee:

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