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Capital City Marathon | Half Marathon | 5mi | Kids Run

May 19 @ 7:00 am - 1:30 pm PDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 7:00 am on day third of May, repeating until May 21, 2023

Welcome to Capital City Marathon, one of the best marathons in the Northwest. Located in fun and friendly Olympia, Washington, we feature a beautiful course with rolling hills, enthusiastic volunteers, a festive post-race event with food, music, massage and swag. We are a Boston Marathon qualifier with a loyal following of marathon veterans, newcomers and everyone in between.

Certified Distance — The Capital City Marathon is the standard marathon distance of 26.2 miles. The course is sanctioned and certified by United States Association of Track and Field (USATF). Results are sent to the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) to confirm Boston Marathon qualification.

Marathon Certification Number: USATF WA14002LB
Half Marathon Certification Number: USATF WA14003LB
Five-mile Certification Number: USATF WA14004LB

The course will be clearly marked and monitors will be at all major intersections. Mile markers will be at each mile point.

Marathon
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Start: Washington Street between Legion Way and 7th Avenue
Runners must be at least 16 years old.

Marathon pacers will be provided by Club Oly Road Runners.
Pace times will be: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00.

Marathon runners must maintain a pace of 14:30 minutes per mile (or faster) to complete the event before the course closes at 1:30 p.m. (approx. 6 1/2 hours). Runners unable to maintain a 14:30 pace should enter the Half Marathon.

Half Marathon
Time: 7:45 a.m.
Start: Washington Street between Legion Way and 7th Avenue
Runners must be at least 14 years old.

Half marathon pacers will be provided by Club Oly Road Runners.
Pace times will be: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15.

Five Miles
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Start: Washington Street between Legion Way and 7th Avenue

Kids Run
4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 19th
1.2 miles at Heritage Park (Olympia, WA)
Race open to anyone 8th grade and younger.

The Kids Run is free to all participants, thanks to Budd Bay CPA. Parents don’t register for the kids run. Parents may run with their child, but please do not run through the finish line.

Kids – Run your first marathon – one mile at a time. Log your first 25 miles as you run them before May 19th, then finish the final 1.2 miles in the Kid’s Run and receive a special prize. Print the Kid’s Run mileage checkoff and turn it to pick up the prize.

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.capitalcitymarathon.org/

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