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Reserve your spot at the starting line! The 2017 race sold out early Spring.

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Can you believe it is already March? It will soon be April and then MAY 5th when the Eau Claire Marathon weekend begins! Numbers are up and we could not be more excited for the 10th Anniversary of the Eau Claire Marathon! We have a few reminders to share. 


PRICE INCREASE: Our next Price increase is March 31st.

SPONSORS: Becoming a sponsor for the Eau Claire Marathon is a great avenue to showcase your company's support for healthy living and fitness. As our race continues to grow, we are looking for a few sponsors to highlight their business through our race. Interested in learning more, email Emi at 

LEAD VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers are critical in providing the best possible race experience for runners and fans. We are looking for individuals who are interested in a larger role this year being a lead volunteer. Some positions start immediately and work up till the Marathon. Others require you to be available Friday-Sunday of the Eau Claire Marathon weekend. Email Steph at to find out more. 

SPOTLIGHTING RUNNERS: New this year, we are spotlighting runners. Interested in sharing your story? Telling others why you run? Sharing tips on nutrition and training? Email Emi at

GROUPS: Calling all running groups, companies and fitness clubs!! Interested in a private Porta Potty for your group on race day along with other great incentives? Email Katie at for more information. 

CHERI UELMEN'S FANTASTICALLY FUN KIDS' RUN: Join us for the 4th Annual Cheri Uelmen's Fantastically Fun Kids' Run on Saturday May 5th at the UWEC - McPhee Center. (Same location as our Expo) The kids' run has a half mile obstacle course geared for 2 - 5 year olds and a one mile obstacle course for 5 - 10+ year olds. The course takes the runners over several obstacles around McPhee Field and finishes with a celebration! Runners will receive a race t-shirt, runners bib, a finisher's medal, plus other goodies. 

How about a Mini Challenge? The DIAPER DASH is perfect for the mini "marathoners!" Participants will run, walk, or crawl a short distance on the indoor track of McPhee. (0-2 year olds) 

Need a Bigger Challenge? Take Cheri's Crazy Challenge! Participate in the Fantastically Fun Kid's Run on Saturday Night followed by the Eau Claire Marathon 5K on Sunday Morning. Complete both and receive a special Cheri's Crazy Challenge medal! 

Registration for the kids' races will be available day of but t-shirt sizes are only guaranteed until April 1st so sign up now if you know your children plan to run! 

ENJOY YOUR TRAINING! Remember "Hills are speedwork in disguise." -Frank Shorter


For latest updates on plans for 2018, make sure to follow us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, and TWITTER!  And download the Eau Claire Marathon app in the Apple Store or Google Play.

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