Are you In it to win it?

Reserve your spot at the starting line! The 2016 race sold out early Spring.


In 2015, the Eau Claire Marathon & Partners donated to over 90 charities.


Marathon, Half Marathon, 4 Person Relay, 5K and Kid's Obstacle Run.


Enjoy bands, DJ's, cheer stations and thousands of
screaming fans!

Are you in it to win it?

Reserve your spot at the starting line! The 2016 race sold out early Spring.

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Mark your calendar for May 6th - 7th, 2017!
Registration is NOW OPEN!

2016 turned out to be even bigger and better than 2014 and 2015.  We can't wait to see what 2017 has in store for us!

The addition of the Eau Claire Marathon Expo presented by Stifel Investments was a huge success.  40 vendors including Scheels, Clif, Asic, Lululemon, Fiesty Fit, Ivivva, Indianhead Track Club and Mayo Health Systems were jam packed from start to finish. 

The Cheri Uelmen's Fantastically Fun Kids' Run was a huge success with the addition of the Diaper Dash.  Over 330 kids raced for a medal and a chance to stay active!

Sunday's weather was perfect for a PR!  We had 35 Marathon runners who qualified for Boston as well as over 1800 Half Marathons and 200 Relay Teams enjoy the day.  With the addition of our new app presented by C&M Home Builders and Real Estate, spectators were able to track their runners throughout the course.  This will be available again in 2017!

Who is excited to experience the Blugold Mile?  2016 2nd place Marathon Finisher, Alexander states:

"The crowd and the cheers on campus were as good as Boylston Street in Boston.  They were so loud and everyone was energetic."

Following the Blugold Mile, runners got to run down a busy Water Street, thanks to Visit Eau Claire, and then finish through the "Musical Mile" which consisted of 7 local bands and choirs from the Eau Claire Area.

After running through the finish line, runners and spectators enjoyed some food and drinks thanks to Festival Foods, Silver Springs and Park Ridge Distributing in our Food and Beer Tent. 

Can't wait to do it all over again in 2017!

For latest updates on plans for 2017, 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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