The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center will host the 18th Annual Journeys Marathon May 10. Runner can sign up now to participate. Registration brochures are available. Presently more than 150 runners are entered.
Journeys Marathon, voted One of the Top 5 “Best Kept Marathon Secrets” by Runner’s World magazine, will feature a USATF certified courses and the full marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Events include a 26.2 mile full marathon, a 13.1 mile half marathon and power walk, a 5k and a fun run for kids 12 and under. (Races are open to runners and walkers.)
This event will kick-off with an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner and Race Registration/Packet Pick Up at the Northland Pines High School Friday night, May 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, May 10, the full marathon starts at 8 a.m., the half marathon and power walk starting at 9:15 a.m. and the 5k at 10 a.m. The kids fun run will start at various times beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continue through to 1 p.m. Awards Ceremony to follow at 2 p.m.
For more information about this event and to register, contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 800-359-6315 or visit the official website of Journeys Marathon at www.journeysmarathon.org.