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Ogden Marathon Set to Run in May 2020

3 Dec, 2019


The GOAL Foundation has announced registration for the 20th Running of the Ogden Marathon. Racers from all over the world are anticipated to participate in the 20th anniversary celebration and race on Saturday, May 16th.

The Ogden Marathon was first established in 2001 and quickly became a bucket-list race due to the panoramic views of the Wasatch Mountain range and the incredibly scenic run through Ogden Canyon. This race accommodates the professional athlete, vacation racers as well as the family that runs together. Race weekend includes the Zions Bank Full and Half Marathon, The Utah Eye Centers 5K, and the Granite Construction Kids K.

The 20th celebration will kick off with the NordicTrack Fun & Fitness Expo that hosts over 70 vendors complete with big prize giveaways, including two treadmills, KT Taping and the latest and greatest in running gear for race day. On race day, runners can look forward to upgraded race shirts, medals, a free beer / beverage of their choice at the finish line as well as many more surprises to be announced. The GOAL Foundation has also integrated youth and family activities into race-day participation. During Marathon Weekend, families can choose from the Kids K, 5K, Half or Full Marathon or join a Relay Team. All participants, no matter the distance, get to cross the same world-class finish line and are fully supported by the Greatest Volunteers on Earth.

“2020 is going to be such a special anniversary year for the Ogden Marathon.”, said Jenny Scothern, Executive Director of the GOAL Foundation. “We want to invite everyone to come out and celebrate 20 years of athletes, volunteers and memories with us, you won’t want to miss it.”

In its 20 years of running the Ogden Marathon has received local and national recognition in the running community. They were voted “Best Running Event in Utah” – Salt Lake City Weekly Magazine, Staff and Reader Pick 2018, “One of the Top Ten Marathons in the World” – Runner’s World as well as “One of the Best Courses in America for First-Time Marathon Runners” – Runner’s World.

Athletes will want to set their alarms for 9:00 am on October 1st to grab a spot before they are gone. With all of the excitement building around the 20th anniversary celebration, the events are expected to fill quickly. October is also the best pricing of the year, don’t wait, head to www.ogdenmarathon.com to claim your spot. 

2020 Pricing Structure:

 

October

May

FULL

95

135

HALF

89

115

RELAY

250

250

5K

40

40

KIDS K

15

15


The GOAL Foundation, producer of the Ogden Marathon, was established after the 2002 Olympics with a mission to inspire the Greater Ogden Community and its visitors to "Get Out And Live!"™ by participating, volunteering, and spectating at recreational events, programs, and activities. GOAL is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - 2020

Friday-May 15

9:00 am     Shake Out Run at the Weber County Fieldhouse, 4400 Harrison Blvd, Ogden

10:00 am - 8:00 pm   NordicTrack Fun & Fitness Expo, 4400 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Saturday-May 16

6:00 am – Ogden Canyon Closes

7:00 am - Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K Start

7:30 am – Autoliv Finish Line Festival opens to the public with food, music & fun!

9:30 am – Amphitheater Archway – Kids Zone Open

8:45 am - Main Park Stage, 5K overall awards presented

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Miller Lite/Talisman Brewery Beer Garden

11:00 am - Kids K registration opens at the GOAL booth

11:45 am - Main Park Stage, Full & Half Marathon overall awards presented

12:30 pm - Kids K Race begins at 25th St. & Kiesel Ave.

1:15 pm - Ogden Canyon reopens

2:00 pm - End of Race

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