Race Days


Bib/Packet Pick-Up

  • Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
    • 6:00 am
    • UIS TRAC Building

5K - SATURDAY, October 13 / 5:30pm START

The 5K will be Saturday, October 13th  at Crows Mill Pub in Springfield, Illinois. 


Directions to 5K Start

Marathon Races - SUNDAY, October 14 / 7:30am START

The marathon races (marathon, quarter marathon, half marathon, etc.) will be Sunday, October 14th starting at 7:30am.  The race will start at the University of Illinois - Springfield Recreation and Athletic Center in Springfield, Illinois. 

Directions to Marathon Start

Race Routes

Check out the race routes.  


The following hotels have offered special room rates for our runners. The information provided below is offered as a courtesy, and Springfield Marathon cannot guarantee availability or rate. We recommend booking early :)

Residence Inn Springfield South  - $109 plus tax. 2915 Stanford Avenue, Springfield, IL  62703. 217-527-1100. Click here for online registration.

Carpenter Street Hotel - $89 plus tax. 525 N. 6th Street, Springfield, IL  62702. Call 217-789-9100 or 888-779-9100 and mention Springfield Marathon for rate.