Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon

Saturday, May 16, 2015



Race Details

Miles of some of the most beautiful landscapes, historic downtowns, and scenic views.
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Registration is OPEN!

Register before March 31, 2015 and SAVE with our early bird discount!
Marathon – $90
Half Marathon – $85
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Training Mileage Log: 2/16 to 2/22

Hi everyone! Here is the latest update for the Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon Training Log. A little bit of a new format to go along with the new web site. Am I missing any of your runs? Let me know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of the...

January’s Nutritional Tip

First, I would like to say congratulations on being part of the May 16th, 2015 Starved Rock Country Marathon.  As a 2014 Starved Rock Country Marathoner, I know that there is something exciting about being a part of an event like this.  There are so many reasons...

Starved Rock State Park and Eagle Watching

Hi all!  It’s been a while since my last update, and things have been pretty busy.  From curling 2 to 3 nights a week (including a tournament in Minnesota) to working on the new web site (which will appear sometime in February)...

26 Fun Facts about Marathons

#1:  The coldest marathon ever ran was -38 degrees C.  Boris Fyodorov ran from Tomtor to Oymyakon, which is believed to be the coldest settlement on Earth. #2:  The total distance of a marathon is 26.2 miles which is about 504 times the size of a standard football...