Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon

Saturday, May 16, 2015


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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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Thank you US Silica!

Thank you US Silica for sponsoring the Starved Rock Country Marathon. Who is US Silica? The company is a leading producer of industrial minerals, including sand proppants, whole grain silica, ground silica, fine ground silica, calcined kaolin clay and aplite clay. In...

Why Do I Run? “My Family”

By Ryan Castle I initially started running about a year and a half ago at the urging of a neighbor who had been running for years. When I looked in the mirror I realized that I had put on a few pounds and thought that running with my neighbor may put me in better...

SRCM Training Log: 4-13 to 4-19

Here’s the latest log: From 4/13 to 4/19. Two months until the race! Want to download the daily logs?  Click here to download. Last Name Category Total Miles This Week's Miles Roseanne Abbott 123.72 18.9 Susan Anderson Marathon 81.1 21.1 Greg Armamentos 21.1...

The 2015 Medal: A Piece of the Puzzle

The mighty buffalo. Represented in the area at Buffalo Rock State Park, which is part of the course of both the half and full marathon. The area of Buffalo Rock was the home of the Illinois Indians when Louis Jolliet, the French explorer, and the Jesuit missionary...