Bozeman Marathon 2013
*THIS RACE IS A BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER!
Sunday September 8th, 2013
7:00 AM Start For Full Marathon
8:00 AM Start For Half Marathon
Beautiful Bozeman, Montana. Enjoy a scenic finish in downtown Bozeman! View new race course photos here!
448 East Main St. Bozeman, MT 59715
Jan. 1 – Aug. 10th - – - – - – - $70
Aug. 11th – Sept. 1 – - – - – -$85
Sept. 2nd – Sept. 8 – - – - – -$120
Jan. 1 – Aug. 10th - – - – - – - $55
Aug. 11th – Sept. 1 – - – - – -$65
Sept. 2nd – Sept. 8 – - – - – -$85
Jan. 1 – Aug. 10th – – – – – – – $120
Aug. 11th – Sept. 1 – – – – – -$150
Sept. 2nd – Sept. 8 – – – – – -$200
Please note: NO REFUNDS ON REGISTRATION FEES & NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: BOZEMAN MARATHON.
The third annual Bozeman Marathon is going to be similar to first marathon but even more fabulous as a Boston Qualifier with a Main Street finish this year!
The Marathon and Half Marathon courses run though beautiful Gallatin Gateway Valley crossing over rivers, running by farms with the Bridger Mountain range in the back drop. The end of the race will finish in historic Bozeman, Montana. Refreshments, live music and awards will take place at the finish area at the conclusion of the race. View race course photos here!
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES:
Thursday, September 6 at 10pm.
DAY OF THE RACE:
Buses will shuttle marathon and half marathon participants from downtown Bozeman in front of Bozeman Running Company (448 E. Main St.) to the starting lines of each race. Gear bags will be transported from both starting lines to the finish area where runners can reclaim their belongings.
- Half Marathon-7am
- Relay Teams: 1st leg racers will ride Marathon bus to start at 5:45am; 2nd leg racers will take Half Marathon bus at 7am; all other relay members must provide their own transportation.
ALL RUNNERS MUST TAKE THE BUSES TO THE START OF BOTH RACES. THE CITY HAS ENSURED US THAT TOW TRUCKS WILL BE TOWING ANY AND ALL CARS PARKED ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD OR ALONG THE COURSE.
Sign up early and pick up your packet at Bozeman Running Company at 448 East Main Street in Bozeman. Packet pick up will start Friday September 7th at noon for runners who registered early and run thru Saturday September 8th ending at 6pm.
The course will start with a scenic view of the Bridger Mountain Range on Gateway South Rd. and will then meet with Gooch Hill Rd. From Gooch Hill Rd. runners will progress to Law Rd. This road will then intersect with Cottonwood Road and runners will continue for just over 5 miles. Runners will head north on S. 19th and continue down until they turn onto Nez Perce. The Nez Perce neighborhood will lead onto S. 3rd, from there runners will turn right onto Nash Road. They will then run on Nash until they hit Sourdough Road, which then they will make a left hand turn. Runners will continue down Sourdough Road until they make a left hand turn onto Goldenstein. From Goldenstein, runners will venture through a Graf Park neighborhood, down S. 3rd, over Kagy, onto Willson Ave. for a mile. The last half mile will be on Main St. headed East ending before Rouse!
- Chrono Track B-Tag
- We are offering chip timing this year, with the ChronoTrack B-tag. When you pick up your bib number, the paper B-tag timing chip will already be attached to it.
- The bib number pinned to the FRONT of whatever garment you will be wearing at the finish line. It is important that every participant wear the bib on the shirt.
- You will be timed only if you correctly wear the B-tag.
Awards & Goodies: The after party will feature music from 12PM to 2PM. All runners a T-shirt and a medal and will be able to join a post-race party downtown Bozeman!
Will be posted after the race at the venue and can also be found here.
CHARITIES: All net proceeds from the Bozeman Marathon will be donated to the local charity of:
I am injured and cannot participate. Can I have my money refunded? You have the option of transferring your registration to another runner, or your own registration to another year, for a $10 administration fee. There are no refunds.
Will there be a way for my clothing to get transported from the start to finish? Yes, a bus will transport any items that you bring out to the start back to the finish and put in the “clothing pick up” area.
Where can I park, and leave my car during the race? There is a parking garage on the corner of N. Black and E. Mendenhall, that’s 3 blocks from the start.
Toilets? There are port-a-potties at each Start, the Finish. Every year we add more port-a-potties, but we suggest you take care of your business early; there is always a line 5 minutes before the start!
Safety The course is coned and marked very well, but it is open to traffic. There will be volunteers and police officers at some intersections. Please run or walk on the right side of the road unless otherwise directed. Because the course is open to traffic, we discourage music devices. Baby joggers are allowed, but we ask that you start toward the back.
Bus Shuttle There is NO parking at either the full or half marathon start. The bus pickup is on Main St. in front of the finish.
What can I expect for temperatures? The average lows for September are mid 40′s and the highs are in the mid 70′s. Check out www.weather.com for more up to date information!
Can I have a friend pick up my race packet for me? Yes, you may.
Can I run with an iPod or other device? The course is open to traffic. We strongly discourage compromising your ability to hear vehicles coming, so just be aware if you do so.
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