Nebraska State Fair Marathon, Half and 5K - 2024

Saturday, August 24, 2024 in Grand Island, NE at Nebraska State Fairgrounds


  • Marathon--Six Hour Time Limit

    » $80.00 early registration (through 5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $90.00 registration (5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $100.00 registration (8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/23 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Marathon Registration


  • Half Marathon

    » $70.00 early registration (through 5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $80.00 registration (5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $90.00 registration (8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/23 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Half Marathon Registration


  • 5K

    » $40.00 early registration (through 5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $45.00 registration (5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $50.00 registration (8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/23 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    5K Registration


  • 1-Mile Kids Run

    » $25.00 registration (through 8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 registration (8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/23 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    1-Mile Kids Run Registration


  • Marathon Relay--Six hour time limit
    **When registering a Coed Team, at least 2 must be female.**

    » $250.00 early registration (through 5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $275.00 registration (5/31 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $300.00 registration (8/2 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 8/23 at 6:00 PM US/Central)
    Marathon Relay Registration




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Event Schedule

Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay:
5:00 AM - 5:45 AM: Check-in (No Race Day Registration)
6:20 AM: Start Time Push Rim Wheelchair & Handcycle
6:30 AM: Start Time Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay

5K
5:00 AM - 6:40 AM: Check-in
7:00 AM: Start Time

1 Mile Kids Run:
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM: Check-in
7:10 AM: Start Time

After the race, please join us for the awards ceremony.

Please note:
**6-hour cut off**

Packet Pick Up

August 23, 1:00-7:00pm, Grand Island YMCA, 221 E. South Front Street
August 24, starting at 5:00 am at the State Fair Grounds

Awards

Marathon & Half Marathon (Men & Women): 18 & Under, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-89 and 90+

5K (Men & Women): 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-89 and 90+

Relay Divisions: Male, Female, Coed; 4 people per team; Coed minimum of 2 females

1-Mile: 5 & Under, 6-9, 10-13

Open Divisions: Push Rim Wheelchair; Handcycle

Chip timing provided.

Prizes

Marathon, Half-Marathon, 5K:

Cash prizes given for the top 3 male and female winners in the Marathon, Half-Marathon and the top male and female in the 5K. Cash prize given for breaking the course record. Please see the website for a full listing of prizes.

Medals will be presented for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place runners in each age division, relay division and open divisions.

After the race please join us for the awards ceremony.

Course Information

Boston Qualifier!

The State Fair Marathon is a Boston qualifier. USATF course certification number is: #NE18005GM.

Additional Information

Medal for all Finishers, Tech Shirt to all participants, entry into Nebraska State Fair. NO SHIRT GUARANTEED AFTER 08/02/2024 11:59 PM.

Registration is limited to 5,000 entrants.

No Race Day Registrations will be accepted.

Spectators tickets may ONLY be purchased through StateFair.org
Link provided in registrants' confirmation email.

To read our COVID-19 Information, please click the following link: https://www.statefairmarathon.org/covid-information.html

The State Fair Marathon is a partner of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Age Group World Rankings. For more information and to learn how this works, click here: www.worldmarathonmajors.com/rankings/how-it-works

Spectator Tickets & Carnival Wristbands for 2024

2024 spectator tickets and carnival wristbands must be purchased directly from the Nebraska State Fair.

Link provided in registrants' confirmation email.

Sponsors

Questions?

For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.


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