HOW TO REGISTER
Registration for the Soldier Marathon Race is on Active.com. Click here to register. Please note that Active.com charges a processing fee in addition to the race registration fee.
MINIMUM AGE FOR MARATHON
The minimum age to register for the Soldier Marathon is 16 years old. Our race committee takes seriously its responsibility to provide for the safety of the runners and believes that training for and running a 26.2 mile race is best done after a runner has matured both physically and mentally. Age 16 is the minimum age our race committee has decided for the 26.2 mile marathon
For registration rates and cut-off dates click here.
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. EST
Full Marathon Race Course
The Soldier Marathon course is a 26.2 mile course that starts and finishes at the National Infantry Museum. The start line and finish line are on the Avenue of Flags along the east side of the National Infantry Museum. The first 7.5 miles of the course are on Ft. Benning. The remaining course is essentially an out and back that runs along the Columbus and Phenix City RiverWalk. For a detailed course description click here.
Start and Finish Elevation is 240’
Highest Elevation Point is 340’
Lowest Elevation Point is 190’
Marathon course is certified as a Boston Marathon qualifier. The USATF Certification Number is USATF GA17063WC.
Packet pickup will be at the National Infantry Museum on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm and Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
Check out the Pace Team here!
Marathon finishers will receive a commemorative t-shirt and a finisher’s medal. Overall winners and age-group winners will also receive awards.