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2016 Flagstaff Marathon

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Flagstaff, Ariz.

 

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Race is limited to 400 runners. Don’t wait, we’re filling up fast!

Arizona Nordic Village and North Country HealthCare are proud to present the 11th Annual Flagstaff Marathon, “The Coolest Marathon in Arizona”. This event benefits the Angel Fund at North Country HealthCare, supporting the uninsured and underinsured in our community who need healthcare.

The Flagstaff Marathon is a completely off-road course in the Coconino National Forest. It is known as one of the most challenging courses in the country, at 8,000+ ft elevation and 1,862 feet of climbing for the half marathon, single and double tracks. Participants can register for the full marathon, half marathon, 10K, or Kids Kilo events.

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Add to My Calendar 2016-05-04 12:00:00 2016-05-04 18:00:00 America/Phoenix 2016 Flagstaff Marathon Flagstaff Nordic Center & North Country HealthCare are proud to present the 11th Annual Flagstaff Marathon. This event benefits the Angel Fund at North Country HealthCare, supporting the uninsured and underinsured in our community who need healthcare. Flagstaff, AZ Flagstaff Nordic Center and North Country HealthCare kbrock@nchcaz.org

Toughest Trail Marathon in northern AZ

  • Elevation, elevation, elevation!
  • Finisher medals for every race
  • Course is a mix of forest roads, single track, forest floor
  • FREE beer and food for runners
  • Beautiful views, cooler weather
  • Kids zone
  • Race is limited to 400 participants

 

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10k Map & Profile

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The red loop is run once. Download the 10K Map and Profile.

Full/Half Map & Profile

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For the half marathon race, the runner will complete each red and black loop shown once. For the full marathon, each loop will be run twice.
Download the Half/Full Marathon Map and Profile.

THE SCHEDULE

Full Marathon

8:00 AM

Half Marathon

9:00 AM

10K

9:30 AM

Kids Kilo

11:00 AM

Kids Kilo End

12:00 PM

Full, Half, 10K End

2:30 PM

PLANNING YOUR “RUNcation” & WHAT TO EXPECT

One great run

The Flagstaff Marathon is a completely off-road course in the Coconino National Forest. You can expect gorgeous views at 8,650 feet elevation plus 1,862 feet of climbing (for the full and half).

Location

Arizona Nordic Village is located 15 miles northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona. From Flagstaff, take Highway 180 and follow signs to the Grand Canyon. Arizona Nordic Village – 16848 U.S. 180 Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

FREE food and drink (BEER!)

Each runner will receive free lunch from Bayou By You, specializing in Cajun and creole classics. We’ll also keep you fueled with plenty of snacks, drinks and beer from New Belgium.

Fun for the whole fam

Kids can participate in the Kids Kilo (FREE), sponsored by Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona. The rest of the family can cheer from the sidelines and enjoy food, drinks and music!

WHERE TO STAY

You’ll need a place to crash after all that running. So here are some of our favorite hotels in the area.

Ski Lift Lodge

Ski Lift Lodge

prettiest location

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Arizona Nordic Village

most convenient location

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Hotel Monte Vista

Hotel Monte Vista

coolest location

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Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

most affordable location

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CHOOSE YOUR EVENT(S)

10k
$60
  • Lightweight hoodie
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Lunch
  • Beer
  • Swag
  • Breath-taking views

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Half Marathon
$80
  • Lightweight hoodie
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Lunch
  • Beer
  • Swag
  • Sore legs for days

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Full Marathon
$105
  • T-Lightweight hoodie
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Lunch
  • Beer
  • Swag
  • Ultimate bragging rights

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where do I pick up my race packet?

Packets can be picked up Friday, September 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Kickstand Kafe, 719 N. Humphreys, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Directions to Kickstand Kafe. Packets will also be available at the marathon, just make sure to arrive one hour before your race starts.

How do I pay?

You can pay online with credit/debit card at RunSignUp. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Is it really completely off-road?

Yes! You will be on a mix of closed forest service roads, single track and game trails. This is a trail race therefore the distances are approximate and may not match what your GPS says.

How are awards given?

The top three men and women in each race will be awarded. Runners will not be awarded by age category. Everyone gets a finisher medal. Woo hoo!

OUR SPONSORS

The Flagstaff Marathon is supported by our generous sponsors below.

Stephanie Lucero (left) and Tonya Trevillion inside North Country HealthCare’s Dental Clinic in Flagstaff.
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Interested in becoming a sponsor? Visit our sponsorship page for more details.

Let’s run together!

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