Top 10 Reasons To Run In The Marshall Marathon

  1. Be a part of THE largest marathon in West Virginia.
  2. A super fast and flat course (great for running a BQ!).
  3. Carry a football down the field through the finish line at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
  4. Fantastic jacket or pullover to early marathon registrants. Half marathoners can purchase this for a little extra!
  5. Great active military discount. Thank you for your service!
  6. Enjoy scenic views of the Ohio River and the majestic parks of Huntington, WV.
  7. Meet Marco, the mascot of Marshall University.
  8. The easiest race logistics EVER! Parking lot less than 100 feet from Start/Finish.
  9. Marathoners can choose to place a flower at the Marshall University Memorial fountain
  10. Celebrate your run with great post race food and refreshments, including hamburgers and beer!