RACE INFORMATION

Friday, September 26

Kids Fun Run Packet Pick-up/Registration @ The Commons 
4:00 PM - 7:00 Pm

Friday, September 27

Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K Packet Pick-up | Registration | Expo @ The Commons
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Kids Fun Run Packet Pick-up | Registration @ The Commons
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kids Fun Run Packet Pick-up | Registration @ Mill Race Park
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Start Of Kids Fun Run | @ Mill Race Park
6:00 pm

Saturday, September 28

Late Packet Pick-up For All Races @ The Commons
5:30 am – 6:30 pm
Gear Bag Check Opens @ The Commons
6:45 am
Opening Ceremony | Final Instructions
7:10 am
Start of All Races
7:30 am
Start Of Finish On 4th After Party
9:00 am
5K Overall Awards Ceremony @ Finish On 4th Street Party Stage
9:15 am
5K Bicycle Giveaway Drawing For 5K Finishers @ Finish On 4th Street Party Stage (Must Be Present To Win.)
9:20 am
Half Marathon Overall Awards Ceremony @ Finish On 4th Street Party Stage
11:30 am
Marathon Overall Awards Ceremony @ Finish On 4th Street Party Stage
11:35 am
Grand Prize Truck Give-away Drawing @ Finish On 4th Street Party Stage (Must Be Present To Win)
3:00 pm

Event

prices

PRE-REGISTRATION ENTRY FEES
MARATHON
HALF MARATHON
5K
Through June 30
$80
$65
$30
July 1 through August 31
$90
$75
$35
September 1 through September 26
$105
$90
$39
September 27 – At Packet Pickup
$120
$105
$39
September 28 
No Race Day Registration
Entry Fee for the Student 5K (High School & younger) is $10 through August 31, and $15 from September 1 through September 27.

Mill Race

Expo

Join us for an exciting kickoff to the Mill Race Marathon weekend! Don't miss the Marathon Expo and Packet Pick-Up at The Commons (300 Washington St.) on Friday, September 27th from 10 AM - 8 PM. It's not just an event – it's a celebration of community, fitness, and fun. Explore the Expo to discover the latest running gear, shoes, local services and more. Engage with fellow participants, meet sponsors, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a first-time participant, the Expo is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and gain valuable insights.

Grab your race packet, containing all the essentials for the big day. Plus, enjoy special discounts, giveaways, and a preview of the excitement at the Mill Race Marathon. See you at The Commons on Friday, September 27th – where the energy is high, and the anticipation is even higher!

At the Expo, you will be able to:
Register for your race (Friday Registration is available)
Participant packet pick up
Volunteer registration available for any remaining needs
And it’s FREE!

To Learn More

If you are interested in exhibiting at the Mill Race Marathon Expo please send an email to info@millracemarathon.com
Are you a vendor? Sign up for your expo booth below!
SIGN UP NOW

Marathon

Parking

We have made arrangements for three parking garages and a number of surface lots, each located within 3 blocks of the race site. There is no charge for parking.

A free shuttle is also available with service running from the Walmart parking lot on race day from 6:30 AM until 1:00 PM. Walmart is on State Road 46, just east of Interstate 65, Exit 68. The Walmart address is 2025 Merchant Mile, Columbus, IN 47201.

Note: Vehicles will be towed if parked in a No Parking area.
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Lodging

& Restaurants

Welcome to Columbus, Indiana! Whether you're seeking comfortable lodging, delectable dining, or exciting activities, our city has it all. Explore a range of accommodations to suit your preferences, from cozy boutique hotels to well-known chains. Columbus is a culinary hub, offering diverse restaurants to satisfy any palate. Don't miss the chance to experience local flavors and international cuisines.
As you venture through the city, discover a myriad of activities to fill your itinerary. Visit renowned landmarks, explore vibrant neighborhoods, or immerse yourself in the arts and culture scene. Columbus is a city of welcoming communities, and we're excited to make your stay memorable. 

Enjoy your time here!

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Road

Closures

Download our .pdf for race day street closures and lane restrictions.
Download .PDF

Race

App

Track your athlete along the way

Track the progress of any athlete in the Mill Race Marathon. When your athlete crosses timing checkpoints along the course, receive an alert via email or text message. Signing up for athlete tracking alerts is easy and free:
Find athletes to track
Choose how to track
Confirm your selections

To Download

The link to download the Athlete Tracker App is here. Click below!

Post-Race Celebration

Keep the Mill Race Marathon spirit alive at the Finish on 4th After Party sponsored by Johnson Witkemper in downtown Columbus on race day, starting at 9 AM!

Join us for an unforgettable post-race celebration featuring a lively beer garden, tantalizing food vendors, and electrifying live music.

Relax and relish your achievements with friends and fellow participants. Indulge in local flavors, savor a cold brew, and groove to the beats of live performances. Capture the memories by snagging exclusive Mill Race Marathon merchandise available for purchase.

This is more than an after-party – it's a festive culmination of your hard work and dedication. Let loose, enjoy the camaraderie, and bask in the thrill of the Mill Race Marathon experience. We'll see you there!

After

Party

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September  28 , 2024

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About the race
The Mill Race Marathon courses are flat, fast, and run through downtown Columbus taking advantage of the shady People Trails and City Parks as well as taking participants past the architectural sights of the city. The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

Race Day

September 28, 2024

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Join Us!
Find more information here regarding your participation in the Mill Race Marathon events.

Join Our Volunteer Team

September 26/ 27/ 28, 2024

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Interested in volunteering?
Our participants rave about our volunteers! Join the volunteer team that makes the Mill Race Marathon a great event!

Choose from many opportunities including “Race Volunteers”, “Kids Run Volunteers”, and “After-Party Volunteers”.

From race setup to packet pickup, start/finish line to course support, there are many fun and exciting volunteer opportunities to choose from!

Race Day

September 28, 2024

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Need More Race Information?
Join us for an exciting kickoff to the Mill Race Marathon weekend! Don't miss the Marathon Expo and Packet Pick-Up at The Commons (300 Washington St.) on Friday, September 27th from 10 AM - 8 PM. It's not just an event – it's a celebration of community, fitness, and fun. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a first-time participant, the Expo is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and gain valuable insights.
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