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Activities: Running race, Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 6.55 Miles
GID: 112653

No Race Day Registration

The Rend Lake Marathon, Half-Marathon and Quarter-Marathon

Gorgeous paved paths,  stunning views and rolling country roads make this course the Marathon to remember!

Rend Lake, IL, located in the heart of southern Illinois, is a natural haven for wildlife and a recreational haven for visitors. Rend Lake consists of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land. Campers will delight in the nearly 800 sites found in 5 public campgrounds on Rend Lake. Boaters are provided access to the lake through the numerous boat ramps. Beaches, picnic sites and trails provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor fun.

The course the will take you across the lake for one of the best panoramic views in Illinois, before connecting to  the bike path which passes South Sandusky Beach, the Marina, Rend Lake Visitors Center, the amazing spillway and dozens of other spectacular views of Rend Lake.  From there you will continue on country roads winding through beautiful vistas including both Lake Hamilton and Lake Benton.  Finally you will get back on the bike path at the stunning North Marcum Beach area and pass the new Rend Lake Mountain Bike Trails and Archery areas before returning to the Rend Lake Golf Course for the spectacular finish.

The Marathon course will be a Boston 2024 Qualifier.  Official USATF Certificate #IL22003NM  

We can't wait to see you finish your next great adventure with us!

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