Shiprock Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K Trail Walk

  • Running : Shiprock Marathon :
  • Running : Shiprock Half Marathon :
  • Other : Shiprock Trail Walk :

Race Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Start Time: 7:00 AM

Entry Fee: see registration website

Location: Red Valley, AZ to Shiprock, NM

City: Shiprock

State/Terr: New Mexico

Zip: 87420

Country: USA


2013 Shiprock Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K Trail Walk:

  • Shiprock Marathon is a unique event that offers runners a chance to race on the Navajo Nation. Events include a USATF-certified Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay and 10K Trail Walk.
  • Runners from all 50 states and from around the world have participated in this soul-stirring high desert classic.
  • The core of an ancient volcano, the Shiprock juts 1800 feet into the reservation sky, providing a scenic landmark for the duration of the race.
  • Course Info:

  • The Shiprock Marathon course is certified by USA Track & Field (#NM04003DS).
  • The Marathon and 4-person coed Marathon Relays begin near Red Valley, less than a mile from the border with Arizona on Route 13.
  • The point-to-point road course passes by the spectacular Shiprock- the core of an ancient volcano- which is visible during most of the Marathon.
  • The Finish Line is in the town of Shiprock.
  • The course has a few hills, mostly long gradual inclines.
  • A Marathon course map with photos at various mile markers is available, as is a detailed altitude graph of the entire course.
  • The Marathon begins at an elevation of almost 6000', peaks at 6070', and finishes at an altitude of 4800'. It is of special note that the final six miles are a gentle downhill grade.
  • Water/energy drink stations will be available every 2 miles. Fruit, snacks, and energy gels will be available at stations throughout the course.
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