_ The 2022 Grand Lake Marathon Full/Half/5k/Kid's Run:
Grand Lake Marathon
Full / Half / 5k / Kids Run
September 24, 2022
Join us for the 8th Annual Grand Lake Marathon.
A Boston Qualifier Full Marathon Course
Flat and Fast course for both half and full marathon.
Circle the Lake for the Full Marathon, Point-to-point race for the Half Marathon
Easy Parking, Free Shuttles, Big Race feel with small town convenience.
Affordable Registration Costs/ Virtual Options Available
For more details, see our website at www.grandlakemarathon.com
Race Day Schedule:
5:30am - Parking Opens (Lakeshore Dr, Celina near the marathon starting line)
5:30am - Race Day Packet Pick Up opens (Celina Start/Finish Line Only)
6:00am - Bag Drop opens (Celina Start/Finish Line)
7:00am - Shuttles begin between Lakeshore Dr and St Marys Start Line for Half Marathon
7:05am - Pre-Race Announcements and National Anthem (Celina Start/Finish Line)
7:15am - Full Marathon Race Starts (Celina Start/Finish Line)
8:00am - Race Start 5k (Celina Start/Finish Line)
8:35am - Pre-Race Announcements and National Anthem (St Marys Start/Finish Line for Half Marathon)
8:45am - Race Start Half Marathon (St Marys Start Line)
9:30am - 5k Awards Ceremony (Celina Start / Finish Line)
12:00pm - Half Marathon Age Group Awards Ceremony (Celina Finish Line)
12:30pm - Marathon Age Group Awards Ceremony (Celina Finish Line)
1:00pm - Kids Run 1Mile (Celina Finish Line)
2:00pm - Finish Line Closes
Parking / Shuttles -
Free Parking is available at the full marathon start/finish line (Mercelina Park at Lake Shore Dr.) This year, the only shuttles we will be offering are from Lakeshore Dr to the Half Marathon Start line in St Marys. Please allow plenty of time to board, ride, and arrive using the shuttle. Race starts will not be delayed for participants waiting too long to shuttle and arrive at start lines.
Shuttles will run from the Full Marathon Start/Finish and the Half Marathon Finish to the Start line of the Half Marathon in St Marys
Special Note about Shuttles - Please do not wait till the last minute to try to arrive at the start line of any of the races. If you are competing in the Half Marathon and are riding the shuttle to the St Marys start line, it is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED for you allow plenty of time to assure you get a seat and travel to St Marys.
Celina Start/Finish Line (Full Marathon / 5k / Kid's Run): Lake Shore Dr, Celina, OH (Full Marathon begins at 7:15am) 40.54451637763852, -84.56825431315897
St Marys Half Marathon Start Line: Memorial Park, St Marys, OH (Half Marathon begins at 8:45am)
All races finish in Celina at Mercelina Park at Lake Shore Dr
Bag Drop -
Free Bag Drop is available at the Celina Marathon Start/Finish Line and also at the St Marys Half Marathon Start Line. (all items will be moved to the Celina Finish Line) . No hard containers permitted. Please have small bag marked with your name, bib number, and race distance listed clearly on the outside of your bag. A limited amount of plastic bags will be available for your use. Bags checked at the St Marys Start Line and being transported to the Celina finish line should be checked no later than 8:30am. Any bags not collected by 2:30pm will be taken to Can't Stop Running Co in Piqua. Bags/Items left at Can't Stop Running Co after Oct 1st will be trashed or donated. Neither the Grand Lake Marathon or volunteers are liable for items lost or stolen items in bag check.