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Olathe Marathon

EVENTS
  • Olathe Marathon:- Run 26.2 miles
  • Half Marathon:- Run 13.1 miles
  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Location
Gardner-Edgerton High School
Address
Madison & Waverly
CITY
Olathe
STATE/TERR
Kansas
COUNTRY
USA
Description
  • The marathon will start at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2008, at the Gardner-Edgerton High School, Madison & Waverly.
  • The Half Marathon and 5K will start at 7:30 a.m. in downtown Olathe, at Park and Cherry Streets.
  • Course Info
    Runners will follow the historic Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails and run past Lone Elm Park the campsite where the three trails converged. The route winds through the Old Olathe Naval Air Base, where Bob Barker of Price Is Right and astronaut John Glenn trained. The course is fairly flat the first 16 miles except for two overpasses. Miles 16-20 include gently rolling hills, and 20-26 flatten toward the finish in downtown Olathe.
    Other Info
    We strongly encourage you to park at the finish line and not at the starting line. After your run, there will be NO transportation from the finish line to the starting line! Prior to race start, transportation will be provided by Matula Transportation Inc. from the finish line to the marathon starting line. Marathon shuttles will run between 5:00 a.m. and 6:15 a.m. The last marathon shuttle will leave at 6:15 a.m
    PREVIOUS RESULTS
    http://www.olathemarathon.com/sports/marathon/default.asp

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