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Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon

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About Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon

The Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon run through the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park in Northwest Georgia. The park honors one of the Civil War’s most important battles.Selected by as Best Marathon in Georgia. Voted "race of the year" in 2012 and 2013 by local runners. In 2010, readers of Runner’s World selected the marathon as the "most family-friendly" marathon, the runner-up for "most scenic" marathon, and third for best overall marathon. In 2007, it was selected as Runner’s World must-do "run through history" marathon of 2007.The Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, Half Marathon, Junior Marathon & Fort Olgethorpe 5k is produced by the Chattanooga Track Club and is presented by the Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association.Numerous runners have qualified for the Boston Marathon on this course. Results will be provided to the Boston Athletic Association. The course has been certified by USATF (Certification # GA08015WC).



  • 42.195km


  • 5km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.



The marathon, which starts and finishes at the 6th Cavalry museum located near the park's visitor's center, features two loops in the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Approximately 23 miles of the double loop portion of the course winds through the historic military park. Traffic is usually light in the park. Sentries will be posted at each major turn and all turns will be marked. Each mile and the half marathon point will be marked.

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon Trivia

Previous marathon medals featured monuments from the following states: Ohio (2015), Alabama (2014), Sesquicentennial of the Civil War (2013), Kentucky (2012), Pennsylvania (2011), Tennessee (2010), South Carolina (2009), Michigan (2008), Georgia (2007).

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