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Distance Marathon

Date 18 Apr 2020

About Garmin Marathon

The 18th Annual Garmin Marathon will be hosted on April 18, 2020 in Olathe, Kansas at the Garmin World Headquarters located at 1200 E 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062.


Join us for a marathon, half marathon, 10k or family run through the beautiful streets and trails of Olathe. 2020 marks the 18th anniversary of the event, which began in 2003 as the Olathe Marathon. The city of Olathe is just 20 minutes southwest of downtown Kansas City, located in Johnson County, Kansas. Come experience our Midwest charm in the Land of Oz.

Practicalities

Accommodation

https://ozrun.org/hotels/

After Race Services

https://ozrun.org/finish-line-festival/

Age Limit

NO

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be placed along the course about every 1.5 to 2.5 miles. For locations, please check route map. Port-a-Potties will be placed along the course at or near each aid station. Water and Gatorade will be provided at each aid station and GU is available at 3 to 6 Aid Stations.

Award Medals

Yes

Equipment Storage

Gear check will be located near the starting line for any gear you want to leave. Your gear will be secured in a plastic sack and your bib number will need to be written on the sack with the marker provided at the tent. The volunteers in the gear check tent will help you secure items and stay with items during the race.Any bags left unattended in the festival area will be subject to search.  If you discard an item on the course, it will most likely not be returned. Any unclaimed items left after the end of the race will be donated to charity.

Parking

We suggest coming in the the Parking Garage from the West per this route to the 2,000 stall parking garage: https://goo.gl/maps/Z2xadT5FAEn

Provided Photo Service

Ultramax Nation will be providing FREE DOWNLOADABLE and SORTABLE by BIB and NAME photos at the Finish Line and along the course. 

Qualifications

The finish line will shut down at 2:00 p.m. on race day. Based on the times below runners will be directed to walk on the sidewalk with no course coverage from police, volunteers, aid stations or medical.

Race Kit Includes

Each registered participant will receive an official Garmin Marathon participant tee. Each full, half, and 10K participant will receive a Wizard of Oz Themed medal immediately after crossing the finish line. Finishers will also have access to FREE snacks, FREE meal, FREE beer (over 21 only), FREE water bottles, FREE Adjustment, FREE Massage, FREE Stretch.

Refreshments

https://ozrun.org/finish-line-festival/

Timing

The full marathon, half marathon, and 10K will use disposable bib chip timing through MyLaps. Chips will be attached to the back of your race bib. The chip does not activate until you cross the start line. There will be multiple split times along the course. 

Transport

The shuttle buses will take runners and spectators from Heartland Community Church Parking Lot – 12175 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062 to the Start/Finish Line Area. There will be four shuttle buses running from 5am-2pm in a continuous loop from the Church to the Start/Finish Line area and back about every 10-15 minutes. There are five hotels located around this church, so this would be a good car drop off location to avoid traffic near start / finish line area.

Garmin Marathon Route Map

Garmin Marathon Route Map

Start:

Olathe Coference Center

1200 E 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062, USA

Difficulty

rolling

Highlights

  • Olathe Coference Center
  • Embassy Suites Hotel

Overview

Marathon The start is on 105th Street, east of Ridgeview (south of the Embassy Suites Hotel), facing west. Run west on 105th Street ½ block and turn left (south) on Ridgeview Road. Continue south on Ridgeview Road for approximately 3 miles (past College Blvd., 119th St., and Harold/127th St.). Turn right (southwest) on Kansas City Road. Continue southwest on Kansas City Road for approximately 1 mile and right (west) on Poplar Street. Turn right (north) on Woodland Road. Continue north on Woodland for approximately 1 mile. Turn left (almost a “U” turn) on Northgate and run southwest. Continue southwest on Northgate for approximately 1 mile and turn right (west) on Spruce Street. Run west on Spruce St. under the railroad tracks and turn right (north) on Iowa Street. Continue north on Iowa St. approximately 1 ½ miles and turn left (west) on 119th Street. Run west on 119th St. approximately ½ mile and turn right (north) on Lone Elm Road. Run north on Lone Elm Rd. approximately one mile and turn right (east) on College Boulevard. Run east on College Blvd. approximately 1 ¾ miles. At this point, after crossing a bridge the course will split with the marathon runners turning left onto the Mill Creek Running Trail and the ½ Marathon runners continuing east on College Blvd. Turn left (north) onto the Mill Creek Running Trail. The marathon will run north on the paved trail for 6.55 miles (under Hwy. K-10, under Prairie Star Parkway, past 87th Lane, and under 83rd Street) to the turnaround. After the turnaround, the runners will return on the same paved trail to the trail access point along College Boulevard. Turn left (east) on the trail/sidewalk along College Blvd. Continue east across Ridgeview and turn left (north) on Ridgeview Road. Run north on Ridgeview Road for approximately ¾ mile and turn right (east) on 105th Street. Continue east on 105th Street to the Finish in front of hotel. Half Marathon The start is on 105th Street, east of Ridgeview (south of the Embassy Suites Hotel), facing west. Run west on 105th Street ½ block and turn left (south) on Ridgeview Road. Continue south on Ridgeview Road for approximately 3 miles (past College Blvd., 119th St., and Harold/127th St.). Turn right (southwest) on Kansas City Road. Continue southwest on Kansas City Road for approximately 1 mile and right (west) on Poplar Street. Turn right (north) on Woodland Road. Continue north on Woodland for approximately 1 mile. Turn left (almost a “U” turn) on Northgate and run southwest. Continue southwest on Northgate for approximately 1 mile and turn right (west) on Spruce Street. Run west on Spruce St. under the railroad tracks and turn right (north) on Iowa Street. Continue north on Iowa St. approximately 1 ½ miles and turn left (west) on 119th Street. Run west on 119th St. approximately ½ mile and turn right (north) on Lone Elm Road. Run north on Lone Elm Rd. approximately one mile and turn right (east) on College Boulevard. Run east on College Blvd. approximately 1 ¾ miles. At this point, after crossing a bridge the course will split with the marathon runners turning left onto the Mill Creek Running Trail and the ½ Marathon runners continuing east on College Blvd. Cross Ridgeview Road and turn left (north) on Ridgeview Rd. Run north on Ridgeview Road for approximately ¾ mile and turn right (east) on 105th Street. Continue east on 105th Street to the Finish in front of hotel.


Garmin Marathon Ticket prices: $40.00 - $80.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.