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Taos Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 07 Jun 2020

About Taos Marathon

If you are getting fed up with running all the big races with over 10,000 runners come and run this one. Since its inception in 1982.

Run at 7,000ft. in beautiful Taos, New Mexico- the "Soul of the Southwest".  Avoid the crowds of other running event! Run in beautiful Taos, New Mexico.

The race attracts runners from all over the US who seek a quality event with a small, friendly, family oriented race atmosphere. We promise fun, a great time, without the crowds of other marathons! Overall top 3 male / female finishers receive merchandise prizes. Certificates for top 3 in age groups.

For many years, the Taos Marathon has served as an anonymous donor to numerous individual and community needs. The Taos Marathon will continue to give by providing for the funding and in the promotion of youth running in the Taos area.

Distances

5K Run

  • 5km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

Marathon

  • 42.195km
Start:

Road to Taos Pueblo

Taos,us

Finish:

Taos Park

Taos,us

Highlights

The Land of Enchantment awaits you with clear blue skies, endless horizons, pure mountain air, low humidity and comfortable summer temperatures of the mountains of Northern New Mexico.

Overview

START at road to Taos Pueblo,100 meters north of Kachina Lodge Best Western and next to Allsup’s Shell station. Proceed towards Taos Mountain Casino, turn left on Hail Creek Road. At traffic light, turn right on US64 and proceed north. Continue on US 64 to the intersection with NM150 and NM522. Continue through the intersection onto NM522 due north. The marathon course turnaround point is in Arroyo Hondo, (11 miles into the race). LOOK FOR TURNAROUND ARROW ON ROAD. You will now proceed due south. At approximately 11.5 miles, you will turn right on a dirt road (# B006) THIS IS IMPORTANT! LOOK FOR ARROW VEERING RIGHT. Proceed on dirt road B006 for 1 mile and turn left on B007. This is a steep climb. Stay on this road (B007) for approximately 2 miles. The B007 road comes back to NM 522. Proceed south on NM522 back into town of Taos. Turn right at stop light onto Camino de la Placita. Turn left on Lund St. Turn right on Hinde St. Turn left on Civic Plaza Dr. At the traffic light, continue across Paseo del Pueblo Norte and proceed along public parking lot in front of Taos Community Auditorium. Continue around the auditorium to your left and enter the park to the FINISH.

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.