What to Expect

Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016
Time: 7:00 AM
Start & Finish Lines: Capitol Square – Mifflin St. & Wisconsin Ave.

Included in registration:

  • FREE RACE PHOTOS compliments of Madison Marathon
  • FREE runner tracking via RaceJoy
  • 1 complimentary Michelob Ultra beer at the Post-Race Party (for those 21+)
  • Long-sleeved technical shirt (gender-specific)
  • Awesome finisher medal
  • Pace groups
  • Panera Catering finisher sack lunch
  • Start & Finish on beautiful Capitol Square

Course Map

*Course may change at anytime until certification.

Click here for a MapMyRun map and detailed elevation.

There is a ~14 min/mile pace requirement. Our course must be closed by 1PM.

Runner Instructions


We offer runner tracking and text alerts for family and friends who are spectating, as well as social media alerts for the runners themselves. More information on this will be available approximately 2 weeks before Race Day.


Our packet pickup is done by bib number. More information on getting your bib number will be available approximately 2 weeks before Race Day.


Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center  One John Nolen Drive Madison, WI 53703

  • Click here for directions.
  • Click here for Monona Terrace parking information.

Dates & Times: Friday, Nov. 11 4-7 pm Saturday, Nov. 12 11 am-6 pm

  • Packet Pick Up is closed after 6pm on Saturday.
  • There is no Sunday packet pick up (unless you prepay for this option - click here for info). We do not mail packets.

The Madison Marathon Expo & Packet Pick Up is free and open to the public!

Training Programs

Join Fleet Feet Sports & Nike Running over the course of 12 weeks to train for the Madison Half and Full Marathon on November 13, 2016. Receive instruction, guidance, support, and camaraderie throughout your training! All pace levels are welcome.

  • Goal Race: Madison Marathon on November 13, 2016
  • Program Duration: Aug 27, 2016-Nov 13, 2016 (12 weeks)
  • Program Kick Off: Wed Aug 24 @7:15pm Fleet Feet Sports Madison-Information Only-No training run
  • First Training Run: Sat Aug 27 @7:00am
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, August 22, 2016

Click HERE for more information and to register!

Registration Fees

Event Date Fee
Madison Marathon November 9 - December $80
Madison Marathon January - March $90
Madison Marathon April $95
Madison Marathon May - June $105
Madison Marathon July $115
Madison Marathon August - September $125
Madison Marathon October - November 9 $135
Madison Marathon On Site at Expo $145

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How to transfer:

  • Online transfers must take place by October 31 at 5:00PM CT.
  • There is a $15 fee (plus processing) to transfer a registration to another individual.
  • All those interested in transferring must find their own buyer.
  • The buyer must sign up for the race that the seller was originally registered for.
  • NO REFUNDS ARE GIVEN. Instead, we charge the seller the transfer fee and any other race fees are handled by the buyer and seller.

Click here for instructions

  • After October 31 5:00PM, transfer fees go up to $25 and must be done at Expo & Packet Pick Up.

Past Winners


Year Name Time
2015 Greg Englehart 2:39:40
2014 Brian Condon 2:31:32
2013 Ricky Reusser 2:27:19
2012 No Full Marathon
2011 Francis Eanes 2:31:55


Year Name Time
2015 Jessica Bird 3:08:25
2014 Kayla Brown 2:55:59
2013 Emily Kurian 2:47:45
2012 No Full Marathon
2011 Julie Faylona 2:59:02