Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

Registration for the 2014 marathon is now closed!

Join runners from all over the Midwest on October 5th, 2014 at 7:30 am for the 34th annual Lakefront Marathon and find out for yourself why "The Best Times Really Are in Milwaukee"

Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon selected as a 2015 RRCA Regional Championship

MILWAUKEE, WIS. (December 4, 2014) - Milwaukee’s Lakefront Marathon, the oldest and largest marathon in Wisconsin, has been named a 2015 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Regional Championship race. The RRCA Championship Event Series selects only best-in-class events and awards top-performing runners in varying age groups for both men and women.
The Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon is the only RRCA marathon in Wisconsin, with the Badgerland Strider Ice Age Trail 50 Miler ultra-marathon also being named a regional championship. Read more...

The 2014 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon was held on Oct. 5th, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

The results for the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon have been posted.

Click here to see check runner's times.

The first five finishers for both male and female runners are:


Next year's marathon will be held on Oct. 4th, 2015. Registration will open in January of 2015.


Lakefront Marathon introduces new mobile app

This year, the Lakefront Marathon partnered with local app developer bSpatial to launch an interactive app for families and spectators.

The app includes race weekend information, live weather conditions and an interactive map to help guide spectators throughout the course.

The app is available on the iTunes store under Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon. It is a free app. Click here to download it and use it race weekend. The interactive map is also available for any smart phone or tablet user online at

Thanks to bSpatial for their support.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.

You are Invited to Participate in a Research Study Conducted by Dr. John Pick-Jacobs and Dr. Craig Young.

The purpose of the study is to determine what training methods may contribute to the successful completion of a marathon. We compare goal finish times to actual finishing times. Once we know how close participants came to reaching their goal, we can analyze the specific training factors that may have led to marathon success. Your participation will include filling out a survey. Please download the survey, fill it out and bring it to the expo. We hope to receive surveys from about 1400 people, so your answers are important to us. Read more about the survey.


Lakefront Marathon merchandise is available in our store.

We have jackets, in-training shirts, sleeveless shirts, hoodies, caps and magnets.


We will continue our popular e-mail newsletter this year.  We will again use the newsletter to provide important updates and information as race weekend approaches.  If you enter the race, you are automatically subscribed – if you hit the “un-subscribe” link, you will not receive important updates.  If you would like to subscribe in advance of registering or just want information about our race, use this link to subscribe to the newletter.

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Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon
c/o Badgerland Striders
6526 River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53213


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       Badgerland Striders
       6526 River Parkway
       Milwaukee, WI 53213
       Phone: (414) 476-7223



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