Registration for the 2018 Lakefront Marathon opens on January 28, 2018 at:

Registration is $80 plus processing fees. Online registration will remain open until capacity is reached or Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Registration will be available at the expo on Saturday, September 30th at the Absolute Race Timing booth. Registration at the expo will be $120.  There will be no race day registration on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Registration Information

  • The event is limited to 3200 marathon runners.
  • Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entries cannot be deferred to a future year.
  • Packet pick up is on Saturday, October 6th, 2018.
  • Please bring your photo ID for packet pick up. If you are unable to attend the expo, someone else may pick up your packet with a copy of your photo ID.  Packet pick is available for a $25 convenience fee.  Pre-order this option when registering.
  • The marathon starts at 7:30am. Early starts are not allowed due to safety concerns. The course will close 6.5 hours after the start of the race. Runner’s finishing after the 6.5 hour cut-off will not receive an official time.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age on race day to participate in the marathon.