Course Information

    Course Maps and Water Stops

    Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

    The Lakefront Marathon is a USATF certified course starting at Grafton High School. This flat and scenic point-to-point course travels south through rural countryside, quiet neighborhoods and finishes along the shores of Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. The Lakefront Marathon has been a Boston Marathon qualifying course for all 40 years!

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    2021 Course Map

    Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Course

    Interactive map from above

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    Each aid station will have water, Gatorade and portable toilets. GU brand gels (Tri-berry and Salted Caramel) will be available on the course at approximately miles 8, 13 and 19.5. Water stops are located approximately every two miles.


    The Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon has a custom app that will allow your friends and family to track your progress along the route AND even allow you to take a “selfie” with your finish time posted on it!  Download an share this link: