RACE START TIME:
7:00 AM Marathon and Relay
7:30 AM Half Marathon
Start/finish: All of the races start and finish at UW-Manitowoc which is located at 705 Viebahn Street in Manitowoc, WI.
Essentially, the HFM Maritime Marathon will start at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc in Manitowoc and hug the lakeshore as much as possible on roads and paved trails all the way to Port Sandy Bay in Two Rivers and back.
When does the HFM Maritime Marathon take place?
The race takes place on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The full marathon and marathon relay will start at 7:00 AM (Central) and the half will start at 7:30 AM at UW-Manitowoc, which is located at 705 Viebahn Street in Manitowoc, WI.
Where and when will the packet pickup take place?
Runners may pick up their race packets (and last-minute runners may register for the events) at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum (located at 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc, WI 54220) on Friday, June 7 from 4:00- 7:00 PM and on Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. No race day packet pickup is available.
What is the typical temperature for June in Manitowoc?
The average temperatures in Manitowoc for June range from a low of 58 to a high of 74 degrees Fahrenheit.
Where can I park?
There is plenty of free parking located in parking lots and on streets at the start/finish line at UW-Manitowoc. You can park your car only a few hundred yards from the start/finish.
Where can I watch the runners during the race?
Besides the start/finish area at UW-Manitowoc and the turn-around at Port Sandy Bay Pizza, the course passes several parks, as well as five scenic overlooks of Lake Michigan along the Mariners Trail between Manitowoc and Two Rivers. Take a look at the Spectator Information page for a spectator map.
How many aid stations are there?
How many medical stations are there?
What events are offered?
Can I qualify for the Boston Marathon at the HFM Maritime Marathon?
What is the course like?
Will there be any pacing teams?
Yes! We are happy to announce that On Pace will be joining us with pace groups for both the marathon and half marathon! Due to our race size there will be a limited number of pace groups. More information to come!
Is there a limit on the size of the field for the race?
The event organizers have capped the individual marathon at 500 runners.
Where are the runner exchange zones for the four-person marathon relay?
Can I listen to music while I run?
Can I push my child in a stroller while I run?
Can I have a family member/friend ride along on a bike while I run?
How long is the course open?
What do I get for running the HFM Maritime Marathon besides great views?
What are the course records?
The men’s full marathon record is 2:38:48 run by T.J. Schmidt in 2016, and the women’s record of 3:06:44.7 was set by Laura Gillette also in 2014. The women’s half marathon record of 1:29:32.7 was set by Melissa Wentarmini in 2015 and the men’s record of 1:22:14.4 was set by Jace Galley also in 2015.
Where do people come from to race the HFM Maritime Marathon?
The Maritime Marathon typically has over 30 states represented, as well as a number of runners from foreign countries!
How can I get in contact with somebody from the race?
You can either email Dave our race director at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can find us on Facebook.