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Milwaukee Marathon Race Details

The Milwaukee Marathon & Half Marathon are on Saturday April 12, 2025 and the 5K returns on Sunday April 13, 2025.

With distinct start and finish line locations on both days, each running event brings its own unique experience. The Marathon and Half Marathon start on Harbor Drive and finish at Humboldt Park, while the 5k starts and finishes at Washington Park.

Looking for that extra challenge? Sign up for the 4RUN4 Challenge and run both days! Get all your necessary race details below. Can’t make the live event? Run virtually.

Courses

The Marathon and Half Marathon courses start on Harbor Drive and finish at Humboldt Park. The 5k starts and finishes at Washington Park. More course details for each distance will be coming soon, so stay tuned! Milwaukee Marathon and Half Marathon are both USATF certified.

Full Marathon

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2025

Start Time: 7 AM
Time Limit: 5 Hours

Start Location:
E Clybourn St & N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Finish Location:
Humboldt Park
3000 S Howell Ave,
Milwaukee, WI 53207

2024 Full Marathon Map

Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2025

Start Time: 7 AM
Time Limit: 4 Hours

Start Location:
E Clybourn St & N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Finish Location:
Humboldt Park
3000 S Howell Ave,
Milwaukee, WI 53207

2024 Half Marathon Map

5K

Date: Sunday, April 13, 2025

Start Time: 8:30 AM
Time Limit: 1:20:00

Start Location:
Washington Park
1859 N 40th St,
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Finish Location:
Washington Park
1859 N 40th St,
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Full Marathon Map

Race Day Details

Packet Pickup

Packet pick-up will be held on Friday, April 11th from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Baird Center Exhibit Hall B located at 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203. Both street and public parking are available around the Baird Center. All posted rates apply.

You can find additional information on the WCD website. SpotHero is also available for app users in the surrounding area. Parking is not organized or managed by race staff. Please note: you will not be able to pick up your packet on race day!

Packet Mailing

Save time on packet pickup by adding on packet mailing at registration! Already registered? Don’t worry! You can add it on through your EnMotive account by following these instructions.

The deadline to add packet mailing to your registration is March23, 2025 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Please note, we are unable to mail out packets after the packet mailing deadline has passed.

Gear Check

Gear check will be located at the start line and then transported to the finish line where participants will pick up in the finish village.

Pacers

Full Marathon

Will range from 3:00 to 5:00 finish times in the following 15-minute increments: 3:00, 3:05, 3:10, 3:20, 3:25, 3:30, 3:35, 3:40, 3:50, 3:55, 4:05, 4:20, 4:35, 4:50, 5:00

Half Marathon

Will range from 1:30 to 3:00 finish times in the following 10-minute increments: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10. 2:20, 2:30, 2:40, 2:50, 3:00

Awards

The results will be emailed to everyone following the race, but we also post them here to ensure they’re easy to find.

Age group prizes will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories for men and women: under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. We’ll make an announcement on what the prizes will be as soon as the details are finalized.

4RUN4 Challenge

Looking for that extra challenge? Sign up now for the 4RUN4 Challenge and choose either the full or half marathon on Saturday and run the 5k on Sunday. You’ll earn the premium 4RUN4 finisher’s medal, swag for both events, plus all the bragging rights! It’s the ultimate running experience in the 414!

Post Race Party

After crossing the finish line and claiming your well-earned finisher’s medal, you’ll be welcomed to the ultimate post-race party at Humboldt Park!

Celebrate Midwest style with music from the band shell and enjoy a complimentary local craft brew from a local Milwaukee brewery. Be on the lookout for more Saturday and Sunday post-race-party details closer to race day!

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Ready to Run?

The Milwaukee Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K returns on April 12 & 13, 2025 with multiple live events and an epic post-race party! Do you still have questions? Visit our FAQs page. If not, choose your distance and sign up now!