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13th annual Michelob Ultra Tacoma City Marathon

May 5

For the first time both the half and full marathon on Sunday, May 5th will go through Point Defiance Park. Enjoy views of the city, mountain, sea and one of the most beautiful old growth forest in the PNW


Gear Check

Gear check is provided for your personal items at the start line. Participants will be provided with a bag to use for gear check. Please tear your gear check tab off of your bib and hand it to the gear check volunteer.  Please do not put valuables in your bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may claim your bag after you finish by providing your bib number.

Course Support (Half and Full Marathon)

Water, Nuun Electrolyte, Vaseline, and Porta-Potties will be provided at all water stations. Additionally, various aid stations will be supply energy gels. Aid Stations will be approximately every 2 miles. Medical personnel will be on the course and at the finish.

Chip Timing

All events will be chip timed by Peak Performance Timing

Pacers (Half and Full Marathon)

Pacers will be there to help you reach your goal for the full and half marathon distances.

Time Limit (Half and Full Marathon)

There is a time limit of 6 hours for the Full and Ultra Marathon (13:45 minutes per mile average pace), 4 hours for the Half Marathon (22:54 min avg. pace). All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.  Participants requiring more than 6 hours for the Full or Ultra Marathon may start 1 hour early.  Runners taking the early start will be disqualified if they finish under 5 hours.


Awards for the Sunday Half, Full, and Ultra Marathon will be presented to the overall male and female winners, and to the overall masters male and female. Age group awards will be available to the top five in each of the following divisions: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-80, 80 & over. Saturday’s 5k ribbons will be available for age group winners at the results tent. Sunday April 29 events we will mail out awards after the race, you will be able to find your results at the results tent at the finish line day of race. Results will also be available Sunday evening on the website. HERE <<


Finish Line Amenities

Once you cross the finish line, you will be greeted with a variety of food and water to aid in your recovery.  Stick around, enjoy the exciting atmosphere and celebrate your accomplishment at the Michelob ULTRA beer garden located at Race Headquarters inside Farrelli’s Pizza. Enjoy breakfast pizza and Michelob ULTRA Beer specials! All ages welcome, 21 and over on the Farrelli’s balcony overseeing the finish line! Race to the ULTRA and join us starting at 7:00am Saturday and Sunday!

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Point Ruston
5005 Ruston Way,
Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
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