Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival 2021

1068 US Route 9
Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Running > Half Marathon, Marathon

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Event Description

Join us for the 25th Anniversary Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival. Run around 9 mile long Schroon Lake and through the Adirondack Forest Preserve. Probably the most beautiful 26.2 miles you will ever run.

Mission Statement: Organize and maintain a world class, runner-centric event maximizing the natural assets and beauty of the region with proceeds from the event to support College Scholarships and not-For-Profit organizations.

The Northeast’s Best Half-Marathon:

The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival’s Half-Marathon was voted the top 13.1-mile race in the northeast region by readers of and its social media followers.

Flip Key named Adirondack Marathon in their "50 States Series: Top Marathons & Races Worth Traveling For"

Half Price Registration for Active Duty, Military, Guard & Reserve and Front Line Health Care Workers.  Sign up early as there is Limited Space Available.   Your CAC card or Medical ID is required to pick-up your Bib & race packet).

Event details and schedule

Marathon starts at 9 a.m. Marathon Early Bird start 7 a.m. (The Early Bird Start is non-competitive and participants will receive a recorded time and finisher’s medal, but will not be eligible for awards. ).

Half Marathon starts at 10 a.m., at the 13.1-mile marker of the full-marathon course. Complimentary bus transportation to half Marathon start line is included in your registration.

Relays start 9 a.m. in the town of Schroon at the Marathon start line.  Complimentary transportation to exchange areas included in your registration.


TBD for 2021 - 5-K and 10-K Race Details: Saturday, September 21, 2019  Start: 9:30 a.m. at the Town Hall on Rt. 9 in Chestertown.
Course: Both races are run on paved streets through the heart of the village.

1-K Children’s Fun Run:
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Start: 2 p.m. at the Adirondack Marathon finish line in Schroon Lake.
Course: The children’s race makes a loop through the scenic town of Schroon Lake, starting and ending at the Adirondack Marathon finish line.
Ages: For runners ages 4-12.
Awards: All runners receive a free t-shirt and finisher’s medal.

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