Garmin Marathon

Garmin Marathon

Garmin Marathon

( 15 reviews )
86% of reviewers recommend this race
  • Olathe,
    United States
  • April
  • 13.1 miles/Half Marathon, 26.2 miles/Marathon
  • Road Race
  • Event Website


Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
90 23
"Fun Race in the Land of Oz! "
Aid Stations
Course Scenery
Expo Quality
Elevation Difficulty
Race Management
Sarah 's thoughts:

This is a great race! It is Wizard of Oz themed and each year the medal has been a different character from the movie. This year (2015) it was Dorothy! See pic below.
We got a nice technical fabric shirt that fit nicely. They had womens and men shirts so that is always a positive.
Aid Stations
A++ on the Aid stations! They were handing out Gu, vaseline, baggies for your phone and other candy/snacks along with water and Gatorade.
Course Scenery
The course was good. A lot of miles were spent on a paved trail so it felt like you were out in the woods.We also briefly ran through downtown Olathe and through some residential areas. We did run into some large mud puddles on the course that made it difficult at times, but overall good course.
Expo Quality
The expo is small. Just a few vendors. It is held at a Hotel in the lobby so there isn't a lot of room. It is more of a packet pick up than an expo.
The race is one of the flatter marathons I've ran, but I wouldn't call it 100% flat. We had some rolling hills.
Parking is at Garmin Headquarters and is a very short walk from their parking lot to the starting line. Plenty of free parking!
Race Management
They put on a great race. It's a smaller event but I enjoyed it! Great volunteers.

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