Marathon in a Month

Overview: Run 42.2 km between August 1st and August 31st

Open to: Residents of Niagara Region

Age: Open to 18 years of age & older OR teams of younger/older runners/walkers – e.g. parent + son/daughter

How do I participate?

  • Register by July 31st. Spots are limited
  • Download one of the training plans below or follow your own
  • Submit your mileage between August 31st and September 4th to There is an empty chart on the training plans for you to keep track of your mileage
  • Follow along on our Facebook group for inspiration!
    • Who is this program meant for:

      • People that want to START a fitness plan
      • People that walk and want to challenge themselves
      • People that have finished our Couch to 5k program & want a bigger challenge
      • People fairly new to running & want a big challenge but not necessarily a race
      • Beginner to Intermediate Runners that have “fallen off the wagon” and need a new source of motivation


      Beginner’s Plan


      Intermediate Plan



      We’ve created a CLOSED Facebook group to provide support, ideas & inspiration during the program. Please join in as you will get the MOST out of this program if you connect with others who are also challenging themselves

      In early September we will have a medal presentation in Niagara Falls. You must either be in attendance or plan to pick up your medal from our office in the Falls. Medals will not be mailed out

Marathon in a Month Registration

  • Note: If you are doing this program as a team - e.g. parent + son/daughter, please register yourself first & then complete a separate registration for your child
  • Please enter the email of EITHER the participant, or the Parent/Legal Guardian signing on behalf of the participant
    Waiver must be accepted for entry acceptance. In registering for the MARATHON IN A MONTH program I state that I fully understand and assume the risk of participating on a self-directed running program and have trained to an appropriate level of fitness to participate in such a physically demanding event. I hereby state that I am fit to waive all claims for myself and for anyone acting on my behalf, against any and all sponsors, directors, employees, volunteers of the Niagara Falls International Marathon for damages that might result from my participating therein. I agree to provide certain medical data to race officials. Participants consent to receiving emails including confirmation of registration and, to use of any photographs, videos, recordings or any record of my participation in this event for any purpose.
  • If you are signing on behalf of a participant under the age of 18, please enter your first & last name
  • If you are signing on behalf of a participant under the age of 18, please enter your address