Niagara Falls Marathon

Note: In 2022 Marathon will start & end in Canada

Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Course closes: 3:00 p.m.

Cutoffs: Runners MUST reach the Half Marathon timing mat (21.1 k/13.1 m) by 11:30 p.m. Runners arriving after 11:30 a.m. will receive a Half Marathon medal & bussed back to the Finish Line

Race Kit Pickup: Day before & morning-of options are available

Bag Check: At start/finish line

Parking: Park right at the start at Rapidsview Parking Lot Approx. 10-15 minute walk to the start/finish or via WEGO shuttle courtesy of the City of Niagara Falls. See HOTEL PAGE for options for Hotel shuttle

Qualifiers:

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Boston Qualifier. Walkers or strollers not permitted. Minimum age: 18

Closest airports – Buffalo International (U.S.A.) or Toronto Pearson International (Canada)

PREVIOUS YEAR MEDAL

2022 medal will be unveiled closer to event day

STARTING CORRALS

Your starting corral will be indicated on your race bib and is based on your predicted finish time

3:33 and under

3:34 to 4:43

4:44 +

PACE BUNNIES 

Every 10 minutes starting at 3:30 to 5:00

AWARDS

1/2/3 Male/Female OVERALL & 1st place in each 5 year age category.

1/2/3 awards presented on site. 1st place age category awards mailed out ~2 weeks post-event

BIB TRANSFERS/DISTANCE CHANGES

Log into registration account

Bib transfers (i.e. selling your bib) approx. $13.50

Distance changes DOWN: approx. $4.50

No refunds or deferrals permitted. Option to sell your bib or change distances online before Oct. 9th for above fees, in person at Race Kit Pickup for $20

REGISTRATION for 2022

$105-$145 with option to purchase technical shirt

Fee includes finishing medal and chip timing

Covid Policies

To enter Canada for this race there are NO vaccine requirements. A passport or enhanced driver’s license is required at the border

RACE CAP 800 Runners

COURSE

This 100% road route follows the scenic Niagara Parkway south towards Fort Erie before turning around at the approximate half way mark. While it can be windy, the views are breathtaking of both the river & the mansions that line the route. This course both starts and ends in Canada. While it can be windy, the views are majestic of both the river & the mansions that line the route

Porta Potties at start/finish & water stations

Gatorade & water at every water station (~every 3 k)

SPECTATOR PARKING

CLIF BLOKS at ~9 k, 21 k, 30k Stations

Park for FREE right at the start/finish at Rapidsview Parking Lot

SPECTATOR VIEWING ON COURSE

Maps of viewing spots available at Race Kit Pickup

 CUSTOMIZE YOUR FINISH TIME – iTAB

If you would like to receive a custom insert with your name & finishing time (fits into back of your medal), you can purchase this option ($13 CDN) during your registration under “iTAB.” iTABS are mailed out approximately 1 month post-race

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GROUP REGISTRATION

Groups of 11: One free registration

Email us once you have 11 registered runners/walkers to obtain registration promo code for your 12th registrant people @ niagarafallsmarathon .com

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration closes Wednesday October 19th at midnight

VIRTUAL RACE LINKS

RESULTS LINK/UPLOAD – VIRTUAL MARATHON USA

RESULTS LINK/UPLOAD – VIRTUAL MARATHON CANADA