MARATHON COURSE

• MARATHON COURSE: THE SILVER FALLS MARATHON IS DIFFICULT AND CHALLENGING, BUT QUITE POSSIBLY THE MOST SCENIC COURSE AROUND! THIS MOTHA PACKS A PUNCH AND FEATURES SIGNIFICANT ELEVATION GAIN WITH MUD, ROCKS, A CREEK CROSSING AND LOTS OF HILLS! COURSE BEGINS IN THE SOUTH FALLS DAY USE AREA AND FEATURES A TOTAL OF 6 AID STATIONS. THE MARATHON FOLLOWS THE SAME BEAUTIFUL COURSE AS THE HALF AND AT THE 2ND AID STATION (MILE 6) SPLITS OFF AND BEGINS IT'S OWN 13+ MILE JOURNEY IN THE BACK COUNTRY TRAILS OF SILVER FALLS STATE PARK. HUGE FIR TREES, SEVERAL BRIDGE CROSSINGS, LUNG BUSTING HILLS, A CREEK WATER CROSSING (MILE 9), AMAZING SINGLE TRACK TRAILS AND TONS OF WILDLIFE GREET RUNNERS IN THIS REMOTE AREA! AFTER JOINING BACK WITH THE HALF COURSE AT AID STATION #5 (MILE 19.1) THE MARATHON NOW ENJOYS THE BEAUTIFUL AND SCENIC CANYON TRAIL WITH SEVERAL WATERFALLS ALONG THE WAY BACK TO THE FINISH AT SOUTH FALLS DAY USE AREA. COURSE PREVIEW HERE. COURSE WILL BE WELL MARKED AND WILL HAVE MILE MARKERS AT ALL AID STATIONS. SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED (THIS EVENT IS RUN ONLY WITH A CUT OFF TIME...PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS) WALKERS ALLOWED IN THE 7MI AND 1/2 MARATHON DISTANCES.

• MARATHON COURSE MAP: (CLICK TO ENLARGE)


• MARATHON ELEVATION CHART: (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN = 3800 FT

- CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE GPS OF THE COURSE

MARATHON AID STATIONS
  SPLIT TOTAL FULL DROP CREW RESTROOM
      AID AREA ACCESS  
1 - Start/Finish
3.3 3.3 NO YES YES YES
2 - North Falls 2.7 6 YES NO YES YES
3 - Conf Center 4.7 10.7 YES NO YES YES
4 - Buck Mtn 3.5 14.2 YES NO NO NO
5 - North Falls(2) 5.0 19.2 YES NO YES YES
6 - South Falls 4.4 23.5 YES NO YES YES
FINISH 2.7 26.2        




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