Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k

Saturday, October 12, 2024 Prescott, AZ

WHISKEY ROW Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k course in Prescott, AZ

The Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is an Arizonan favorite and is amongst the toughest courses in the world. With that said, it’s stood the test of time, entering its 46th year in running; it’s become an Arizona tradition. 

While Prescott, Arizona is a beautiful city with amazing views, and while runners will certainly be given the opportunity to indulge in all of its natural beauty, the Whiskey Row race event is known for its rugged terrain, its emphatic elevation gains, and its often severe weather run-ins throughout the challenging course. 

If you’re up for the challenge, Whiskey Row is surely going to become your favorite annual half marathon! 

The half marathon event is an all-trails event starting on Montezuma in front of the Palace Bar. Runners will then make a right onto Goodwin followed by a quick left onto Summit. From there, runners will endure the Park, Glendale, and Coronado trails before reaching Hassayampa Village Ln.

Then it’s onto Copper Basin and Forest Service’s dirt road until runners reach Thumb Butt Park. At this stage, runners participating in the half marathon will turn around and all but retrace their steps to the finish line. 

Throughout the course, runners can expect water stations at mile 1.5, 4, 5.75, 7.4, 9.6, and 11.96. 


As for the completion of the race, it will finish at the Palace on historic Whiskey Row where finishers can then celebrate and take part in the half marathon award ceremony to take place at 10:30 am sharp. 

Awards & Accolades

We ranked the Whiskey Row Marathon as being one of the hardest marathons in the United States.

Race Weather & Climate

Prescott, Arizona, is nestled in the central part of the state, surrounded by picturesque landscapes. It’s approximately 100 miles north of Phoenix, the nearest major city.

On the same date, October 12, in Prescott, Arizona, the climate is cooler. Daytime temperatures reach an average high of about 70°F (21°C), while the evenings cool down to around 40°F (4°C). October precipitation remains minimal, usually less than 0.5 inches (1.3 cm), offering pleasant conditions for outdoor activities.

Whiskey Row Marathon Race Results

Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Race Results

Whiskey Row Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $100.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $120.00 fee for the marathon.

Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Race Website

Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Website

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