Hayden Lake Marathon, Half, & Quarter Marathon

Saturday, October 12, 2024 • Hayden, ID • Course Map

In Hayden Lake Marathon, Half, & Quarter Marathon, runners traverse scenic Hayden Lake, passing golf courses, and North Idaho forests.

Welcome to the 11th Annual Hayden Lake Marathon, Half Marathon, and Quarter Marathon! 

Challenging Course, Scenic Views. Due to the unique design of this course, the Hayden Lake Half Marathon is hilly, with challenging elevation climbs throughout. From the challenge, however, comes much reward…

Throughout this course, runners will enjoy breathtaking views of Hayden Lake, all the while passing emphatic golf courses, pastures and farms, and beautiful North Idaho forests.

Starting on 2369 E Honeysuckle Ave, this unique course takes runners around the entirety of Hayden Lake. To begin, runners head toward Berven Bay, past Cromps Bay, and through the Idaho National Forests northbound. 

Onto East Lancaster Road, runners push forth before heading southbound back toward the Hayden Lake startline to finish the race. Elevation will reach its peak at nearly 2600 feet. 

For those who register for the race more than 10 days prior to the start date, a complimentary race shirt is in order. Finisher’s medals will also be provided to all those who complete the race successfully. 

Aid stations will begin at mile 3 and be posted every 2.5-3 miles thereafter. While cups will be present at every aid stations, runners are encouraged to bring their own reusable bottles to be more environmentally-friendly. 

Race Weather & Climate

On October 12 in Hayden Lake, Idaho, you can expect to experience the beauty of early autumn. The average high temperature during this time is typically around 59°F (15°C), providing a comfortable atmosphere for outdoor activities. The average low temperature in the evening can drop to approximately 37°F (3°C). Precipitation levels in October are moderate, with an average of 1.28 inches of rainfall, making it an ideal time to enjoy the fall foliage and the serenity of Hayden Lake’s natural surroundings.

Hayden Lake Half Marathon Results

Hayden Lake Marathon, Half, & Quarter Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the half marathon here.

Starting Time

See the starting time for each of the race distances on the race director’s website here.

Hayden Lake Marathon Half & Quarter Marathon Fees


  • 11/23 – 1/15 @ midnight: $85
  • 1/16 – 4/15: $105
  • 4/16 – 7/15: $115
  • 7/16 – 9/15: $125
  • 9/16- 10/12:  $140

Half Marathon

  • 11/23 @12am – 1/15 @ midnight: $75
  • 1/16 – 4/15: $95
  • 4/16 – 7/15: $105
  • 7/16 – 9/15: $115
  • 9/16- 10/12:  $125

Quarter Marathon

  • 11/23 @12am – 1/15 @ midnight: $45
  • 1/16 – 4/15: $55
  • 4/16 – 7/15: $60
  • 7/16 – 9/15: $65
  • 9/16- 10/12:  $75

Hayden Lake Half Marathon Registration

You can find the registration for all race distances on RunSignup.

Official Race Website

You can find more information on the Negative Split website: nsplit.com.

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