Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Marathon & Half Marathon

Sunday, April 21, 2024  • Vienna, IL

Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Marathon & Half Marathon in Vienna, IL

Are you ready to close out the best week of your running life with a bang? Look no further than the Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Marathon & Half Marathon in Vienna, IL! This race is the last in a weeklong race series that includes stops in Louisiana, Arkansas, Missisissip, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri. You can run just this one race or run them all – it’s up to you.

If you choose just to run the Illinois leg, the course is set on the picturesque Tunnel Hill Trail, offering moderate shade and stunning views of the local terrain. Mostly composed of crushed rock with a small portion of asphalt, this course boasts an elevation gain of only 23 feet per lap, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced runners alike.

But what really sets this race apart is the unique features of the area. Vienna is a small town bursting with personality and charm. You can take a stroll through the quaint downtown area before or after the race and enjoy shopping at the local boutiques. History buffs will appreciate the abundance of historic sites in the area, including the Vienna Public Library, the Johnson County Courthouse, and the Kirkpatrick Law Office.

But don’t let the small-town feel of Vienna fool you – this race is big on hospitality! Its “no runner left behind” policy means that all runners are warmly welcomed and supported. They even encourage walkers to join in on the fun, as well as runners of all abilities and experience levels.

There’s one giant “aid station” stocked with more food and drink than you could ever want or need. Recharge with everything from fruit to jelly beans to sandwiches, and stay hydrated with water, Gatorade, and hot coffee. The mobile kitchen, Loony Lunchbox, will be on site to whip up some delicious post-race eats.

Race Weather & Climate

Vienna, Illinois, is located approximately 148 miles southeast of St. Louis, the nearest major city. On April 21, you can expect early spring weather in Vienna. The average high temperature for this date typically reaches around 69°F (20°C), providing mild and pleasant conditions for outdoor activities. The average low temperature in the evening drops to approximately 47°F (8°C). April is generally a relatively wet month in Vienna, with average precipitation historically around 4.5 inches.

Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon Race Results

Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 6:30 AM (CT).

There is no time limit. They have a “no runner left behind” policy.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $95 and up fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $110 and up fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $55 and up fee for the 10k.
  • There is a $45 and up fee for the 5k.
  • There is a $120 and up fee for the 50k.

Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon Race Website

Riverboat Marathon Series – Day 7 Half Marathon Website

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