Journeys Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Saturday, May 11, 2019 • Eagle River, WI • Course Map

Known around the region as a popular vacation area for hiking, fishing, canoeing and golfing in warm weather and snowmobiling and skiing in the winter, this small Wisconsin town welcomes several hundred runners, walkers and wheelchair participants each year for the Journeys Marathon.


Along with its 26.2-mile race, the event also features a half marathon, a 13.1-Mile Power Walk and a 5K, which takes the field along a gorgeous and challenging point-to-point course along rolling country roads through the Northwoods region’s lakes and forests.

From the starting line near the intersection of County Road K and East Bucktabon Lakes Road in the town of Conover, just a short drive north from Eagle River, the half-marathon course starts and follows a mostly southward route among the area lakes between the two towns, passing within sight of the shores of lakes including Lower Bucktabon Lake, Hunter Lake and Boot Lake.

The half marathon coure is the same for runners as well as walkers, who are encouraged to sign up for the event’s power walking race.

These miles of the race take runners and walkers along scenic, tree-lined roads through the forests, culminating in the home stretch of the race that takes participants through the town of Eagle River and across the bridge over the river by the same name.

The finish line lies within Riverview Park on the southern side of the Eagle River, on Railroad Street. The terrain for the race is paved surfaces throughout, and includes a number of mild rolling hills.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled among the lakes and forests of northern Wisconsin, in the region known to locals as the Northwoods, Eagle River typically sees still quite cool weather in May, which has brought record temperatures here as low as 18ºF (in 2004) and as high as 93ºF (in 2006).

On race day (May 11), the average low is 39ºF and the average high is 65ºF.

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Journeys Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 8:00 AM – full marathon
  • 9:30 AM – half marathon
  • 10:00 AM – 10K, 5K

Fees

see race website

Registration

Registration for this event will open soon. To reserve your spot in the 2019 running of Eagle River’s Journeys Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K race, visit the event website below.

Official Race Website

www.eagleriver.org

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