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Shiprock Marathon

May 3, 2024

Shiprock, NM

Get ready to rock and roll at the Shiprock Marathon on May 3, 2024, in the vibrant city of Shiprock, NM! This electrifying half marathon will have you grooving to the beat of your own feet as you conquer the scenic route. Don't miss out on this rocking adventure!
Get ready to rock and roll at the Shiprock Marathon on May 3, 2024, in the vibrant city of Shiprock, NM! This electrifying half marathon will have you grooving to the beat of your own feet as you conquer the scenic route. Don't miss out on this rocking adventure!
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About The Shiprock Marathon

The Shiprock Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, taking place on May 3, 2024, promises runners a unique and unforgettable racing experience in the scenic town of Shiprock, New Mexico. This year marks the 41st annual edition of the event, and it is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

One of the highlights of the race weekend is the Half Marathon, which will kick off at 7:30 a.m. Runners can look forward to an out-and-back road course that not only offers stunning views of the iconic Shiprock Pinnacle but also provides a gentle long downhill slope on the return. Throughout the course, participants can expect fantastic course support and live music from talented local bands, such as Dark Sky, Red Hawk, Pinon Pickers, Mountain Spring, and Skoolboykook, who will entertain them with a diverse range of traditional, country, Navajo blues, classic rock, and rez metal sounds.

For those seeking a shorter distance, the 5K Trail Race on Blueberry Hill offers a thrilling evening race option on May 3 at 6:00 p.m. Plaque and medal awards await the top finishers, and all runners will receive a performance t-shirt and post-race snacks as a celebration of their achievement.

Shiprock, nestled in the heart of New Mexico, is an enchanting town with a rich Navajo cultural heritage. Participants can explore this intriguing destination with its vibrant arts scene, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality. As for the weather, early May in Shiprock typically brings mild temperatures, making it an ideal time for running.

So lace up your running shoes, embrace the stunning New Mexico landscape, and join us for the Shiprock Marathon. Get ready for an exhilarating race, amazing support, and a memorable experience like no other. Get set for an adventure that will leave you thrilled, fulfilled, and eager to return for more. See you on May 3 & 4, 2024, for the 41st running of the Shiprock Marathon!

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