Sioux Falls Marathon and Half Marathon :: Marathon & 5K Challenge

Sioux Falls Marathon & Miracle 5K Challenge 

Date: September 9, 2018 

Marathon Start Time: 6:30 a.m.

Start/Finish: Inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

5K Start Time: 10:15 a.m.

Start: Outside - South of Madison St. and Western Ave.

Finish: Inside Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

Price: $125 (Price increases Friday, Sept. 7)

Click HERE to register.

The Sioux Falls Marathon will start and finish inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center for the second straight year in 2018! The route will be USATF Certified and the Marathon route is a Boston Qualifying race. 

New in 2018 at the Sioux Falls Marathon is the Miracle 5k Challenge. Are you looking for a cool down following the completion of your Marathon, or just looking to join the cause to benefit Children's Miracle Network? Run the Miracle 5k at 10:15 a.m. and you will receive two race shirts, two medals and a challenger medal for your effort! 




Course Time

  • Marathon - 6 hours and 30 minutes 
  • Half Marathon - 3 hours and 15 minutes
  • 10k - 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Miracle 5k - 1 hour
These times ensure that runners are protected from vehicular traffic and have the support needed to successfully complete the race.

Make a Donation to Sanford Children's Miracle Network

Last year, the Sioux Falls Marathon raised more than $28,000 for Sanford Children’s Miracle Network to support our local sick and injured children. We hope you’ll join us to make even more miracles with the 2018 Sioux Falls Marathon. You can start your fundraising now to support our region’s miracles. Click HERE to donate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I switch events or transfer my entry to another participant?

Yes, the Sioux Falls Marathon allows you to switch events or transfer your entry to another participant. All switches must be done prior to midnight on August 12, 2018. A $5 service fee will be charged for switching events through May 27, 2018. Starting on May 28, a $10 service fee will be charged for any switches. When switching events, you will only be charged if the registration price for the race you are switching to is greater than the registration price you have already paid. In addition to that, if the registration price for the race you are switching to is lower than the registration price you have already paid, you will not be refunded the difference.

  • Switch Events: CLICK HERE, to see instructions on how to switch events.
  • Transfer: CLICK HERE, to see instructions on how to transfer your registration to another person.

Visit our FAQ page HERE