City Of Trees Marathon and Half Marathon

City Of Trees Marathon and Half Marathon

October 8th, 2017

Park Center Park

Marathon 8:00am

Half Marathon 9:00am

Event Information

The City Of Trees Marathon will be held on Sunday October 8th, 2017.  The race start and finish will be at Parkcenter Park, on Parkcenter Blvd. Boise Idaho 83706. The City Of Trees Marathon events are USATF certified courses, and the marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.  Chips will be used to assure accurate timing, you must wear a chip to be timed in the events.  The course will be marked with a-frame signs and there are mile markers indicating the half marathon and full marathon miles.

Registration

You can register for the City of Trees Marathon Events Here:  COT 2017 Registration

Marathon registration fees are

$68 until May 2nd, 2017

$75 until September 24th, 2017

$85 After September 24th, 2017

Half Marathon registration fees are

$44 until May 2nd, 2017

$49 until September 24th, 2017

$55 After September 24th, 2017

All races are non-refundable, non-transferable.  The City Of Trees Marathon Association Inc has the right to refuse entry to anyone for any reason.  You must have a bib number to participate, and there or are no exchanges or refunds available.

The Course

The City Of Trees Marathon events are USATF certified courses, and the marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier. Chips will be used to assure accurate timing, you must wear a chip to be timed in the events. The course will be marked with a-frame signs and there are mile markers indicating the half and full miles.  The course is mostly under the Fall canopy on the Boise Greenbelt.  The Fall colors make a magnificent back drop for the flat, fast and beautiful course.  The course travels through many Boise parks along the scenic Boise River.  Voted Boise’s best place to run by Trip Advisor, and revealed as a top 20 most popular places to run by RunKeeper, the course displays many unique running paths that are a staple to the area’s life blood. 

Half Marathon Course Map: Half Marathon Course Map

Marathon Course Map: Marathon Course Map

Aid Stations

There will be aid stations located within miles 3-4-6-8-10-13-16-17-18-20-22-23
Sports Drinks and other replenishments will be offered within miles 4/8- 13/25 and 18/20.
Gel will be offered at Mile 10 and 17/22.
It’s always a wise decision to pack your own replenishments to ensure you have the packet when you need it.

Host Hotel

The Host Hotel for the City Of Trees Marathon is the Spring Hill Suites Hotel, located about a block away from the Start/Finish Line at 424 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Boise Id, 83706

Reservations for the event can be made by:

Phone:  Individuals can call the hotel direct at 208-342-1044. Please use the group code CITY OF TREES MARATHON when making phone reservations. Reservations must be received on or before 09/15/2017.  At the cut-off date, all unreserved rooms will be released.  Reservation requests received after 09/16/2016 will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Online:  You can make reservations online by going to the following link  MARRIOTT/SPRINGHILL SUITE

Official check-in time is 3:00 p.m.  Groups may be checked in earlier depending on occupancy levels and availability of “ready” rooms.  Check-out time is 12 noon at this hotel.

Self-parking is available to all hotel guests on a complimentary and space available basis. The hotel does offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport and drop off and pick up from many downtown area locations.

The hotel offer a complimentary breakfast for hotel guests and they are open earlier than their normal hours on Marathon Sunday to accommodate the needs of the group.

Packet Pick Up and Expo

The Packet Pick-up and Expo will be Saturday October 7th from 9am to 4pm at the Host Hotel.  Spring Hill Suites 424 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Boise Idaho 83706.  You are encouraged to pick up your packet on Saturday, we are open 9-4, to accommodate as many as we can.  It’s very hectic Sunday morning, and our volunteers are trying to get everything covered for race prep, so if you could give your best attempt to make it to packet pick up, it would be appreciated.  Especially if you are living in the area, it only takes a couple of minutes to stop by and save yourself the time of standing in lines in the morning of the race.

Virtual Race Bag

The Virtual Race Bag will be sent out prior to the event, and again after the event.  The Virtual Race Bag will contain coupons and specials from local sponsors as well as National branded Sponsors.  It should come to the e-mail box you used as your profile on BlueCircleSports.com when you registered. you can access the virtual event bag here as well. COT2017 Virtual Event Bag

Packet Pick-Up                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Participants will receive long sleeve, 3/4 zip, technical fabric shirts while supplies last.  Since we order these in March, if your size isn’t available at the time you register, we will have a long sleeve screen printed technical fabric shirt available.  Register early to guarantee your special shirt/jacket.  We will have your timing chip, bib number, safety pins, and of course your shirt available for you at the packet pick up.  Please wear your timing chip on your wrist, and don’t lose it, or you will end up having to pay a $40 replacement fee.  If you decide at the last minute to switch races, please let us know at the packet pick up, or at the timing tent on race day before the start of the event.

Results

Marathon

2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

2012 Results

2011 Results

2010 Results

2009 Results

Half Marathon

2017 Half Results

2016 Half Results

2015 Half Results

2014 Half Results

2013 Half Results

2012 Half Results

2011 Half Results

2010 Half Results

2009 Half Results

Event Photos

2017 COT Event Photos

2016 COT Event Photos

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