12th ANNUAL WAUSAU MARATHON WAUSAU
WAUSAU, WISCONSIN August 20th
WAUSAU, WISCONSIN ~~~~ August 17, 2022 (LSNews) Marathon Park will be the Start/Finish line for the 12th annual Wausau Marathon and Half Marathon. The Marathons will take place Saturday August 20,2022 with the singing of the National Anthem and Color Guard at 6:50am and the race starting at 7:00 am.
“Once again we will be reaching our Goal of 500 runners”, Co-Race Directors Jodi Maguire & Nick Ockwig expressed. "We have established ourselves as one of the final qualifying races around the country for the Boston Marathon, which brings runners from all over the country to participate."
The Marathon & Half Marathon will have runners from the states of Florida, Texas, Tennessee, New York, California, and many others.
“It’s a weekend where we get to showcase what great Hotels, Restaurants, Shopping, Attractions and people we have in the Greater Wausau Area”, stated Ockwig.
"This Marathon celebrates both community and volunteers coming together to provide athletes with another quality event the Greater Wausau area can be proud of." said Maguire.
The 26.2-mile Wausau Marathon & 13.1 Marathon courses wind through Wausau, Weston, Kronenwetter, Rothschild, and Rib Mountain, and is certified by USA Track & Field for distance. Pace Setters will be running in their respective time slots to help keep runners on time and pace.
Racing begins at 7:00 am in Marathon Park. The public is welcome to cheer for our athletes from the park or along the course. Bib pickup will take place on Friday August 19th at Marathon Park under the tent from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm.
We are excited to be working with myTEAM TRIUMPH again in 2022. This has become a tradition with the Wausau Marathon, and we are proud to have the organization choose our event to participate in.
MyTEAM TRIUMPH’S mission is to enhance the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities by fostering lasting, authentic relationships through the teamwork environment of endurance athletics. At myTEAM TRIUMPH we believe that EVERYONE DESERVES THE CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF CROSSING THE FINISH LINE! For more information about this amazing organization go to www.myteamtriumph.org
The Wausau Marathon is brought to you by Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority with the support of sponsor CoVantage Credit Union. More information is available at www.wausaumarathon.org.
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