Rockford Marathon quickly approaching

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The Eighth Annual Rockford Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K races return to the area Sunday, May 31.

With the three different options runners of all skill levels have an event available.

The course routes for the 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon and 10k will be along the Rock River.

The full and half marathons will start at 6 a.m. with the 10k starting at 7 a.m.

All three events will start and finish at State and Main in downtown Rockford.

This year’s event will also feature a small vendor expo near the start/finish line.

A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Registration is available at and costs $80 for the full marathon, $60 for the half marathon and $40 for the 10k run with each amount increasing by $10 the weekend of the races.


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